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Friday, June 22, 2012

Online Chess $38,000 Blitz - You Can Qualify This Sunday

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Hi everyone,

Are you keeping track of the Online Chess Blitz Grand Prix Open with prize money of $38,000 organised by the Russian Chess Federation with the ChessOK Playing Zone?

You can take part from anywhere in the world. More than $38,000 (1 USD = 32.45 RUB as of May 31, 2012) is the prize fund. Four qualifying tournaments on the last Sunday of each month, starting on June 3, 2012. Final and Super Final tournaments will take place August 14-15, 2012. All tournaments are at 16-00 UTC.

For more details, read the official regulation for the competition.

Qualifying Tournaments Schedule
1st qualifying tournament – June 3, 2012. 16-00 UTC;
2nd qualifying tournament – June 24, 2012. 16-00 UTC;
3rd qualifying tournament – July 1, 2012. 16-00 UTC;
4th qualifying tournament – July 29, 2012. 16-00 UTC.

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