Pavlodar Chess Open in Kazakhstan from Nov 29
The playing format is 10-round Swiss and the tournament will be valid for FIDE rating and norms. Tournament director is GM Kotsur Pavel. The prize fund is 12000 $, with the first prize being 3000 $. More information is available on the tournament website
Pavlodar is a city in northeastern Kazakhstan and the capital of Pavlodar Province. It is located 350 km northeast of the national capital Astana, and 400 km southeast of the Russian city of Omsk along the Irtysh River. As of 2010, the city has a population of 331,710.
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