The International Chess Tournament is held from March 31th (arrival day) to April 8th (departure day) 2018, at the address: Sochi, Adler district...


It remains less than a day before the final confirmation of the venue and dates of the first Chess Amateurs Events-2018. It's time to say...


The time has come , and here it is, an advertising booklet of the Tournament of chess amateurs. We did it for the magazine «64», and then we...

March 31-April 7, Bridge Resort!

Despite the fact that the latest agreements are still in progress, we can already name the official dates and venue of the second Chess Amateurs Tournament. The playing days are April 1-7 (the day of arrival is March 31, the day of departure is April. Hotel - Bridge Resort 4****.
   An unforgettable chess week awaits you in perfect conditions. The guaranteed prize fund of the amateur tournament is 1,850,000 rubles. The first prize is 300,000! The total number of prizes is 30. If the number of participants exceeds 200, the prize fund will increase by 250,000, the first prize will be increased by 100,000, and the award places will automatically increase by 10 more. Each increase in the number of participants by 50 people will lead to a new growth, and so - without restriction.

   In addition to the main prizes, there are 15 additional prizes - for young, veterans, women and for players with Elo to 2100 and 1900. At the same time, one participant can win more than one prize.

   Package participant - 30,000 rubles. It includes: transfer from the airport or railway station Adler, accommodation in the hotel Bridge Resort ** from March 31 to April 7 in a double room (upgrade to 1-bed room - an additional payment of 20,000 rubles), a tournament fee and an invitation to open and close the banquet.

Chess tournament schedule:
     31.03 — arrival of participants, check-in
     31.03, 20:00 — «dating party»
     01.04, 10:00 — 1st round
     01.04, 16:00 — blitz tournament (500 rubles)
     02.04, 10:00 — 2nd round
     02.04, 15:30 — Round 3
     03.04, 10:00 — 4th round
     03.04, 16:00 — blitz tournament (500 rubles)
     04.04, 10:00 — Round 5
     04.04, 15:30 — Round 6
     05.04, 10:00 — Round 7
     05.04, 16:00 — blitz tournament (500 rubles)
     06.04, 10:00 — 8th round
     06.04, 16:00 — blitz tournament (500 rubles)
     07.04, 10:00 — Round 9
     07.04, 16:00 — closing, giving of prizes
     08.04 — departure of participants

   Every day after the end of the rounds, in addition to the traditional blitz tournament, participants will be given the opportunity to take part in chess tournaments: Swedish, random960, give-aways and doubles. Scheduled sessions, lectures and ... individual lessons from grandmasters mentors.

   And now - a few words about the new chess residence of Sochi:

   Bridge Resort is one of the best hotels in Imereti resort with a vast territory, excellent infrastructure, located just 300 meters from the sea. The main and 12 additional buildings are able to accommodate more than 700 tourists. In the main building besides the magnificent lobby and chic restaurant, the hotel has a medical unit, a water complex with indoor and outdoor pools, a spa, saunas and a gym...

   Participants and guests will receive full board and access to all services at the Bridge Resort. The average rating of the hotel from more than 1,500 visitors by Booking.com is 8.7 out of 10. We note that our offer for accommodation is available not only to chess players, but to all comers...

   vWe can assure you: at such prices as we offer, you are unlikely will be able to rest on the sea. Please!

(c) Chess amateurs international 2018