30 October 2018

International Festival Aeroflot Open to Be Held for 17th Time

Tournament to take place in Moscow from February 18 to March 1, 2019.

The 17th International Chess Festival "Aeroflot Open 2019" will be held in Moscow from 18 February (the date of arrival) to 1 March 2019 (the date of departure).

This time the festival has the guaranteed prize fund amounting to EUR 120,000. 

Three Open Tournaments (A, B and C) are made up according to the rating of the participants, and are 9-round Swiss tournaments. Naturally, the greatest interest is aroused by A tournament, requiring from a participant a rating above 2550 and in which usually take part a number of extra class players.

In addition to the Open competitions, a double 9-rounds blitz tournament will be held on February 28. The prize fund is EUR 20,000.

Regulations and other informations are attached.