The tournament is open to all FIDE rated chess players and the format is 9 round Swiss system.
The total prize fund is 20.000 USD. Main prizes are USD 4500 / 3000 / 2000 / 1200 / 900 / 600 / 400 / 200.
There are also special prizes for women, U2400, U2200 and U2000.
Prices per room:
$30 per person, per day, double room, full board.
$40 per person, per day, single room, full board. This offer is limited.
Apartments for rent are also available at reasonable rates.
Accommodation conditions for players with FIDE chess rating 2550+ (September or October, 2018 FIDE rating list). The number of players eligible for accommodation conditions is limited to 5 for each rating group.
Over 2651: Single room full board, travel expenses $300
2601-2650: Single room full board, travel expenses $200
2550-2600: Single room full board, travel expenses $100
Tournament director – N.Kalantaryan
Tel: +374 93 000 963