Master of the Guianas

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The tournament will be played on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 19:00hrs (GMT-3) and is being organized by Athena Chess

Lichess will be used as the tournament platform
The tournament is open to any player from Guyana or Suriname

Tournament entry fee of SRD 75,- or GYD 750 required, player identity verification is mandatory for all players

The Swiss tournament format will be applied
A total of nine (9) rounds will be played where each player is allotted five (5) minutes per game to make their moves

The final standing will be determined by the total number of points followed by the Sonneborn-Berger score (as outlined by Lichess,

A prize fund of USD 650 is available and will be distributed as followed: 1st place USD 250, 2nd place USD 100, 3rd place USD 50, Best Women USD 100, Best U20 USD 75, Best U18 USD 50 and USD 25 for other prices

Prize recipients agree to take part in a video interview which will be conducted by the organizers after the tournament, the organizers have the right to publish it to any media platform

The organizers have the right to retain prizes in cases of player misconduct (use of inappropriate language, teasing, etc.) or cheating (player impersonation, use of chess engines, etc.)

In cases which are not covered by these rules, the organizers have the right to take any decision in the best interests of the organization and players


Master of the Guianas 20225+0 • Blitz • Rated9 rounds swiss