Indian Chess School takes pleasure in inviting the players (with a valid FIDE ID) for a unique tournament by GoldChess (www.goldchess.com) on 11 March 2017 at 20.00 hours at Don Bosco High School, Off. Link Road, Borivali (West), Mumbai - 400091.
Before we go into the criteria and conditions for participants, let us learn more about GoldChess.
What is Goldchess?
Goldchess is about winning chess games starting from a given position, in the way specified by the Organizer. The participants play against an educational chess program, which plays on an amateur level.
You can get more info by having a look at the article published in Chessbase India: http://chessbase.in/news/goldchess/
The eligibility and conditions for participation are as under:
1) The event is open for only 100 players on 'First-Come' basis.
2) Registration can be confirmed by SMS/WhatsApp on my mobile: + 91 - 9820 547 548. The player is required to text the following details:
b) FIDE ID (Compulsory)
c) FIDE Rating/Title, if any
3) The entry fee for participation is Rs.500/- to be paid at the spot.
4) Each player is required to bring his/her Laptop.
5) They are required to download the Goldchess software.
Once the SMS/WhatsApp message is received, I would be giving confirmation with a registration number.
The last date of registration is 10th of March 2017 or 100 entries, whichever is earlier
Each of the participant are required to report by 7 pm at the venue with their laptop.
The prize fund of the tournament depends on the number of participants! More the number, higher the prize fund!
Here are the details:
76 - 100 Players and above: INR Equivalent to US $ 1750
51 - 75 Players: INR Equivalent to US $ 1000
26 - 50 Players: INR Equivalent to US $ 500
The prizes would be awarded to top three players. It's your move!
Winner of Goldchess tournament Mumbai March 2017, 12-year old Krish Butala, rating 1363 ELO!