The 5th Sri Lanka Chess Grand Prix 2017
The 5th Sri Lanka Chess Grand Prix 2017 will be held from 17th to 23rd of November 2017 in Colombo. This is one of the leading Chess Events in Sri Lanka where only 12 top players participate in the round Robin basis. The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is offering cash award of RS. 115,000/= , Medals and Trophies for the winners.
(Rs. 50,000/=, Rs. 30,000/=, Rs. 20,000/=, Rs. 10,000/= and Rs. 5,000/=)
Chess players with following performance this year are eligible:
1. International Chess Masters and Women International Chess Masters with ( IM more than 2200 and WIM more than 2000 Rating.) Foriegn IMs are allowed. (Maximum 3 players)
2. Top 5 players in the Sri Lanka National Chess Championship 2017
3. The Women’s National Chess Champion 2017
4. The Junior National Chess Champion 2017 (Under 20 years)
5. Top five players in the International Rating List of November 2017
6. Two players with highest performance from the International Rating Chess Tournaments held so far. (Earlier points system is used to rank, Champion get 10, Runner up 9, Third 8 till no 10 get 1)) (Instead of points system Should win at least one event and placed in top three in another./ Played at least 8 event out of ;last 11 and placed in top 10 in at least 5 events.)
7. Wild Card Entries
Those who are interested to get Wild Card Entries should make a request to this Email with thier FIDE ID, Highest rating achieved ever, and performances to declare. Theses entries are allowed on the first come first serve Basis.
Entry Fee – Rs. 2,500/=
Rs. 10,000/= per Wild Card.
4th Sri Lanka Senior National Chess Championships 2017
This event also will be held at the same time at the same venue. The event is for the Chess players who are more than 50 years of age by 1st January 2017. A cash award of Rs. 26,000/= is offered with medals and Trophies for the event which is conducted by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.
(Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 7,000/- Rs. 3,000/= Special Prizes – Rs. 3,000/= )
There will be 2 special prizes for the best senior women and the Best player above 65 years.
Thank you and best regards
Tournament Secretary – CFSL
General Secretary – Commonwealth Chess Association