The Royal Jordanian Chess Federation, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation, invites your players to participate in the Asian Seniors and Amateur Championships 2013.

The Championships will be held from 24th January to 2nd February 2014 in Amman, Jordan.

The Asian Amateur Championship is open to all eligible players who shall have no FIDE Title or published FIDE Rating above 2000 at the start of the tournament nor had such a Rating for at least 2 years prior to the start of the event.

The Asian Seniors Championship is open to Asian senior players.
Male participants must have been born in 1958 or before. Female participants must have been born in 1963 or before. The tournament will be played over 9 rounds under the Swiss pairing system. The event will be FIDE-rated and played under the FIDE time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

The total prize fund is US$5,000 ($2,200 for the Asian Seniors and $2,800 for the Asian Amateur) as follows:
Asian Seniors 1st $800; 2nd $500; 3rd $300; 4th $200 and 5th $100; Best Woman $300
Asian Amateur 1st $1000; 2nd $600; 3rd $400; 4th $200 and 5th $100; Best Woman $300
Best Unrated Player $ 200

Titles will be awarded in accordance with FIDE and Asian Chess Federation Regulations.

The entries must be submitted together with payment receipt not later than 26 Dec 2013.

Contact Person: Sami Khader

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