The Trinidad and Tobago International Masters and Open (TTIMO) Chess Tournaments 2016 will be held according to the FIDE Rules of Chess and the following General Conditions within this invitation.
There will be two categories: Masters and Open.
Participation in the Master Class will be reserved for titled players with personal invitation from the Organising Committee and have an average FIDE rating >2200.
The Open Class is open for all players from FIDE member federations. (ELO-Under 2100). There will be 5 sub-categories which will include: Female, Senior (50+), Under 20, Under 16 and Under 12.