Chess Tournament 3

Turkish Chess Federation has announced the second memorial tournament for Ali IPEK, who contributed a lot to the development of the Turkish chess. “2014 Ali İPEK Anı Turnuvası” will be held in Ankara, Turkey under the FIDE competition rules with 9 rounds of Swiss System.  

chess 2014 T2 pic 2Competition is limited with 100 participants and ELO/UKD ratings will be used for determining the final list. Digital chess sets will be used and real time broadcasting is planned for the occasion. Results will be used in ELO calculations, if the conditions are fulfilled.

In addition to the cup and medals there will be also special awards for the top three positions. Special awards are; 750 TL for the winner, 500 TL for the runner-up and 250 TL for the third place players. For further details, tournament regulation and tournament calendar you can check the event’s official web page. Award ceremony will be held on 14th March, 2014 at 18:00.  


Ergun UNUTMAZ, 26/02/2014


P.S. Independent of any organisation or institution and on a totally personal initiative I offer a place for free, for one person at my decent house, in exchange of tournament game analysis. This offer is valid only for foreign players with an ELO equal or above 2000. Please contact me if you are interested in the offer or tournament in general.

You can click the links for the list of current participants and live coverage of the games.