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Kazakhstan Chess Federation invites you to Aktobe Open 2024 with a prize fund of US$ 100000

by ChessBase India - 04/04/2024

Kazakhstan Chess Federation invites you to Aktobe Open 2024 - Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial 2024. There are two tournaments - Masters (> 2400 for Men and >2200 for Women) and Open (1800-2299). The total prize fund in the Masters is ≈US$ 100000, and for Open ≈US$10165. The top three prizes are ≈US$ 20000, 15600 and 11100. Entry is FREE for GM, IM, WGM, WIM, FM, WFMs in the Masters, provided they meet the rating criteria mentioned above. Conditions are offered to 2600+ players. GM Aditya Mittal won two tournaments in Kazakhstan last year. You could be the next one. Check out the article for more information. All tournament info photos are from tournament circular.

This summer, play a strong rating tournament in Aktobe, Kazakhstan

Aktobe Open 2024 - Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial will take place from 24th May to 3rd June 2024

Venue, Schedule, Entry fee and Eligibility

The tournament will take place at ACE Tennis Club, Mangilik El Street, 2 in Aktobe, Kazakhstan from 24th May to 2nd June 2024. There is only one round each day for Masters and Open tournament. Check out the image below for entry fee and eligibility details. There is a limit of 100 players in Masters and 150 players in the Open event.

Schedule and Eligibility


The total prize fund is US$ 100000. The top three prizes in the Masters category are about US$ 20000, $15600 and $11100. There are 18 main prizes. Check the image below for more details. The top three Women in the Masters will receive approx. US$ 2400, $1700 and $1300. The top two Kazakhstan players will earn approx. US$ 2200 and $1500 each. There are seven main prizes in Open event with an additional ten prizes. The top three prizes in Open are ≈ US$ 2200, $1600 and $1100. Please check the images below for complete prize details.

Main prize in the Masters category

Five additional prizes are in the Masters event

Open tournament prize details


Check the image below for information about conditions for the invited players.



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Contact details


Application for hospitality:

Contact for other questons: +77055006464

Tournament Director: Vice-President of KCF, Marat Sagintaevich Yesenov;

Chief Arbiter: International Arbiter, FIDE Valery Min;

Tournament Manager: Boris Antonovich Pen,

Indian players' success story in Kazakhstan 2023

GM Aditya Mittal won two tournaments in Kazakhstan last year. GM Sethuraman S P secured a second place at Uralsk Open 2023. The next one can be you!

Download the tournament circular from our calendar.



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