The “Maia Chiburdanidze Cup 2021” has been opened at the Tbilisi Chess Palace. The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Youth Affairs of Georgia is supporting the event.
The international rapid chess tournament is being held on September 8-11.
The competition will be held in 2 tournaments between men and women. In compliance with the Swiss system, the competition will be held in 8 rounds, and is to be attended by members of the Georgian national team and invited foreign chess players. The prize fund of the tournament is 32,650 GEL.
Due to pandemic regulations, spectators will not be allowed in the hall.
The Nona Gaprindashvili International Tournament will be held in Tbilisi on September 13-16.
By Ketevan Skhirtladze