Quang Ninh & Ha Noi GM/IM/WGM Chess tournament 2024

The events will be held in Quang Ninh from May 14th to 19th, and Hanoi from 21st to 26th, 2024

The Vietnam Chess Federation has the honor to invite players to participate in the "QUANG NINH & HANOI GM/IM/WGM CHESS TOURNAMENT 2024".

1. Tournament and Date:
Tournament 1: Quang Ninh GM/IM/WGM chess tournament: May 14th (Opening and Round 1) to 19th (Round 9), 2024.
Venue: Quang Ninh Exhibition of Urban Planning & Expo, Ha Long Ward, Ha long city, Quang Ninh province, Viet Nam.

Tournament2: Ha Noi GM/IM/WGM: May 21st to 26th, 2024
Venue: The events will be held in Hanoi Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Center, a very beautiful and convenient place at the center of Hanoi. The dates are May 21st (opening and Round 1) to May 26th (Round 9), 2024 

2. Organiser: Viet Nam Chess Federation and Future grandmaster chess Club.

3. Chief arbiter:
IA GM Bui Vinh; GM Nguyen Anh Dung

4. System:
There are three: GM group, rating category 7-8 and IM group category 2-3, WGM group category 1-2. Number of round: minimally Round Robin 9 games, maximally Round Robin 11 games in each groups.

5. Time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move starting from the 1st move.

6. Default time: 30 minutes

7. Registration: The registration deadline is 14th April 2024.

8. Entry fees for each tournament: USD

GM group: 2381-2450 IM group: 2231-2300
Below 2301/400 USD Below 2150/ 400 USD
2301 to 2350/ 300 USD 2151 to 2200/ 300 USD
2351 to 2400/ 250 USD 2201 to 2250/250 USD
2401 to 2450/200 USD 2251 to 2300/ 200 USD
2451 to 2500/ 100 USD 2301 to 2400/ 150 USD
2501 above /50 USD 2401 above 50 USD


9. Prize:
Certificates will be provided for participants of the tournaments.

10. Transfer:
The estimated taxi fare from Noi Bai Airport to the tournament venue is approximately 300.000 VND.
To Quang Ninh: There are some direct buses from Quang Ninh to Noi Bai Airport and vice versa

11. Hotel:
There are many hotels available with prices ranging from 300,000 VND to 350,000 VND per night, and they are conveniently located within a 5 to 10-minute walk from the playing hall.

12. Contact:
- Viet Nam Chess Federation. Add: 36 Tran Phu Street, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Viet Nam Tel/Fax: (84-24) 3823 2471, Email: office@vietnamchess.vn
- GM Bui Vinh. Email: buivinh2602@gmail.com. WhatsApp: 84 902064486

Name of Account: BUI VINH
Address: 129/1277 Giai Phong, Hoang Mai, Hanoi.
Name of Bank: Joint Stock Commercial Bank For Foreign Trade Of Vietnam (VIETCOMBANK)
Account Number: 1037 259104