Guwahati International Open Masters Chess Meet From March 14March 10, 2022, Guwahati
The 1st Guwahati International Open Masters Chess Championship will be held in Guwahati from March 14. All Assam Chess Association will host the event. Addressing a media gathering the Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Bimal Borah, who is also the chairman of the organizing committee, said, “Around 200 players from 14 countries have already confirmed their participation in the championship which will be held at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phukan Indoor stadium.The tournament carries total prize money of Rs 15 lakh.”
Among the participants there will be 13 Grand Masters and same number of International Masters along with other norm holders. It will be the first occasion when a chess competition of such a magnitude will be held in Assam as well as in entire North East. The participants can also earn crucial points from this meet to achieve their norms.