1st International Open in Guadeloupe

Announcement from Guadeloupe saying “Come All!” to the inaugural International Open of Club Cence of Gosier. The seven-round FIDE-rated tournament will be held on three days from Friday, November 11th through Sunday, November 13th. The prize will be 4000 euros. Guadeloupe has a fairly active chess community and will also host a blitz tournament on October 22nd, also at the Sports Palace of Gosier (Palais des Sports du Gosier). On October 24th they are hosting an event at the Baie-Mahault Penitentiary. In the past, Guadeloupe has hosted GM Maurice Ashley to the island to promote chess on the French Caribbean island.


1st International Open hosted by Club Cence of Gosier

VENEZ NOMBREUX !!!
Dates et débuts des Rondes
Ven 11 1ere Ronde : 11h00-17h00
2 eme Ronde: 17h30-21h30

Sam 12 3eme Ronde : 08h00-12h00
4eme Ronde: 13h00-17h00
5eme Ronde: 18h00-22h00
Dim 13 6eme Ronde : 08h00-12h00
7eme Ronde: 13h00-17h00

Le Club Cencé du Gosier organise son premier Open International du 11 au 13 Novembre 2011 à Gosier. Salle Omnisports Maris-Stella.

4000€ de Prix

7 rondes de 90min + 30s/coup
Contact et inscription:
tel: 0690.14.60.82
email: c.quartiermangot@hotmail.fr
adulte: 40€ /jeune: 20€

Listes des Prix :

Géneral Categories
1er 1000€ 1600-1800 1er : 200€
2eme: 100€
2eme 600€ 1400-1600 1er : 200€
2eme: 100€
3eme 400€ 1000-1399 1er : 200€
2eme: 100€
4eme 200€
5eme 100€

Prix Speciaux
1ere Feminine 200€
1er Véteran 200€
1er Jeune 200€
1er Non classé 100€

Maurice Ashley signing autographs for Guadeloupean schoolkids.

GM Maurice Ashley signing autographs for Guadeloupean schoolkids in June 2009. Photo from echecs-guadeloupe.com.

Daaim Shabazz

Dr. Daaim Shabazz is the creator and webmaster of The Chess Drum. He serves as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a doctorate in International Affairs & Development. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

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