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Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2017 – Open

Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2017 – Women

Open & Woman
23 - 30 November 2017 Chiang Mai, Thailand


Thailand Chess Association(TCA) in cooperation with Bangapi Chess Club on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) invite chess players from all Asian countries which are members of FIDE to participate in the Asian Amateur Chess Championships held from 23th to 30 th November 2017 , Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1. Participation

1.1 The Asian Amateur Championships 2017 is open to all Asian amateur players who should not have a FIDE rating above 2100 at the start of the tournament.
1.2 Players should not have a FIDE title higher than FIDE Master(i.e. WIM, WGM, IM and GM).
1.3 All participants must have a FIDE ID to participate in this tournament.

2. Financial Regulations

2.1 Entry Free: The Entry Fee is 30 USD. After the deadline of 1st November2017, the surcharge of 60 USD shall be applicable for late entries.
2.2 RegiststrationFee:The registration fee includes the cost for airport transfers, accreditation cards, certificates, etc. All players and accompanying persons must pay fee : 50 USD
2.3 The travelling costs of all participants must be paid by themselves or by their national federations.
2.4 The deadline of registration is 1 st November 2017. However, organizers reserve the right to refuse registration.
2.5 All payment must be made to the full by 1 st November 2017 as per the following detail.

3. Playing Venue & Official Hotel

3.1 The playing venue shall be at Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand.


Chiang Mai is the largest city in northern Thailand. Chiang Mai Province was a former capital of the Kingdom of Lan Na (1296-1768). It is 700 K.M.(435 Miles) north of Bangkok and is situated amongst the highest mountains in the country. The city sits astride the Ping RIVER. ChiangMai population is around one million people. November temperature average is 24 C (75.2 F)


One can travel to Chiang Mai through Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX). Chiang Mai is a major gateway to Northern Thailand that is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination and its international airport welcomes over 2 million visitors per year, receiving 130 flights a week from Bangkok as well as Singapore, China, Taiwan, Myanmar and Laos. The airport has a full range of facilities to offer to its visitors.