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Sydney International Open

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Welcome to the official website of Sydney International Open. Here you can find all the information about the tournament, including schedule, prizes, entries list, and results. You can also watch live games when the tournament starts.

About the Tournament

Sydney International Open (SIO) is one of the biggest chess tournaments in Australia. It attracts beginners to grandmasters from all parts of Australia and from several other countries around the world. The tournament has two categories (1) Open, in which anyone with any rating can play, and (2) Challengers, in which only those with ACF ratings lower then 1900 can play.

a Two tournaments.
a Dozens of masters from around the world.
a Masters Norm available.
a Over $17,000 in prizes guaranteed.
a Live broadcast of the top-board games.
a Live commentary by GM Ian Rogers at the tournament venue.

Date Activity Time
22 April 2014 (Tuesday) Registration 6pm - 7.15pm
Players Meeting 7.15pm
City of Sydney Lightning 7:30pm
23 April 2014 (Wednesday) Opening Ceremony 9:45 am
Round 1 10am
Round 2 4pm
24 April 2014 (Thursday) Round 3 10am
Round 4 4pm
25 April 2014 (Friday) Round 5 10am
Round 6 4pm
26 April 2014 (Saturday) Round 7 10am
Round 8 4pm
27 April 2014 (Sunday) Round 9 10am
Prize Giving 4:15pm
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