Festival held in Baku (Republic Chess Centre-Club). The dates were 3-11 January 2020. The festival included following events:A-Master Tournament (closed, with GM/IM title norm) that was a team round-robin for 9 rounds. The time control was 90m till the end+30s/move starting from move 1.Chess-Results Master TournamentB-Open tournament that was a Swiss system tournament for 7 rounds. The prize fund was 2500 AZN in a case when there were at least 60 players. The time control was 90m till the end+30s/move starting from move 1.Chess-Results Open TournamentC-Children tournament (U12) – that was a Swiss system tournament for 7 rounds. The tournament was for players who was born after 1 January 2008. The prize fund was 500 AZN in a case when there were at least 60 players. The time control was 60m till the end+30s/move starting from move 1.
Chess-Results Children TournamentD-Rapid tournament. The prize fund was 200 AZN. The time control was 10m till the end+5/move starting from move 1.Chess-Results Rapid Tournament
E-Blitz team tournament. The prize fund was 200 AZN. The time control was 3m till the end+2s/move starting from move 1.Chess-Results Blitz Team
Tournaments director – International arbiter Ilgar Bajarani. Tournaments will be conducted by FIDE rules. Participants must have FIDE ID and send his application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before 30 December 2019. Late participants can be admitted subject to availability by penalty.
2020 Charlotte Open: Championship (9 rounds, 70 players)
|1||1||IM Brandon Jacobson||2470||7.0|
|2||2-6||GM Cemil Can Ali Marandi||2546||6.5|
|3||GM Akshat Chandra||2524||6.5|
|4||GM Andrew Tang||2521||6.5|
|5||GM Ulvi Bajarani||2468||6.5|