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QUEENSTAR OPEN International Rating Chess Championship
With the invaluable experience gained from years of hosting National Level tournaments, QUEENSTAR International Chess Coaching Academy is thrilled to announce our next major event: the QUEENSTAR International Rating Chess Tournament! Taking place from April 16th to 20th, 2023, at the luxurious Covanro Hotel in Naiwala.
This tournament marks a significant milestone for us. We have meticulously prepared every detail to ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience for all participants. Join us for this historic occasion as we bring together players from around the world to compete in the timeless game of chess.
Endorsed by Chess Governing Bodies
CLASSIC CHESS EVENT
QUEENSTAR OPEN FIDE Rating Classic Event
The Classic Open event at the “Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023” promises to be an exciting competition that brings together some of the best chess players from around the world. This event will be held from 16th April to 20th at Hotel Covanro in Veyangoda. With a total prize pool of Rs. 2.2M(Classic + Blitz), the stakes are high, and the competition is sure to be fierce.
The top three winners will receive cash prizes of Rs. 200,000, Rs. 125,000, and Rs. 75,000 respectively, and the female champion will receive a special cash award.
Even players who don’t make it to the top three will have a chance to win cash prizes, as prizes will be given up to 30th place along with trophies. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the Classic Open event at the “Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023” and watch some of the top chess players battle it out on the board.
CLASSIC Blitz EVENT
QUEENSTAR OPEN FIDE Rating Blitz Event
If you’re looking for fast-paced, exciting chess action, look no further than the Blitz event at the “Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023”. This Blitz event will be held on 17th April evening at Hotel Covanro in Veyangoda.
With a combined prize pool of Rs. 2.2M(Classic and Blitz), this event is sure to draw some of the top speed chess players. The winner will receive a cash prize of Rs. 50,000, with Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 15,000 going to the first and second runners-up respectively.
Cash prizes will be given up to 10th place, and there will be awards for unrated and rated categories, as well as best player from the Gampaha district and each age group. Whether you’re a seasoned chess player or a fan of fast-paced action, the Blitz event at the “Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023” is not to be missed.
Expose your brand
We are excited to announce that we seek sponsorships for the “Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023”, which will be held from 16th April to 20th at Hotel Covanro in Veyangoda. This prestigious event is expected to draw top chess players from around the world, offering an excellent opportunity for brand exposure both locally and internationally.
By sponsoring this event, you will gain brand visibility in front of a diverse audience, including international and local players, spectators, and media. This exposure can help your business stand out from the competition and build your reputation as a supporter of the arts and sports.
The Venue - The Covanro
The Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023 is proud to be hosted at the luxurious Hotel Covanro, located in Naiwala, Veyangoda. The hotel boasts modern, state-of-the-art amenities and plush services, providing guests with a memorable and comfortable stay. With a stunning backdrop of nature and a semi-urban ambiance, this meticulously designed hotel promises to take you on a dream vacation. The dedicated and professional team at “The Covanro” are eagerly waiting to serve you, ensuring a courteous and warm welcome. Come and indulge in a blissful experience at “The Covanro” while enjoying the excitement of the Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023.
Free Accommodation *
All foreign players with more than 2400 ELO rating will be provided accommodation with Full Board Facilities.Rooms will be given on Double Sharing basis. This is only available for a limited number of players and we will serve under first come first serve base. Please be kind enough to contact the organizing committee for accommodation details
GM, WGM, IM, WIM having more than 2400 ELO (2100 for women) will be given a travel grant of $100 (Rs.35,000/-)
Affordable Accommodation for Local Outstation Players
Local outstation players can be accommodated for a nominal charge. [Rooms are limited]
Reservation For Local Players
Please contact : Mr. Niroshan Chathuranga (Event coordinator) 077 806 31 16
Free Entry for Top Players
The Queenstar Open International Rating Chess Championship 2023 welcomes all chess players to participate in the Classic and Blitz events. Entry fees for players with a rating above 2000 and for all titled players, including GM, WGM, IM, WIM, FM, and WFM, are waived for both events
news & Media Updates
We are thrilled to announce that the Derana Media Network has become the official media partner for our upcoming chess tournament! This exciting partnership will