GCF to host three MMG-sponsored chess tournaments this weekend

The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) will this weekend be hosting three online chess tournaments sponsored by Mobile Money Guyana Inc.
Play begins this Saturday 27th November, 2021, with the mmg+ Online Rapid Female Tournament at 13:00 hrs.
The mmg+ Online Junior and Senior Rapid tournaments commence on the following day, Sunday 28th November, 2021 at 13:00 hrs.
The Junior Tournament will be open to all chess players under the age of 20.
Time controls for the Female and Junior tournaments are fifteen minutes, with two-second increments (15 mins + 2 secs), while the senior tournament is ten minutes with two-second increments (10 mins + 2 secs).
Each tournament will be 7 rounds, with prizes awarded for the top three finishers.
The prizes up for grabs are:
* 1st Prize: Gy$10,000
* 2nd Prize: Gy$8,000
* 3rd Prize: Gy$7,000
The cash will be delivered to the winner’s mmg+ wallet.
The tournaments will be hosted on the Tornelo.com platform, with National FIDE arbiters John Lee and Irshad Mohamad managing board pairings and supervising games.
Players interested in competing are invited to register on guyanachess.org.
The federation has been working with mmg+ for some years, and is pleased to have mmg+ come on board as a sponsor for this weekend’s events.
“We would also encourage everyone to sign up for the mmg+ Service. Mmg+ allows you to buy, shop, top up, send money and pay bills through your mmg+ account or a conveniently located mmg+ agent near you”.
For more information, please contact: Marcia Lee: 609-4116; Anand Raghunauth: 681- 8771; or Irshad Mohamed: 664- 1650.