Baku, September 22, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan will host 24th international Chess Festival Baku Open-2015 from September 29 to October 8.
The event will mark the 24th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence.
Azerbaijani grandmasters Vugar Rasulov, Sarkhan Guliyev and Gunay Mammadzade, international masters Logman Guliyev, Bahruz Rzayev, Nijat Agayev, Orkhan Abdulov, Talib Babayev, Kenan Heyderli and Sabina Guliyeva will compete in the A Group tournament.
The Swiss system tournament will feature 9 rounds.
Prize money of Baku Open-2015 is $40,000.