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Asian Nations Chess Cup

The 2016 Asian Nations Chess Cup is a team event for Asian chess federations taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE from March 28 to April 5. The 9-round Swiss tournament features teams of 4 players with 1 reserve, and includes star players such as China's Wei Yi, Wang Yue and Bu Xianghzi. The winning team will represent Asia in the 2017 World Team Championship. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Teams score 2 match points for a win and 1 for a draw, with game points deciding the winner if match points are tied. Official website: www.asianchess.com