17th Bangkok Chess Open
Short, Nigel D vs. Grigoryan, Karen H.
The 17th Bangkok Chess Club Open is being held in the Regent Cha-am Beach Resort from April 8-16, 2016. In total almost 350 players take part, with around 200 playing in the main 9-round Open, including Wang Hao, Jan Gustafsson und Nigel Short. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30 second increment from move 1. The top prize is 100,000 Thai Baht, or around 3,000 US Dollars. Official website: bangkokchess.com