Mamedov, Rauf vs. Wang, Hao
The international chess tournament “Shusha Chess 2022” dedicated to the 190th anniversary of prominent poet and philanthropist Khurshidbanu Natavan will be held in Shusha, Azerbaijan on September 21-25, 2022. The organizers of the Tournament are the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Azerbaijan Republic and Azerbaijan Chess Federation. The playing venue of the Tournament is “Karabakh” hotel in Shusha, Azerbaijan. The tournament will be held in two categories – men and women. In each category, 10 players will be invited by the Organizing Committee. The winner of each category of “Shusha Chess 2022” is determined by the total points scored in the rapid and blitz tournaments.
Format of rapid: 10 players Round Robin. Time Control: Each game is fifteen minutes with an increment of ten seconds per move starting from move 1. The point system: Players earn 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss. Format of blitz: 10 players Round Robin and each round consists of mini matches of two game. Time Control: Each game is three minutes with an increment of two seconds per move starting from move 1. The point system: Mini match consists of 2 games. Players earn 1 point for a win, 1/2 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss. official site: shushachess.com