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Azerbaijan Chess Championship 2021 3-18 May 2021. Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan Chess Championship will be held in Nakhchivan from 3 to 18 May 2021.
Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes until the end of the game, plus 30 seconds increment per move starting from first move.
The championship will have two stages. In the first stage, 12 participants compete in a round-robin. The top 4 advance to the knockout stage where each match will consists of 2 games.
If tied, a 2-game blitz match is played and if still tied an Armageddon game.
The first 2 games are played with a control time of 15 minutes + 10 seconds, then 2 games with a control time of 5 minutes + 3 seconds and, finally, Armageddon (5 minutes for white, 4 minutes for black).
The winner of the tournament will receive the title of Azerbaijan Chess Champion and a ticket to the 2021 World Cup, provided to Azerbaijan.
The total prize fund of the championship is 15,000 AZN.