Play Chess to Help Armenia and Artsakh

Play Chess to Help Armenia and Artsakh 


NOVEMBER 21th, 2020 AT 11:00 AM, ET 

Chess tournament fundraiser (tournament 2 of 4)

 

Introduction

Under the auspices of St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church of Washington DC, we are organizing a fundraiser chess tournament. The objective of this event is to raise money for humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable population affected by the ongoing aggression against the peaceful people of Artsakh and Armenia. This tournament is for players of different ratings and age groups. Report of collected funds will be shared immediately after the tournament, with all proceeds donated to the All Armenia Fund.


Tournament information

The tournament will be hosted online on November 21st at 11:00 AM Eastern Time USA.

Participants should register at lichess.org platform to participate in the event. The registration deadline 10:00 AM NOVEMBER 21TH, 2020.

The format of the tournament will be Arena, conducted in the following manner:


● The tournament will last 100 minutes with players being randomly paired after each match, where the outcome of the previous game will NOT matter.

● Each player will have 10 minutes on their clock. Be mindful of your time! If the player’s time runs out, they will lose!

The tournament will be accessible only the URL below, the password will be shared with registered participants only: https://lichess.org/tournament/7xPXrh4i


Please check your donorbox receipt e-mail, as it will contain a password to access the tournament. 

 

Fees

All participants must donate $50 to play. Donations over $50 are also welcome and appreciated!


Prizes

The top five players will be awarded a certificate and souvenir prizes!

Winners should email the administrator their username (verification) and address for shipping purposes.


For more information or questions, please contact the administrator at:

Email: [email protected]

 

 

The winner will play against WGM Lilit Mkrtchian! She is a four-time Armenian chess champion and has won a gold medal in the Women’s European Team Championship. WGM Mkrtchian is a prominent figure in the International chess world!

 



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St. Mary Church is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible.