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The Lidums Australian Young Masters will be held at the University of Adelaide on 8-14 December 2018. This is the 7th year the event has been held in Adelaide since 2011 and will see some of Australia’s top young players face off against Grandmasters and International Masters from overseas.

The event has four sections, all of which are open to players under 30 years of age (born on 1 January 1988 or later):

  1. The GM group is a 10-player invitational round-robin offering GM-norm opportunities for participants. It runs from 8-14 December and has a prize fund of $3,000
  2. The IM group is a 10-player invitational round-robin offering IM-norm opportunities for participants. It runs from 8-14 December and has a prize fund of $1,800
  3. The Open event is a FIDE and ACF-rated 9-round Swiss event. It runs from 10-14 December and has a prize fund of $1,200.
  4. The U/1200 event is an ACF-rated 9-round Swiss event. It runs from 10-12 December and has a prize fund of $600.

Limited free homestay accommodation with a local chess family for the duration of the tournament is available for participants from interstate – please contact us to find out more.

We look forward to welcoming all players to the 2018 Lidums Australian Young Masters!

Fedja Zulfic, David and Sabrina Koetsier
2018 Organising Committee

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