Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, National Olympic Committee, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Republican Chess Center are organizing a Chess Festival dedicated to the memory of former president Heydar Aliev.
Four tournaments will take place:
Children tournament 09-19 May, Open tournament 12-20 May, Seniors tournament 10-19 May and Blitz tournament on 21 May. The total prize fund is $85.000 US, first prize in the Open is $7.000 US.
More information on the tournament website