The Lidums Australian Young Masters will be held at the University of Adelaide on 7-13 December 2019. This is the 8th 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 three sections open to players under 30 years of age (born on 1 January 1989 or later):
- The Lidums Young Masters group is a 10-player invitational round-robin offering IM-norm opportunities for participants. It runs from 7-13 December and has a prize fund of $1,900
- The Lidums Young Masters Open event is a FIDE and ACF-rated 9-round Swiss event. It runs from 7-13 December and has a prize fund of $1,200.
- The Lidums Young Masters U/1200 event is an ACF-rated 9-round Swiss event. It runs from 7-9 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 and overseas – please contact us to find out more.
We look forward to welcoming all players to the 2019 Lidums Australian Young Masters!