The 8th FIDE Online Grand Prix is scheduled for January 7th, 2017 and is dedicated to the memory of Estoniam GM Paul Keres. The full regulations of the competition can be found here.
- Only for players with a FIDE Online Arena membership and existing Online Blitz/Bullet rating.
- Prizes for the winners of each individual tournament as well as the Grand Prix winners.
- Special prizes for top players of age categories. Details and conditions are listed in the regulations.
- A total of 56 months of membership will be distributed to the winners.
8th FOGP - Final standings and prizes
Congratulations to the winner AIM Andrew Sakala (ZAM) first winner from the African Continent. Congratulations to Alvin Alcala (PHI) and AGM Glenn Lemen (FID) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The total prize of 68 months is distributed to the following players. Special prize winners are mentioned in this list too:
13 months to AIM Andrew Sakala (ZAM)
6 months to Alvin Alcala (PHI)
6 months to Jesus Alberto Coca Cubillos (COL)
6 months to AGM Zachary C Tanenbaum (USA)
5 months to Vitaly Onukhov (FID)
4 months to AGM Glenn Lemen (FID)
4 months to Fahrudin Halilovic (BIH)
4 months to FM/AGM Alexander A Chernov (RUS)
4 months to AFM Roberto Davide (ITA)
1 month to AGM J. Karthikeyan (IND)
1 month to Kirill Shcherbinin (RUS)
1 month to Alexander Raychuk (ISR)
1 month to FM Dirk Paulsen (GER)
Mr Paulsen will be kindly requested to donate his prize to another FIDE Arena member. If any of the winners wishes to donate his prize, please, send a mail to email@example.com. The deadline is Thursday 12th, 2017. The players' subscription will be extended on Monday 16th.
The final standings table can be found here.
8th FOGP - regulations
You can read the 8th FOGP regulations here.