Bhubaneswar: The 10th edition of KIIT International Chess Festival was inaugurated in KIIT premises on Friday.
As like last year the tournament to be played in three different categories. The players above 2200 rating will participate in the elite category, while, players below 1999 rating and 1699 rating will join in the platinum and premium categories respectively.
This year, as many as 7 Grand Masters and 21 International Masters shall fight for the title. Altogether 246 players from 12 countries are participating in the tournament.