The 2016 Swaziland Open will take place in Manzini from 25-27 November 2016. The open section will be FIDE rated and will consist of a 6 round swiss event which will be played at a rate of 75/75 + 30 seconds per move.

There will also be a 6 round open Blitz tournament on Sunday afternoon played at a rate of 5 minutes per player.

In total, the tournament offers R 15,000 in prize money while accommodation is available at the playing venue for R130 per night.

Players interested in participating are asked to contact the Swaziland Chess Federation directly in order to register and book accommodation as required. The full tournament brochure can be downloaded at