The brochure for the 2016 Tanzania Open has just been released and the event is set to build from the 2015 edition which was won by IM Elijah Emojong from Uganda.

The Open Section is FIDE rated and will take place in Dar es Salaam from the 11th - 13th November. It will be played over 6 rounds at a rate of 90/90 + 30 seconds per move.

Foreign players over 2200 are being offered free accommodation and breakfast while players over 2000 will qualify for free entry.

The full tournament brochure is available for download at
whilst low cost airline FastJet is currently offering excellent rates for inbound flights to Tanzania. These can be accessed at

Players who are interested in playing should contact the tournament director, Mr Nurdin Hassuji to book their places as well as accommodation as required.