Around 500 players have confirmed their entries for the inaugural SDDM Cup Open FIDE-rated chess tournament which will be held from June 20 to 23.

The tournament, organised by South Dum Dum Municipality, will be played on a 10-round Swiss League format.

It carries a total prize money of Rs. 3.6 lakh and will be open to players with Elo rating of 1999 and below. The winner will get a cash purse of Rs. 50,000.

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