Exciting News for Aspiring Norm Achievers: Foreigner Requirement Lifted!
We’re thrilled to announce that the foreigner requirement is no longer in effect for our tournament. With 10 international players holding the title of WIM or higher and a minimum of 20 rated international players participating, we now qualify under FIDE Handbook B §1.4.3 (d):
“1.4.3 (d) [From the foreigner rule exempt are] Swiss System tournaments in which participants include in every round at least 20 FIDE rated players, not from the host federation, from at least 3 different federations, at least 10 of whom hold GM, IM, WGM, or WIM titles. […]”