The 2022 Quaid-e-Azam Classical Chess Tournament is all set to be held to celebrate the Quaid-e-Azam (Great Leader) Day. Held annually in memory of the Founder of the Pakistan Nation – Mohammad Ali Jinnah on his birthday on 25th December.

The tournament being organised by CFP-Chess Federation of Pakistan and ICCI-Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, will be held on 24th and 25th December at ICCI, Main Building, Islamabad. 

According to CFP announcement, the awards include – Cash prizes of Rs 75,000, trophies, medals and certificates which will be awarded to players divided into Open (U-1800 FIDE), Women and U-14 categories.

1st Quaid Trophy Chess C’ship: Sulaiman & Noor Win; Park Chess Club Concept Inaugurated + Images

Further, 80 selected players from across the country are participating anf the tournament will be played based on the Swiss league system which consists of 8 rounds. Match duration in the aforesaid FIDE rated tournament will be 30 minutes + 30 seconds increament from first move. 

Rs. 75,000 Cash Prizes Category & Position wise


1st           Rs. 10,000 + 

2nd          Rs.   7,000 + 

3rd           Rs.   5,000 + 

4th-7th     Rs. 3,500   

8th-10th   Rs. 2,500


1st            Rs.   5,000 + 

2nd           Rs.   3,000 + 

3rd            Rs.   2,000 + 


1st            Rs.   5,000 + 

2nd           Rs.   3,000 + 

3rd            Rs.   2,000 +