Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament will begin on September 19 at a city hotel in the capital.
A total of 31 players -- 12 grandmasters, 16 international masters and 3 women international masters -- from 10 nations -- will take part in the tournament.
The top 8 players will be rewarded. The champions will get USD 4000, runners-up USD 2500 and third-placed USD 1500.
Also, the top five Bangladeshi players will be rewarded by USD 700 to USD 200.
The organizers disclosed the details in a press conference at a city hotel in the capital on Friday.