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This years event has 4 Grandmasters, 5 International Masters and 2 FIDE Masters

This event is one of the oldest continually running tournaments in the world.  The up-coming event which will be held from 9-17 July 2016 at Vertigo Suite, Strathclyde Student Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH will be the 123rd.

There are events for all standards.

The main event is the International Open which includes the Scottish Championship. This event will provide players with the opportunity of obtaining Grandmaster and International Master norms.

From the 9-15 July are 7 round events for players rated Under 1750 and Under 1500.

From 15-17 there are 5 round tournaments over the weekend. These are an Open, an U1750 and an U1400.

Glasgow is a beautiful city with many attractions.


For further information please look at this website. further details can be obtained from the championship organiser Alex McFarlane scottishchamps@ChessScotland.com


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