Scottish Championship & International Open

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Welcome to the website of the 2017 Scottish Chess Championships and International Open.  This will be the 124th Championships making it one of the oldest continuously running chess events in the world.

This year’s event is being held in Dundee as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations for another historical event - the 1867 International tournament held at Dundee and believed to be the first event in which half points were awarded for draws. Prior to this drawn games were replayed

The events will be held in the Bonar Hall, Park Place, Dundee DD1 4HN from 15-23 July, 2017

Scottish Championship 9 round event - daily 2pm -7pm  (Including Scottish Senior & Junior Championships)

Scottish U1850 Championship & Senior -  6 round events daily Sun-Fri 09.30 - 13.00    

Scottish Schools Champion 6 round event as above

Scottish Blitz Championship Saturday 15 July 10.00 - 13.00

Scottish Championships Rapidplay - Sat 22, Sun 23 July 10.00-13.00

150th Anniversary International Invitational Tournament

This celebration of the 1867 Dundee Congress will take place 14 - 23 July 2017 in Dundee. The first round will take place on 14th July at Hampton by Hilton Hotel. Then, from 15th, it will run alongside the Scottish Championships in the Bonar Hall. Eight GMs and two IMs will be taking part.  They are: 

Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant  Pia Cramling (Sweden), Andrew Greet, Spyridon Kapnisis (Greece), Colin McNab, Fridrik Olafsson (Iceland), Martin Petr (Czech Republic), Craig Pritchett,  Eduardas Rozentalis (Lithuania), Simon Williams (England)

Dedicated Competitors Page

To help you plan your trip and make your visit to Dundee and Angus as easy as possible, please visit this website where you will find a wealth of information specially tailored to this event, from venue and travel information to booking your accommodation and exclusive offer, please click here

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