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
Dundee organisers are planning to celebrate the 150th anniversary, by replicating the famous international tournament held in Dundee in 1867, with an all play all Grandmaster Tournament of 10 well known participants. The 1867 event is World renowned and was the first international tournament to offer ½ points rather than the replaying of the game.
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.