October 6-8, 2017

VARENNES INTERNATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

ONLINE REGISTRATION (PAYPAL OR CREDIT)

Guaranteed prize fund of $16,000.00

ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE LE CARREFOUR, VARENNES, 123 CHEMIN DU PETIT BOIS, J3X 1P7

7 grandmasters and multiple titled players confirmed their participation. Most important tournament in Canada and North America.

Canada

USA

Canada

Canada

Cuba

Cuba

Anton Kovalyov

Aleksandr Lenderman

Bator Sambuev

Alexandre Le Siège

Vera Gonzalez Reynaldo

Luis-Manuel Perez Rodriguez

GM 2643

GM 2578

GM 2547

GM 2525

GM 2439

GM 2363


USA

USA

Cuba

Canada

Elshan Moradiabadi

Sabina-Foisor

Rodney-Oscar Garcia

Shawn Rodrigue-Lemieux

GM 2550

WGM 2331

IM 2308

FM 2144

Results and pairings (to come) Live games (to come)

Accommodation Transportation DISCOUNT RULES

Tournament schedule


  • Opening ceremony: Friday October 6 at 6:45pm
  • Friday round 1: 7pm  
  • Saturday rounds 2 and 3: 10am and 4pm 
  • Sunday rounds 4 and 5: 10am and 4pm

5 rounds Swiss system.

Sections: Open  -2000  -1700  -1400  -1200 (Cadet) Open section FIDE-CFC-FQE rated. Other sections: FQE and CFC. Section E FQE-CFC-CMA rated.

Time control: 40 moves in 75 minutes +  30 minutes KO. 30 seconds per move.

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Tournament room

Francis Durette, Expert

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Bernard Labadie, FQE President  Michel Roy, tournament director

Martin Damphousse, mayor of Varennes


City of Varennes

THANKS To OUR SPONSORS

Mission and objectives of the Varennes Chess Club

  • Promote chess among the population, especially in Montérégie
  • Organize a yearly chess tournament
  • Offer chess lessons to primary school students