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

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

Canada

USA

Canada

Canada

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba

Canada

Anton Kovalyov

Aleksandr Lenderman

Bator Sambuev

Alexandre Le Siège

Reynaldo Vera

Luis-Manuel Rodriguez

Aramis Pedraza

Isan Ortiz

Lazaro Bruzon

Maritza Arribas

Jean Hébert

GM 2641

GM 2578

GM 2547

GM 2525

GM 2439

GM 2363

GM 2498

GM 2565

GM 2643

WGM 2320

IM 2375

 

Canada

Cuba

Canada

Canada

Cuba

Canada

Canada

India

Canada

Canada

Canada

Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté

Rodney-Oscar Garcia

Shaw Lemieux-Rodrigue

Thang Nha Duong

Orlen Ruiz-Sanchez

Cindy Qiao

Marius Nicula

G.V. Sai Krishna

Bassel Charaf

Myriam Roy

Hugues Masse

 FM 2344

IM 2308

FM  2144

IM 2163

IM   2427

WFM  1877

FM 2170

FM 2369

Exp. 2079

Exp. 1977

NM 2130

 

Canada

Canada

Lebanon

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Steve Bolduc

Réjean Tremblay

Maroun Tomb

Marc Cazelais

Luc Forget

Halldor Palsson

Jonathan Turcotte

Éric Beaulieu

Mathieu Johnson

Tyler Tanaka

Richard Zheng

Daniel Dubé

Daniel Zotkin

Éric Bannon

 NM 2198

NM 2181

NM 2157

NM 2205

EXP 1968 

NM 1912

Exp. 1955

NM 2154

Exp. 1847

Exp. 2004

Exp. 1806

Exp. 1663

NM 1942

Exp. 2154

 

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Canada

Kevin Zhong

Jonathan Couture

Shiyam Thavandiran

Qiuyu Huang

Thierry Libersan

David Gordon

Eugene Hua

Maili-Jade Ouellet

Nicholas Vettese

Alexis Rémillard

Arkadiusz Luksza

Roland Chabot

Louis Robichaud

Exp. 1629

Exp. 1971

FM 2385

FM 2181

Exp 2069

CM 2199

CM 2180

WIM 1982

FM 2155

Exp. 1891

NM  2108

NM 2153

Esp. 2056

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