Entry open for the 18th Bangkok Chess Club Open

Registration is still possible for the 18th Bangkok Chess Club Open:

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The payment gateway is now closed. Please ensure you sign in at the Tournament Registration Desk by 12:00 on April 13 in order to be paired for the first round (or by noon on April 15th, if you play in Challenger). All tournament fees must be paid before the start of the first round.

Chess on the Beach

18th BCC Open at the Regent Cha-am Beach Resort

Bangkok Chess Club is delighted to announce that the 18th Bangkok Chess Club Open Chess Championships will return to the Regent Cha-am Beach Resort. The dates are 13–21 April, 2018.

Taking place three days after the completion of the Asian Youth Championship in Chiang Mai, the 18th BCC Open is expected to be the biggest and best ever!

Tournaments details to follow soon.

FIDE Blitz with GM Jan Gustafsson

This Friday, 1st December, we are holding a FIDE rated blitz tournament at our regular club meeting, graced with the presence of none other than broadcaster and former BCC Open Champion, chess24’s Jan Gustafsson. It will be a 9-round Swiss system. Be there to defy the GM’s “I will beat you all” claim!

GM Zaw Win Lay Memorial 2017

GM Zaw Win Lay Memorial International Open 2017

1. Organization
This event is organized by Myanmar Chess Federation under the auspices of the Myanmar National Olympic Council.

2. Schedule

28th September :
Arrival of Players
 : Technical Meeting – 2000 hour (Absent players shall not be paired for Round 1)

29th September :
Opening Ceremony – 0900 hour; Round 1 – 0930 hour; Round 2 – 1600 hour

30th September :
Round 3 – 0900 hour; Round 4 – 1600 hour

1st October :
Round 5 – 0900 hour; Round 6 – 1600 hour

2nd October :
Round 7 – 0900 hour; Round 8 – 1600 hour

3rd October :
Round 9 – 0900 hour : Closing Ceremony – 1600 hour

4th October : Departure of Players

3. Time Control and Format
Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every move starting from the first move. Zero-Start shall be applied.

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BCC Open 2017 Champion

A resurgent Nigel Short has made the Bangkok Chess Club Open Tournament his own, after winning for the third time. Despite an early setback with an unexpected  draw in the second round, strong play in subsequent rounds saw him seize and never relinquish the lead in the seventh, to become the clear winner of the 17th BCC Open 2017.