Bangkok Open Begins – Live Games!

GM Nigel Short with Nina Tuorila on the terrace
Beauty v. brains: Nina Tuorila challenges GM Nigel Short


With a record field, world class Grandmasters and Thailand’s best players taking on the rest of the world, the 2011 Thai Open has reinforced its reputation as Thailand’s top tournament.

Rounds are played at 9am and 3pm Thai time. From Thursday there is one game per day starting at 2pm.

The top 4 boards – featuring Grandmasters such as Paco Vallejo and Nigel Short – will be relayed live to the BCC website – when the games start you can view round 1 on this link

You can download top games for rounds 1-4 in PGN format here

Download Round 5 in cbv format here

More information is available at


GM Paco Vallejo with white against IM Nisha Mohota from India