Paris GCT joined the Grand Chess Tour in 2016 thanks to the generous sponsorship of Colliers International, Vivendi and DailyMotion and will once again be the first stop on the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. Paris is the first stop of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. The participants will play 9 games of rapid chess and 18 games of blitz for a total prize fund of $150,000!
|June 21-25, 2017
|Groupe Canal+, 1 Place du Spectacle, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
|10-Player Round Robin
English - GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Cristian Chirila, IM Jovanka Houska, GM Maurice Ashley and GM Romain Edouard
Spanish - GM Alejandro Ramirez and WIM Ivette Garcia
French - GM Yannick Pelletier, IM Almira Skripchenko and IM Jean-Baptiste Mullon
|The playing venue will not be open to the public this year but a number of parallel events have been planned at the Chateau Asnieres in conjunction with the French Chess Federation. Click here for more details.
|For event photos, visit our Flickr page.