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Canadian Closed Chess Championship 2017

Canada FlagThe Canadian Closed Chess Championship is taking place in Montreal from June 27 to July 1st, 2017 at the Olympic Stadium.

The tournament serves as a qualifier for the 2017 World Cup and the 2018 Continental Championship. It is also taken into account in determining the Canadian team at the 2018 Chess Olympiad.

The tournament is open to rated players over 2000 CFC, FQE or FIDE + Provincial champion.

IM title is awarded to the winner or co-winner. 2nd and 3rd receive IM norms. 65% is needed for FM title. The winner will earn $1500 + $1000 CFC subsidy for 2018 Continental + Qualification to the World Cup and air fare.

The tournament is organized by the Quebec Chess Federation (FQE) in collaboration with the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC).

Official website

Participants:

1. GM SAMBUEV Bator CAN 2539
2. GM LE SIÈGE Alexandre CAN 2525
3. IM NORITSYN Nikolay CAN 2473
4. IM HAMBLETON Aman CAN 2471
5. FM YU Zong Yang CAN 2393
6. FM THAVANDIRAN Shiyam CAN 2363
7. FM KLEINMAN Michael CAN 2344
8. FM SOHAL Tanraj S. CAN 2319
9. FM ZHANG Yuanchen CAN 2268
10. FM PLOTKIN Victor CAN 2265
11. BOLDUC Steve CAN 2198
12. SONG Ziyuan CAN 2182
13. CLYDE Jordan CAN 2173
14. IM DUONG Thanh Nha CAN 2163
15. TOMB Maroun LBN 2157
16. OUSSEDIK Elias CAN 2155
17. ITKIN David CAN 2147
18. CHABOT Roland CAN 2144
19. MASSÉ Hugues CAN 2138
20. BEAULIEU Eric CAN 2124
21. CM TALUKDAR Rohan CAN 2119
22. HUANG Qiuyu CAN 2034
23. DURETTE Francis CAN 2028
24. MILLS Morgon CAN 2011
25. MARCHAND Jacques CAN 1988
26. LECOMTE André CAN 1947
27. GAISINSKY Adam CAN 1922
28. MARIN Sam CAN 1921
29. OSTACI Liviu CAN 1624

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