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Quebec Open 2012

2012 Quebec Open playing venue

2012 Quebec Open playing venue

The Quebec Chess Federation (FQE) is organizing the Quebec Open Chess Championship from 21st to 28th July, 2012, at the beautiful venue College Brebeuf in Montreal, Canada. One more time the event provides a unique opportunity to earn norms under FIDE rules as there are many confirmed Grandmasters who will be playing.

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Besides norm opportunities, the Quebec Open 2012 offers a fantastic prize fund of 18 000$ guaranteed.

 

Invitational: 4 000$, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 200, 100 — 1500$ for the best Quebecer (Gowlings Prize)
Open: 1 000$, 600$, 500$, 400$, 300$, 200$, 100$, 350 (U2200), 250 (U2100)
Section A (U2000): 800$, 500, 300, 200, 250 (U1900), 150 (U1800)
Section B (U1700): 600$, 400, 200, 100, 150 (U1500), 100 (U1400)
Section C (U1300 and unrated): 400$, 300, 200, 100, 100 (U1200), 75 (U1100)
Mini-COQ : 300$, 200, 100

 

Confirmed Grandmasters in the invitational section:

GM Wesley So
GM Anton Kovalyov
GM Bator Sambuev
GM Andrei Shchekachev
GM Dejan Bojkov
GM Eduardas Rozentalis
GM Reynaldo Vera
GM Walter Arencibia
GM Andrey Sumets

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