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45th Utrecht Open Chess Championship

playing hall UtrechtThe Dutch chess club Paul Keres will organize the 45th Utrecht Open Chess Championships (OKU) in 2018. The tournament will be held from June 1 to 3, 2018. The OKU will be played at the Utrechts Stedelijk Gymnasium school close to the center of Utrecht.
Players will be divided into three groups according to FIDE- or national ELO-rating. Group A is only for players with a rating of 1850 or higher, Group B is only for players with a rating between 1500 and 1900, while Group C is only for players with a rating below 1600. The organization may deviate from these rules in exceptional cases. All groups will play a six rounds Swiss tournament following the FIDE-regulations.
The rate of play will be all moves in 110 minutes + 10 seconds added time per move. Additionally there will be a four-man Round-Robin (RR) for those who don’t wish to play more than one game a day.

Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.

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