The 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament is taking place from 30th December, 2014, to 6th January, 2015, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, India.
The event is organized by the Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and total cash prize fund in the amount of Rs. 14, 00, 000/- (approx 18,000 EUR) is provided.
180 participants from 12 different countries are taking part in the event, including 17 Grandmasters and 30 International Masters with 2.600 € reserved for the winner.
Top seed is Russian GM Popov Ivan (2622).