The Andorra Open, a traditional tournament in the heart of the Pyrenees, is celebrating its 36th edition from 21-29 July 2018. The 9-round Swiss tournament boosts a prize fund of 10,000 euros, with 2,100 for the winner. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
The venue is the Panorama Hotel located in Escaldes-Engordany.
Parallel activities will take place along with the main tournament, blitz tournaments, visit to Caldea or Inuu, football matches and discounts in restaurants for all those who are interested. 136 players are expected to take part.
Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.