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Commonwealth Championships & 121st Scottish Championships

The 2014 Commonwealth Championships and 121st Scottish Championships will be held in Glasgow from 30 June to 8 July 2014.

The playing venue is Glasgow City College, 320 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G1 2TG.

The main event is the Commonwealth Championship which incorporates a number of other events including the Commonwealth Women’s Championship, the Scottish Championship and Senior Championships.

Junior titles within this event are the Commonwealth Under 20 and Under 18 events for both male and female players.

There are separate junior events at U16 (born 1998 or later), U14 (b 2000 or later), U12 (b 2002 or later) and U10 (b 2004 or later) levels.

Last year Commonwealth Champion was GM Abhijeet Gupta

Murdo Fraser the MSP for Mid-Scotland and Fife moved the motion which was approved by the Scottish Parliament: “That the Parliament congratulates Chess Scotland on its achievement in bringing the Commonwealth Chess Championships to Scotland in July 2014.”

Tournament website

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