The 2018 Top 12 French Team Chess Championship took place from 26 May to 5 June in Brest. The 12 best French chess teams play a single round-robin over 11 rounds. Each match is played over 8 boards, with teams choosing from a starting list of up to 16 players.
The chess time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
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