Chess Legend Karpov will be at 2019 French Championships


The French chess championship will be held in Chartres from 17 August to 25 August 2019. Almost 1,000 players from all over France are expected, with the title of French champion at stake.

The 2018 French champions Tigran Gharamian and Pauline Guichard will try to win a second title.

Great news, the chess legend Anatoly Karpov will be present during this championship, and he will play during the chess night!

For the first time, the official Chess 960 French championship will be organized during this event.

Games will be live broadcasted on the website of the championship (), and you can find all the information on the English page created especially for the championship. This page will be updated on a daily basis with pictures, results, annoted games, pairings and a summary of the day:

An English Twitter account has been created to follow the event: