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:
Chartres 2019 - Championnat de France individuel
Championnat de France du jeu d'échecs du 17 au 25 août 2019 à Chartres
2019 French chess championship
Presentation of the event: The French chess championship will be held in Chartres from 19 August to 25 August 2019. Nearly 1000 players from all over France are expected, with the prestigious title…