Holland has a new Chess Grandmaster

Condigne Dutch Chess Open is a 9-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 24 July – 2 August 2018 in Dieren, NED

Final standings (top 22)

Official chess website and full standings:

The Condigne Dutch Chess Open is a 9-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 24 July – 2 August 2018 in Dieren, Netherlands. The first chess prize is €3,000. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

Dutch youngster IM Lucas Van Foreest tied for 1st and earned his 3rd and final GM norm. He is Dutch newest Chess Grandmaster! Congratulations!

For players with a rating of more than 2100 (FIDE or National)

For youth a rating of more than 2000 is required

Chess registration on the starting day of the tournament

Chess playing Schedule

Round 1 Tuesday 24 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 2 Wednesday 25 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 3 Thursday 26 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 4 Friday 27 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 5 Saturday 28 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

no play Sunday 29 July

Round 6 Monday 30 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 7 Tuesday 31 July 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 8 Wednesday 1 August 13.00 - 19.00 hrs

Round 9 Thursday 2 August 12.00 - 18.00 hrs

Rate of Play

40 chess moves in 90 minutes, followed by 30 minutes extra time + an increment of 30 seconds from start.

Chess Prize Fund

Nr. Prize

1 € 3000

2 € 2050

3 € 1200

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