The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open between 3 and 9 February 2018 at the Gym of Sports Complex of Casal Vistoso (Lisbon). The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, rated for FIDE, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit. On 10 February, there will be an (optional) rapid tournament, included in the national Rapid Chess Circuit.

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The schedule is as follows:February 3rd Saturday14H00Accreditation and opening ceremonyFebruary 3rd Saturday14H301st roundFebruary 3rd Saturday19H302nd roundFebruary 4th Sunday14H303rd roundFebruary 4th Sunday19H304th roundFebruary 5th Monday19H305th roundFebruary 6th Tuesday19H306th roundFebruary 7th Wednesday19H307th roundFebruary 8th Thursday19H308th roundFebruary 9th Friday19H309th roundFebruary 9th Friday00h00Closing ceremonyFebruary 10th Saturday10H00Rapid tournament (optional)

On 10 February, starting at 10 o’clock, will also be played the Open de Portugal – rapid