At the turn of 2023/2024, we have
prepared for you 7 chess festivals listed below. Until the end of the year, the traditional tournaments in Hradec and
Brno will take place, for which we prolonged the deadline for applications without an extra fee until 1 November, resp.
7 November 2023.
The beginning of 2024 will start,
as in previous years, with festivals Prague Open and Marienbad Open. Pilsen Open and also PICF at the Don Giovanni
hotel were moved to the February date.
At the turn of March and April, a
special part of the Czech Tour series will take place on the Ko Lanta island in Thailand, which will follow up on the
2012 and 2014 editions. This is an exceptional opportunity to combine an exotic vacation with a chess tournament rated
for ELO FIDE, and at very affordable prices.
Round robin tournaments Masters
(Already announced players - Richard Rapport, David Navara, Mateusz Bartel, Van Nguyen), Challengers (GM) and Futures
(youths), grandmaster open with GM norm, round-robin amateur tournaments, side events - rapid, blitz, Fischer random
chess, basque chess and solving competition.
Thailand is a country where
exoticism, quality services and low prices combine. Ko Lanta is one of the most beautiful Thai islands with a length of
about 30 km. A Czech guide will be on site. From the offer of the accompanying program: a trip to Phuket, a boat trip,
diving, snorkeling, riding elephants, visiting a snake farm, etc. It is ideal to extend your stay by a week after the
end of the tournament and use it for the above activities.