50th Biel International Chess Festival

July 22 - August 2, 2017


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Registered Players MTO (as of July 7)

Full list of registered players

Nr. Title First name Last name Country Elo
1 GM Samuel Shankland USA 2666
2 GM Igor Kovalenko LAT 2659
3 GM Surya Ganguly IND 2658
4 GM Saleh Salem UAE 2638
5 GM Viktor Erdos HUN 2628
6 GM Ivan Ivanisevic SRB 2623
7 GM Kamil Dragun POL 2621
8 GM Imre Hera HUN 2611
9 GM Maxime Lagarde FRA 2609
10 GM Mateusz Bartel POL 2608
11 GM Milos Perunovic SRB 2606
12 GM Tamas Banusz HUN 2600
13 GM Vladimir Baklan UKR 2600
    ... ...    

Grandmaster Tournament 2017

01 David Navara CZE 2737
02 Pentala Harikrishna IND 2737
03 Etienne Bacrot FRA 2715
04 Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 2699
05 Peter Leko HUN 2678
06 Alexander Morozevich RUS 2675
07 Yifan Hou CHN 2666
08 Rafael Vaganian ARM 2562
09 Nico Georgiadis SUI 2496
10 Noël Studer SUI 2493

More information about the GMT 2017

Frans Peeters, David Llada, Pascal Simon and Frank Hoppe (merged by Biel Chess Festival)
GMT 2017
by Frans Peeters, David Llada, Pascal Simon and Frank Hoppe (merged by Biel Chess Festival)

ACCENTUS Rapid Tournament

Anatoly Karpov
Anatoly Karpov
by Veni Markovski
01 David Navara CZE 2728
02 Pentala Harikrishna IND 2706
03 Alexander Morozevich RUS 2672
04 Yannick Pelletier SUI 2644
05 Anatoly Karpov RUS 2611
06 Yifan Hou CHN 2611
07 Rafael Vaganian ARM 2562
08 Vlastimil Hort DEU 2455

Register now and take part in the 50th Biel International Chess Festival!

Please have a look at our updated Rules and Tournament Regulations.

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50th anniversary!

This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Biel International Chess Festival. We hope to welcome you here in Biel this summer!

The Registration is open now. 
You are kindly encouraged to subscribe online for the tournaments (Registered Players).