North Dakota Chess Association


11th International Chess Championship Varennes

October 5 to 7, 2018

The tournament offers the player $20,000 in guaranteed prizes

High School Carrefour

123, Petit-Bois Road, Varennes (QC), Canada, J3X 1P7 – Angle of Route 132 and Gabelle near IGA

Thank you to register for our newsletter.

The organizing committee will be happy to give you, over the weeks, the list of participants and the course of the tournament.

Do not forget that the registration period for the 11th edition of the Varennes International Chess Championship is now open.

You can register online at this internet address:

Several international Grand Masters have already confirmed their participation.

Last year we welcomed, for our 10th anniversary, 221 participants. We hope to receive, this year, more than 250 players.

The tournament offers the player $20,000 in guaranteed prizes

7 prizes per section including 2 per class.

1st prize by section: A 2100 and +: $3000; B -2100: $1,400; C -1800: $ 1,300; D-1500: $1,200; E-1200: $1,000

Looking forward to meeting in Varennes next October.

In attachment the details of the tournament

221 participants / 7 GM / 9 countries in 2017

Michel Roy