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After every round we publish many photos, which you can find here. In this article we present some of them which stand out in our opinion.


Hou Yifan durig the opening of the GRENKE Chess Open

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Rapport traps the queen

There weren’t any big surprises in the second round of the GRENKE Chess Open. The start of the second day saw some title holders only drawing to lower rated opponents, as well as a number of tournament favorites achieving relatively straight forward victories. Among them was Richard Rapport from Hungary.

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Highlights of the GRENKE Chess Open - Day 2

The second day of the GRENKE Chess Open 2017 ends with a lot of exciting games. We made a highlight video of day two for you. Enjoy the impressions of our chess tournament. We wish you good luck with your preparation for round 4!


Highlights of the start of the GRENKE Chess Classic

This year we will be releasing daily video highlights from each day’s play at the GRENKE Chess Open. To start with, some eventful pictures from the opening ceremony as well as a few impressions of what happened afterwards on the chess boards.

GRENKE Chess Open starts with 1202 participants

The GRENKE Chess Open 2017 has broken all records. 1,202 participants have registered for what is currently the largest open chess tournament in the world. In group A, 688 participants including over 200 title holders are fighting for a total prize pool of 37,000 Euros, with 10,000 Euros awaiting the winner. In group B, 384 participants are taking part, while group C has a total of 130 participants.

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