Thursday, 03 May 2012 23:49
The 5th Calgary International Chess Classic will take place from 15th to 21st May in Calgary, Canada. The festival will see several enhancements this year. GM and IM norms will be possible in the International section which is a 9-round Swiss to be played over 7 days.
There will also be a Reserve Section and Under 1200 Section.
The tournament venue is the Ramada Inn in downtown Calgary. Players will have better playing conditions with more space in a luxury surrounding.
Currently top rated participants are GM Ivan Ivanisevic (SRB 2645), GM Victor Mikhalevski (ISR 2532), IM Eric Hansen (CAN 2454), IM Edward Porper (CAN 2438) and Richard Wang (CAN 2258).