35th Zalakaros International Chess Festival Print
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:38

35th Zalakaros International Chess Festival

Hungarian Open Championship

27th May – 04 June 2016

The Hungarian Chess Federation has the pleasure to announce the organization of the 35th Zalakaros International Chess Festival, which is going to be the greatest chess event of the year in Hungary.

It is the Hungarian National Open Championship at the same time. The event offers a great opportunity for all those players who would like to achieve GM, WGM, IM or WIM FIDE Title norms since as a principle only players above 2300 will be allowed to enter.

Group B is for players rated 1800 – 2400 (IM, WGM, WIM norms possible)
Group C is for players below 1800 (also FIDE-rated)

List of players registered (refreshed weekly):

Tournament info (English):

Zalakaros is a beautiful holiday resort with thermal spa, which is also extended inside the biggest Hotel areas.

Zalakaros city
Zalakaros City

Hotel Karos
The venue of the event is Hotel Karos Spa with thermal bath facilities inside

Zalakaros Spa
Zalakaros Spa

Private room accommodation are also available.

For further information, please contact:
Mr Tamás Horváth (IM)
Tournament Director
Tel.: +36-20-9-777-003
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Welcome to Zalakaros! Welcome to Hungary!

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