Quebec Invitational Chess Championship

June 19 to 27 at Auberge Universel, Montreal

The Quebec Invitational Championship will take place in Montreal from June 19 to 27 in Auberge Universel, 5000 Sherbrooke street, near metro Viau. The tournament has an international taste this year with the inclusion of four Grandmasters from different countries. The 10-player round robin competition will serve as a qualifier for the Montreal International Chess tournament to be held later in August. The best four will play in the Montreal International. The best placed local player will be crowned Quebec Chess Champion. Time control is 40/90 + 30 min + 30 sec incr.


GM Mark Bluvshtein (2558 Canada), GM Anton Kovalyov (2556 Argentina), GM Bator Sambuev (2498 Russia), GM Vinay Bhat (2475 India), IM Thomas Roussel-Roozmon (2479 Canada), IM Renier Castellanos (2446 Spain), FM Sylvain Barbeau (2357 Canada), FM Lefong Hua (2283 Canada), FM François Léveillé (2261 Canada) and NM Ling Feng Ye (2179 Canada)

Round 1 pairings:

Lefong Hua – Vinay Bhat

Thomas Roussel-Roozmon - Ling Feng Ye

Sylvain Barbeau - François Léveillé

Anton Kovalyov - Bator Sambuev

Mark Bluvshtein - Renier Castellanos

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