Cercle Royal des Echecs de Charleroi

17th Pays de Charleroi International Tournament


The next TIPC...

... will be held from July 27 to August 3, 2019. Spread the word !

The 2018 winners were...

  • Belgian Champion : MI Mher HOVHANNISYAN (BEL) 8/9, who get a GM norm
  • Group A : GM Mikhail GUREVICH (BEL) 7.5/9
  • Group B : Pankit MOTA (IND) 7.5/9
  • Group C : Bernard MOENS (BEL) 8/9
  • Also note a WIM norm for Hanne GOOSSENS and a IM norm for Glen DE SCHAMPHELEIRE.

    With 256 players, new tournament record, the CREC thanks everybody and expects to see many more in 2019 !

    TIPC 2018

    The 17th TIPC is going to be held from July 28 to August 4, 2018.

    It will also hold the Belgian Chess Championships.

    The TIPC will be split into three separate tournaments (given the Elo ratings on 7/1/2018, or by default the national rating at the same date), with three prize lists.

    Group A for the players rated 1900+,
    Group B for the players with FIDE rating between 1500 and 1999,
    Group C for the players rated less than 1600.

    The players rated between 1900 and 1999 shall choose the group they will play in (i.e. group A or group B); and those rated between 1500 and 1599 shall choose the group B or the group C.

    GM norm can be awarded in the event !

    First prize money shall be:

    Group A

    Group B

    Group C




    All the information are available on Information and Schedule.

    The entire CREC team welcome you and expect many !

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