CCC will not be played in 2020
af Tom Skovgaard     24/1-2020

Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2019 will be the last Copenhagen Chess Challenge tournament. Thus, there will be no CCC tournament in 2020. The organising club, BMS Skak, wants to thank all participants, staff, and sponsors for their support through the many years of CCC.


GM Boris Chatalbashev wins CCC 2019
af Tom Skovgaard     19/5-2019

GM Boris Chatalbashev won Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2019 with the score 7½ points.

Final standings in the top of the field of CCC 2019:

1. GM Boris Chatalbashev (2514) DEN  7½ pts.
2. IM Benjamin Haldorsen (2437) NOR  7  pts.
3. GM Vladimir Burmakin (2519)  RUS  7  pts.
4. FM Can Ertan (2391)  TUR  6  pts.
5-6. GM Stellan Brynell (2406) SWE  6  pts.
       IM Tor Fredrik Kaasen (2398) NOR  6  pts.
7. GM Thorsten Michael Haub (2398) GER  6  pts.
8. Jens Albert Ramsdal (2245) DEN  6  pts.
9. FM Aref Vasli (2346) IRI  6  pts.
10. IM Martin Haubro (2300) DEN  6  pts.

Rating prices:

Group 1: Jens Ramsdal 6 pts.
Group 2: Alexander Fossan 5 pts.
Group 3: Elias Sidali 4 pts.
Group 4: David Nesse 4½ pts.

See all results and final standings etc. through the menus above, and in Chess Results here:  


Norm chances in the last round
af Tom Skovgaard     19/5-2019

Danish Jens Ramsdal can achieve his first IM-norm if he wins his last round game against GM Vladimir Burmakin!

And FM Can Ertan can achieve an IM-norm by drawing or winning his last round game against GM Boris Chatalbashev. However, Ertal already has 3 IM-norms, and has also been above 2400 in rating, so he is looking forward to be nominated IM by FIDE later in this year.


CCC 2019 Prices
af Tom Skovgaard     16/5-2019

The CCC 2019 prices are as follows:

1. price: 4.000 kr.
2. price: 3.000 kr.
3. price: 2.000 kr.
4. price: 1.000 kr.
5. price: 1.000 kr.

Rating group prices:

Group 1 - FIDE rating 2106 - 2320 (players 15-27): 1.000 kr.
Group 2 - FIDE rating 2000 - 2105 (players 28-38): 1.000 kr.
Group 3 - FIDE rating 1900 - 1999 (players 39-48): 1.000 kr.
Group 4 - FIDE rating 1000 - 1899 (players 49-61): 1.000 kr.

Prices are not shared but will be decided by tie breaks (Middle Buchholz, thereafter SB - if still equal, price is shared). Only one price can be won by each player.


CCC 2019 Appeals Committee
af Tom Skovgaard     16/5-2019

The appeals committee for CCC 2019 consists of the following persons: GM Stellan Brynell, IM Martin Haubro, and Kim N. Andersen.


CCC 2019 started - all games are transmitted live!
af Tom Skovgaard     15/5-2019

Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2019 is now running with a field of 60 players from 12 nations, headed by 6 GM's and 4 IM's. 9 rounds will be played in total over this week, and all games from each round are transmitted live!

Round 1 is ongoing, and the remaining 8 Rounds will start each day at 10:00 and, respectively, at 15:30, at the next 4 days.

Information and games, and links to the live transmissions etc. will be available through the menues above. We wish everybody a great CCC 2019, and we thank our sponsors: The Copenhagen Chess Federation (KSU), The Danish Chess Federation (DSU), The Support Federation of the Danish Chess Federation (DSUS), and the organising club BMS Skak.


CCC 2019 starts today
af Tom Skovgaard     15/5-2019

Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2019 will start with 1st round today, May 15th, at 18:30 hrs.

The final list of participants and the pairings of 1st round will be available here shortly before the 1st round is started. Until then, the list of registered players can be seen from the menu under "Participants".

Important information:

1) Arrival and registration
Registration is possible from 16.00 hrs at the playing site. Players shall be registered at the latest 17.30!

If you are registered, and your advance payment is registered in the table of participants, you need to arrive latest when round 1 starts, at 18:30 hrs.

2) Late arrival for games
It is accepted that players arrive up to 30 minutes late for a game. The game is lost for the player that arrives later than this to a game.

3) Regulation of draw offers
The players are not allowed to offer a draw to their opponent before thirty (30) moves have been completed by both players.

4) Another playing room at the playing facilities
Please notice that we have moved to another room internally at the playing facilities, located a little further away than the canteen were placed at earlier years.

And please find all relevant links for the tournament in the menu above.


Xtracon Chess Open
Large Open Tournament in Denmark
20 July - 28 July 2019


Sponsors of CCC


Copenhagen Chess Federation 


Danish Chess Federation


Dansk Skak Union's Støtteforening /
Support Organisation of DCF

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The Chess Club organizing CCC