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Belize Chess Championship 2024

The Belize Chess Championship Cycle 2024 is a series of qualifying tournaments to select the Belize National Chess Champion. Chess players from all over Belize will have the opportunity to showcase their abilities in tournaments held in Stann Creek, Orange Walk, Belize, Cayo, and Belmopan.

The top 8 players will then compete in the Grand Finale where the winner will be crowned the Belize Chess Champion 2024!

To learn more about the Belize Chess Grand Prix please visit: Belize National Chess Championship Cycle 2024

Qualifying Tournaments

The 2024 Belize Chess Grand Prix comprised of 6 main qualifying events held throughout the country along with an online qualifier for the Wildcard spot.
 
Stann Creek Tournament                                -                               Saturday, 8th June 2024
Cayo Tournament                                              -                            Saturday, 29th June 2024
Belize City Tournament                                    -                               Saturday, July 6th 2024
Belmopan Tournament                                     -                        Saturday, 31st August 2024
Orange Walk Tournament                                -                                                                   TBD
Online Wildcard Invitational Qualifier        

Challengers Tournament

Open Section: Clash of Titans

 

The tournament will follow a Double Elimination format.

Players will engage in Best of One matches with a time control of G30.

*In the event of a draw, a 5+5 minute blitz tiebreak will be played.

Open Section Bracket

U-15 Section: Rising Stars

 

In the U-15 section, young talents will shine as they compete in a single round-robin format with a time control of G15. This promises to be an arena for future champions to make their mark.

 

Format: Single round robin

Time Control: G15

Finalists

OPEN SECTION

Pawn

Challenger

Orange Walk Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Cayo Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Belize Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Belmopan Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Stann Creek Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Championship Points

1st Place

Pawn

Challenger

Highest Rating

Pawn

Challenger

BCF Wildcard

CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS LEADERBOARD

Rank
Name
OW
CAYO
BZ
CAYE
SC
Total

Note: Only top 2 scores are counted to total championship points.

U15 SECTION

Pawn

Challenger

Stann Creek Qualifier

Pawn

Challenger

Cayo Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Belize Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Belmopan Swiss Winner

Pawn

Challenger

Orange Walk Qualifier

Pawn

Challenger

Highest Rating

Pawn

Challenger

Championship Points #1

Pawn

Challenger

Wildcard

CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS LEADERBOARD

Note: Only top 2 scores are counted to total championship points.

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