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The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017 took place in Gibraltar 23rd January - 2nd February. 1-3. Hikaru Nakamura, David Anton Guijarro, Yu Yangyi - 8 out of 10 scores. Tie-break: Final: Anton Guijarro - Nakamura 0.5-1.5.
Ju Wenjun, Gibraltar Chess 2017, photo 1 Ju Wenjun, Gibraltar Chess 2017, photo 2 Ju Wenjun, Gibraltar Chess 2017, photo 3
Ju Wenjun, Gibraltar Chess 2017. Photos by Sophie Triay
Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2017 took place in Wijk aan Zee (The Netherlands) January 14th-29th. 1. Wesley So - 9 out of 13 scores.
Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, Anish Giri, Pentalal Harikrishna, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Pavel Eljanov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Dmitri Andreikin, Richard Rapport, Wei Yi, Loek van Wely, Baskaran Adhiban.
Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Wijk aan Zee 2017

The New Zealand Open Chess Championship 2017, the New Zealand Rapid and Blitz Championships 2017 took place in Wellington 1st-11th January. The 124th New Zealand Chess Congress.
New Zealand Open Chess Championship 2017: 1. Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Scott Wastney - 7, 3-6. Robert Smith, Tim Reilly, Daniel Hanwen Gong, Russell Dive - 6.5. Ari Dale (Australia) wins the New Zealand Open, but Scott Wastney is the New Zealand Champion.
New Zealand Rapid Chess Championship 2017: Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Hans Gao, Anthony Ker - 7.
New Zealand Blitz Chess Championship 2017: Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Peng Shunkai, Jeremy Knowles - 6.5.
Site: http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/

The Basel Schachfestival 2017 was held in Switzerland 2nd-8th January.
1-3. Eltaj Safarli, Jinshi Bai, Christian Bauer - 7 out of 9.
Eltaj Safarli Games, Basel Schachfestival 2017

The Hastings International Chess Congress 2016-2017 took place in England 28th December 2016 - 5th January 2017.
1. Deep Sengupta - 7 out of 9 scores, 2-7. Miklos Galyas, Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu, Bogdan Lalic, Arghyadip Das, Ravi Haria - 6.5.
Deep Sengupta Games, Hastings International Chess Congress 2016-2017

The Rilton Cup 2016-2017 took place in Stockholm (Sweden) 27th December 2016 - 5th January 2017.
1. Krishnan Sasikiran - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2. Sergey Volkov - 7, 3-10. Gata Kamsky, Frode Urkedal, Dhopade Swapnil, Milos Pavlovic, Kaido Kulaots, Ivan Sokolov, Mikhail Antipov, Sundar Shyam - 6.5.
Krishnan Sasikiran Games, Rilton Cup 2016-2017

The Erfurt Schachfestival 2016 was held in Germany 26th-30th December.
1-3. Jens Ove Fries-Nielsen, Jonathan Carlstedt, Peter Enders - 6.5 out of 8 scores, 4-6. Roland Schmaltz, Filiz Osmanodja, Marco Thinius - 6.

The Groningen Chess Festival 2016 took place in the Netherlands 21st-30th December. 1-2. Jinshi Bai, Sergei Tiviakov - 7 out of 9 scores, 3-6. Maksim Chigaev, Casper Schoppen, Sipke Ernst, Michal Krasenkow - 6.5.

The Zurich Christmas Chess Open 2016 was held in Switzerland 26th-30th December. 1-6. Abasov Nijat, Viktor Laznicka, Dennis Wagner, Christian Bauer, Mateusz Bartel, Peter Michalik - 5.5 out of 7.

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