Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2024 | Top-class A-Open already fully booked

Elisabeth Pähtz in a direct duel with Dinara Wagner for the German number 1 spot

In 2024, the Sparkassen A-Open will take a central spot at Germany's most prestigious chess festival. With Dmitrij Kollars and Frederik Svane, two German national players will compete against international grandmasters shortly before the Chess Olympiad and play for the €20,000 prize fund for the open tournaments.

The first tournament game between Pähtz and Wagner in Astana 2022

In August, the two top German women players GM Elisabeth Pähtz and IM Dinara Wagner will duel in a 6-game match in Dortmund. In the run-up, we take a look at the previous tournament matches between the German number 1 and 2 in women's chess.

Pähtz and Wagner at the board for Germany at the 2024 Chess Olympiad

In September 2024, GM Elisabeth Pähtz and IM Dinara Wagner will occupy the top two boards for Germany´s national team. Before that, the two players will meet in a match over 6 tournament games in Dortmund.

A-Open of the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2024 fully booked

We are pleased about the great interest in the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2024 and would like to inform you that the A-Open is currently fully booked with 200 participants. The list of participants is published and a waiting list has already been opened internally.

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