Start planning your summer – 9th RTU Open is confirmed!

We are very happy to announce, that 9th Riga Technical University Open is already confirmed and the dates are 3rd to 11th August! Playing hall is yet again big and spacious Kipsala exhibition center and the total prize fund for our 2019 edition is a record 26.000 EUR!

This year Festival will last 2 days longer then usually – 9 days in total. We will start with some fun chess, blitz and rapid, on the weekend 3rd-4th August and from Monday 5th August classical tournaments will begin. 9th edition will be very exciting and are organizing 11 tournaments (9 chess tournaments and 2 non-chess) for you! Everyone should find something interesting for themselves.

The main event, Tournament A, will once again gather the strongest players of Europe and world, and 8 remaining chess tournaments are of different length and level, so doesn’t matter how strong you are – you can come to play in our beautiful Riga, improve your chess skills and watch grandmasters as they will fight for the top places!

Start planning your summer and see you in Riga in August.