ACP: Vote for best event of 2016

by ChessBase
3/20/2017 – The Association of Chess Professionals continues its tradition of appreciating and awarding the best chess organizers from around the world. To determine the best event, you are invited to pick your most-liked events from each of the following categories – Round Robin, Open, Official and Rapid/Blitz. See the list and voice your opinion.

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Each member is asked to vote for a maximum of three tournaments in each of the categories of tournaments below, and up to five in the Overall Best, which will determine the ACP Tournament of the Year 2016.
We will run the voting until 3 April 2017 at this page.
Round Robin Events

Tata Steel Chess, A Group, Wijk aan Zee, January
Zurich Chess Challenge, Zurich, February
Gashimov Memorial, Shamkir, May
Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting, Dortmund, July
Bilbao Masters, Bilbao, July
Karpov Tournament, Poikovsky, July
Sinquefield Cup, Saint Louis, August

The Sinquefield Cup has become a beacon of production quality and star power

Tal Memorial, Moscow, September
London Classic, London, December
Official Events

Women’s Grand Prix, Batumi, April
European Individual Championship, Gjakova, May
European Women’s Championship, Mamaia, May
Asian Continental, Tashkent, May
European Club Cup, Novi Sad, September
42nd Chess Olympiad, Baku, September
Russian Superfinal, Novosibirsk, October
World Championship Match, New York, November

The World Championship was held in New York, and was covered by everyone and anyone, and ChessBase was on-site. Did the event live up to your expectations?

Open Events

Tradewise Gibraltar, La Caleta, January
Moscow Open, January
Reykjavik Open, March

The Reykjavik Open features unique scenery as well as a top-notch event

Dubai Open, April
Biel Open, July
Najdorf Memorial – ACP Open, Warsaw, July
Millionaire Chess, Atlantic City, October IoM Masters, Douglas, Isle of Man, October
Rapid/Blitz Events

Keres 100 Memorial – ACP Open, Tallinn, January
Petrov Memorial, Jurmala, April
Grand Chess Tour, Paris, June

On the sidelines of the Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour, five tournaments were held for 400 youths on the grandiose lawns of the Invalides. The young fans were visited by the champions.

Grand Chess Tour, Leuven, June
European Rapid and Blitz Championship, Tallin, December
World Rapid and Blitz Championship, Doha, December
Overall best:
You are asked to select the best overall event(s) out of the entire list.

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