The Arnold Classic Chess Tournament returns for a second year with exciting new events and a new location at the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival.

Located at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Room A101, 2017 competitions include:

Arnold Schwarzenegger Open - An adult tournament open to all with cash prizes.

Grand Master Simultaneous Exhibition - Features Grand Master Vladimir Georgiev who will play up to 30 games at the same time.

Blitz - Shorter time or speed games played for cash prizes.

The Arnold Scholastic Chess Gauntlet - Located at the Arnold SportsWorld Kids and Teens EXPO at the Ohio Expo Center is a timed event for youth with 10 stations/boards set up with various chess puzzles, tactics and illegal moves for the players to solve. Competitors must pre register to run the gauntlet.  Trophies and prizes will be awarded.  This event is hosted by the Ohio State University Chess Club.

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