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Tournament of the Year 2015

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20 March 2016
Dear Members,
 
The Association of Chess Professionals continues the tradition of appreciating and awarding the best chess organizers from around the world. To determine the best event, we invite you all to pick your most-liked events from each of the following categories – Round Robin, Open, Official and Rapid/Blitz. 
 
Each member is asked to vote for a maximum of 3 tournaments in each of the categories of tournaments below, and up to 5 in the combined list, which will determine the ACP Tournament of the Year 2015.
 
We will run the voting until 13 April 2016 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R3KS56M
 
Round Robin Events
Tata Steel Chess, A Group, Wijk aan Zee, January
Gashimov Memorial, Shamkir, April
Norway Chess, Stavanger, June
Sinquefield Cup, Saint Louis, August
London Classic, London, December
 
Official Events
European Individual Championship, Jerusalem, March
World Team, Tsaghkadzor, April
World Cup, Baku, September/October
Women Grand Prix, Monaco, October
World Youth, Porto Carras, October
European Team Championship, Reykjavik, November
 
Open Events
Tradewise Gibraltar, La Caleta, January
Moscow Open, January
Reykjavik Open, March
Biel Open, July
Millionaire Chess, Las Vegas, October
Poker Stars Masters, Douglas, Isle of Man, October
Qatar Masters, Doha, December 
 
Rapid/Blitz Events
Petrov Memorial, Jurmala, March
European – ACP Women Rapid Championship, Kutaisi, June
World Rapid and Blitz Championship, Berlin, October
ACP Masters, Ashdod, December
 
Overall best:
 
You are asked to select the best overall event(s) out of the entire list.
 
 
Thank you for your input,
 
The ACP Board