24th EY Chess Tournament "Grandes Écoles"
The 24th EY Chess Tournament of the French "Grandes Écoles" takes place on Saturday March 25th 2017 in Tour First - Paris La Defense. EY, one of the largest professional service firms in the world, invites students from french top-ranking higher-education establishments for a chess tournament in its premises, the tallest building in Paris Region! The format is a 9-round rapid tournament featuring more than 40 teams (160 players) representing their Universities or "Grande École".The 8 best teams will earn the right to play in a clock simul against GM Laurent Fressinet on June 25 during the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Official site | Facebook Page