The 2014 Commonwealth Championships and 121st Scottish Championships will be held in Glasgow from 30 June to 8 July 2014.

The playing venue is Glasgow City College, 320 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G1 2TG.

The main event is the Commonwealth Championship which incorporates a number of other events including the Commonwealth Women’s Championship, the Scottish Championship and Senior Championships.

Junior titles within this event are the Commonwealth Under 20 and Under 18 events for both male and female players.

There are separate junior events at U16 (born 1998 or later), U14 (b 2000 or later), U12 (b 2002 or later) and U10 (b 2004 or later) levels.

Last year Commonwealth Champion was GM Abhijeet Gupta

Currently 145 players are registered to take participation, Indian Grandmasters are dominating, England is poorly represented.

Top rated players:

1 Gupta Abhijeet IND GM 2634
2 Lalith Babu M.R. IND GM 2561
3 Sengupta Deep IND GM 2536
4 Barnaure Vlad-Victor ROU IM 2518
5 Ankit R. Rajpara IND IM 2511
6 Debashis Das IND IM 2484
7 Grover Sahaj IND GM 2483
8 Barua Dibyendu IND GM 2452
9 Wang Puchen NZL IM 2450
10 Aravindh Chithambaram VR. IND IM 2444
11 McNab Colin A SCO GM 2443
12 Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi IND GM 2428
13 Prasanna Raghuram Rao IND IM 2427
14 Tania Sachdev IND IM 2422

Tournament website

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