The 17th International Festival of Chess, Bridge and Games finished on Sunday 30.7.2006. The number of starts in all festival tournaments was 4543. Festival reached this number for the first time in its history. In 5 main chess tournaments there were 1655 participants from 42 countries, which is the record number. Most foreign chess players came from Germany (367), Russia (225), Poland (126), Latvia (58) and Ukraine (50).

29 international norms (out of which 8 GMs, 19 IMs and 2 WIMs) were fulfilled in the tournament PARDUBICE OPEN.

Czech Open has been a part of international chess festivals series Czech Tour since 2001. This tour will continue on 2nd August in Olomouc.

For detailed statistics, results, start lists, ranking and games of all tournaments visit the official website.

- Official website