1st Thailand Pattaya Open Chess Championships 2018
The inaugural Thailand Pattaya Open Chess Championship took place from 20-31 October 2018 and what a success it was!
Links to my reports for ChessBase India are below:
https://www.chessbase.in/news/Pattaya-Open-2018 and https://www.chessbase.in/news/Tran-Tuan-Minh-is-the-winner-of-the-first-Thailand-Pattaya-Open-Chess-Championship-2018
With the interview with organisers also published in the Asian Chess Federation website:
Nothing but rave reviews from all present and best of all, it is confirmed that it will again take place from 18-27 October 2018. Book you dates now - I have and am certainly not missing it for anything.