The Canadian Closed Chess Championship will be held in Montreal from June 27 to July 1st, 2017 at the Olympic Stadium. The tournament serves as a qualifier for the 2017 World Cup and the 2018 Continental Championship. It is also taken into account in determining the Canadian team at the 2018 Chess Olympiads. The tournament is also an excellent opportunity to win a FIDE title (IM or FM and others). The tournament is organized by the Quebec Chess Federation (FQE) in collaboration with the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC).