Participants and regulations
The 48th Croatian Chess Championship took place between April the 24th and May the 5th in 2017.
The tournament was held in the hotel Villa Valpovo, in the small Slavonian city of Valpovo which has 11563 inhabitants (according to the last population census from 2011).
The tournament was a single round-robin, with the tempo of play being 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move + additional 30 minutes and 30 seconds per move after the 40th move.
A total of 12 players gained the right to participate in this elite event of the Croatian chess. The players are as follows: (all photos were shot at the event and are taken from the official website of the Croatian Chess Federation)