With sponsorship from the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Thailand Chess Association, the championship is expected to feature some of the very best chess masters in the city, as well as players from further afield.
Previous Thailand Open tournaments have included grandmasters such as England's Nigel Short and Ian Rogers of Australia.
Registration for the championship is priced at 2,500 baht, with a first prize of 100,000 baht up for grabs.
People who have used Sukhumvit hotels may already be familiar with the Bangkok Chess Club, which meets every Tuesday at the Bull's Head pub near the Phrom Phong skytrain station.
Tournaments usually get underway at 20:00 local time and over 200 players are now registered with the club.
Short, who became a grandmaster at age 19 and challenged Garry Kasparov for the world championship in 1993, is a regular participant in club events.
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