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News ‘February, 2012’

Commission for Women’s Chess to hold Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

Commission for Women’s Chess to hold Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

The Commission for Women’s Chess is going to organize two Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars. Both Seminars will give FIDE Arbiter norms, according to the Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters. The Technical Organizer will be WGM Martha Fierro. The 14th Internet Based Seminar will take place from 13th to 18th March 2012. The [...]

6th Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

6th Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The 6th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, will be held in Tashkent from March 5th (arrival) till March 15th (departure). Registration will take place on March 5th, 2012 from 10.00 at the playing venue in the building of the Republican Chess Club (Pakhtakor stadium). The [...]

The UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational

The UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational

UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational will be one of the top GM closed tournaments in the world for the month of March. It will be a Scheveningen clash between the Home team of University of Texas Dallas and a Visiting Grandmasters team. For UT Dallas on the chess board will play GM Valentin Yotov (Bulgaria, 2560), [...]

9th Annual Philadelphia International

9th Annual Philadelphia International

The 9th Annual Philadelphia International will be held on June 29 – July 3, 2012, at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel, 17th & Race Streets, Philadelphia PA 19103. The tournament will be 9-round Swiss, FIDE rated with IM & GM norms possible, and time control of 40/90, SD/30, inc/30. Guaranteed prize fund $8000: $2000-1200-800-700-600-500-400-300, [...]

2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess Tournament (Updated)

2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess Tournament (Updated)

The Vietnam Chess Federation has the honor to invite your Federation to participate in The 2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess tournament 2012 which to be held from 1st to 8th March, 2012, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Update: Players list added bellow Time control and format: Swiss System 9 rounds. FIDE rated and eligible [...]

Your game commented by a 2700 club Grandmaster

Your game commented by a 2700 club Grandmaster

GM Naiditsch, GM Bacrot, GM Jobava kindly provide this service for the chess fans

11th Asian Continental Open and Women’s Chess Championships

11th Asian Continental Open and Women’s Chess Championships

The Vietnam Chess Federation, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the 11th Asian Continental/Individual Open and Women’s Chess Championships scheduled 4th to 14th May 2012 in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The Championships will be played in accordance with the following rules and regulations: 1. ELIGIBILITY [...]

Mateusz Bartel’s hat-trick in Polish Championships

Mateusz Bartel’s hat-trick in Polish Championships

Poland Chess Championships for men and women were held concurrently from 18th to 26th February at the Hotel Novotel Centrum in Warsaw. Grandmaster Mateusz Bartel, winner of the recent Aeroflot Open, rounded up a trifecta in the Polish Championships as he won his third consecutive national title (and 4th overall). Bartel was also champion in [...]

19th Annual Western Class Championships

19th Annual Western Class Championships

The 19th Annual Western Class Championships will take place from March 9-11, 2012, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel (formerly Renaissance), 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has a $20,000 projected prize fund with $16,000 guaranteed. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class [...]

Ferdynand Dziedzic Memorial in Trzcianka, Poland

Ferdynand Dziedzic Memorial in Trzcianka, Poland

The 2nd International Chess Memorial of Ferdynand Dziedzic will be held on 4th March at Żeromskiego St. 28 (sports hall) in Trzcianka, Poland. The tournament is organized to commemorate Ferdynand Dziedzic, teacher, chess player, successful trainer, chess arbiter and creator of chess groups in Trzcianka. The tournament will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss [...]

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