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News ‘April, 2012’

Aronian – Kramnik central topic of the 9th edition of CEWN

Aronian – Kramnik central topic of the 9th edition of CEWN

It also includes Dubai Open, Austrian Bundesliga, and interview with Vallejo

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2012, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is taking place from 28th to 6th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation, Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation and SOCAR. Last year the winner was [...]

JAPFA Chess Festival in Indonesia

JAPFA Chess Festival in Indonesia

The JAPFA Chess Festival 2012 was organized by the PB. Percasi on 16-20th April at the Gedung Serba Guna Senayan – Jln.Manila, Pintu Senayan, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Festival consisted of the Women Closed, Women Open, Veteran, Open and a number of junior tournaments. The Women International Tournament was a six-player double round robin event. [...]

World School Individual Chess Championship 2012

World School Individual Chess Championship 2012

The 8th World School Individual Chess Championship 2012 will take place in Iasi, Romania, from 27th April (Arrival) to 7th of May (Departure) 2012. The event is organized by the FIDE, the International School Chess Union and the Iasi County Chess Association. Entitled to participate are players (Boys & Girls) who shall not have reached [...]

4th Memorial Dejan Zivic

4th Memorial Dejan Zivic

The 4th Memorial Dejan Zivic was held on 26th April at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering in Nis, Serbia. The event also acted as the 4th stage of the Grand Prix Mediana. The blitz tournament was played over 11 rounds of Swiss pairings. IM Miroslav Miljkovic took a clear first place with 9.5 points, half [...]

Calgary International Chess Classic 2012

Calgary International Chess Classic 2012

The 5th Calgary International Chess Classic will take place from 15th to 21st May in Calgary, Canada. The festival will see several enhancements this year. GM and IM norms will be possible in the International section which is a 9-round Swiss to be played over 7 days. There will also be a Reserve Section and [...]

Italian Team Chess Championships 2012

Italian Team Chess Championships 2012

The Master Group of the Italian Team Championship starts on Friday, 27th April in Arvier, Aosta Valley. 14 teams will compete for the title in the 7-round Swiss tournament. The Championship concludes on 1st May. The Italian Women Team Championship starts from Saturday, 28th April. About 20 Grandmasters will take participation, among them being Fabiano [...]

30th Liechtenstein Open

30th Liechtenstein Open

The 30th International Chess Open in the Principality of Liechtenstein will take place on 11-19th May, 2012, at the Gemeindesaal Triesen. The tournament will be held under the patronage by S.D. Erbprinz Alois von und zu Liechtenstein. The prizes in the main Open event will be: 1st – CHF 2’000, 2nd – CHF 1’500, 3rd [...]

Strong rapid chess in Nancy

Strong rapid chess in Nancy

An exceptional rapid event is going to take place in Nancy, France, with 18 of the top world Grandmasters, including the French starts GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Maxime-Vachier Lagrave, GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Sebastien Feller, GM Vladislav Tkachiev, the German N1 GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Istratescu, GM Gharamian, GM Ulf Andersson, GM Agrest, GM Anthony [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2012

European Senior Chess Championship 2012

The European Chess Union and Kaunas Chess Federation organize the 12th European Senior Chess Championship and Women Senior Chess Championship in the Palace of Army Officers, Kaunas, Lithuania, from 18th to 26th August, 2012. The European Senior Rapid Chess Championship 2012 will be organized in the same venue from the 16th to the 17th of [...]

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