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Golden Cleopatra Open 2017

Golden Cleopatra Open 2017

The Golden Cleopatra Open will be held in Cairo – Olympic Mondial hall at Eastern Company Club Center from 10th – 20th December 2017 under the patronage of Mr. Mohamed Osman Haroon, the Chairman of Eastern Company. The tournament is open to all Fide-rated players with a standard rating of 1000 and above (as of [...]

27th World Senior Chess Championship – Winners

27th World Senior Chess Championship – Winners

Great fights, quick draws, medals winning or losing in last minute – during the last round of WSCC 2017 in Acqui Terme players and spectators saw the whole range of action. Open +50 Top favorite GM Julian Granda Zuniga (Peru) had already won the tournament after his victory in round 10. Therefore, in last round [...]

Runavík Open 2017

Runavík Open 2017

Talvsamband Føroya is holding the 2017 Runavík Open from 20-26th November at the Løkshøll in Runavík in the Faroe Islands. The tournament format is 9-round Swiss with 59 participants from 16 countries, including 12 Grandmasters. FIDE title norms are possible. There is no entry fee and the top prizes are EUR 1300/800/600/450/300 etc. There are [...]

Portugal Open 2018

Portugal Open 2018

The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open from 3-9th February 2018 at the Gym of Sports Complex of Casal Vistoso in Lisbon. The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, rated for FIDE, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit. On 10 February, there will [...]

Pavlodar Open 2017

Pavlodar Open 2017

The 12th Pavlodar Open is taking place from 21-29th November at the Estaya St. 83 in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. The event is the 3rd stage of the Kazakhstan Cup and is organized by the Pavlodar Chess Federation and Kazakhstan Chess Federation. The playing format is 10-round Swiss and the tournament will be valid for FIDE rating [...]

GM Neuris Delgado winner of Duchamp International Open in Rio de Janeiro

GM Neuris Delgado winner of Duchamp International Open in Rio de Janeiro

The 1st Duchamp Open was organized by the Duchamp Internacional, FIDE Americas, Brazil Chess Confederation, FEXERJ and Clube de Xadrez Guanabara from 11-18th November at the South American Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Festival consisted of the Master Group, U2200 Group A, U1800 Group B, IM, Blitz and Rapid tournaments. The main [...]

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

The list of the upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars, that have been scheduled, is as follows: MOROCCO, Agadir, 26-30 November 2017 (English, French and Arabic lang.) PAKISTAN, Karachi, 9-11 December 2017 (English lang.) INDIA, Guwahati, 28-30 December 2017 (English lang.) INDIA, Mumbai, 8-10 January 2018 (English lang.) THAILAND, Bangkok, 19-21 January 2018 (English lang.) RUSSIA, Moscow, [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 19 to 21 January 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand, by the Thailand Chess Association, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The [...]

Peter Svidler to play in Tata Steel Masters

Peter Svidler to play in Tata Steel Masters

The 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament will take place in Wijk aan Zee from 12-28 January 2018.

Kings Island Open 2017

Kings Island Open 2017

The 26th annual Kings Island Open was held from 10-12th November at the Embassy Suites Cincinnati Northeast in Blue Ash, Ohio, USA. The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1250 and Under 1000. All sections were played over five rounds of Swiss system, with the time control [...]

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