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11th Mikhail Tal Memorial

11th Mikhail Tal Memorial

Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Peter Svidler, Sergey Karjakin, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Daniil Dubov (all from Russia), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Viswanathan Anand (India), and Boris Gelfand (Israel).

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting the players to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 6th until 16rd of August, 2018. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is [...]

Mikhail Tal Memorial – Qualification

Mikhail Tal Memorial – Qualification

The 2018 Mikhail Tal Memorial will take place from 1-5th March at the Central Chess Club in Moscow. The qualification tournament with reigning European champion Maxim Matlakov, Daniil Dubov, Grigoriy Oparin and Andrey Esipenko is scheduled for 18th February at the same venue. The playing format will be double round robin with rapid time control [...]

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

The Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) are scheduled to take place from April 30 – May 11, 2018, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. All events are 9-round Swiss with one rest day. Team composition: 6 boards, 2 [...]

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Chess Union (ECU) and Romanian Chess Federation have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated to ECU to participate in the 18th European Youth Rapid & Blitz U-8,10,12,14,16,18 Championship which will be held from 31st July to 5th August 2018 in the city of Oradea, Romania. The 18th European Youth Rapid&Blitz Championships [...]

Russian Chess Federation 2014-2018

Russian Chess Federation 2014-2018

Activities of the Russian Chess Federation in the period 2014-2018. The video was presented at the XIII RCF Congress.

European Chess Union: Invitation for bids 2020-2021

European Chess Union: Invitation for bids 2020-2021

The European Chess Union invites the National federations members to submit bids for the organisation of the official European Chess Championships in 2020 & 2021. The bids shall be submitted exclusively in the Bid form regulated by the ECU (in the attachment). For any additional documents delivered separately from the bid form, it must be [...]

FIDE educational program for Africa and Asia

FIDE educational program for Africa and Asia

FIDE and the FIDE Trainers’ Commission have started half year educational programme for Africa and Asia, which will run via internet on the web-platform of www.elitechesstraining.com. Eight experienced FIDE trainers Csaba Balogh, Efstratios Grivas, Mikhail Gurevich, Sami Khader, Adrian Mikhalchishin, Georg Mohr, Jovan Petronic and Arshak Petrosian will give group lessons every Saturday (18:00 – [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 6

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 6

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission has the pleasure to publish online the sixth issue of the Arbiters’ Magazine. We continue our effort to provide Arbiters all over the world with necessary knowledge and information coming from real incidents that happened during recent tournaments and thus making them better in exercising their duties. In this issue we [...]

Aeroflot Open 2018

Aeroflot Open 2018

The 16th International Chess Festival “Aeroflot Open 2018″ will be held in Moscow from 19th February (the date of arrival) to 2nd March 2018 (the date of departure). This major event is open to chess players of most varied qualification: from unrated to having a top rating. The festival is held “under the wings” of [...]

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