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Monastir Open 2018

Monastir Open 2018

International Chess Festival Monastir will be held from 2-9 September at the Hotel Monastir Centre in Monastir, Tunisia. The festival is divided in 3 events. Under 16, Closed Women and Open tournaments. In the Open 143 players are expected. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the [...]

Trieste Open 2018

Trieste Open 2018

20th International Chess Open Trieste will be held from 1 to 8 September at the Hydrodynamic plant Porto Vecchio-Trieste, Italy. The event includes two tournaments. Group A above 1900 and Group B under 1900. In the group A 68 players are expected. The top seeded are GM Sergey Tiviakov, GM Jaime Santos Latasa, GM Jiri [...]

Maghsoodloo wins Aftab Cup Open 2018

Maghsoodloo  wins Aftab Cup Open 2018

The 2nd Aftab Cup Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 25-31 August 2018 in Khomein City, Iran. In the Group A 56 players took part. The winner is GM Parham Maghsoodloo with the impressive score 8,5 out of 9. Second is GM Konstantine Shanava with 7,5 points. Third is IM Mousavi Seyed [...]

Announcing TCEC Cup 2018

Announcing TCEC Cup 2018

It has been an year since TCEC switched to league format – 32 participants in four qualification divisions with relegation and promotion, a Premier division and a Superfinal to determine the TCEC Champion. The league format has proven superior to any other stage system tried in the computer championship before, bringing balanced chess and maintaining [...]

Wang Hao wins 15th Malaysian Chess Festival 2018

Wang Hao wins 15th Malaysian Chess Festival 2018

15th Malaysian Chess Festival was held from 17-27 August in Cititel Midvalley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre) with endorsement from the Malaysian Chess Federation were the organizers. In the Open section 153 players took part. The winner is GM Wang Hao with 8 points out of 9. [...]

3rd Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival 2018

3rd Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival 2018

Chess Association of “Tehran” province under the auspices of I.R. Iran Chess Federation has the honor to invite all players of national federations to participate in the 3rd Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival which will be held in Tehran, Iran, from the 1st september (arrival) till the 9th of september (departure)2018. Tournament will be held [...]

Portuguese Championship 2018

Portuguese Championship 2018

The 2018 Portuguese Individual Championship is taking place in Braga, Portugal from 2-9 September. The tournament is a 10-player single round-robin. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with [...]

24th Heraklion IT Open

24th Heraklion IT Open

The Heraklion IT Grand Prix takes place annually since 2011 and comprises of 3 tournaments, in January, April and September of each year, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The 24th Heraklion Open is the third event of the 8th Grand Prix and takes place from September 3-10, 2018, at the Galaxy Hotel. The format is a [...]

Pia Cramling’s tournament

Pia Cramling’s tournament

1–2th of September it’s time for Pia Cramling’s tournament in Stockholm. Two parallell tournaments will be played – Pia Cramling’s Invitational tournament and Pia Cramling’s Ladies Open. Pia Cramling’s Invitational tournament is a double round Berger with 4 players: Pia herself, IM Elisabeth Pähtz, IM Almira Skripchenko and GM Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant. The thinking time is [...]

English Women’s Championship 2018

English Women’s Championship 2018

The English Women’s Championship is a 5-round Swiss tournament taking place from 31 August to 2 September 2018 in the St. John’s Hotel, Solihull. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. The winner qualifies for the England women’s team at the 2019 European Team Championship in [...]

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