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5th Iberoamerican Individual Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

5th Iberoamerican Individual Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

The 5th Iberoamerican Individual Chess Championship is taking place on 22-30rd July 2014 in Linares, a city located in the Andalusian Province of Jaen, Spain. The event is a 9-round Swiss, that gathers 82 players from 20 different eligible countries, including 15 GMs, 19 IMs, 2 WGMs and 2 WIMs. First seed is GM Axel Bachmann (Paraguay) 2652. Official website/ More [...]

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

The 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament 2014 is taking place on 16-24th July 2014 in Jerusalem, Israeli capital and one of the oldest cities in the world. The event is a 9-round Swiss with a time control 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. 48 players from 5 different countries will compete, including 4 GMs, [...]

7th Paleochora Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

7th Paleochora Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

The 7th International Chess Tournament of Paleochora is taking place on 21-28th July 2014 at the Municipality of Kandanos – Selino Community Centre in the Cretan town of Paleochora, Greece. The event will be a 9-round Swiss Open, valid for FIDE rating and title norms. Top seed is Bulgarian GM Alexander Delchev, while the first [...]

47th Biel/ Bienne Chess Festival 2014 LIVE!

47th Biel/ Bienne Chess Festival 2014 LIVE!

The 47th Biel Chess Festival “In Memoriam Hans Suri” is held from 12th to 25th July, 2014, in Biel/ Bienne, a town in Switzerland. The tournament will be played in a double round robin format with the strong participation of: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2766, Anish Giri NED 2750, Radoslaw Wojtaszek POL 2733, Pentala Harikrishna IND 2726, Alexander Motylev 2698 and Yifan Hou CHN 2629. The average rating of [...]

Politiken Cup LIVE!

Politiken Cup LIVE!

The 2014 Politiken Cup is taking place on 21-29th July 2014 in Helsingor, a city in Denmark, known internationally for its castle Kronborg, where William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is set. The event is a 10-round FIDE Swiss Tournament, open to all players and it’s going to be a nice preparation just before the Chess Olympiad [...]

32nd Andorra Open 2014 LIVE!

32nd Andorra Open 2014 LIVE!

The 32nd edition of Andorra International Chess Open is organized by Federació d’Escacs Valls d’Andorra on 19-27th July 2014 at the Sant Gothard Hotel in Erts (La Massana). The event will be a 9-round Swiss Open, valid for FIDE rating and norms. Top seed is GM Julio Granda (Peru). Official website

Minsk Open 2014 LIVE!

Minsk Open 2014 LIVE!

The International Chess Tournament Minsk Open 2014 is taking place on 15-24th July 2014 in Minsk, the capital and largest city of Belarus. The event is a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 90′ + 30″ and hefty prize fund in the amount of 100.000.000 BYR (approximately 7150 €). 120 players, including 10 GMs, [...]

British Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

British Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

The British Individual Chess Championship 2014 is taking place from 19th July to 2nd August 2014 at the Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. The event is an 11-round Swiss Open, including 59 participants. Top prizes: 5.000 £/ 2.500 £/ 1.500 £/ 1.000 £/ 750 £/ 500 £/ 250 £ First seed is GM David Howell. Official website

Dutch Open Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Dutch Open Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

The 2014 Dutch Open Chess Championship is taking place on 21-31st July 2014 at the Sports Hall at Grand Café-theater halls center Theo Thorne in the Netherlands. The event is a 9-round Swiss, open to players rated more than 2100. Top prizes are 2.500 €/ 1.750 €/ 1.000 €. The preliminary list of players includes 61 players from [...]

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial – Gelfand vs. Svidler LIVE!

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial – Gelfand vs. Svidler LIVE!

The 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial – Gelfand vs. Svidler rapid match is taking place on 20-24th July 2014 in Jerusalem, Israeli capital and one of the oldest cities in the world. The fascinating Rapid Chess duel between the chess legends GM Boris Gelfand (Vice World Champion 2012, rated 2725) and GM Peter Svidler (seven times [...]

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