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Sinquefield Cup 2018

Sinquefield Cup 2018

The Sinquefield Cup sees Magnus Carlsen and 9 more of the world’s best players compete in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from 18-27 August 2018. The event is the penultimate leg of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, with the tour regulars joined by wild card Magnus Carlsen. In adddition to tour [...]

7th Anogia International “Idaion Andron”

7th Anogia International “Idaion Andron”

For the 7th consecutive year Anogia become an attraction of chess players from around the world to the international tournament “Ideon Andron” which this year moved in August instead of July, from 17 to 24 August. It is organized, of course, by the Overactive Chess Club of Anogia and the newly founded Sports-Cultural Association of [...]

Conca della Presolana Open 2018

Conca della Presolana Open  2018

38th Conca della Presolana is held from 18 to 26 August in Bratto, Italy. The tournament is divided in 5 sections. In Masters group 49 players are taking part, among them 11 GMs. MASTER: for players with FIDE rating or Italian Elo rating equal to or more than 2000; OPEN “A”: for players with FIDE [...]

European Youth Championships 2018

European Youth Championships 2018

The European Youth Championship is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 20-29 August 2018 in Riga, Latvia. Players compete in six age groups from U8 to U18, with Open and Girls sections. Players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second [...]

15th International Chess Festival “Avicenna Open”

15th International Chess Festival “Avicenna Open”

Hamadan Chess Association under the auspices of the I.R. Iran Chess Federation has the honour of inviting all players of national chess federations to participate in the 15th International Chess Festival “Avicenna Open” to be organized in Hamadan, Iran from 17th August to 24th August 2018. General Regulations & Rules The Tournament shall be governed [...]

French chess championship 2018

French chess championship 2018

The French chess championship will be held in Nîmes from 18 August to 26 August 2018. Nearly 1000 players from all over France are expected, with the prestigious title of French champion at stake. In fact, there are nine tournaments that will be played, each player participating in the tournament that corresponds to his level [...]

St.Petersburg summer Korchnoi Memorial 2018

St.Petersburg summer Korchnoi Memorial 2018

Korchnoi Memorial will be held from August 14 till August 27in Saint-Petersburg,Russia. Around 150 players are expected to take part in the main event. The top seeded are GM Gata Kamsky, GM David Paravyan , GM Vadim Zviaginzev etc… Other supporting events are also Russian Children’s Cup tournament 14.08 – 24.08.2018; Russian Rapid Grand-Prix stage [...]

20th International Open Sants 2018

20th International Open Sants 2018

20th International Open Sants will be held from 17th August to 26th August in Barcelona. It will be one of the biggest tournament this summer. In Group A 366 players are expected to take part. The top seeded are GM Anton Demchenko, GM Dariusz Swiercz, GM Dieter Nisipeanu etc… The rate of play will be [...]

Gibraltar Junior International 2018

Gibraltar Junior International 2018

The 8th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival features 6-round opens in Under 16 and Under 12 sections taking place in the Caleta Hotel from 17-20 August. The total prize fund is £15,000. Players have 110 minutes for all their moves, with a 10-second increment per move from move 1. Live game with analysis will be [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour 2018

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour 2018

The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz is the third stage of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour. The 10-player tournament takes place in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from 11-15 August and sees tour regulars Aronian, Caruana, Nakamura, Anand, Karjakin, MVL, So, Mamedyarov, Grischuk and wild card Dominguez. The prize fund is [...]

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