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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 [...]

Topalov vs. Ding Liren

Topalov vs. Ding Liren

Chinese no. 1 Ding Liren returns after injury in his home city of Wenzhou with a 4-game match against former World Champion Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria. The match is accompanied by a match between former Women’s World Champion Tan Zhongyi and Nana Dzagnidze from Georgia. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves, then [...]

La Palma Island Open

La Palma Island Open

The “Jugando con las estrellas” (“Playing with the stars”) International Tournament is taking place from 10-17 August 2018 in Santa Cruz de La Palma, on the Canary Island of La Palma. The 10-round event has an over 5,500 euro prize fund, with 1,200 for the winner. The time control is 90 minutes for the whole [...]

AICF Women Grandmaster

AICF Women Grandmaster

The AICF Women Grandmaster is a 12-player round-robin tournament taking place from 9-16 August 2018 in Gochi Bowli, Hyderabad, India. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the [...]

4th International “E.Krommydakis”

4th International “E.Krommydakis”

The 4th International tournament, in memory of Eftychios Krommydakis, is a 10-player round-robin taking place in Chania, Crete, Greece, from 9-16 August 2018. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided [...]

17th Iranian Men Festival Championship 1397

17th Iranian Men Festival Championship 1397

The 17th Iranian Men Festival Championship 1397 is an 11-round Swiss tournament taking place from 9-16 August 2018 in Hamedan, Iran. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess [...]

16th Spilimbergo Open 2018

16th Spilimbergo Open 2018

The Spilimbergo Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 10-15 August 2018 in Spilimbergo, Italy. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. 94 players are taking part in the tournament. The top seeded are GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Dieter Nisipeanu, GM Baadur Jobava etc… [...]

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2018

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2018

Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is organizing the Abu Dhabi chess festival in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and under the Patronage of H.H Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan from 6-16th August in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE. 1. Masters Tournament: Open to all FIDE rated players with standard [...]

27th Kavala International Open 2018

27th Kavala International Open  2018

The 27th Kavala International Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 5-11 August 208 at the Foyer of Prefecture Amphitheatre in Kavala, Greece and is organized by the Kavala Chess Club and East Macedonia & Thrace Chess Union. Players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest [...]

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