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2014/2015 Hastings International Chess Congress LIVE!

2014/2015 Hastings International Chess Congress LIVE!

The 2014/2015 Hastings International Chess Congress is taking place from 29th December 2014 to 6th January 2015 in Hastings, within the historic county of Sussex, on the south coast of England. Main sponsors are Hastings Borough Council, The White Rock Hotel, Orion Energy, KC Computers and The Lansdowne Hotel. The Hastings Masters is a 9-round [...]

44th Rilton Cup 2014 LIVE!

44th Rilton Cup 2014 LIVE!

The 44th Rilton Chess Cup is taking place from 27th December 2014 to 5th January 2015 at Clarion Hotel Stockholm, in Stockholm, the capital and largest city of Sweden. The event is a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament open to all players with FIDE or national rating more than 2200 and first prize in the amount of 20.000 (nearly 2.100 €). [...]

130th MGU Open 2015

130th MGU Open 2015

The 130th MGU Open 2014 is taking place on 3-4th January, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event is organized in a 6-round Swiss FIDE format, open to all players rated below 2200 and marks the beginning of the new 2015 – European year of development according to the European Union. [...]

Basel Chess Festival 2015 LIVE!

Basel Chess Festival 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 edition of Basel Chess Festival is taking place on 1-5th January 2015 at Hotel Hilton in Basel, Switzerland. The Master Section is a 7-round Swiss FIDE tournament with tempo of play 100 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting from move one. 80 players are competing for the [...]

26th International Open Roquetas de Mar 2015 LIVE!

26th International Open Roquetas de Mar 2015 LIVE!

The 26th International Open Roquetas de Mar is held on 2-6th January, 2015, at the Hotel Bahia Serena in Roquetas de Mar, Almeria, Spain. The General Open is organized by the Club Ajedrez Roquetas in a 9-round Swiss format with top prize in the amount of 1.000 €. Top seed is GM Nikita Maiorov (Belarus). Tournament website/ List [...]

2014 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship LIVE!

2014 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship LIVE!

The 2014 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship is taking place on 27-30th December 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, in South Padre Island, a resort town in Texas, United States. The event is a 6-round Swiss Team tournament, valid for USCF and FIDE rating and it’s open to College and Universities teams (at least [...]

Copa Latinoamericana 2014 LIVE!

Copa Latinoamericana 2014 LIVE!

The Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014 is taking place on 26-31st December at CEAR (Duran) in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open to all players from Latin America chess federations. The prize fund in the amount of 20.000 USD is provided by the main tournament sponsor, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. 147 players from 11 [...]

24th Annual North American Open 2014

24th Annual North American Open 2014

The 24th Annual North American Open is taking place from 26-30th December at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Open Section is a 9-round Swiss tournament, valid for GM and IM norms. Top seeded players GM Wesley So (2762) MN, GM Xiangzhi Bu CHN 2691, GM Varuzhan Akobian 2637 CA, GM Timur Gareyev 2621 NV, GM Sergey Erenburg 2601 VA, GM [...]

52nd University of Groningen Chess Festival 2014 LIVE!

52nd University of Groningen Chess Festival 2014 LIVE!

The 52nd Groningen Chess Festival is taking place from 21-30th December at the Sport Centre Rijksuniversiteit & Hanzehogeschool in Groningen, Netherlands. The event is a 9-round Swiss with prize fund € 6000. Top seeded are GM Sergei Tiviakov NED 2677, GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov RUS 2647, GM Qun Ma CHN 2621, GM Zaven Andriasian ARM 2609, GM [...]

Lisbon Christmas Open 2014 LIVE!

Lisbon Christmas Open 2014 LIVE!

The Lisbon Christmas International Chess Open is organised by the Portugal Chess Academy on 26-30th December 2014 at the luxurious Hotel Real Palácio***** in Lisbon, Portugal. The tournament is sponsored and supported by DAUD Consors, Real Hotels, Portuguese Chess Federation and Chess Association of Lisbon. Official website/ More information and list of participants here

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