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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

Planetwin 365 – All Stars 2014 LIVE!

Planetwin 365 – All Stars 2014 LIVE!

The Planetwin 365 – All Stars 2014 Blitz Chess Tournament is taking place on 29th December 2014 in Belgrade, Serbia. The event is a 25-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 3′ + 2″ and gathers Serbian champions from the last ten years. Top seeded players are: GM Milos Perunovic (2632), GM Robert Markus (2608), GM Ivan [...]

38th Zurich Christmas Open 2014 LIVE!

38th Zurich Christmas Open 2014 LIVE!

The 38th Zurich Christmas Open is taking place on 26-30th December, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Zürich in Zurich, Switzerland. The Master Tournament (for players rated over 2000) is played in a 7-round of Swiss format. 117 players from 17 different countries are taking part in the event. Top seed is German best player GM Arkadij Naiditsch [...]

3rd Al Ain Chess Classic 2014 LIVE!

3rd Al Ain Chess Classic 2014 LIVE!

The Al Ain Chess Club invites all FIDE rated players to participate in the 3rd Al Ain Chess Classic from 19-27th December 2014. The 9-round Swiss tournament is held at the Al Ain Rotana Hili Hotel. Top prizes are 1st $11,000 / $8,500 / $6,000 / $4,500 / $3,000 / $2,000 etc (20 regular prizes) 149 players [...]

Shchelkunchik-2014 LIVE!

Shchelkunchik-2014 LIVE!

The battle of the generations “Shchelkunchik-2014″ Chess Tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation, businessman Oleg Skvortsov and Chess Support Fund on 19-25th December 2014. The Pre-New Year’s tournament is held in Moscow Central Chess House to gather “Kings” and “Princes”. The team of the “Kings” will consist of the experiencedGM Peter Leko (2731), GM Alexander Morozevich (2724),GM Alexei [...]

26th Carlos Torre Memorial 2014 LIVE!

26th Carlos Torre Memorial 2014 LIVE!

The 26th Torneo Internacional Carlos Torre Repetto In Memoriam is taking place from 18-22nd December at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya Calle in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2668, GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2623, GM Cordova Emilio PER 2616, GM Ramirez Alejandro USA 2581 and GM Gonzalez Vidal Yuri CUB 2560 are top seeded. Official website

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