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Open de Portugal 2019

Open de Portugal 2019

The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open from 2-10th February 2019 at the Pavilhão Casal Vistoso in Lisbon. The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, rated for FIDE, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit. On 10 February, there will be an (optional) rapid [...]

North American Open 2018

North American Open 2018

The 28th Annual North American Open will be held from 26-30 December, 2018, at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. The Open Section is a 5-day tournament (December 26-30) with FIDE [...]

Pro-Biz Cup: Caruana & Kasparov head star-studded line-up

Pro-Biz Cup: Caruana & Kasparov head star-studded line-up

This prestigious event will feature World Championship Challenger Fabiano Caruana, back in action in London just days after his gripping match with Magnus Carlsen.

London Chess Classic 2018

London Chess Classic 2018

Fans eager for more fabulous top-class chess after the World Championship in London need look no further than the London Chess Classic, where the valiant challenger, Fabiano Caruana, will be back in town for a showdown with three of the world’s most exciting players from December 11-17, thanks to support from our new sponsor, The [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2019

European Amateur Chess Championship 2019

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2019 will be held in the island of Rhodes, Greece, from 5th-15th April, simultaneously with European Senior Chess Championship 2019.The events will be held in the Conference center of Olympic Palace Hotel, as the official hotel of the Championship. The Championships are open tournaments for players registered or approved by their [...]

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2019

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2019

World champion Magnus Carlsen, who is currently defending his title in London, will once again participate in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament next January, the organisation announced today. Five other players of the world’s top ten grandmasters will participate: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (3), Ding Liren (4), Anish Giri (5), Vladimir Kramnik (7) and Viswanathan Anand (8). [...]

World Chess Championship 2018 live with a Neural Network

World Chess Championship 2018 live with a Neural Network

For the first time in history, World Championship with neural network

Tata Steel Chess India 2018 – 2019 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess India 2018 – 2019 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

FIDE Women’s World Championship 2018

FIDE Women’s World Championship 2018

The FIDE Women’s World Championship will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk on November 2-23, 2018. 64 chess players from 28 countries will determine the new world champion according to the knock-out system. The top seed is the incumbent world champion Ju Wenjun (2561, China). Former world champions Alexandra Kosteniuk (2551, Russia), Mariya Muzychuk (2533, Ukraine), Tan [...]

44th Guernsey International Chess Festival

44th Guernsey International Chess Festival

The 44th Guernsey International Chess Festival will be held on 21-27 October 2018 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey. The Open Tournament – Sponsored by Intertrust Guernsey A seven round, FIDE rated, Swiss competition open to all players Players with low ratings will be encouraged by the organisers to enter the Holiday tournament Time limit: 40 [...]

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