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FIDE World Junior U20 Championships 2015 starting this week

FIDE World Junior U20 Championships 2015 starting this week

From 2nd to 15th of September Russia will host FIDE World Junior U20 Championships 2015. This event will be the second in 2015 and the 12th in the history of organization of international chess tournaments in Khanty-Mansiysk. The geography of the participating countries of the World Championships is quite extensive. Chess World Championships will gather [...]

10th Mediterranean Individual Chess Championships (Beirut, Lebanon)

10th Mediterranean Individual Chess Championships (Beirut, Lebanon)

The Lebanese Chess Federation, on behalf of the FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the 10th Mediterranean Individual Men and Women’s Chess Championships – Normal and Rapid chess, scheduled 15th (arrival) to 26th (departure) of October 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon. The Championships will be held under the patronage of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and [...]

World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2015 to be held in Berlin

World Rapid & Blitz Championships 2015 to be held in Berlin

The 2015 World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are scheduled to take place from October 9-15, at the Bolle Meierei, in Berlin, Germany. The event is organized by FIDE in collaboration with AGON – the World’s Chess Federation’s commercial partner, and prize fund in total of $400,000 will be distributed to the winners. Live games blitz [...]

First Arab Chess Olympiad Championships 2015 to be held in Agadir

First Arab Chess Olympiad Championships 2015 to be held in Agadir

The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation has the honor to organize the 1st Arab Chess Olympiad Championships from October 1 to October 21, 2015, in the city of Agadir, Morocco. The event will be held under the auspices of FIDE and the Arab Chess Federation (ACF) and will be split into the following groups: – Arab [...]

Serbian Premier League 2015

Serbian Premier League 2015

The Serbian Premier League for men is taking place from 20-30th August, 2015, in Hotel Šumarice, Kragujevac. Twelve teams are competing in the round robin event. Top rated players are Ivanisevic Ivan 2662, Dreev Aleksey 2638, Solak Dragan 2622, Markus Robert 2621, Predojevic Borki 2621, Perunovic Milos 2614, Georgiev Kiril 2607, Nikolic Predrag 2606, Parligras [...]

1st Colossus Chess Cup to take place in Rhodes

1st Colossus Chess Cup to take place in Rhodes

The 1st International Tournament “Colossus Chess Cup of Rhodes 2015″ is scheduled to take place from September 1-9, at the luxurious Amathus Hotel & SPA*****, in Rhodes, Greece. The event is organized by Organizing Committee of Rhodes Chess Club “Knight”, in collaboration with Decentralized Administration of South Aegean Region and Municipality of Rhodes in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format. [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2015-2016 announced

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2015-2016 announced

FIDE announces the Women’s Grand Prix 2015-2016 which will give qualification to the Women’s World Championship match 2017. The schedule of the 4 events is the following: * 2-16 October 2015 in Monte Carlo, MONACO * February 2016 in Kish, IRAN * May 2016 in Tbilisi, GEORGIA * July 2016 in Chengdu, CHINA In total [...]

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal Opens in Chita

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal Opens in Chita

The 68th Men’s Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Russian Chess Championship were launched in Chita on 8 August. The competition is held by the Russian Chess Federation, the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation and the Zabaykalsky Krai Chess Federation, with support from the government of the Zabaykalsky Krai. The competition partners are [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

The 2015 European Amateur Chess Championship is starting today and continues until 16th August at the Palace of Army Officers, Mickeviciaus str. 19, in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations in FIDE zones 1.1 to 1.10, who have no FIDE title and no FIDE rating above 2000 at the [...]

Split Chess Open 2015

Split Chess Open 2015

The Chess Club Brda, City of Split and Croatian Chess Federation are organizing the 5th Split Chess Open 2015 on 9-16th August at Hotel Zagreb in Split, Croatia. The tournament system is 9-rounds Swiss and the total prize fund is 8500 EUR. Among the 176 registered players from 20 countries there are 11 Grandmasters and [...]

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