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Saint Petersburg summer – 2014 International Chess Festival

Saint Petersburg summer – 2014 International Chess Festival

The International Chess Festival “Saint Petersburg summer – 2014″ is held from 21st August to 1st September 2014 at Park Hotel Krestovskiy in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. The Festival is split into many tournaments: Tournament A – Rapid Tournament with a hefty prize fund in the amount of 550.000 RUB (nearly 11.500 €) Tournament [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE

The 6th and final tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 will take place from 24th August to 7th September at the world’s largest chess club in Sharjah (UAE). Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club, FIDE and Global Chess MFZE. The [...]

FIDE Grand Prix 2014-2015

FIDE Grand Prix 2014-2015

FIDE announces the full details of the Grand Prix 2014-2015, from which the first two (2) winners will qualify to the Candidates Tournament of the World Chess Championship Cycle 2014-2016. The schedule of the four events is the following: a) 1-15 October 2014: Baku, Azerbaijan b) 20 October – 3 November 2014: Tashkent, Uzbekistan c) [...]

Open Internacional de Sants 2014

Open Internacional de Sants 2014

The 16th Open Internacional de Sants, Hostafrancs & Bordeta is set to take place on 22-30th August at the Auditoridel Centre Cívic de les Cotxeres de Sants, 79 Sants St in Barcelona, Spain. The 10-round Swiss event consists of two sections: – Group A: open to all players, regardless of their rating, with a FIDE [...]

9th Indianapolis Open

9th Indianapolis Open

The 9th Annual Indianapolis Open will be held from August 22-24, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, 2501 S. High School Rd (off I-465 & Airport Expwy), Indianapolis, Indiana. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. All sections have either 3-day (August 22-24) or 2-day (August [...]

21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament will take place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. The Festival is supported by the Abu Dhabi Sport Council and consists of following sections: – Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu [...]

Asian Schools Chess Championship 2014

Asian Schools Chess Championship 2014

The 10th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2014 are set to take place from 23-30th August in Taichung, Taiwan. The event is organized by the Chinese Taipei Chess Association and co-sponsored by the Taiwan Intelligent Ironman Creativity Contest Association and Washington High School. Every Asian National Chess Federation can register one official player in each category [...]

International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship in Malaysia 2015

International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship in Malaysia 2015

The Grand Asian Chess Challenge International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2015 is scheduled to take place from 26th to 31st January 2015 at the Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. The event is a 9-round individual Swiss tournament open to all [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Strongest Chess Tournament in History

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Strongest Chess Tournament in History

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Last year, the inaugural super-tournament thrilled spectators as the strongest chess competition ever held on U.S. soil. For its 2014 encore, beginning August [...]

13th World University Chess Championship

13th World University Chess Championship

The 13th World University Chess Championship is set to take place from 17th to 24th August at the Park Hotel Diament in Katowice, Poland. The Championship is organized by the Polish Chess Federation and FISU, and will be held in two sections – Men and Women. Each national federation is entitled to register up to [...]

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