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FIDE Zone 3.3 Championships 2015

FIDE Zone 3.3 Championships 2015

The Chess Federation of the Vietnam has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zone 3.3 affiliated to FIDE to participate in the Zone 3.3 Zonal Championships 2015 for Open and Women from 06-16 March 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The top two in the Open Zonal shall qualify for the World [...]

Asian Zonal 3.2 Championship 2015

Asian Zonal 3.2 Championship 2015

The Chess Federation of Nepal, on behalf of the Zonal President, has the honor to invite all National Chess Federations of Zone 3.2 affiliated with FIDE to participate in the Asian Zonal (Zone 3.2) Chess Championship 2015 Men & Women organized by Chess Federation of Nepal which will be held from 26th March to 2nd [...]

FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2015

FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2015

The World Team Chess Championship 2015 is organized by the Armenian Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE, from 18-29th April in Tsakhkadzor, Armenia. The tournament will be held at the Golden Palace Tsakhkadzor Hotel. According to FIDE Regulations and the decision of FIDE President the following federations participate in the championship: Russia, China, Hungary, [...]

Pittsburgh Open 2015

Pittsburgh Open 2015

The 16th Annual Pittsburgh Open will be held from March 6-8, 2015, at the Wyndham Garden Pittsburgh Airport Hotel, One Industry Lane, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1700 and Under 1300. All sections have either 3-day (March 6-8) or 2-day (March 7-8) schedules to play in. The playing format [...]

Wesley So signed contract for Shamkir tournament (Source)

Wesley So signed contract for Shamkir tournament (Source)

Wesley So ‘will definitely participate’ in the 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial, according to the unofficial source close to the player’s management, and it is still not clear which foreign player will be replaced. Following the recent update on the Shamkir tournament, where it was believed that Wesley So cannot travel to Azerbaijan due to participation [...]

India and China to play friendly match in Hyderabad

India and China to play friendly match in Hyderabad

India and China will face off in a Scheveningen Match on four boards at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad from March 1-10. Live games with analysis / Play free online chess China has had matches with Russia and the United States and it is the first time the Asian giants will face [...]

2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial (Update)

2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial (Update)

Champion of Azerbaijan GM Rauf Mamedov is likely to replace GM Wesley So, who is playing in the US Chess Championship until 14th April.

31st Cappelle-la-Grande Chess Open

31st Cappelle-la-Grande Chess Open

The 31st International Chess Open Cappelle-la-Grande is organized by “L’Echiquier Cappellois” from 28th February to 7th March, 2015, at the Palais des Arts in Cappelle-la-Grande, France. The tournament is registered with the French Chess Federation (FFE) and FIDE. The event will be a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. [...]

Chess Festival “Lviv Tradition 2015″

Chess Festival “Lviv Tradition 2015″

The splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine, will be hosting numerous chess events, part of the “Lviv Tradition 2015″ series. The first stage took place from 27th January to 1st February, 2015. Replay the games here Six new round-robin chess tournaments “Lviv tradition”, valid for IM, WGM and WIM norms will be organized in Hotel Nton  (Shevchenka [...]

Final Four of College Chess

Final Four of College Chess

The Final Four of College Chess for 2015, also known as The President’s Cup, is set to take place on 27-29th March at the New York Athletic Club. The event is open to the top four U.S. schools from the most recent Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship (Pan-Am). It is run as a fixed-roster team [...]

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