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VMCG-Schachfestival to take place in Lueneburg

VMCG-Schachfestival to take place in Lueneburg

The VMCG Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 15-23rd August, 2015, in Lueneburg, a town in the German state of Lower Saxony. The venue of play is the 4-Star Seminaris Hotel****, Soltauer Straße 3, 21335 Lüneburg, while the main tournament sponsor is VMCG (Vanhoff Management Consulting AG). The event will be split into three tournaments: [...]

Philadelphia Open 2015

Philadelphia Open 2015

The 9th Annual Philadelphia Open will be held over the Easter weekend from April 1-5, 2014, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400 and Under 1100. The Open section has a 5-day schedule (April 1-5), 9-round [...]

33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard 2015

33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard 2015

The 33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard is scheduled to take place from 18th to 26th July, 2015, in Hotel Sant Gothard**** – Erts (La Massana) Andorra. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. The prize fund in the amount of 10,500 € will be awarded as [...]

Fagernes Chess International

Fagernes Chess International

The 2015 edition of Fagernes Chess International is scheduled to take place from 29th March to 5th April in Quality Hotel & Resort Fagernes, a large hotel and conference center in the Norwegian town of Fagernes. The event is separated into two tournaments: – GM Group - 9-round Swiss open for all players having the official titles GM, [...]

Women Spring Chess Festival to be held in Budapest

Women Spring Chess Festival to be held in Budapest

The Hungarian Chess Federation organizes the International Women Spring Chess Festival from 7-15th April, 2015, in Budapest, the capital of Hungary and one of the largest cities in Central Europe. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, exclusively for women. The tempo of play is 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. The prize fund will [...]

FIDE Zone 4.1 Individual Championships 2015

FIDE Zone 4.1 Individual Championships 2015

The FIDE Zone 4.1 Individual Championships 2015 are being organized by the Tunisian Chess Federation under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation (ACC) from 26-31st March in Hammamet, Tunisia. The Championships will be held at Hotel of Hammamet which is about 1 hour drive from Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia. The event will [...]

Southern Class Championships 2015

Southern Class Championships 2015

The 13th Southern Class Championships will be held from March 27-29, 2015, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida.

1st Thessaloniki International Blitz Chess Festival

1st Thessaloniki International Blitz Chess Festival

The 1st Thessaloniki International Blitz Chess Festival is scheduled to take place on 1st May, 2015, at Hotel Philippion**** in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and a popular tourist destination. Pefka Chess Club and Thessaloniki & Halkidiki Chess Union organize the event in 15 rounds. The tournament is a Swiss FIDE blitz rated event, open to all players, regardless of [...]

5th International Rapid Chess Festival to be held in Thessaloniki

5th International Rapid Chess Festival to be held in Thessaloniki

The 5th Thessaloniki International Rapid Chess Festival is scheduled to take place on 2-3rd May, 2015, at Hotel Philippion**** in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and a popular tourist destination. Pefka Chess Club and Thessaloniki & Halkidiki Chess Union organize the event in a 10-round Swiss FIDE format with tempo of play 15′ + 3″. The tournament is [...]

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2015

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2015

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2015, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from 1-10th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation. Last year the winner was Grandmaster [...]

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