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Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Top Chess Engine Championship – Stage 2 starts today

Top Chess Engine Championship – Stage 2 starts today

At 12:00 CEST today!

Russia-China friendly match starts in Moscow

Russia-China friendly match starts in Moscow

The traditional match between the national chess teams of Russia and China starts in Moscow. The opening ceremony of the friendship tournament, which was established in 2001, was held on 10 June 2016 at the Botvinnik Central House of Chess (14/1 Gogolevski Boulevard). Game dates: June 11-15. Games will begin at 3pm Moscow time. The [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour

Paris Grand Chess Tour

The first leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour is set to take place from 9-12th June at La Maison de la Chimie in Paris, France. Ten Grandmasters will compete in the round robin rapid on 9-10th June and double round robin blitz on 11-12th June. The total prize fund is $150,000. Participants: Levon Aronian [...]

9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open

9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open

The 9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open GM Chess Tournament 2016 is taking place from 2-9th June at the Mount Litera School, Bandra Kurla Complex, in Mumbai, India. The event organized by Venus Chess Academy consists of three sections: Category A for players rated above 2000, Category B for players rated under 2000, and Category [...]

Icelandic Chess Championship 2016

Icelandic Chess Championship 2016

The 2016 Icelandic Chess Championship takes place from 31st May to 11th June at the Tónlistarskóli in Seltjarnarness. Twelve players with the average elo 2403 compete in the round robin tournament. Participants: GM Gretarsson Hjorvar Steinn ISL 2580 GM Steingrimsson Hedinn ISL 2574 GM Hjartarson Johann ISL 2547 IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2457 IM Gunnarsson [...]

American Continental Championship 2016

American Continental Championship 2016

The 11th American Continental Chess Championship is taking place from 28th May to 5th June, 2016, at the CIFCO in San Salvador, El Salvador. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss and top four finishers will qualify for the 2017 FIDE World Cup. Top prizes are USD 5000/3400/2400/1700/1200/900 etc The preliminary list has 79 players from [...]

35th Zalakaros Chess Festival

35th Zalakaros Chess Festival

The 35th Zalakaros Chess Festival is taking place from 27th May to 4th June, 2016, in Zalakaros, a town in Hungary, famous for its thermal bath. The event is organized by the Hungarian Chess Federation and Zalakaros City Council, under the patronage of Mr. Tamás Seszták, President of the Hungarian Chess Federation, and Mr. Ferenc [...]

Catalan Chess Circuit 2016

Catalan Chess Circuit 2016

The Catalan Grand Prix of International Open Chess Tournaments – Catalan Chess Circuit 2016 is a series of international open chess tournaments held from May to September. The Circuit Català is organized by the Catalan Chess Federation (FCE) and sponsored by the Catalan Sports Council of the Generalitat de Catalunya. The 23 tournaments which count [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

The 2016 Asian Continental Chess Championships – Open and Women’s – will take place from 25th May to 5th June at the Uzbekistan Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Eligible to participate are players from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7. The tournament will be conducted as a Swiss System competition of 9 [...]

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