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Michael Adams completes line-up for London Chess Classic 2015

Michael Adams completes line-up for London Chess Classic 2015

The 10th and last player to join the incredible line-up of the 7th London Chess Classic is none other than England’s number 1, Michael Adams. It is no surprise the Englishman is the recipient of the organisers’ wildcard, seeing as he has been the English number one since 1999 and was once ranked number 4 [...]

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

The International Open Chess Tournament Nona Gaprindashvili Cup is scheduled to take place from 8-17th September at the Chess Palace in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament is organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia and Georgian chess federation. There will be two sections: – A Open tournament for any player (Fide rating 2001 [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

The UAE Chess Federation and Al Ain Chess Club on behalf of Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invite Federations to participate in the Asian Continental Chess Championships (Open and Women’s) from 1-13 August 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Al Ain, UAE. Each Federation from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 [...]

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Kyrgyz Chess Federation has the honor to invite all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2015 Asian Junior Chess Championships under 20 from 2nd (arrival) to 12th October (departure) 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The Championships will be played according to [...]

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

The Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” is organizing the 5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015 on 18-25th August at the Poseidon Resort Hotel in Loutraki, Korinthia, Greece. Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Loutraki – Perahora – Agioi Theodoroi, Municipality of Korinth are supporting the event. The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system in [...]

WGMs Ambartsumova, Shaydullina, Nikolova, Videnova enter FIDE Online Women Blitz Championship 2015

WGMs Ambartsumova, Shaydullina, Nikolova, Videnova enter FIDE Online Women Blitz Championship 2015

The 3rd qualifying tournament of the ongoing FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is set to take place on 30th July (at 7:00 GMT/UTC time) on the official FIDE Online platform. The FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is a new attractive event in which players can participate from the comfort of their [...]

FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015

FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015

The FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015 (open and girls under 20) will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from the 31st of August -1st of September (arrival) till the 16th of September (departure) 2015. The Championships will be organized and held by Ugra Chess Federation under the auspices of Russian Chess Federation and FIDE. The [...]

Malaysian Chess Festival 2015 – Press Release

Malaysian Chess Festival 2015 – Press Release

The 12th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Open Championship, ASTRO Merdeka Rapid Open Team Championship, 6th KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Open Seniors Championship, 10th Malaysian Chess Challenge, and 6th Swensen’s Open Rapid Age-Group Championships.

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2015

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2015

The 5th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 20-25th August, 2015, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited to 140 and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main [...]

Record participation in Politiken Cup 2015

Record participation in Politiken Cup 2015

The Politiken Cup 2015 will be a 10-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 25th July to 2nd August at the Konventum in Helsingør, Denmark. A total of 434 players from 25 countries are expected to take part in the event. This by far exceeds the previous record of 311 players, set in 2011. The [...]

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