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“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

The International Open Chess Tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the legendary chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili is scheduled to take place from 21-30th April, 2016, at the Chess Palace in Tbilis, Georgia. The tournament is organzied by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia, Tbilisi city Hall and Georgian Chess Federation. Sections: – [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2016 will be held in Ruzomberok, northern Slovakia, from June 5 (day of arrival) to June 12 (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the „Sports hall Koniaren“, and the official accommodating hotel is Hotel Kultura. The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations, which [...]

Southwest Class Championships 2016

Southwest Class Championships 2016

The 7th Southwest Class Championships will be held from February 11-15, 2016, at the DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The Master Section is a 9-round Swiss over 5-day schedule (February 11-15) [...]

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

The Norway Chess 2016, sponsored by Altibox, is scheduled to take place in Stavanger from April 18-30. It is going to be a ten player single round robin event. Six of the players have been announced and they include the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), the ex world champions Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov [...]

White Rook 2016

White Rook 2016

Russian Chess Federation has the honour to invite young and ambitious players from all over the world to take part in the final stage of prestigious chess competition among secondary school teams White Rook, which will be held in Hotel Dagomys 4* (Sochi, Krasnodar Region) on June 1-9, 2016. White Rook national school team tournament [...]

78th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

78th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Tata Steel

European School Chess Championships 2016

European School Chess Championships 2016

The European Chess Union and the International School Chess Union have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the European Chess Union and eligible players to participate in the European School Championships 2016 organised in Kassandra, Halkidiki, Greece from 16-26 June. The Championship is organized in 12 different age categories: U7, U9, U11, [...]

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016

The 12th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 is set to take place from 29th January to 8th February at the Russian State Social University in Moscow, Russia. The event consists of eight competitions and is organized by the Russian State Social University, Moscow Chess Federation, Management of Sport and Entertainment Activities of Moscow [...]

TASS News Agency hosted press conference about RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016

TASS News Agency hosted press conference about RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016

The press conference dedicated to the organization of the International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 was held in the multimedia centre of TASS news agency on Tuesday, January 26. The press conference was attended by Vladimir Palikhata, the President of Moscow Chess Federation; Natalia Pochinok, RSSU Rector, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor and [...]

2016 Candidates Chess Tournament – “digital and mobile”

2016 Candidates Chess Tournament – “digital and mobile”

The Qualifier for the World Chess Championship Match To Go Digital in the multifunctional technological hub DI Telegraph

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