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Bobby Fischer Memorial in Tunisia

Bobby Fischer Memorial in Tunisia

The Tunisian Chess Federation and “Le Carre Royal K.Mediouni Chess Club”, with the support of East Moscow Chess Federation and Russian State Sports University (Moscow, RSUPESY&T), are organizing the 1st Chess International Festival Fischer Memorial in Sousse (Tunisia, from 19th to 31st July 2013), devoted to the 70-years anniversary of the 11-th World Champion Bobby [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2013 – Participants

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2013 – Participants

The tournament takes place on 5 – 14 July, Sergey Fedorchuk is the first seed

Chess Grand Prix Beijing 2013

Chess Grand Prix Beijing 2013

Preview, participants, and information

5th London Classic

5th London Classic

I am delighted to announce that the 5th London Chess Classic will take place at Olympia from Saturday December 7th to Sunday December 15th. The 5th Classic will not feature top level Classical Chess, but it will be headlined by a world class Rapid tournament as well some celebrity contests if I can find some [...]

Magnus Carlsen to play in Sinquefield Cup

Magnus Carlsen to play in Sinquefield Cup

For the first time ever, World Championship challenger GM Magnus Carlsen will play a high-profile tournament in the United States. The World’s No. 1 ranked player will take on three other top-ten players in Saint Louis this September when he joins GMs Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky for the Sinquefield Cup, a four-player, [...]

46th Biel International Chess Festival

46th Biel International Chess Festival

The 46th Biel International Chess Festival will be held from 20th June to 2nd August in Biel, Switzerland. The main Grandmaster Tournament will be dedicated to the memory of Olivier Breisacher. Six players will play in a category 19 double round robin event: Etienne Bacrot, FRA, Elo 2725 Ian Nepomniachtchi, RUS, Elo 2717 Alexander Moiseenko, [...]

World Rapid and Blitz opening ceremony

World Rapid and Blitz opening ceremony

The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013 will take place on 4st – 11th June in Khanty-Mansiysk, Ugra Region, Russia. Live: All games World Rapid Chess 2013 / All games World Blitz Chess 2013 62 chess players from 18 countries have arrived to Khanty-Mansiysk for FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Championships. The traditional opening [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2013

World Junior Chess Championships 2013

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2013 for boys & girls under 20 will be held in Hatay, Turkey, from 12th September (arrival) to 27th September (departure) 2013. Each National Federation can enter one (1) player born on or after 1st January 1993 in each of the boys (open) and girl categories, totaling a maximum of [...]

European Chess Club Cup 2013

European Chess Club Cup 2013

The European Chess Club Cup 2013 will take place on 19-27 October, 2013, in the conference center of the 5-star Rodos Palace Convention Resort which is regarded as one of the finest deluxe hotels on the island of Rhodes. Rodos Palace offers luxurious accommodation, exquisite dining facilities and numerous recreational amenities, on a superb location [...]

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix in Thessaloniki

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix in Thessaloniki

The 5-star Makedonia Palace Hotel and its owner, mega-investor Ivan Savvidis, are FIDE’s sponsors for the 12-player Grand Prix Chess Tournament in the historic city of Thessaloniki from 22 May to 3 June 2013. Participants include former FIDE World Champions Veselin Topalov, Ruslan Ponomariov and Rustam Kasimdzhanov, while the total prize fund of the 6-tournament [...]

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