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European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship in Wroclaw

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship in Wroclaw

Polonia Wroclaw Chess Club, under the patronage of the European Chess Union and the Polish Chess Federation, organizes the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014, from 19-21 December, 2014, in Wroclaw, Poland. The Championship will be held under the auspices of Rafa Dutkiewicz – the President of the city of Wroclaw and will bear [...]

SportAccord World Mind Games, Beijing 2014

SportAccord World Mind Games, Beijing 2014

The SportAccord World Mind Chess Games 2014 are scheduled to take place on 11-17th December 2014 in Beijing, China. One of the strongest rapid and blitz events of the year will meet some of the world’s top Grandmasters. In the men section we find Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Vassily Ivanchuk, [...]

African Individual Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

African Individual Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) is organizing the 2014 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) to be held at the Safari Court Hotel & Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia, from December 12th (arrival) to December 23rd, 2014 (departure). The Championships will be played in accordance with FIDE regulations as a 9 Round Swiss System tournament. Time control will [...]

Vandoeuvre Open 2014 – the strongest Christmas tournament in France

Vandoeuvre Open 2014 – the strongest Christmas tournament in France

The 11th International Chess Tournament Vandoeuvre 2014 is taking place on 26-30th December 2014 in the Hall of sports, Str. Gembloux, in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France. The strongest Christmas chess tournament in France will be valid for FIDE and national Elo. The 2013 edition of the tournament gathered 164 players from 10 different countries, including 9 GMs [...]

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

From 10th till 18th of December the Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska Women Grandmaster round-robin tournament will take place  for the 4th time. The event will be held in Wrocław, Poland right before the European Rapid and Blitz Championship (19th till 21st of December). Both events are organized by the Votum Polonia Wrocław Chess Club – current Polish Team Champions. The [...]

128 MGU Open to be held in Sofia

128 MGU Open to be held in Sofia

The 128th MGU Open 2014 is scheduled to be held on 6-7th December, 2014, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event is organized in honor of Captain Petko Voyvoda (born 6th December 1844) and Nikola Vaptsarov (born 7th December 1909), in a 6-round Swiss format, open to all players [...]

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6TH LONDON CHESS CLASSIC (6-14 DECEMBER 2014) PLAY  A SUPERSTAR! SUPER RAPIDPLAY OPEN (6-7 DECEMBER) This year’s London Chess Classic offers a unique opportunity for a few amateur players to experience what it’s like to face a legend of the game in a genuine one-to-one tournament game. Before the superstars cross swords with each other [...]

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

The Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women is taking place from 28th November to 8th December at the Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko, with the support of [...]

Pavlodar Open 2014

Pavlodar Open 2014

The 2014 edition of Pavlodar Open is scheduled to be held from 1st to 10th December 2014 in Pavlodar, a city in northeastern Kazakhstan. The event is a 10-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting from [...]

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

The WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 is taking place on 12-20th November 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The highest team chess event in Bangladesh consists of 9 teams: Sreejan Chess Club, Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club, Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar, Bangladesh Navy Chess Team (Junior), Fire-Service & Civil Defense Sports Club, [...]

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