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7th Grand Slam Masters Final in Bilbao

7th Grand Slam Masters Final in Bilbao

World Champions Viswanathan Anand and Ruslan Ponomariov, Olympic cup holder Levon Aronian, and best-rated Spanish player Paco Vallejo are the stars of the 7th Grand Slam Masters Final in Bilbao, which will be held this year at the Euskalduna Conference Centre from 14 to 20 September, the organizers announced today at the capital of Biscay. [...]

I International Chess Tournament Centro Goya (U2200)

I International Chess Tournament Centro Goya (U2200)

The first edition of International Chess Tournament Centro Goya is scheduled to take place from 18th to 28th September 2014 at the Lounge of Hotel Cristina***** in Las Palmas, the most populous city of the Canary islands. No doubt, this is a magnificent opportunity to enjoy Chess, in a sunny seaside setting on the beautiful [...]

2014 International Star Mixed Pair Tournament in Chengdu, Angela Merkel in the city

2014 International Star Mixed Pair Tournament in Chengdu, Angela Merkel in the city

The 2014 International Star Mixed Pair Chess Tournament takes place from 5th to 9th July 2014 in the city of Chengdu, China. The event will be played in a 5-round format. The teams are paired as follows: GM Nigel Short & GM Hou Yifan, GM Yasser Seirawan & GM Zhou Chen GM Artur Jussupow & GM Maia Chiburdanidze GM Ye [...]

European Youth Chess Championships 2014

European Youth Chess Championships 2014

Georgia and European Chess Union have the honor to invite all ECU member federations to participate in the European Youth Chess Championships, which will take place in Batumi (Black see), Georgia between October the 18th (arrival) and October the 29th (departure). The championship will be held in 5***** Batumi hotel “Sheraton Batumi” (built in 2010). [...]

FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014

FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014

The FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 will be held in Durban, South Africa from 18th September to 30th September 2014 organized by the South African Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE. All FIDE members and chess academies are cordially invited to participate in the 2014 World Youth Chess Championships. The Local Organizing Committee [...]

Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2014

Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2014

The 42nd Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2014 is set to take place on 12-20th July as an 8-player round robin tournament. The event is organized by the City of Dortmund and the German Chess Federation. The playing venue is Orchesterzentrum NRW, Brückstraße 47, Dortmund, Germany. The field includes World N4 Fabiano Caruana ITA 2789 (Dortmund [...]

Dutch Chess Championships 2014

Dutch Chess Championships 2014

Dutch Individual Chess Championships for men and women are scheduled to take place from 6th to 13th July 2014 at the Manor Hotel in Amsterdam, the capital and most populous city in the Netherlands. Both tournaments will be played in 8 player round-robin format. Men Section has the strong participation of 8 GMs, including the [...]

XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament

XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament

The XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament is taking place from 25th June to 3rd July at Espacio Cultural Kursaal, in Montcada i Reixac, Spain. The event is split into three groups. Group A – open to all, Group B - for players rated less than 2000 FIDE ELO or less than 2100 Catalan rating and Open C – [...]

Asian Club Cup 2014

Asian Club Cup 2014

The Asian Chess Clubs Champions League is organized by the Al Ain Chess Club under the auspices of the UAE Chess Federation from 20th to 28th June, 2014 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The Championship will be played as a single round robin among 8 teams, one from each of the 7 zones plus the host [...]

TCEC to organize a Fischer Random Chess computer tournament

TCEC to organize a Fischer Random Chess computer tournament

TCEC have decided to run a Special Event – Fischer Random Chess (FRC) tournament with the 8 best engines (supporting FRC) from the season that just ended. In Fischer Random Chess (Chess960) the pieces at the starting position are placed randomly in one of the 960 possible ways. In this particular competition opening books won’t [...]

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