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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, [...]

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad hosted by Hungary

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad hosted by Hungary

Only four months after the Chess Olympiad in Tromso where the greatest chess players of the world competed against each other it is already time to have a look at the best talents of the next generation. In December this year Hungary is organizing a Chess Olympiad for the first time, the competition for youth [...]

Mikhail Tal Memorial 2014 – Participants

Mikhail Tal Memorial 2014 – Participants

Concurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi. Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4′+2”. The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media [...]

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Super Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian return to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for four classical games of chess and 16 Blitz. SAINT LOUIS (November 4, 2014) – From the same venue that hosts such high-quality events as the U.S. Championships and the global super-tournament Sinquefield Cup, the Chess Club [...]

Mikhail Tal Memorial in Sochi

Mikhail Tal Memorial in Sochi

Concurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi. Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4′+2”. The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media [...]

4th Malta Open 2014

4th Malta Open 2014

The 4th edition of Malta Chess Open 2014 is taking place on 16-22nd November 2014 at Imperial Hotel in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Silema, situated on the northeast coast of Malta. The event is a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 40 moves/90 min + rest/ 15 min + 30 sec/every move. The prize fund [...]

Durres Open 2014 kicked off in Albania

Durres Open 2014 kicked off in Albania

The second edition of the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ kicked of in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. The event is organized by the Albanian Chess Federation from 1st to 8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the 4-Star Hotel “Bleart”****. The tournament is a [...]

International Open Durres 2014 – Participants (Updated)

International Open Durres 2014 – Participants (Updated)

Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Hotel “Bleart”****  in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. More information about the tournament format and prizes here. The preliminary list of players consists of 83 players [...]

IMs Shkuran and Golubka lead Yury Privalov Memorial 2014

IMs Shkuran and Golubka lead Yury Privalov Memorial 2014

The 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial 2014 is running from 28th October to 2nd November 2014 in Lviv, a city in western Ukraine. The event is organized in honor of the Ukrainian trainer Yury Privalov in a 10-player IM round-robin format with a time control 90′ + 30″. The highest rated players IM Daniil Shkuran (2377) and [...]

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