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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 [...]

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

The 3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy is running from 23rd October to 25th October 2014 in Cap d’Agde, a Mediterranean resort of the town of Adge in France. The event is a mixed match of Franco-Russian friendship, in honor of the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov. Russia will be represented by GM Valentina Gunina (ELO [...]

6th Korbach Open 2014

6th Korbach Open 2014

The 6th Korbach Open 2014 is taking place on 23-26th October 2014 in Korbach, Germany. The event is split into three tournaments: Open A (7-round Swiss tournament, open to all), Open B (7-round Swiss open for players rated below 2000 DWZ) and Open C (7-round Swiss tournament for players under 1400 DWZ). The main prizes [...]

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