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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 [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Lopota, Georgia

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Lopota, Georgia

The 5th tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 will take place from 18th June to 2nd July in Lopota, Georgia. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Georgian Ministry of Sport and Youth, FIDE and Georgian Chess Federation, and sponsored by SOCAR. The Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 [...]

7th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial

7th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial

The 7th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial is taking place from 16th to 24th June, 2014, in the prominent SPA resort of Jermuk, Armenia. The tournament will be a 9 round Swiss Open with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting [...]

18th International Voronezh Festival “Alekhine Memorial”

18th International Voronezh Festival “Alekhine Memorial”

The 18th Voronezh International Chess Festival Alekhine Memorial is taking place from 10th to 21st June, 2014 at the Voronezh Chess Club, in the city of Voronezh, Russia. The Festival is split into 6 tournaments: Chess 960 (Fischer Chess) on 10th June – 7 round Swiss with a time control 15′ + 3” and a first [...]

FIDE World Rapid & Blitz in Dubai starts with Carlsen

FIDE World Rapid & Blitz in Dubai starts with Carlsen

FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014 will take place from 15th to 21st June, 2014 in Dubai, the most populous city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The event will gather 122 of the strongest chess players in the world, including the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen. The hefty prize fund [...]

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