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European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014

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 [...]

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial is in progress at the luxurious Hotel Monastir Center****, situated in the center of the splendid touristic city of Monastir, Tunisia and adjoining a beautiful sandy beach. The Festival is organized by Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El Mediouni in a 9-round Swiss format. The hefty prize fund in the amount of [...]

World Schools Chess Championships 2014

World Schools Chess Championships 2014

The International Chess Federation (FIDE), the Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX), the Minas Gerais Chess Federation (FMX), the System X Schools Chess and Degraus Education System have the honor to announce the X World Schools Chess Championships 2014 (Individual) to be held in Brazil, in the city of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais state, between November [...]

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2014

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2014

The 14th European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships (U8-U18) are set to take place on 12-17th November at the Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel in Tallinn, Estonia. The organizers of the Championship are the European Chess Union and Estonian Chess Federation. Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is an internationally [...]

16. International Chess Festival of Trieste 2014

16. International Chess Festival of Trieste 2014

The 16th International Chess Festival of Trieste is scheduled to take place from 30th August to 6th September 2014 in the city of Trieste, Italy. The event is split into two main tournaments – Open-A “Master” for players rated over 1799 and Open-B Libero and Zora Polojaz 9. Trophy for players rated lower than 2100. The [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Players

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Players

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the strongest chess tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Round 1 pairings: Levon Aronian – Hikaru Nakamura, Veselin Topalov – Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Magnus Carlsen Live games with analysis [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE

The 6th and final tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 will take place from 24th August to 7th September at the world’s largest chess club in Sharjah (UAE). Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club, FIDE and Global Chess MFZE. The [...]

Saint Petersburg summer – 2014 International Chess Festival

Saint Petersburg summer – 2014 International Chess Festival

The International Chess Festival “Saint Petersburg summer – 2014″ is held from 21st August to 1st September 2014 at Park Hotel Krestovskiy in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. The Festival is split into many tournaments: Tournament A – Rapid Tournament with a hefty prize fund in the amount of 550.000 RUB (nearly 11.500 €) Tournament [...]

FIDE Grand Prix 2014-2015

FIDE Grand Prix 2014-2015

FIDE announces the full details of the Grand Prix 2014-2015, from which the first two (2) winners will qualify to the Candidates Tournament of the World Chess Championship Cycle 2014-2016. The schedule of the four events is the following: a) 1-15 October 2014: Baku, Azerbaijan b) 20 October – 3 November 2014: Tashkent, Uzbekistan c) [...]

International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship in Malaysia 2015

International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship in Malaysia 2015

The Grand Asian Chess Challenge International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2015 is scheduled to take place from 26th to 31st January 2015 at the Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. The event is a 9-round individual Swiss tournament open to all [...]

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