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European Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants Update

European Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants Update

Georgian Chess Federation and European Chess Union are organizing the 2014 European Youth Chess Championships, which will take place in Batumi (Black See), Georgia between October the 18th (arrival) and October the 29th (departure). The Championships will be held in 5***** Batumi hotel “Sheraton Batumi” (built in 2010). In case of need second 5***** playing [...]

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

The 2014 editions of Xtracon Grand Master and Lady Chess are scheduled to be held on 11-18th October 2014 at the Asgård Skole, Norsvey 2 in Køge, a market town and seaport on the coast of Køge Bugt, Denmark. The Xtracon Grand Master 2014 will be a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 90′ + [...]

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

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. The 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ will be [...]

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open is scheduled to take part on 5-11 December 2014 at the FSA Playing Hall of INDES in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador and one of the largest urban centers in the Central America isthmus. The tournament will be played in a 9-round Swiss format, valid for FIDE rating [...]

World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad

World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad

The Hungarian Chess Federation (HCF) will organize the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad for teams in Győr (Hungary) from 12th December (arrival) to 22nd December (departure). The U-16 Youth Olympiad will be conducted under the auspices of FIDE. The tournament venue is located in the University of Győr (Nyugat- Magyarorszagi Egyetem), Liszt Ferenc út 42. [...]

World Chess Elite in Bilbao 2014

World Chess Elite in Bilbao 2014

The 30th European Club Cup and the 7th Masters Final will be held simultaneously in Bilbao, turning the city into the world capital of chess thanks to the number of participants as well as their very high level.

Portuguese Absolute Championship 2014 – Video

Portuguese Absolute Championship 2014 – Video

The final stage of the Portuguese Chess Championship 2014 is taking place from 7th to 13th September at the Hotel AS in Lisbon, the capital and the largest city of Portugal. See the full list of participants here. GM Antonio Fernandes is leading with 3,5/4 points, leaving the nearest followers full point behind. FM Viktor Ulyanovskyy and IM Jorge Viterbo [...]

FIDE Grand Prix Series 2014-2015: Participants

FIDE Grand Prix Series 2014-2015: Participants

FIDE is announcing the calendar and participants for the FIDE Grand Prix Series 2014-2015, which will give qualification for the winner and second placed player to the next FIDE Candidates Tournament. The Grand Prix Series will consist of four tournaments to be held over two years (2014-2015). 16 top players are selected in accordance to [...]

IM Mikkel Antonsen leads Skovbo GM Tournament 2014

IM Mikkel Antonsen leads Skovbo GM Tournament 2014

The Skovbo GM tournament (KKSA) is taking place from 5th to 14th September at the Borup Kulturhus, Møllevej 2, 4140 Borup, Denmark. The 9-round Swiss event with a time control 90′ + 30″ has attracted 52 participants. The Danish player IM Mikkel Djernæs Antonsen (2459) is a sole leader after 4 rounds with perfect 4/4 score. The top seeded [...]

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 [...]

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