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XI Calvia Amateur Chess Festival 2014

XI Calvia Amateur Chess Festival 2014

The 11th Calvia Amateur Chess Festival 2014 is taking place on 4-12th October 2014 at the Palmanova Hall of the Sol Katmandú Park & Resort*** in Calvia, a municipality on the island of Majorca, Spain. The event will be a 9-round Swiss event open to all players rated below 2350 who doesn’t obtain GM or IM [...]

Baku FIDE Grand Prix 2014

Baku FIDE Grand Prix 2014

The FIDE Grand Prix starts the new season 2014-2015 with the first tournament to be held in Baku (Azerbaijan) from 1-15th October 2014. FIDE Grand Prix is a stage in the FIDE World Championship cycle. The winner and second placed player overall of the GP Series will qualify for the next Candidates Tournament. Back in [...]

London Chess Classic 2014

London Chess Classic 2014

Chess in Schools and Communities announced the 6th London Chess Classic which will take place on 6-14th December at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London. The main event is the Super Rapidplay Open on 6-7th December with the prize fund of £25,000. Top Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Michael Adams [...]

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014 is scheduled to take place on 14-20th December 2014 at the Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik, in Zadar, a city in Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The tournament will be organized by the Croatian Chess Federation and Chess Federation Zadar and will be split into two Groups – Open A (9-round Swiss valid [...]

American Continental Championships 2014

American Continental Championships 2014

The American Continental Championships 2014 are scheduled to take place from 18-26th October at the Hotel Pipa Atlântico – Convention Center on Praia da Pipa in Brazil. The participation is open to all players registered with FIDE federations of the American continent. The system of play in the Classical Championship is 11-round Swiss. Top four [...]

FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

The FIDE World Youth Chess Championships 2014 are being held in Durban, South Africa from 20th September to 29th September 2014. The event is organized by the South African Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE. Age Groups: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 (Boys and Girls) Format: Swiss System, 11 rounds Time Control: 90 [...]

TCEC Season 7 starting today (update)

TCEC Season 7 starting today (update)

Starting today at 18:00 CET

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 [...]

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