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12th International Vandoeuvre Chess Open 2015 – R5

12th International Vandoeuvre Chess Open 2015 – R5

12th International Vandoeuvre Chess Open 2015 takes place in Nancy, France between December 19 and December 23.

7th FIDE Women Open Corbas 2015

7th FIDE Women Open Corbas 2015

The 7th FIDE Open Corbas is scheduled to take place from December 20-23, 2015, at Gymnasuim Jean Jaurès, in Corbas, eastern France. The event is a 7-round Swiss FIDE Open tournament for women with 28 registered players. Top seed is IM, WGM Deimante Daulyte (2372) from Lithuania. Tournament schedule: Sunday, December 20 – Round 1 [...]

European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships starting tomorrow

European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships starting tomorrow

The European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2015 will start in two days in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The Championship kicks off with a Blitz event, which is scheduled for 18th at 11 am. The strong field of 679 participants is led by GM Stanislav Bogdanovich (UKR 2815), defending champion GM David Navara (CZE [...]

Russian-Chinese Match of Friendship 2015 in Shanghai

Russian-Chinese Match of Friendship 2015 in Shanghai

The Russian-Chinese Match of Friendship will be held in Shanghai December 13-15 2015, honoring the 70 years anniversary of the end of World War II.

27th GM Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial – List of players

27th GM Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial – List of players

The 27th International Chess Tournament in Memoriam of Grandmaster Carlos Torre Repetto is scheduled to take place from December 17 – 21, 2015, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The event is split into seven different tournaments: – Magistral – 9-round Swiss open tournament; – Yucatan – 7-round Swiss tournament for players rated between 1700 and 1899 [...]

Panamerican Schools Chess Championship 2015

Panamerican Schools Chess Championship 2015

The Panamerican Schools Chess Championship 2015 will take place from December 14 to 18 in Costa Rica.

Qatar Masters Open 2015

Qatar Masters Open 2015

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Al Ain Chess Classic 2015 – Participants

Al Ain Chess Classic 2015 – Participants

The Al Ain Chess Club is organizing the 4th Al Ain Chess Classic from 22-31st December 2015. The 9-round Swiss tournament will take place at the Al Ain Rotana Hili Hotel. Top prizes are $13,000 / $10,000 / $7,000 / $4,500 / $3,000 / $2,000 etc (20 regular prizes) There are also special prizes for [...]

25th Erfurt Chess Festival 2015

25th Erfurt Chess Festival 2015

The 25th Erfurt Chess Festival is going to take place from December 26-30, 2015, at the Radisson Blue Hotel Erfurt, Germany. The event is organized by ESV Lok Sömmerda, in cooperation with the Radisson Blu Hotel Erfurt. It is split in four different groups: Master Tournament – for players rated above 1900 DWZ or Elo rating; [...]

Russian Cup Final in Khanty-Mansiysk

Russian Cup Final in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Russian Chess Federation has announced the lineup for the Men’s Final of the Cup of Russia, which will be held from 4-13th December in Khanty-Mansiysk. Ian Nepomniachtchi, who received an invitation to the ACP yearly tournament in Ashdod, Israel, and Ernesto Inarkiev, who decided to skip the final, were replaced by Adam Tukhaev and [...]

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