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TCEC rapid starts September 9th at 20:00 CEST

TCEC rapid starts September 9th at 20:00 CEST

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Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

The 42nd Chess Olympiad is scheduled to start on 1st September with a grand opening ceremony at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. The team of 400 artists, choreographers, composers and support staff is making the final dry runs of the ceremony that is supposed to last about one hour. The designer of the [...]

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

The 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism (Moscow), one of the leading private museums in Russia. The tournament will be opened on September 25, 2016, and will become the sixth event of the Chess in Museums project. Avtodor Group of Companies will be a co-organizer of the 10th [...]

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

The 10th and last player to join the line-up of the 8th London Chess Classic is none other than England’s number one, Michael Adams. The Cornishman has been the country’s leading player since 1999 and was once ranked number 4 in the world. Adams has consistently recorded outstanding performances and been a member of the [...]

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 is set to take place from 17-28th August at the Top Hotel Praha in Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. The Championship is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union. The tournament is played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 [...]

Isle of Man International 2016

Isle of Man International 2016

The 2016 Isle of Man International Chess Tournament will be held in Douglas from 1 to 9 October 2016, sponsored by Chess.com and the Scheinberg family. The Masters event will be a 9-round Swiss open with a prize fund of £50,000, including a first prize of £12,000, and four-figure prizes down to tenth place. Five [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2016 (for boys & girls under 20) will be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA from 7th August (arrival) to 22nd August (departure) 2016. The Championship will be organized and conducted by All Odisha Chess Association at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. The [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2016

Sinquefield Cup 2016

The 2016 Sinquefield Cup features ten of the top international chess players from eight different countries.

European Chess Club Cup 2016

European Chess Club Cup 2016

Serbian Chess Federation invites all European Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE and ECU to participate in the 32nd European Club Cup and the 21st European Club Cup for Women. The events will be held in the Ballroom of the 5* Hotel Park, Novi Sad, Serbia. The dates are 5th November (arrival and opening) to 13th [...]

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

The Chinese Chess Association, in partnership with the International Chess Federation (FIDE), is organizing the fourth tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix series 2015/2016 from 1-15th July in Chengdu, China. A round robin tournament with twelve top women players will be held in Wang Jiang Hotel *****. The event is sponsored by Chinese Chess [...]

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