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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 [...]

Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Russia-China friendly match starts in Moscow

Russia-China friendly match starts in Moscow

The traditional match between the national chess teams of Russia and China starts in Moscow. The opening ceremony of the friendship tournament, which was established in 2001, was held on 10 June 2016 at the Botvinnik Central House of Chess (14/1 Gogolevski Boulevard). Game dates: June 11-15. Games will begin at 3pm Moscow time. The [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour

Paris Grand Chess Tour

The first leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour is set to take place from 9-12th June at La Maison de la Chimie in Paris, France. Ten Grandmasters will compete in the round robin rapid on 9-10th June and double round robin blitz on 11-12th June. The total prize fund is $150,000. Participants: Levon Aronian [...]

American Continental Championship 2016

American Continental Championship 2016

The 11th American Continental Chess Championship is taking place from 28th May to 5th June, 2016, at the CIFCO in San Salvador, El Salvador. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss and top four finishers will qualify for the 2017 FIDE World Cup. Top prizes are USD 5000/3400/2400/1700/1200/900 etc The preliminary list has 79 players from [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

The 2016 Asian Continental Chess Championships – Open and Women’s – will take place from 25th May to 5th June at the Uzbekistan Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Eligible to participate are players from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7. The tournament will be conducted as a Swiss System competition of 9 [...]

Chicago Open 2016

Chicago Open 2016

The 25th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 26-30, 2016, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open Section is a [...]

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will take place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. The Championship is open to all players representing the Chess [...]

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

The Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016 will take place from 19-26th June in Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake, Serbia. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament for players rated under 2200 FIDE – [...]

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