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Sjugirov and Goryachkina top rated in Moscow Open 2017

Sjugirov and Goryachkina top rated in Moscow Open 2017

The 13th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017 will take place from 26th January to 6th February at the Russian State Social University in Moscow, Russia. During ten days the halls and classrooms of the Russian State Social University will be hosting chess battles. The main programme of the festival will include 8 tournaments [...]

Portugal Open 2017

Portugal Open 2017

The Portuguese Chess Federation celebrates its 90th anniversary with an International Chess Open. The tournament will held in a 9-round Swiss system, FIDE rated, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit. On 11th February, there will be an (optional) rapid tournament, included in the national Rapid Chess [...]

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017

The 13th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017 is set to take place from 26th January to 6th February at the Russian State Social University in Moscow, Russia. The Festival is organized by the Russian State Social University, Moscow Chess Federation,the Management of Sport and Entertainment Activities of Moscow Department for Physical Culture and [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

The European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 16th to 24th August in Rymanów Zdrój, Poland, at the PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój, which is the official venue of the tournament. The organizers of the Championships are PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój and Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. [...]

Women’s World Championship 2017 – Pairings

Women’s World Championship 2017 – Pairings

FIDE announces the first round pairings for the forthcoming Women’s World Championship to be held in Tehran, Iran. Colours of the first game for all players will be dependent on the draw made in the opening ceremony and may be reversed from the ones shown below. Ju Wenjun 1 – Lane, Nancy 64 Mezioud, Amina [...]

Stavanger out of race for World Championship Match, hoping for World Rapid & Blitz

Stavanger out of race for World Championship Match, hoping for World Rapid & Blitz

Stavanger cannot hold the 2018 FIDE World Championship Match because AGON insists that only capital cities are appropriate for such event, Chairman of “Norway Chess” Kjell Madland stated for aftenbladet.no. However, AGON has proposed and “Norway Chess” is seriously considering the possibility of holding the FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Championships in Stavanger, either in [...]

FIDE World Women’s Championship 2017 – Participants

FIDE World Women’s Championship 2017 – Participants

FIDE is publishing the list of participants of the World Women’s Championship 2017 in Tehran. Participants who need an entry visa to Iran shall contact the local Organising Committee at the email ircfchess@gmail.com to receive the necessary travel information and invitation letter. Participants of the World Women’s Championship 2017: a) From World Women’s Championship 2014-15 [...]

FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017

FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017

Iasi County Chess Association, Romanian Chess Federation, the City Hall of Iasi, and FIDE have the honor to invite all the FIDE Members Chess Federations and eligible players to take part in the FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017 (open and girls, under 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 years old) organized in Iasi, [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2017

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2017

The Uzbekistan Chess Federation (UCF), under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) has the honour to invite all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 2017 Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, which will be held in Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, from 31st March (arrival) [...]

International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra 2017

International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra 2017

The 8th International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra will take place from 10-17th June, 2017, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps. The playing hall is the Palasport of Forni di Sopra. The complex includes swimming pool / gym with large [...]

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