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African Individual Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

African Individual Chess Championships 2014 – Participants

Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) is organizing the 2014 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) to be held at the Safari Court Hotel & Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia, from December 12th (arrival) to December 23rd, 2014 (departure). The Championships will be played in accordance with FIDE regulations as a 9 Round Swiss System tournament. Time control will [...]

Vandoeuvre Open 2014 – the strongest Christmas tournament in France

Vandoeuvre Open 2014 – the strongest Christmas tournament in France

The 11th International Chess Tournament Vandoeuvre 2014 is taking place on 26-30th December 2014 in the Hall of sports, Str. Gembloux, in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France. The strongest Christmas chess tournament in France will be valid for FIDE and national Elo. The 2013 edition of the tournament gathered 164 players from 10 different countries, including 9 GMs [...]

Tata Steel Chess 2015

Tata Steel Chess 2015

The field is complete, headed by Carlsen

Lisbon Christmas International Chess Open

Lisbon Christmas International Chess Open

The Portugal Chess Academy announces the Lisbon Christmas International Chess Open to be held from 26-30th December at the Hotel Real Palácio in Lisbon, Portugal. The tournament is sponsored and supported by DAUD Consors, Real Hotels, Portuguese Chess Federation and Chess Association of Lisbon. The 9-round Swiss event is rated with FIDE and valid for [...]

Akobian versus Becerra Match on Twitch

Akobian versus Becerra Match on Twitch

A six game match between the U.S.A. players GM Varuzhan Akobian (2637) and GM Julio Becerra (2546) will take part from Monday, 8th December to Wednesday, 10th December. The event is sponsored by Falbo Knows Tennis and is being held at the Spring Hill Suites in Lawrence, Kansas. The match will begin at 10 am CST and be [...]

XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament 2015

XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament 2015

The XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament is scheduled to be held from 25th June to 3rd July 2015 at the brand new Teatro Municipal, in Montcada i Reixac, Spain. The event will be a 9-round Swiss open tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms, with a playing venue situated just 5 km from Barcelona. The tempo of play is [...]

Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2014

Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2014

The 1st Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2014 will be held from 13-21st December at the Sunway Playa Golf Sitges Hotel & Spa in Sitges, Barcelona, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event will have two sections: Group A open to all players and valid for title norms, and Group B reserved for U2000 players. A total [...]

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

From 10th till 18th of December the Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska Women Grandmaster round-robin tournament will take place  for the 4th time. The event will be held in Wrocław, Poland right before the European Rapid and Blitz Championship (19th till 21st of December). Both events are organized by the Votum Polonia Wrocław Chess Club – current Polish Team Champions. The [...]

35th Memorial Edoardo Crespi in Milan

35th Memorial Edoardo Crespi in Milan

The 35th Memorial Edoardo Crespi is being held from 4-13th December in the large tournament hall of Chess Club in Milan, via Sant’Uguzzone 8. The main event is Master Group which starts on 6th December and is being played over nine rounds of Swiss system. On 4th December two minor Groups, Open A (elo 1750-2050) [...]

Asian Seniors and Amateur Chess Championships 2014

Asian Seniors and Amateur Chess Championships 2014

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation, is organizing the 5th Asian Seniors and Amateur Championships from 5-12th December 2014 in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka. The tournaments will be played in 9 rounds according to Swiss System in respect to the FIDE Rules. Time control: 90 minutes for the whole [...]

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