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Split Chess Open 2015

Split Chess Open 2015

The Chess Club Brda, City of Split and Croatian Chess Federation are organizing the 5th Split Chess Open 2015 on 9-16th August at Hotel Zagreb in Split, Croatia. The tournament system is 9-rounds Swiss and the total prize fund is 8500 EUR. Among the 176 registered players from 20 countries there are 11 Grandmasters and [...]

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal to Kick off in Chita

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal to Kick off in Chita

The Superfinals of the 68th Men’s Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Russian Chess Championship will take place between 8 and 21 August in the city of Chita. The competition will be held by the Russian Chess Federation, the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation and the Zabaykalsky Krai Chess Federation, with support from [...]

8th Arad International Chess Festival 2015

8th Arad International Chess Festival 2015

The 8th Arad International Chess Festival 2015 (Arad Open) is scheduled to take part from August 6 – 12, in Arad, a city in western Romania, situated near Hungarian border, 250 KM from Budapest. The event is a 9-round Swiss open with prize fund of over 9,000 Euro and first prize in the amount of nearly 2,400 Euro. [...]

Baku Open 2015

Baku Open 2015

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2015, dedicated to the Independence Day of Republic of Azerbaijan, will take place from 21st September to 1st October at the AF Hotel near Caspian Sea. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry and Azerbaijan Chess Federation. The total prize fund is 40,000 USD and [...]

Mongolian Open 2015

Mongolian Open 2015

The Mongolian Chess Federation has the pleasure to announce that the Mongolia Open – 1st International Chess Festival, which will be held from 19-29th August in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, concurrently with the U16 World Youth Chess Olympiad. The 9-round Swiss event is open to all players and the games will take place at the Chinggis Khaan [...]

1st European Universities Chess Championship

1st European Universities Chess Championship

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) recognized chess as an official sport and included it in the European Universities Championships and Games. The 1st European Chess Universities Championship will be held in Yerevan, Armenia from 6th to 11th October 2015. The main organizer is Armenian Student Sports Federation (ARMSSF), with the support of the Armenian [...]

Michael Adams completes line-up for London Chess Classic 2015

Michael Adams completes line-up for London Chess Classic 2015

The 10th and last player to join the incredible line-up of the 7th London Chess Classic is none other than England’s number 1, Michael Adams. It is no surprise the Englishman is the recipient of the organisers’ wildcard, seeing as he has been the English number one since 1999 and was once ranked number 4 [...]

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

The International Open Chess Tournament Nona Gaprindashvili Cup is scheduled to take place from 8-17th September at the Chess Palace in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament is organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia and Georgian chess federation. There will be two sections: – A Open tournament for any player (Fide rating 2001 [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

The UAE Chess Federation and Al Ain Chess Club on behalf of Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invite Federations to participate in the Asian Continental Chess Championships (Open and Women’s) from 1-13 August 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Al Ain, UAE. Each Federation from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 [...]

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Kyrgyz Chess Federation has the honor to invite all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2015 Asian Junior Chess Championships under 20 from 2nd (arrival) to 12th October (departure) 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The Championships will be played according to [...]

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