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Malaysian Chess Festival 2015 – Press Release

Malaysian Chess Festival 2015 – Press Release

The 12th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Open Championship, ASTRO Merdeka Rapid Open Team Championship, 6th KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Open Seniors Championship, 10th Malaysian Chess Challenge, and 6th Swensen’s Open Rapid Age-Group Championships.

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2015

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2015

The 5th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 20-25th August, 2015, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited to 140 and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main [...]

Record participation in Politiken Cup 2015

Record participation in Politiken Cup 2015

The Politiken Cup 2015 will be a 10-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 25th July to 2nd August at the Konventum in Helsingør, Denmark. A total of 434 players from 25 countries are expected to take part in the event. This by far exceeds the previous record of 311 players, set in 2011. The [...]

7th London Chess Classic

7th London Chess Classic

The London Chess Classic has long established itself as one of the preeminent events on the chess calendar. This year’s edition will surpass its predecessors, as the presence of ten of the world’s top-ranked players will ensure the 7th Classic is the strongest tournament ever held on British soil. The catalyst for this is the [...]

Chicago Class Championships 2015

Chicago Class Championships 2015

The 8th Annual Chicago Class Championships will be held from July 17-19, 2015, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (July 17-19) or 2-day [...]

20th Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

20th Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

The 20th Annual Bradley Open will be held from July 17-19, 2015, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2010, Under 1610 and Under 1210. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (July 17-19) or 2-day schedule (July 18-19) to participate in. The event [...]

Exercise Chess: King Loek vs King David

Exercise Chess: King Loek vs King David

On Thursday July 16th 2015 the Leiden Chess Tournament will be officially opened by city council Paul Laudy at the City Hall Square in Leiden. Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysis/ Standings and statistics Starting at 19:00 pm, the opening event this year will be a match between 2014 Dutch champion GM Loek van Wely [...]

Heart of Finland 2015

Heart of Finland 2015

Jyväs-Shakki chess club organizes the 25th Heart of Finland Open Chess Tournament from 13-19th July at the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland. The 9-round Swiss tournament is ELO rated and it is possible to reach FIDE title norms. Prices in total will be 3 500 €. The first price will be 1 [...]

20th Pacific Coast Open

20th Pacific Coast Open

The 20th Annual Pacific Coast Open will be held from July 16-19, 2015, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. All sections have either 4-day, 3-day or 2-day schedules to play in. The [...]

OPorto Open 2015

OPorto Open 2015

OPorto Open 2015 is set to take place from 13-19th July at the Hotel Beta in Porto, Portugal. The tournament is included in the National Circuit of Classic Chess of the Portuguese Chess Federation. The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Grupo de Xadrez do Porto, the oldest Portuguese chess club, as a celebration [...]

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