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Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 to be held at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India from 2nd-10th July 2017 organized by Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of [...]

MindSports World Championships 2017

MindSports World Championships 2017

The 4th MindSports World Championships 2017 will be held from 19-27th August at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) in Doha, Qatar. The competitions in Scrabble, Chess, Go and Esports will offer a record prize fund of 200,000 USD. The chess programme will include: Bughouse – August 19th – Prize pool minimum $3000 Blitz [...]

European Women Chess 2017 LIVE!

European Women Chess 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

2nd FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow

2nd FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow

The second FIDE Grand Prix will take place from 11-22nd May at the Central Telegraph, the venue of 2016 Candidates Tournament, in Moscow, Russia. A press conference dedicated to the FIDE Grand Prix was held today in Moscow, with Ilya Merenzon, President of World Chess, Evgeny Kaspersky of the Kaspersky Lab, Mark Glukhovsky, CEO of [...]

Karpov Poikovsky Tournament 2017

Karpov Poikovsky Tournament 2017

The 18th Karpov Poikovsky Tournament is set to take place from 18-27th April at the Sports School “Neptune” in Poikovsky, Nefteyugansk Ugra, Russia. The round robin tournament with ten players has the average elo of 2679. The event will be visited by Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin and Olympic boxing champion Vyacheslav Yanovsky. Participants: Ernesto Inarkiev [...]

GRENKE Chess Open in Karlsruhe, Germany

GRENKE Chess Open in Karlsruhe, Germany

The GRENKE Chess Open will be held over the Easter holidays from 13th to 17th April at the Schwarzwaldhalle in Karlsruhe, Germany. The event will run parallel to the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017. It ranks among the strongest and largest open chess tournaments worldwide, with last year’s inaugural event drawing more than 960 participants. The [...]

GRENKE Chess Classic 2017

GRENKE Chess Classic 2017

The Easter holidays are a festive season for German chess fans. This year is no exception, with the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 being held from 15th to 22nd April. World Champion Magnus Carlsen, who won the last GRENKE Chess Classic in 2015, will again be competing, ready to defend his title. His strongest competitors are [...]

Kortchnoi Open 2017

Kortchnoi Open 2017

The Kortchnoi Open, organized by the Schachgesellschaft Zurich, is taking place from 13-17th April, parallel to the Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017. The 7-round Swiss event will have two sections – Main and Master with 20 Grandmasters among 85 participants from 20 countries. Participants – Master: 1. GM Shirov Alexei LAT 2693 2. GM Safarli [...]

8th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

8th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

The 8th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament is scheduled to take place from 28th July to 4th August at the Palazzo Sales in Erice, on Sicily, Italy. As usual, the organizers will offer to chess players and their companions: cheap prices, good weather and wonderful beaches, great cooking and great chess masters to help achieving [...]

10th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

10th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

The Armenian Chess Federation is organizing an international open chess tournament, dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, which will take place on June 20-30, 2017, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. All interested chess players can participate in the 9-round Swiss tournament. The total prize fund is equivalent to 22,500 US dollars. [...]

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