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1st Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship

1st Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship

The Sharjah Chess & Culture Club is organizing the 1st Sharjah Masters international Chess Championship, which will be held at Sharjah Chess & Culture Club from 22nd March to 31st March 2017. The Masters is held under the Patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. [...]

Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017, which will take place from 1-8 April 2017 in St Clement Bay in Jersey. The Open tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move. The [...]

Grand Chess Tour rapid events in Paris and Leuven

Grand Chess Tour rapid events in Paris and Leuven

The Grand Chess Tour is pleased to announce the event level wildcards for the 2017 Grand Chess Tour events in Paris and Leuven. The GCT Advisory Board considered both the players URS™ standings as well as recent exceptional performances to finalise the selection of these 8 wildcards. The board also considered local sponsor preferences while [...]

White Rook 2017 in Dagomys

White Rook 2017 in Dagomys

Russian Chess Federation has the honour to invite young and ambitious players from all over the world to take part in the final stage of prestigious chess competition among secondary school teams Belaya Ladya, also known as White Rook, which will be held in Hotel Dagomys 4* (Sochi, Krasnodar Region) on June 1-9, 2017. Belaya [...]

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2017

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2017

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting the players to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 13th until 23rd of August, 2017. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is [...]

European Corporate Chess Championship 2017

European Corporate Chess Championship 2017

The 1st European Corporate Chess Championship 2017 will take place in the Town Hall of Honour of the City of Asnières, Paris, France, 24–25 November 2017. The tournament will be played as a Swiss Open in 9 rounds, with time control 15 minutes per game + 3 seconds per move starting from move 1. Each [...]

Aeroflot Open 2017

Aeroflot Open 2017

Aeroflot Open is set to take place from 21st February to 1st March at the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow, Russia. One of the richest open tournaments will offer 140,000 EUR in prizes. Traditionally, the event consists of three sections: Open A, Open B and Open C, and a blitz tournament. The prize fund allocated for [...]

European Women’s Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017

European Women’s Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017

The European Women’s Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017 will take place in Monaco, from 20th to 24th October, 2017, in the Hotel Novotel, as the official venue of the events. The events are organized by the Monaco Chess federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The first on schedule is European – [...]

World top 10 in Altibox Norway Chess

World top 10 in Altibox Norway Chess

Altibox Norway Chess, the chess super tournament, has managed to gather the world’s top 10 best players for the 2017 edition. The tournament aims to be amongst the top 3 strongest chess tournaments in the world. The 2017 tournament takes place from June 5 to 17 at the Clarion Energy Hotel and at the Stavanger [...]

1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

The 1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled will take place from 22-29th June at the Park Inn Resort and Conference Center Orlando by Radisson in Orlando, USA. The official invitation to all eligible participants is approved by the FIDE Commission “Chess for the Disabled” (DIS). The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for [...]

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