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Split Chess Open 2016

Split Chess Open 2016

The Chess Club Brda, City of Split and Croatian Chess Federation are organizing the 6th Split Chess Open 2016 on 13-20th August at Hotel Zagreb in Split, Croatia. The tournament system is 9-round Swiss and the total prize fund is 7500 EUR with 1300 EUR reserved for the winner. Among the 192 registered players from [...]

Baku Open 2016

Baku Open 2016

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2016, dedicated to the Independence Day of Republic of Azerbaijan, will take place from 17-26th September 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 25,000 USD and the first place [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2016 (for boys & girls under 20) will be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA from 7th August (arrival) to 22nd August (departure) 2016. The Championship will be organized and conducted by All Odisha Chess Association at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. The [...]

Northeast Open 2016

Northeast Open 2016

The 22nd Annual Northeast Open will be held from August 5-7, 2016, at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 Main St, Stamford, Connecticut. The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2050, Under 1650 and Under 1250. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (August 5-7) or 2-day schedule (August 6-7) to participate in. The tournament format [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2016

Sinquefield Cup 2016

The 2016 Sinquefield Cup features ten of the top international chess players from eight different countries.

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

A wonderful tournament on the Italian Adriatic coast will take place from 30th July to 6th August. The Summer Chess Festival ‘Mare di Fano’ will run for the fifth time, bringing together amateur and professional players. In the middle of the summer, chess aficionados will have an opportunity to enjoy sea, delicious Italian food and [...]

European Chess Club Cup 2016

European Chess Club Cup 2016

Serbian Chess Federation invites all European Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE and ECU to participate in the 32nd European Club Cup and the 21st European Club Cup for Women. The events will be held in the Ballroom of the 5* Hotel Park, Novi Sad, Serbia. The dates are 5th November (arrival and opening) to 13th [...]

Manhattan Open 2016

Manhattan Open 2016

The 15th Annual Manhattan Open will be held from July 29-31, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave., New York, USA. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (July 29-31) or 2-day schedule (July 30-31) to participate in. [...]

German Women’s Masters 2016

German Women’s Masters 2016

The German Chess Federation, ZMDI Chess Festival Dresden and UKA Meissen are organizing the German Masters 2016 from 30th July to 7th August in Dresden. The tournament will be a ten-player round robin with top German female players and will serve as a good warm-up for the Chess Olympiad in Baku. Participants: Elisabeth Pähtz, IM, [...]

Match Boris Gelfand vs Ernesto Inarkiev in Magas

Match Boris Gelfand vs Ernesto Inarkiev in Magas

A friendly match between European champion 2016 Ernesto Inarkiev and World Vice-Champion 2012 Boris Gelfand will take place on June 12-22 in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia Republic. The match will consist of six games with the following time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves, and them 30 minutes for the rest of the game, [...]

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