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3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial – Participants

3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial – Participants

The 3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial – Shamkir Chess 2016 will be held from 26th May to 4th June in Shamkir, Azerbaijan, e3e5.com reported. The roster for the ten-player round robin tournament has been finalized. The organizers have been waiting for the World Champion Magnus Carlsen, who also won the first and second edition of the [...]

International Chess Tournament “Nona 75 – ACP Open”

International Chess Tournament “Nona 75 – ACP Open”

International Chess Tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the legendary World Champion Nona Gaprindashvili will take place from 21-30th April, 2016, at the Chess Palace, Kostava ave.37a in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament is organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia, Tbilisi City Hall, Georgian Chess Federation and ACP. There will be [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Silver Lake, Serbia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Silver Lake, Serbia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 26 June 2016 in Silver Lake – Veliko Gradiste, Serbia, by the Serbian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Danubia Park Hotel. The Seminar will be held concurrently with the huge Silver Lake [...]

Portes du Soleil Open 2016

Portes du Soleil Open 2016

The Portes du Soleil International Open Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 20-27 August, 2016, in mountain village of Morgins, Switzerland. The tournament will be played over 7 rounds of Swiss system with the rate of play 90′+15”. GM John van der Wiel (NED) will play in the tournament and hold free chess [...]

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2016

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2016

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2016, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from 9-19th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation. Last year the winner was Grandmaster [...]

39th International Chess Tournament Ikaros 2016

39th International Chess Tournament Ikaros 2016

Ikaros Chess Tournament just got better

Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts Monday

Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts Monday

The organising committee has completed its preparations for the Dubai Open Chess Tournament 2016 – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Cup, which is held annually under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance of the UAE. Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan [...]

16th Bangkok Chess Club Open – Participants

16th Bangkok Chess Club Open – Participants

The 16th Bangkok Chess Club Open – Thailand Open Chess Championships 2016 is taking place from 10-17th April in Dusit Thani, Bangkok, Thailand. There are two sections: Open category for all players (9-round Swiss), and Challenger category for players rated below 2100 or unrated (7-round Swiss). The Open section has 248 registered players from 42 [...]

Eurasian Blitz Chess Cup of the President of Kazakhstan

Eurasian Blitz Chess Cup of the President of Kazakhstan

The tournament will take place at Ritz Carlton Almaty for 100,000 USD prize fund

46th International Tournament Bosna

46th International Tournament Bosna

The 46th International Chess Tournament “Bosna 2016″ is scheduled to take place from 28th May to 3rd June at the Hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The tournament is sponsored by Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canton Sarajevo, Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Civils Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, City [...]

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