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Russia-China Junior Match of Friendship

Russia-China Junior Match of Friendship

The Russian Chess Federation and Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation announce that the International Russia-China Junior Match of Friendship will be held on August 3-5. This year the tournament will be played in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province. The Match of Friendship will be a part of the annual Xin Rui Festival. The [...]

Kavala Open 2017

Kavala Open 2017

The 26th Kavala International Open Tournament is set to take place from 28th July to 4th August at the Foyer of Kavala Prefecture Amphitheatre. The event is organized by the Kavala Chess Club and East Macedonia & Thrace Chess Union. The tournament format is 9-round Swiss in three sections: Group A : Rtg > 1900 [...]

25th Southern Open in Orlando, Florida

25th Southern Open in Orlando, Florida

The 25th Annual Southern Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. There will be five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. The event has a $15,000 prize fund, unconditionally guaranteed. [...]

22nd Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

22nd Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

The 22nd Annual Bradley Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, 1 Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. There will be five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. The event has a $8,000 [...]

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

The Chess Federation of India has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zones 3.1 to 3.7 affiliated to Asian Chess Federation and FIDE to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 25 Aug – 2 Sep 2017 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. The tournament shall be run [...]

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017

The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017 (for boys & girls under 20) which will be held in Tarvisio, Italy from November 12th to 26th. The Championship will be organized and conducted by Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi under the auspices of FIDE and the Italian Chess Federation FSI. Participation Each National Federation can enter one [...]

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik is showing his best chess

FIDE World Chess Grand Prix in Geneva

FIDE World Chess Grand Prix in Geneva

The gala opening of the third stage of the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix was held tonight at the Four Seasons Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. On behalf of FIDE the tournament was officially opened by prof. dr. Adrian Siegel, FIDE Treasurer and member of the Presidential Board. President of World Chess, Mr Ilya Merenzon, and [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2017

Sinquefield Cup 2017

The world’s most elite chess players of both past and present will be facing off in the U.S. Chess Capital during the Sinquefield Cup, the most prestigious chess tournament hosted on U.S. soil. Following the Sinquefield Cup, legendary World Champion Garry Kasparov will be coming out of retirement to compete against world’s top chess talent [...]

World Chess Open 2017

World Chess Open 2017

The 45th Annual World Open will be held from June 29-July 4, 2017 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event has 9 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900 and Unrated. The Open Section is a 9-round Swiss, 5-day tournament (June [...]

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