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International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from 2-12th 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. Grandmaster Eltaj Safarli won the previous [...]

Match Gaprindashvili – Sveshnikov in Jurmala

Match Gaprindashvili – Sveshnikov in Jurmala

A chess festival will take place in Jurmala, Latvia, on March 25-26, featuring rapid tournament for seniors (55+) and juniors (under 15), and a friendly match between former World Champion Nona Gaprindashvili (Georgia) and Senior World Team Champion Evgeny Sveshnikov (Russia). The games of the match will be relayed live. Evgeny Sveshnikov will also hold [...]

1st FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017

1st FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017

The 1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017 will be held in Minsk, Belarus, from 1st of June (arrivals) to 5th of June (departures) 2017. The championships will be held in Palace of Sport in Minsk, Belarus. Each federation can register unlimited number of players in each of the categories ‐ under [...]

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

The Chess Festival will take place from 18-25th June, 2017, at the “Kamin hall” of Restaurant Sidro and “Great hall” of Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake in Serbia.

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 [...]

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