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European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

Vienna Chess Federation & Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Hotel AIRO Wien, Vienna, Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss System, with time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed [...]

Canadian Closed Championship 2015 – FIDE Zonal 2.2

Canadian Closed Championship 2015 – FIDE Zonal 2.2

The 2015 Canadian Closed Chess Championship, which is also FIDE Zonal 2.2 tournament, is set to take place from 10-16th July at the Peter Clark Hall, Guelph University Centre, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The tournament format is 9-round Swiss with the time control 40/90, G/30+ 30 seconds from move one. The winner of the Championship [...]

Ikaros 2015 – Greek Open Championships starting this week

Ikaros 2015 – Greek Open Championships starting this week

The 38th International Chess Tournament “Ikaros” 2015 will be held from Saturday 11th till Sunday 19th of July at Aghios Kirykos, the capital town of Ikaria, Greece. The Men and Women Greek Open Championships 2015 are integrated with the Chess Festival. The top prize in the main tournament is 800 EUR. Read the full Regulations [...]

WGMs Gvetadze, Sukandar, Videnova enter FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship

WGMs Gvetadze, Sukandar, Videnova enter FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship

Grandmasters Sofio Gvetadze (Georgia), Irene Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia) and Iva Videnova (Bulgaria) are signed up to take part in the 2nd qualifying tournament of the FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 that is taking place 9th July on the official FIDE Online Arena. The 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is a [...]

Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

The 2015 Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women will be held in Chita on August 8-21. The fields are completed after the conclusion of the Higher League in Kaliningrad. The event is sponsored by RCF, Timchenko Charitable Foundation, Zabaykalsky Krai government and chess federation, and Norilsk Nikel. The following players have the right to [...]

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice. Three Opens, A [...]

8th New York International

8th New York International

The Marshall Chess Club is organizing the 8th New York International which will be held in two sections: Championship on July 15-19 and U2200 on July 23-26. In honor of the Marshall’s 100-year anniversary (the club was established in 1915), the NY International will be returning home to 23 W. 10th St. this year. The [...]

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2015

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2015

A tournament dedicated to the memory of Grandmaster Lev Polugaevsky is set to take place from 3-11th July at the Polugaevsky Chess Club in Samara, Russia. The tournament is the 7th stage of this year’s Cup of Russia. 132 players are signed to take part in the 9-round Swiss open. The prize fund amounts to [...]

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis

Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis selected again to host U.S. Junior Closed Championship The country’s top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation’s Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed Championship from July 7-15, [...]

43rd World Chess Open

43rd World Chess Open

The 43rd Annual World Chess Open is taking place from June 30-July 5, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200 and Unrated. The Open section has a 5-day schedule (July 1-5), [...]

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