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Hou Yifan to Headline Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge in March

Hou Yifan to Headline Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge in March

Three of the world’s best chess players are headed to the Hawaiian island of Oahu in March to take part in the “Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge” – a four player round robin invitational tournament being put on to help kick start a local scholastic chess academy. One lucky amateur player will win entry to the tournament [...]

San Salvador Chess Open

San Salvador Chess Open

The 1st San Salvador Chess Open is scheduled to take place from 5-10th December at the Palacio de los Deportes INDES in San Salvador, El Salvador. The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Federacion Salvadoreña de Ajedrez and offers $8000 in prizes. A total of 120 players from twelve countries are registered to take [...]

Torneo de Navidad in Bogotá, Colombia

Torneo de Navidad in Bogotá, Colombia

The 24th Torneo de Navidad Liga de Ajedrez de Bogotá is taking place on 4-8th December at the Bogotá Centro Comercial Americas Outlet Factory in Bogotá, Colombia. The event is organized by the Liga Ajedrez Bogotá, Club Sicoopweb and AF Orlando Ruiz Jasbon. There are four sections: ITT Millonario, U2000, U1800 and U10 Youth. The [...]

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6TH LONDON CHESS CLASSIC (6-14 DECEMBER 2014) PLAY  A SUPERSTAR! SUPER RAPIDPLAY OPEN (6-7 DECEMBER) This year’s London Chess Classic offers a unique opportunity for a few amateur players to experience what it’s like to face a legend of the game in a genuine one-to-one tournament game. Before the superstars cross swords with each other [...]

Basel Chess Festival 2015

Basel Chess Festival 2015

The 2015 edition of Basel Chess Festival is scheduled to be held on 1-5th January 2015 at Hotel Hilton in Basel, Switzerland. The event will be split into two main tournaments – Master Section and Amateur Tournament. The format of the competitions will be 7-round Swiss FIDE with tempo of play 100 minutes for 40 [...]

World Amateur Chess Championship 2015

World Amateur Chess Championship 2015

The World Amateur Chess Championships will be held in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. The dates are 13 April (arrivals, technical meeting) to 22 April 2015 (departures). The games will take place in the conference center of the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort, on the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki, 100 [...]

Rilton Cup 2014

Rilton Cup 2014

Rilton Cup was initiated by a donation from Dr. Tore Rilton, and since 1985 the tournament is financially secured. The challenge prize, donated by SEB, is a Rilton-medal in genuine gold. The venue of play is Clarion Hotel Stockholm, Ringvägen 98, Stockholm. Metro station Skanstull (green line). The event is a 9-round FIDE-Swiss in Cup and [...]

Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez in Las Palmas

Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez in Las Palmas

Torneo Internacional Centro Goya Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2014 – Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez is taking place from 1-8th December at the Club de Ajedrez de la Fundación La Caja de Canarias in Las Palmas, Spain. The 9-round Swiss open is organized by the Federación Insular de Ajedrez de Gran Canaria and Club de [...]

Can Norway beat Magnus Carlsen?

Can Norway beat Magnus Carlsen?

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will be the main star in an epic three-hour long entertainment show on NRK1 on Sunday 30th November. All Norwegians will have the opportunity to play against the chess king. Magnus Carlsen recently returned from Sochi, Russia, after winning the World Chess Championship for the second year in a row. [...]

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

The 18th edition of Neujahrs Open is organized by Chess Club “SV Chemie Guben 1990 e.V.” on 2-6th January 2015 in Guben, a town on the Lusatian Neisse river in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 120 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 seconds increment [...]

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