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24th New York State Open

24th New York State Open

The 24th Annual New York State Open will be held from May 20-22, 2016, at the Tiki Resort, 2 Canada St., Lake George, New York. The event has 4 sections: Open, Senior, Under 1610 and Under 1210. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (May 20-22) or 2-day schedule (May 21-22) to participate in. The [...]

Chicago Open 2016

Chicago Open 2016

The 25th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 26-30, 2016, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open Section is a [...]

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will take place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. The Championship is open to all players representing the Chess [...]

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

The Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016 will take place from 19-26th June in Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake, Serbia. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament for players rated under 2200 FIDE – [...]

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2016

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2016

The 6th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 18-23rd August, 2016, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main sections: A) [...]

Match Poland-Hungary

Match Poland-Hungary

The match Poland-Hungary will be one of the many accompanying events of this year’s festival in Katowice. This is the second leg encounter after the meeting held in Budapest in 2014. Top Polish and Hungarian players will participate in the match in Katowice on 3-6 May. A day later everyone will enter the 4th Polish-Hungarian [...]

International Open Tournament Cetinje 2016 – Participants

International Open Tournament Cetinje 2016 – Participants

Montenegro Chess Federation organizes the International Chess Open Tournament Cetinje 2016, from 4 to 10 May 2016, on the occasion of 10 years of renewal of the independence of Montenegro. Cetinje, the old capital of Montenegro – the city museum, is only 30 km from Budva, the center of Montenegro’s tourism, and 30 km from [...]

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 (open and girls) will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from the 20th of September (arrival) till the 4th of October (departure) 2016. The Championships will be organized and held by AI “UgraMegaSport” with the assistance of the Ugra Chess Federation and under the auspices of Russian [...]

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

FIDE has announced on Twitter the changes in the format for the upcoming 2016-2017 Grand Prix. The series will consist of four tournaments as before, but the field will be expanded to 24 participants. Another novelty is that the each stage will be played as 9-round Swiss event. The series will be organized by AGON. [...]

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