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5th International Chess Festival Terre degli Elimi – Update

5th International Chess Festival Terre degli Elimi – Update

This summer in Sicily there will be a nice international chess festival – the 5th “Terre degli Elimi”. It will be one intense chess week in July. Erice is a magic ancient place and in the afternoons the players are free to visit places of incomparable beauty and charm as Segesta, the Egadi Islands, Zingaro, [...]

Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament 2014

Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament 2014

The Limhamn Chess Club is announcing that the 22nd Annual Sigeman Chess Tournament will take place on 15-19th May at the classical Hipp Theater in central Malmo, Sweden. Participants: GM Laurent Fressinet 2709, France GM Jon Ludvig Hammer 2647, Norway GM Jan Timman 2626, Holland GM Nils Grandelius 2600, Sweden GM Erik Blomqvist 2497, Sweden [...]

FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014

FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014

The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014 will be held at the Dubai Culture & Chess Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 15th June to 21st June 2014. The events will be both Swiss pairings tournaments and will be held over two days for Blitz and three days for Rapid. The Blitz will [...]

Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Candidates 2014

Magnus Carlsen to Visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Magnus Carlsen to Visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology on 8th April. The official part of the visit will take place on April 8 at the MIPT Concert Hall, where Magnus Carlsen will meet with MIPT students and guests. The event starts at 10:30 am. The meeting host will be Tina Kandelaki, [...]

3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

The 3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival will take place on 12-13th April in Hotel Geranion, near Nikiti-Halkidiki, Greece. The 10-round Swiss-system FIDE rated event with the time control 15 min + 3 sec is organized by the Municipality of Sithonia in cooperation with Thessaloniki & Halkidiki Chess Union. The scoring system is 3 points for [...]

Greek Women Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Greek Women Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Serbian Women’s Chess Championship 2014

Serbian Women’s Chess Championship 2014

The 8th Serbian Chess Championship for women is taking place from 27th March to 6th April in Banja Junaković, Apatin. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The defending champion is WGM Marija Manakova. Participants: WGM Vojinovic Jovana 2323 WIM Rakic Marija 2304 WGM Stojanovic Andjelija 2295 WGM Manakova Marija 2289 WGM Maksimovic [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

The 4th tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 is taking place from 7th to 22nd April in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, FIDE, Russian Chess Federation and Ugra Chess Academy. The Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 will give qualification to the [...]

International Rapid Chess Festival – Veaceslav Cebanenco Memorial

International Rapid Chess Festival – Veaceslav Cebanenco Memorial

The Veaceslav Cebanenco Memorial is scheduled to take place on 1-2nd April at the Republican Chess and Draughts Club, Sciusev street 111, in Chisinau, Moldova. The Festival will consist of three events: – In the open tournament A (9-round Swiss, FIDE rated) eligible to participate are the players with FIDE ratings 2200 and higher. The [...]

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