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Dubai Open 2014

Dubai Open 2014

The 16th Dubai Open Chess Championship for the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup is taking place on 7-17th April at the Dubai Chess & Culture Club, United Arab Emirates. The tournament format is 9 round Swiss and the total prize fund is $50,000, with $10,000 reserved for the winner. 150 players from 40 [...]

International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014

International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014

The 2nd International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014 is organized by the Chess club “Draga” Rijeka and Chess club “Krk” on 6-12th April, 2014, at the Hotel Malin in Malinska, Island Krk, Croatia. Tournament System: Swiss, FIDE variant, 9 rounds, 90 minutes + 30 sec increment for every move (from the beginning of the [...]

Greek Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Greek Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Last round, live games with triple engine analysis

7th NY International

7th NY International

The world famous Marshall Chess Club is organizing the 7th NY International on 18-22th June. The event will have three sections: FIDE Norm, U2200 and U1900. FIDE Norm Section is open to all players rated 2200 or above (USCF or FIDE) and special invitees. The playing format is 9 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 [...]

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 [...]

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