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18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts registration

18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts registration

Dubai Chess and Culture Club has opened the registration for the 18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup, which will be held from April 10-20, 2016, at the club’s Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Hall. According to Ibrahim Al Bannai, Chairman of Dubai Chess and Culture Club, many of the world’s [...]

15th Rochefort International Chess Festival

15th Rochefort International Chess Festival

The 15th Rochefort International Chess Festival is set to take place on 20-26th February, 2016, Room Colbert, at the Congress Palace, Rochefort, France. The organizers have invested big effort to propose an interesting event for all-level players. The players will be separated in two groups: “Masters” for players with rating above 1900 and “Accession” for [...]

Wesley So – Tata Steel 2016 player previews

Wesley So – Tata Steel 2016 player previews

Wesley So placed second in Tata Steel 2015, can he improve his performance in the 2016 edition?

Yifan Hou – Tata Steel 2016 player preview

Yifan Hou – Tata Steel 2016 player preview

Yifan Hou is the former World Champion who is now the top ranked woman in the world (2673).

Pavel Eljanov – Tata Steel 2016 Player preview

Pavel Eljanov – Tata Steel 2016 Player preview

Pavel Eljanov is somewhat of dark horse in the tournament – few remarkable performances in 2015, but what little he has displayed on the chess battlegrounds recently has been top notch.

76th Armenian Championship 2016

76th Armenian Championship 2016

The 76th Armenian Championship will take place from January 12 to January 23 in the capital city of Yerevan.

17th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships 2016

17th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships 2016

Under the auspices of the ASEAN Chess Confederation (ACC) and the Asian Chess Federation (ACF), ASEAN Chess Academy in collaboration with Thailand Chess Association, have the honour of inviting all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 17th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships 2016 which are to be held at the 5-star Dusit Thani [...]

Tata Steel Chess 2016 player preview – Anish Giri

Tata Steel Chess 2016 player preview – Anish Giri

After two second places, is it time for a title for Giri?

14th Delhi International Chess Open

14th Delhi International Chess Open

The 14th edition of the Delhi International will have over 1400 participants in three categories battling for a prize fund of Rs. 3500000 (around 50 000 euro).

Boston Chess Congress 2016

Boston Chess Congress 2016

The 4th Annual Boston Chess Congress will be held from January 8-10, 2016, at the Hyatt Boston Harbor at Logan Airport, 101 Harborside Dr, Boston, Massachusetts. The event has 6 sections: Premier (open to 1900/above), Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1300. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (January 8-10) [...]

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