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Al Ain Chess Classics 2014

Al Ain Chess Classics 2014

The Al Ain Chess Club invites all FIDE rated players to participate in the 3rd Al Ain Chess Classics from 18-27th December 2014. The 9-round Swiss tournament will take place at the Al Ain Rotana Hili Hotel. Top prizes are 1st $11,000 / $8,500 / $6,000 / $4,500 / $3,000 / $2,000 etc (20 regular [...]

7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament

7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament

The 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament will take place from 30th December, 2014, to 6th January, 2015, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, India. The event will consist of three sections: – Category A (for players rated over 1900), 10-round Swiss, 90 Minutes each plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 – [...]

US Class Championship 2014

US Class Championship 2014

The 2014 US Class Championship is set to take place from 31st October to 2nd November at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA. The event consists of seven elo sections. The tournament format is 6-round Swiss with the time control G/120 +30. The total prize fund is [...]

Transatlantic Cup Svetozar Gligorić 2014

Transatlantic Cup Svetozar Gligorić 2014

The Sport University Association of Belgrade organizes “The Week of chess at the University of Belgrade” in the end of October. It will include three chess events, two of which have an international character. For the past 9 years the central chess event at the University has been the traditional internet chess match between the [...]

38th Zurich Christmas Open

38th Zurich Christmas Open

The 38th Zurich Weihnachtsopen will take place from 26th to 30th December, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Zürich in Zurich, Switzerland. The Master Tournament (for players rated over 2000) and General Tournament (U2050) will each be played over 7 rounds of Swiss system. Currently registered Grandmasters are Meier Georg GER 2652, Bauer Christian FRA 2637, [...]

1st Annual Cleveland Classic

1st Annual Cleveland Classic

The 1st Annual Cleveland Classic will take place on 24-26th October at the Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel, 5300 Riverside Drive, Ohio, USA. The event will have four sections: Open, U2000, U1700 and U1400. The playing format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 30/90, SD/60 d5. The prize fund is USD 6000, guaranteed. Open: $2000-650-350, [...]

Tashkent FIDE Grand Prix

Tashkent FIDE Grand Prix

The second stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series 2014-2015 will take place from 20th October until 2nd November in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Back in 2012 and 2013 Tashkent hosted one of the stages of the Grand Prix series 2012-2013, as well as one of the tournaments of the Women’s Grand Prix series 2013-2014. The tournament [...]

“Tashir” Tigran Petrosian Memorial

“Tashir” Tigran Petrosian Memorial

The 21st category super-tournament Tigran Petrosian Memorial, sponsored by Tashir Group, will be held on 3-11th November at the Hotel Novotel Moscow City. Chairman of the organizing committee is the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. The prize fund is 100 000 euros. The tournament format will be round robin with eight players: [...]

FIDE Grand Prix Baku 2014 LIVE!

FIDE Grand Prix Baku 2014 LIVE!

The First Stage of FIDE Grand Prix Series 2014-2015 is taking place on 1-15th October 2014 in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The games will be live daily at Chessdom with the TCEC top engines Stockfish, Komodo and Houdini. Caruana, Fabiano ITA GM 2801, Grischuk, Alexander RUS GM 2789, Nakamura, Hikaru USA GM 2782, Karjakin, [...]

VIII International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota

VIII International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota

The 8th International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota is taking place on 9-13th October 2014 in the Colombian capital. The Festival consists of three separate tournaments: Elite Group, University Tournament and School Championship, played in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format. The time control in the School Tournament will be 30′, while the [...]

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