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19th Sharjah Rapid Championship 2014

19th Sharjah Rapid Championship 2014

The 19th Sharjah Rapid International Chess Championship 2014 will take place from 4th to 11th July 2014 at the Sharjah Chess Club in Sharjah, the third largest city in the United Arab Emirates. The event is organized by Sharjah Chess & Culture Club under the patronage of Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member [...]

Geneva Chess Open 2014

Geneva Chess Open 2014

The 31st Geneva Chess Open will take place from 29th July to 3rd August at the la Maison des Associations – rue des Savoises 15 – 1205 Genève, Switzerland. The event is organized by the La Fédération Genevoise d’Echecs and is valid for Swiss and FIDE ratings. The playing format is 7-round Swiss and the [...]

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial 2014

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial 2014

The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial will be organized by Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El Mediouni from 31st August to 14th September 2014, at the hotel Monastir Center in the beautiful touristic city of Monastir, Tunisia. The Festival is split into 6 groups. Four of them are scheduled to be held from 1st to [...]

All-Russian Summer Universiade

All-Russian Summer Universiade

The 4th All-Russian Summer Chess Universiade is taking place on 1-6th July at the Nezhmetdinov Chess School in Kazan. The tournament format is 7-round Swiss in Open and Girls sections with the time control 60 min + 5 sec. The players from the same teams will not be paired one against another. There will be [...]

Russian Championship Superfinal in Kazan

Russian Championship Superfinal in Kazan

Men’s and women’s Russian Championship Superfinal will this year be held in Kazan, the Russian Chess Federation CEO Mark Glukhovsky confirmed for R-Sport. Kazan is a beautiful city with rich chess tradition, Glukhovsky noted. He added that only the chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov has more than one thousand students. The city and the [...]

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2014

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2014

The 4th Lev Polugaevsky Memorial is taking place on 2–10th July at the Polugaevsky Chess Club in Samara. The tournament is the 5th stage of this year’s Cup of Russia. A big field of 139 participants testifies of the popularity of chess in this region. 17 Grandmasters and 12 International Masters honor the memory of [...]

SPICE Cup Open 2014

SPICE Cup Open 2014

The 2014 SPICE Cup Open is scheduled to take place from 21st to 26th October at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. The 9-round Swiss open is sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation. The event offers the prize fund of $13,000 guaranteed (up from $11,000 last year) and [...]

Dutch Chess Championships 2014

Dutch Chess Championships 2014

Dutch Individual Chess Championships for men and women are scheduled to take place from 6th to 13th July 2014 at the Manor Hotel in Amsterdam, the capital and most populous city in the Netherlands. Both tournaments will be played in 8 player round-robin format. Men Section has the strong participation of 8 GMs, including the [...]

48th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2014

48th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2014

The 48th edition of the Ilmar Raud Memorial is taking place from 30th June to 6th July 2014 at the Viljandi Sports Center in Viljandi, a town in southern Estonia. The event is played in memorial of Ilmar Raud, member of the Estonian team that scored bronze at the Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires. The playing format is 9 [...]

11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

The 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational with over $200K in prizes and scholarships will be held on July 10–15, 2014 at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Webster University will provide complimentary room and meal accommodation on campus for all qualifiers. The annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational, in its 11th year, is the [...]

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