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Kathmandu Open International Chess Tournament 2018

Kathmandu Open International  Chess Tournament 2018

Homeland Sports Club, Nepal cordially invites players from all chess federations, Chess Club/Academy under FIDE to participate in the 1st edition of Kathmandu Open International GM Chess Tournament 2018. It will be held at Godavari Village Resort, Kathmandu from 12th to 17th April 2018. System of Play: The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE [...]

Gymnasiade in Marrakech, Morocco

Gymnasiade in Marrakech, Morocco

ISF, the International School Sport Federation, has organized the Gymnasiade since 1974 and in 2016 added chess to the list of sports included. Morocco organizes the 17th Gymnasiade, the first to take place on the African continent. The chess discipline includes two tournaments, one for boys and one for girls. In each case players must [...]

16th Khazar Cup

16th Khazar Cup

The 16th Khazar Cup, International Chess Festival, will be organised from 27 February to 6 March 2018 in Anzali, Iran.The tournament is divided in 5 categories. The venue will be Anzali free zone. Top seeded players are GM Gadir Guseinov, GM Eltaj Safarli, GM Sergey Volkov, GM Vitaliy Bernadskiy etc.. live game with analysis will [...]

11th Tal Memorial in Museum of Russian Impressionism

11th Tal Memorial in Museum of Russian Impressionism

The 11th edition of the international tournament named after the 8th World Champion Mikhail Tal will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism (Moscow), one of the leading private museums in Russia. The tournament is a part of the international programme implemented by Russian Chess Federation (RCF) together with the Charitable Foundation of Elena [...]

Western Class Championships 2018

Western Class Championships 2018

The 25th Annual Western Class Championships will be held from March 2-4, 2018, at the Airtel Plaza Hotel, 7277 Valjean Ave, Van Nuys, California. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either 3-day (March 2-4) or 2-day (March 3-4) schedules to [...]

18th “Mediterranean flower” closed WGM tournament

18th “Mediterranean flower” closed WGM tournament

18th “Mediterranean flower” closed WGM tournament will be held from 24 February to 3 march in Rijeka. It will be 10 players round-robin tournament. Top seeded players are WIM Elena Tomilova, WGM Evgeniya Doluhanova, WGM Keti Tsatsalshvili etc… live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top [...]

European Club Cup 2018 – Regulations

European Club Cup 2018 – Regulations

The 34th European Club Cup and the 23rd European Women Club Cup will be simultaneously held from 11th-19th October 2018 in Porto Carras, famous Greek seaside resort in Halkidiki. The playing venue of the Championships will be the Congress Center of the Porto Carras Grand Resort and the official hotel of the event will be 5 [...]

Aeroflot Open 2018 live

Aeroflot Open 2018 live

The 16th International Chess Festival Aeroflot Chess Open 2018 will be held in Moscow from February 19 to March 2, 2018. The Organizers of the destival are the “Aeroflot-Russian Airlines”, the Russian Chess Federation and the Association of Chess Federations and once again venue of the event is hotel “Cosmos”. This time the festival has [...]

10th dMP Batavia Chess Tournament

10th dMP Batavia Chess Tournament

The 10th dMP Batavia Chess Tournament takes place from Thursday, February 22nd to Sunday, March 4th, 2018 in Café Batavia 1920, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The games will start each day at 14:00 hrs. The final round starts at 12.00 hrs. Wednesday, February 28th is a rest day. Admission to the playing hall in Cafe Batavia [...]

Stockfish leads in an impressive start of Premier Division

Stockfish leads in an impressive start of Premier Division

Stockfish is the sole leader of the Premier Division of the Top Chess Engines Championship. After 18 rounds Stockfish has collected 13 points – nine wins, one loss, and eight draws. This is a point more than last year’s champion Houdini – six wins and twelve draws – and two points more than Komodo. Fire [...]

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