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Capablanca Memorial 2017

Capablanca Memorial 2017

The winner of the first tournament in 1962 was Miguel Najdorf. The record with most tournament wins is held by Vassily Ivanchuk with 6 titles.

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

One month before the Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017 there are already 150 registered participants from 14 countries. Among them are 44 titled players, including 16 Grandmasters. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament [...]

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Second edition of Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour to be held in June 2017, with Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk and Baadur Jobava. Leuven, Belgium – 22 May 2017 – After the success of the first edition held in 2016, the [...]

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017 (open and girls) will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 16th of September (arrival) until 26th of September (departure) 2017. The Championships will be organized and held under the auspices of the Uruguayan Chess Federation (FUA), the Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) and [...]

47th International Tournament Bosna

47th International Tournament Bosna

The 47th International Chess Tournament “Bosna 2017″ is scheduled to take place from 13-19th May at the Hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The tournament is sponsored by Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canton Sarajevo, Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Civils Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Sarajevo and [...]

Chicago Open 2017

Chicago Open 2017

The 26th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 25-29, 2017, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open Section is a [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017

Chess Federation of the City of Nis, in association with the Serbian Chess Federation and under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Amateur Chess Championship 2017, which will take place in Nis, Serbia, from June 9 (day of arrival) to June 17 (day of departure) 2017. The tournament will be held [...]

Chess at World Senior Games 2017

Chess at World Senior Games 2017

The World Senior Games 2017 will take place from 9-11th June in the Athens Riviera in Greece. Among the 15 sports competition, the organizers have scheduled a Rapid Chess Open for all chess players aged over 50, irrespective of elo or level. ORGANISERS: Vari Voula Vouliagmeni Municipality, European Sports for All Federation (UESpT), Lefkippos Chess [...]

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Participants

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Participants

The 11th Tashkent International Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, will be held on 2-11th May in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The tournament is a 9-round Swiss with the time control 90 min + 30 sec increment from move one. The total prize fund is 20,000 US dollars. The tournament is organized [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 to be held at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India from 2nd-10th July 2017 organized by Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of [...]

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