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Heart of Finland 2015

Heart of Finland 2015

Jyväs-Shakki chess club organizes the 25th Heart of Finland Open Chess Tournament from 13-19th July at the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland. The 9-round Swiss tournament is ELO rated and it is possible to reach FIDE title norms. Prices in total will be 3 500 €. The first price will be 1 [...]

20th Pacific Coast Open

20th Pacific Coast Open

The 20th Annual Pacific Coast Open will be held from July 16-19, 2015, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. All sections have either 4-day, 3-day or 2-day schedules to play in. The [...]

OPorto Open 2015

OPorto Open 2015

OPorto Open 2015 is set to take place from 13-19th July at the Hotel Beta in Porto, Portugal. The tournament is included in the National Circuit of Classic Chess of the Portuguese Chess Federation. The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Grupo de Xadrez do Porto, the oldest Portuguese chess club, as a celebration [...]

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

Vienna Chess Federation & Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Hotel AIRO Wien, Vienna, Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss System, with time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed [...]

Canadian Closed Championship 2015 – FIDE Zonal 2.2

Canadian Closed Championship 2015 – FIDE Zonal 2.2

The 2015 Canadian Closed Chess Championship, which is also FIDE Zonal 2.2 tournament, is set to take place from 10-16th July at the Peter Clark Hall, Guelph University Centre, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The tournament format is 9-round Swiss with the time control 40/90, G/30+ 30 seconds from move one. The winner of the Championship [...]

Ikaros 2015 – Greek Open Championships starting this week

Ikaros 2015 – Greek Open Championships starting this week

The 38th International Chess Tournament “Ikaros” 2015 will be held from Saturday 11th till Sunday 19th of July at Aghios Kirykos, the capital town of Ikaria, Greece. The Men and Women Greek Open Championships 2015 are integrated with the Chess Festival. The top prize in the main tournament is 800 EUR. Read the full Regulations [...]

WGMs Gvetadze, Sukandar, Videnova enter FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship

WGMs Gvetadze, Sukandar, Videnova enter FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship

Grandmasters Sofio Gvetadze (Georgia), Irene Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia) and Iva Videnova (Bulgaria) are signed up to take part in the 2nd qualifying tournament of the FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 that is taking place 9th July on the official FIDE Online Arena. The 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is a [...]

Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

The 2015 Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women will be held in Chita on August 8-21. The fields are completed after the conclusion of the Higher League in Kaliningrad. The event is sponsored by RCF, Timchenko Charitable Foundation, Zabaykalsky Krai government and chess federation, and Norilsk Nikel. The following players have the right to [...]

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice. Three Opens, A [...]

8th New York International

8th New York International

The Marshall Chess Club is organizing the 8th New York International which will be held in two sections: Championship on July 15-19 and U2200 on July 23-26. In honor of the Marshall’s 100-year anniversary (the club was established in 1915), the NY International will be returning home to 23 W. 10th St. this year. The [...]

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