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European Youth Chess Championship 2016

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 is set to take place from 17-28th August at the Top Hotel Praha in Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. The Championship is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union. The tournament is played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 [...]

Isle of Man International 2016

Isle of Man International 2016

The 2016 Isle of Man International Chess Tournament will be held in Douglas from 1 to 9 October 2016, sponsored by Chess.com and the Scheinberg family. The Masters event will be a 9-round Swiss open with a prize fund of £50,000, including a first prize of £12,000, and four-figure prizes down to tenth place. Five [...]

Southern Chess Congress 2016

Southern Chess Congress 2016

The 47th Annual Southern Chess Congress will be held from August 19-21, 2016, at the Sheraton Atlanta Downtown Hotel, 165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400 and Under 1100. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (August 19-21) or 2-day [...]

1st Yerevan Open

1st Yerevan Open

The 1st Yerevan International Open Tournament is set to take place from 1-11th October, 2016, at the Chess Academy of Armenia in Yerevan. The tournament is open to all Fide rated players and the playing format is 9-round Swiss system. The entry fees range from 50-160 USD and the total prize fund is 16,000 USD. [...]

Split Chess Open 2016

Split Chess Open 2016

The Chess Club Brda, City of Split and Croatian Chess Federation are organizing the 6th Split Chess Open 2016 on 13-20th August at Hotel Zagreb in Split, Croatia. The tournament system is 9-round Swiss and the total prize fund is 7500 EUR with 1300 EUR reserved for the winner. Among the 192 registered players from [...]

Baku Open 2016

Baku Open 2016

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2016, dedicated to the Independence Day of Republic of Azerbaijan, will take place from 17-26th September at the AF Hotel near Caspian Sea. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry and Azerbaijan Chess Federation. The total prize fund is 25,000 USD and the first place [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

World Junior Chess Championships 2016

The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2016 (for boys & girls under 20) will be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA from 7th August (arrival) to 22nd August (departure) 2016. The Championship will be organized and conducted by All Odisha Chess Association at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. The [...]

Northeast Open 2016

Northeast Open 2016

The 22nd Annual Northeast Open will be held from August 5-7, 2016, at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 Main St, Stamford, Connecticut. The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2050, Under 1650 and Under 1250. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (August 5-7) or 2-day schedule (August 6-7) to participate in. The tournament format [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2016

Sinquefield Cup 2016

The 2016 Sinquefield Cup features ten of the top international chess players from eight different countries.

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

A wonderful tournament on the Italian Adriatic coast will take place from 30th July to 6th August. The Summer Chess Festival ‘Mare di Fano’ will run for the fifth time, bringing together amateur and professional players. In the middle of the summer, chess aficionados will have an opportunity to enjoy sea, delicious Italian food and [...]

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