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Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Super Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian return to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for four classical games of chess and 16 Blitz. SAINT LOUIS (November 4, 2014) – From the same venue that hosts such high-quality events as the U.S. Championships and the global super-tournament Sinquefield Cup, the Chess Club [...]

Mikhail Tal Memorial in Sochi

Mikhail Tal Memorial in Sochi

Concurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi. Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4′+2”. The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media [...]

4th Malta Open 2014

4th Malta Open 2014

The 4th edition of Malta Chess Open 2014 is taking place on 16-22nd November 2014 at Imperial Hotel in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Silema, situated on the northeast coast of Malta. The event is a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 40 moves/90 min + rest/ 15 min + 30 sec/every move. The prize fund [...]

Durres Open 2014 kicked off in Albania

Durres Open 2014 kicked off in Albania

The second edition of the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ kicked of in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. The event is organized by the Albanian Chess Federation from 1st to 8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the 4-Star Hotel “Bleart”****. The tournament is a [...]

Iturrizaga and Shirov to compete in Caracas

Iturrizaga and Shirov to compete in Caracas

The city of Caracas, capital of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, will host the First Match Cup between Venezuela #1 chess player GM Eduardo Bonelli Iturrizaga (2646) and the Genius of Riga GM Alexei Shirov (2683). The event will take place from 6th to 12th November 2014 and it will be accompanied by a GM [...]

Rochefort International Chess Festival 2015

Rochefort International Chess Festival 2015

The 14th Rochefort International Chess Festival is set to take place on 21-27th February, 2015, Room Colbert, at the Congress Palace, Rochefort, France. Just days before the huge 31st Cappelle-la-Grande Open, the Rochefort Open is an excellent occasion for the players to test their preparation and use the perfect training opportunity. The organizers have invested [...]

UTDallas Fall FIDE Open

UTDallas Fall FIDE Open

The University of Texas at Dallas is organizing the 2014 UTDallas Fall FIDE Open from 21-26th November at the Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central, 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas, USA. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control G/90+30sec is open to players rated over 2000 FIDE or 2200 USCF. The event is [...]

“Shchelkunchik-2014″ battle of the generations in Moscow

“Shchelkunchik-2014″ battle of the generations in Moscow

The battle of the generations “Shchelkunchik-2014″ Chess Tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation, businessman Oleg Skvortsov and Chess Support Fund on 19-25th December 2014. The Pre-New Year’s tournament will be held in Moscow Central Chess House to gather “Kings” and “Princes”. The team of the “Kings” will consist of the experienced GM Peter [...]

International Open Durres 2014 – Participants (Updated)

International Open Durres 2014 – Participants (Updated)

Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Hotel “Bleart”****  in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. More information about the tournament format and prizes here. The preliminary list of players consists of 83 players [...]

African Individual Chess Championships 2014

African Individual Chess Championships 2014

Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) is inviting eligible players from all African Chess Federations affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the 2014 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) to be held at the Safari Court Hotel & Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia, from December 12th (arrival) to December 23rd, 2014 (departure). Participation: – African [...]

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