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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 [...]

European Chess Club Cup 2016

European Chess Club Cup 2016

Serbian Chess Federation invites all European Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE and ECU to participate in the 32nd European Club Cup and the 21st European Club Cup for Women. The events will be held in the Ballroom of the 5* Hotel Park, Novi Sad, Serbia. The dates are 5th November (arrival and opening) to 13th [...]

Manhattan Open 2016

Manhattan Open 2016

The 15th Annual Manhattan Open will be held from July 29-31, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave., New York, USA. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (July 29-31) or 2-day schedule (July 30-31) to participate in. [...]

German Women’s Masters 2016

German Women’s Masters 2016

The German Chess Federation, ZMDI Chess Festival Dresden and UKA Meissen are organizing the German Masters 2016 from 30th July to 7th August in Dresden. The tournament will be a ten-player round robin with top German female players and will serve as a good warm-up for the Chess Olympiad in Baku. Participants: Elisabeth Pähtz, IM, [...]

Match Boris Gelfand vs Ernesto Inarkiev in Magas

Match Boris Gelfand vs Ernesto Inarkiev in Magas

A friendly match between European champion 2016 Ernesto Inarkiev and World Vice-Champion 2012 Boris Gelfand will take place on June 12-22 in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia Republic. The match will consist of six games with the following time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves, and them 30 minutes for the rest of the game, [...]

Chess-Go match Morozevich vs Hillarp Persson

Chess-Go match Morozevich vs Hillarp Persson

During the European Go Congress a special match between famous Grandmasters Alexander Morozevich (Russia) and Tiger Hillarp Persson (Sweden) will take place. Both of them can play Go game close to dan level. 10-00, 1st game: Go (commentary by Go professional) 11-30, 2nd game: Chess (commentary by chess Grandmaster) 14-00, 3rd game: Go (commentary by [...]

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

The Chinese Chess Association, in partnership with the International Chess Federation (FIDE), is organizing the fourth tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix series 2015/2016 from 1-15th July in Chengdu, China. A round robin tournament with twelve top women players will be held in Wang Jiang Hotel *****. The event is sponsored by Chinese Chess [...]

World Chess Open 2016

World Chess Open 2016

The 44th Annual World Open will be held from June 30-July 4, 2016 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event has 9 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900 and Unrated. The Open Section is a 9-round Swiss, 5-day tournament [...]

7th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

7th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

The 7th 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 for players with ≥1900 rating, B for players with < 1900 rating in 9 rounds and C for [...]

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