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Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda 2016

Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda 2016

The 43rd Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda is organized by the Club Ajedrez Polideportivo La Roda from 23-27th March at the La Caja Blanca – Avda. Castilla La Mancha, Albacete, Spain. The 9-round Swiss open has attracted 294 players from 14 countries, including 15 Grandmasters. Top seeded is last year winner GM Julio [...]

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will take place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. The Championship is open to all players representing the Chess [...]

Egypt Chess Open 2016

Egypt Chess Open 2016

The Egyptian Chess Federation is holding the EGYPT Chess Open from 21-30th April 2016 at the at Shooting Club & El Gezira Youth Center in Cairo. The event is organized under Patronage of Eng. Khaled Abdel Aziz, Minister of Youth & Sports. The tournament is open to all Fide-rated players with a standard rating of [...]

Bank Lviv Open Chess Tournament 2016

Bank Lviv Open Chess Tournament 2016

The Bank Lviv Open Chess Tournament 2016, sponsored by Bank Lviv. is scheduled to take place from 14-16 March, in Lviv, Ukraine. The event is going to be held parallel to the Women’s World Chess Championship Match 2016 between Mariya Muzychuk and Hou Yifan, which is currently in progress. Women’s World Chess Match official website/ Promo Video/ Standings and statistics The open [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

The Uzbekistan Chess Federation on behalf of Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the Asian Continental Chess Championships (Open and Women’s) from 25 May – 5 June 2016 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Each Federation from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 can enter one official player in [...]

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016

The Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016 is set to take place from 19-26th June in Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake, Serbia. The Festival is organized by the Branicevo Chess Union, Chess Club VGSK, municipality Veliko Gradište and Danubia Hotels. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – [...]

Reykjavik Open 2016

Reykjavik Open 2016

The Reykjavik Open 2016 will be held for the 31st time from 8-16th March, 2016, in Harpa, the 28.000 sqm. concert hall, in Reykjavik, Iceland. The tournament format is 10-round Swiss with the time control 90 min/40 moves+30 min+30 sec/move 1. Draw offers are not allowed before move 30. 246 players are registered to take [...]

Karjakin, Harikrishna and Eljanov enter Norway Chess 2016

Karjakin, Harikrishna and Eljanov enter Norway Chess 2016

The Norway Chess 2016, sponsored by Altibox, is scheduled to take place in Stavanger from April 18-30. It is going to be a ten player single round robin event. Six of the names have been released in January: the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), the ex world champions Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), [...]

The venue of Candidates 2016 (photos)

The venue of Candidates 2016 (photos)

The Candidates Chess 2016 that begins next week in Moscow will be held in historic and architecturally impressive building and will have a state-of-the-art design and production features for the players. The interior space where the players will compete and the spectators can watch has been designed by Novoe Architectural Bureau. It is a fully [...]

HDBank Cup International Chess Open 2016

HDBank Cup International Chess Open 2016

The 6th HDBank Cup International Chess Open 2016 is set to take place from 8-13th March at the First Hotel, 18 Hoang Viet Str, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The 9-round Swiss event will have two sections: – Masters Category for players rated above 2100 and women rated above 2000 – Challengers Category for players [...]

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