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Alexander Grischuk to play in Norway Chess 2014

Alexander Grischuk to play in Norway Chess 2014

Alexander Grischuk has confirmed his participation in the Norway Chess Tournament 2014. So far eight players have been signed from the 10-player field. The remaining two names will be announced later. The tournament dates are 2-13th June. The tournament will take place across at least three different venues: Inge Brigt Aarbakke factory hall in Bryne, [...]

Reykjavik Chess Open 2014 LIVE!

Reykjavik Chess Open 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

23rd Eastern Class Championships

23rd Eastern Class Championships

The 23rd Annual Eastern Class Championships will be held from March 14-16, 2014, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either 3-day (March 14-16) or 2-day (March 15-16) schedules [...]

Cappelle La Grande 2014 LIVE!

Cappelle La Grande 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Match Dominguez – Robson

Match Dominguez – Robson

Webster University sophomore GM Ray Robson, the #1 ranked junior in the United States, will take on former World Blitz Champion GM Leinier Dominguez, the 12th ranked player in the world, this Saturday and Sunday in Saint Louis. The format will be a 10-game match (4 rapid games 25′ 10″ and 6 blitz games 3′ [...]

UT Dallas Spring FIDE Open

UT Dallas Spring FIDE Open

The 2014 UT Dallas Spring FIDE Open, underwritten by Turner Construction, is taking place from 8th to 13th March at The Embassy Suites – Park Central in Dallas, USA. The nine round Swiss event is open to the title holders and players rated above 2200 FIDE. The tournament is valid for FIDE norms. The tournament [...]

Zagreb Open 2014 – Participants

Zagreb Open 2014 – Participants

The 2014 Zagreb Chess Open will be held on 17-24th March at the Panorama Zagreb Hotel, Krešimir Ćosić Square in Zagreb, Croatia. The nine round Swiss tournament is organized by the Zagreb Chess Union and the Zagreb Sports Union. The total prize fund is 7800 EUR, with 1550 EUR reserved for the champion. Last year [...]

Marchand Open 2014

Marchand Open 2014

The 36th Marchand Open will take place on 8-9th March at the Strong National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607. The event is marking the 100th anniversary of Erich Marchand birthday and the 25th anniversary of the Rochester Chess Center. The tournament format will be 5-round Swiss and there will be four [...]

21st Western Class Championships

21st Western Class Championships

The 21st Annual Western Class Championships will be held from March 7-9, 2014, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either 3-day (March 7-9) or 2-day (March 8-9) schedules [...]

Garry Kasparov’s Choice 2014, exclusive for Chessdom readers

Garry Kasparov’s Choice 2014, exclusive for Chessdom readers

Garry Kasparov, the 13th World Champion, needs no introduction: a truly great chess player, who has tremendously influenced the development of chess with his games, his analyses, his writings, Garry is well known everywhere. In this Informant’s column, Garry’s Choice, he is annotating select games from recent practice, in his trademark style, casting his critical [...]

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