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11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

The 11th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational with over $200K in prizes and scholarships will be held on July 10–15, 2014 at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Webster University will provide complimentary room and meal accommodation on campus for all qualifiers. The annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational, in its 11th year, is the [...]

42nd Greek Team Championship in Porto Rio, Patras

42nd Greek Team Championship in Porto Rio, Patras

The National Greek Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 28th June to 10th July, 2014, at the Porto Rio Hotel, situated near Patras, a historical city in northern Peloponnese, Greece. For a fifteen day period the Greek Chess Elite of all ages will be gathered to participate in the event. Apart from the leading [...]

XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament

XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament

The XXII Montcada International Chess Tournament is taking place from 25th June to 3rd July at Espacio Cultural Kursaal, in Montcada i Reixac, Spain. The event is split into three groups. Group A – open to all, Group B - for players rated less than 2000 FIDE ELO or less than 2100 Catalan rating and Open C – [...]

42nd World Chess Open

42nd World Chess Open

The 42nd Annual World Chess Open will be held from June 30-July 6, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event has 10 sections: Open, Under 2400/Unrated, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900/Unrated and Unrated/Provisional. The Open Section will be [...]

2nd D.C. International

2nd D.C. International

The 2nd D.C. International will be held from June 26-30, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event has one Open section, which will be 9 rounds. FIDE norms are possible. The guaranteed prize fund is $10,000. Prizes: $3000-1500-1000-700-600-500-400-300-200, top FIDE under 2300 or unrated $1200-600. Minimum prize [...]

Inaugural Hawaii Chess Festival

Inaugural Hawaii Chess Festival

International Open tournament, a world-class Grandmaster Invitational, the Hawaii State Scholastic Chess Championships, a speed chess tournament, and a “Chess Day at Magic Island.”

Asian Club Cup 2014

Asian Club Cup 2014

The Asian Chess Clubs Champions League is organized by the Al Ain Chess Club under the auspices of the UAE Chess Federation from 20th to 28th June, 2014 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The Championship will be played as a single round robin among 8 teams, one from each of the 7 zones plus the host [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2014

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Championships and 121st Scottish Championships will be held in Glasgow from 30 June to 8 July 2014. The playing venue is Glasgow City College, 320 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G1 2TG. The main event is the Commonwealth Championship which incorporates a number of other events including the Commonwealth Women’s Championship, the Scottish Championship [...]

TCEC to organize a Fischer Random Chess computer tournament

TCEC to organize a Fischer Random Chess computer tournament

TCEC have decided to run a Special Event – Fischer Random Chess (FRC) tournament with the 8 best engines (supporting FRC) from the season that just ended. In Fischer Random Chess (Chess960) the pieces at the starting position are placed randomly in one of the 960 possible ways. In this particular competition opening books won’t [...]

ICCD World Deaf Team Championship

ICCD World Deaf Team Championship

ICCD World Deaf Team Championship – Chess Olympiad 2014 is taking part from 18th to 28th June, 2014, at the Congress Center of the Grand Hotel Adriatic in the Croatian pearl Opatija. The event is organized by the Chess Club “e4″ Zagreb with the approval of the Croatian Deaf Sports Association, under the patronage of Milanka Opačić, minister of [...]

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