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Northumbria Chess Masters 2018 live

Northumbria Chess Masters 2018 live

Thanks to the Forest Hall Chess Club, international chess is returning to the legendary Chillingham pub in Newcastle after a break of nearly 22 years – with the announcement that the Northumbria Chess Masters is to be held there from February 14-18, 2018. The tournament – a nine-round FIDE-rated Swiss – will have opportunities for [...]

4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris 2018 live

4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris 2018 live

The 4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris is organized by Chess Club “SACH” of Thessaloniki and Cooperativa “Allostropos”. It will be held from 15 to 19 February. Playing venue will be Hotel Holiday Inn, Thessaloniki. Swiss System 7 rounds (accelerated for the first round only for A and B group). Tournament is divided in 4 [...]

2018 Candidates Tournament

2018 Candidates Tournament

The 2018 Candidates Chess Tournament will take place 10-28 March in Berlin. The prize fund will total €420,000, or an estimated $500,000 at the current exchange rate. In addition to €420,000, the prize will also include 10% of the pay-per-view revenues from the event. The winner will get a chance to fight for the World [...]

17th International Chess Festival Rochefort

17th International Chess Festival Rochefort

17th International Chess Festival Rochefort will be held from 17th to 23th February. The venue will be Palais des Congrès. The tournament is divided in 2 sections. In the masters group are expected around 70 participants. The top players are GM Anton Demchenko, GM Andrey Sumets, GM Nikita Majorov, GM Momchil Nikolov etc… Last year [...]

Pfalz Open 2018

Pfalz Open 2018

9th international chess tournament Pfalz Open will be held from 09.02.-13.02 in Neustadt. The tournament will be divided in 3 sections. Around 600 people are expected to take part in all sections. Top seeded players are GM Ferenc Berkes, GM Daniel Fridman, Daniel Sadzikowski, Jinshi Bai etc… starting list Pfalz section A 1 GM Berkes [...]

7 International Villach Open

7 International Villach Open

The seventh International Villach Open will be held from 10 to 17 February in Villach, Austria. Around 100 participants are expected. The top seeded players are GM Rui Gao, IM Jadranco Plenca, WGM Shigun Ni, etc… Starting rank No. Name Rtg 1 GM Gao Rui 2545 2 IM Plenca Jadranko 2463 3 WGM Ni Shiqun [...]

Aeroflot Open 2018

Aeroflot Open 2018

The 16th International Chess Festival “Aeroflot Open 2018″ will be held in Moscow from 19th February (the date of arrival) to 2nd March 2018 (the date of departure). This major event is open to chess players of most varied qualification: from unrated to having a top rating. The festival is held “under the wings” of [...]

Brazilian Championship 2018 live

Brazilian Championship 2018 live

The 2018 Brazilian Championship is a 16-player knockout tournament taking place from 6-15 February 2018 in Rio de Janeiro. Each Match consist of 2 classical games (90′+30″ per move), if tied a 25+10 match follows, still tied another 3+2 match and finally an Armageddon game (5 vs. 4). With almost double the highest prize from [...]

11th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

11th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

The Armenian Chess Federation is organizing an international open chess tournament, dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, which will take place on June 20-30, 2018, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. All interested chess players can participate in the 9-round Swiss tournament. The total prize fund is increased and amounts to AMD [...]

Cuba Championship 2018

Cuba Championship 2018

Cuba National Championship for men will be held from 2 to 10 February in Havana. It will be round-robin with 10 people. The top players are GM Yusnel Bacallao, GM Yuri Gonzalez, GM Reynaldo Ortiz, GM Yasser Quesada etc… Last year winner was GM Lazaro Bruzon.

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