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Oslo Chess International 2014

Oslo Chess International 2014

The 2014 Oslo Chess International tournament will take place from 28th September to 5th October at the Thon Hotel Ullevaal Stadion, Sognsveien 77c, Oslo, Norway. The event is organized by Hans Olav Lahlum and Akademisk Sjakklubb Oslo. The total prize fund is 6000 EUR. The tournament consists of three sections: – GM-group is a 9-round [...]

2nd Zuger Schachopen

2nd Zuger Schachopen

The 2nd Zuger Schachopen will take place this weekend 12-14th September at the Clubhaus SAC Rossberg, Feldstrasse 20, 6300 Zug, Switzerland. The event is organized by the Schachförderverein Zug und Adrian M. Siegel. The competition will be completed over five rounds of Swiss system with the time control 90′/40 + 15′ + 30”. The prize [...]

IM Mikkel Antonsen leads Skovbo GM Tournament 2014

IM Mikkel Antonsen leads Skovbo GM Tournament 2014

The Skovbo GM tournament (KKSA) is taking place from 5th to 14th September at the Borup Kulturhus, Møllevej 2, 4140 Borup, Denmark. The 9-round Swiss event with a time control 90′ + 30″ has attracted 52 participants. The Danish player IM Mikkel Djernæs Antonsen (2459) is a sole leader after 4 rounds with perfect 4/4 score. The top seeded [...]

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014

Polonia Wroclaw Chess Club, under the patronage of the European Chess Union and the Polish Chess Federation, organizes the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014, from 19-21 December, 2014, in Wroclaw, Poland. The Championship will be held under the auspices of Rafa Dutkiewicz – the President of the city of Wroclaw and will bear [...]

2014 Chess Championship of Portugal

2014 Chess Championship of Portugal

The final stage of the Portuguese Chess Championship 2014 will be held from 7th to 13th September at the Hotel AS in Lisbon. Ten players will compete in the round robin tournament. Among them are four former National Champions, seeking to win back the title: GM António Fernandes (12 titles, last in 2007/2008), IM Rui [...]

World Senior Chess Championships 2014

World Senior Chess Championships 2014

The World Senior Chess Championship will be held in Katerini, Greece from 23 October to 5 November 2014. The tournament will take place in the conference center of “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini, Olympus Riviera, Greece. The Championship is organized in categories over 50 and over 65 with separate tournament for women. More than 150 players, [...]

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial is in progress at the luxurious Hotel Monastir Center****, situated in the center of the splendid touristic city of Monastir, Tunisia and adjoining a beautiful sandy beach. The Festival is organized by Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El Mediouni in a 9-round Swiss format. The hefty prize fund in the amount of [...]

Qatar Masters Open

Qatar Masters Open

The Qatar Masters, a new mega-open chess tournament, is set to take place from 25th November to 5th December at the 5-star Crowne Plaza Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The organizers are excited to have such great chess players as Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Anish Giri, Alexei Shirov, Gata Kamsky, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov [...]

Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2014

Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2014

The Hong Kong Chess Federation (HKCF) is pleased to invite chess players from all federations to participate in the Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2014 (FIDE rated) from the 30th September 2014 (arrival) to the 6th October 2013 (departure). The organising committee for this tournament is the Hong Kong Chess Federation. The event is [...]

Reykjavik Open 2015

Reykjavik Open 2015

The 30th Reykjavik Open will take place on 10-18th March, 2015, at the familiar venue – the Harpa Conference Hall. The 2015 event falls on the same year as the 80th birthday of the legendary Icelandic Grandmaster and former FIDE President Fridrik Olafsson, who even played in the tournament two years ago. The organizers are [...]

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