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Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2015

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2015

A tournament dedicated to the memory of Grandmaster Lev Polugaevsky is set to take place from 3-11th July at the Polugaevsky Chess Club in Samara, Russia. The tournament is the 7th stage of this year’s Cup of Russia. 132 players are signed to take part in the 9-round Swiss open. The prize fund amounts to [...]

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis

Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis selected again to host U.S. Junior Closed Championship The country’s top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation’s Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed Championship from July 7-15, [...]

43rd World Chess Open

43rd World Chess Open

The 43rd Annual World Chess Open is taking place from June 30-July 5, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200 and Unrated. The Open section has a 5-day schedule (July 1-5), [...]

Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

The Greek Team Chess Championship will take place from July 3-8, 2015 in Patras, Greece. The championship, that dates back to 1951, will be held for the 43th time this year. Last year’s winners “PS Peristeriou” will try to defend their title against the 33 strongest teams from all over the country. The event is [...]

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

Chess Association of “West Azarbaijan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation is pleased to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments from 22-29 July 2015, at Morvarid Hotel, in Urmia, Iran. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open for local and foreign players who [...]

49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

The 49th Ilmar Raud Memorial is organized by Viljandi CC Fellin from June 29 to July 5, 2015, at the Viljandi Sports Center, Vaksali 4 (500 meters from the bus station, by the Square of Liberty). in Viljandi, a town in southern Estonia. The event is played in memorial of Ilmar Raud, member of the Estonian team that scored bronze at [...]

5th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

5th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

The 5th Qualification Tournament of the 1st FIDE World Online Amateur Blitz Championship 2015 was held on 18th June on the official FIDE Online platform. An impressive number of 142 participants from 43 countries competed in the 11-round Swiss event. The top represented countries are Italy, India, Poland, Greece, Russia, England, USA. Top eight finishers [...]

European Schools Chess Championship 2015 starting in Konya

European Schools Chess Championship 2015 starting in Konya

The European Schools Chess Championship 2015 will be held from 24th June until 3rd July in the Rixos Konya Hotel in Konya, Turkey. The organizer of the Championship is Turkish Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The Championship is organized in 12 different categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, [...]

The Kaliningrad Museum hosts the grand opening of the Russian Chess Championship Higher League

The Kaliningrad Museum hosts the grand opening of the Russian Chess Championship Higher League

On June 21, the city of Kaliningrad was the venue for a grand opening of a nationwide competition: the 68th Russian Men’s Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Chess Championship. For the first time, the competition is being held as part of the international program Chess in Museums implemented by the Russian Chess Federation together [...]

Russian Chess Championship Higher League to start in Kaliningrad

Russian Chess Championship Higher League to start in Kaliningrad

The Russian Higher League, the fourth stage of the 68th Russian Men’s Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Championship, is to take place in Kaliningrad from June 21st till July 2nd as part of the Chess in Museums international program implemented by the Russian Chess Federation together with Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation. The [...]

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