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Indian Schoolchildren win Belaya Ladya International Final

Indian Schoolchildren win Belaya Ladya International Final

On June 8, 2018, the 49th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) finished in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya has welcomed teams from foreign countries. This year, 100 teams – 79 Russian from 78 regions of Russia and also from Armenia, Belarus, Czech [...]

White Rook 2018 starting in Dagomys

White Rook 2018 starting in Dagomys

On June 1, 2018, the 49th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) will start in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya has welcomed teams from foreign countries. This year, more than 100 teams from 78 regions of Russia and 22 countries of the world [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018 to be held at Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India from 25th June to 4th July and organized by Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as [...]

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018

One month before the start of the Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018 there are already 220 registered participants from 23 countries. Among them are 68 titled players, including 18 Grandmasters and 21 International Masters. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over [...]

Icelandic Open 2018

Icelandic Open 2018

The Icelandic Open 2018 – Hermann Gunnarsson Memorial is scheduled to take place from 1-9th June at the Valsheimilið in Reykjavík. The 10-round Swiss event is open to all players and available for FIDE title norms. The total prize fund is 7500 EUR of which 5000 is reserved for main prizes, 1000 for Icelandic champions, [...]

China-Russia match in Qinhuangdao

China-Russia match in Qinhuangdao

The traditional friendly match between China and Russia is taking place from 26th May to 1st June in Qinhuangdao, China. The match consists of one round of classical chess and two rounds of blitz. Team compositions: Men Russia: Maxim Matlakov (2704), Sanan Sjugirov (2663), Kirill Alekseenko (2625), Andrey Esipenko (2587), Alexey Sarana (2587), coach – [...]

Amin Bassem and Shahenda Wafa are winners at African Individual Chess Championships 2018

Amin Bassem and Shahenda Wafa are winners at African Individual Chess Championships 2018

African Individual Chess Championships 2018 were held in Lusaka, Zambia from 12 to 22 May. Organizers were the African Chess Confederation and the Chess Federation of Zambia. The venue was Warm Harbor Hotel. 30 players took part in the Open section and 22 in the Women section. In the Open section the Egyptian players proved [...]

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Chess Union (ECU) and Romanian Chess Federation have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated to ECU to participate in the 18th European Youth Rapid & Blitz U-8,10,12,14,16,18 Championship which will be held from 31st July to 5th August 2018 in the city of Oradea, Romania. The 18th European Youth Rapid&Blitz Championships [...]

FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

The 2nd FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018 will be held from 21 June (arrival) to 25 June (departure) 2018 at the Sports Palace in Minsk, Belarus. There is no limit of participants per federation in each of the categories ‐ U8, U10, and U12 (boys and girls). A player must not [...]

Yerevan International Open 2018

Yerevan International Open 2018

The 3rd Yerevan Open International Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 1-11th November at the Chess Academy of Armenia in Yerevan. The tournament is open to all Fide rated players and the format is 9 round Swiss system. The total prize fund is 20.000 USD. Main prizes are USD 4500 / 3000 / [...]

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