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GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

The 15th Chess Festival Sagaalgan 2017 was held on 24-26th March at the Buddhist University in Ivolginsky datsan, near Ulan-Ude in the Russian Republic of Buryatia. The 13-round rapid tournament with the time control 15′+10” was a stage of the Rapid Grand Prix of Russia. An impressive number of 557 players participated in the single [...]

US Chess Championships 2017

US Chess Championships 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the nation’s top 24 chess players will gather in Saint Louis to compete for the titles of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion, which will be held simultaneously at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) from March 28 through April 10. The U.S. Chess Championship field [...]

6th Summer International Festival Fano by the Sea

6th Summer International Festival Fano by the Sea

The 6th Summer Chess Festival ‘Mare di Fano’ will take place from 29th July – 5th August, 2017, bringing together amateur and professional players. The tournament is organized by the Fano Chess Club 1988 and Dario Pedini. The club celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013. Awarded with Bronze Star by CONI. The organizing team has [...]

2017 Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys

2017 Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys

The prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys was created in 2006 and is sponsored by the SPF to give more opportunities to young chess players in the United States. The top player of each championship section in the SPFNO will be awarded: – Qualifications for the Prominent Susan Polgar National [...]

Najdorf Chess Festival 2017

Najdorf Chess Festival 2017

The Polish Chess Federation and Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation are inviting chess players to take part in the MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival, which will be held from 8-17th July 2017, at the Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre in Warsaw, Poland. The event is supported by Ministry of Sports and Tourism, Municipality of the [...]

Mongolian Chess Championships 2017

Mongolian Chess Championships 2017

The Mongolian Chess Federation is hosting the 57th Championship for Open and the 49th Championship for Women. The event is being held in the birthplace of the famous Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) in Dadal, Khentii province. Here are the participants for the Open Championship: GM Batchuluun Tsegmed 2522 IM Munkhgal Gombosuren 2468 FM Enkhnar Enkhbaatar [...]

Lviv Tradition Chess Title Tournament – March 2017

Lviv Tradition Chess Title Tournament – March 2017

The 14th and 15th issue of Lviv Tradition Chess Title Tournament is taking place from March 21-26 2017, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, Ukraine. Group “A” Rating Average = 2235 FM BURNETT ANDREW 2162 SCO KRZYWDA ANDRZEJ 2132 POL IM SEVOSTIANOV PAVEL 2248 RUS FM BYKOVSKIY OLEG 2332 UKR IM [...]

Wisconsin International Chess Festival

Wisconsin International Chess Festival

The Wisconsin International Chess Festival will take place from 13-19th June at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The 9-round Swiss tournament will offer a possibility to earn GM and IM norms. A Blitz tournament will be held on Saturday, June 17th at 7pm. The prizes are: $3,000-$2,000-$1,000-$500-$500; top u2450 $500; top [...]

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2017

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2017

The 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 17-22nd August, 2017, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main sections: A) [...]

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from 2-12th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation. Grandmaster Eltaj Safarli won the previous [...]

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