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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 / [...]

International Open Tournament Pula 2018

International Open Tournament Pula 2018

The 32nd International Open Tournament Pula 2018 will take place 23-30th June at the Hotel Park Plaza Histria in Pula, Croatia. The 9-round Swiss event is organized by the Chess Club Pula and Croatian Chess Federation. The total prize fund is 5340 EUR. At the present 109 players from 16 countries are registered to take [...]

Open Internacional Queima das Fitas 2018

Open Internacional Queima das Fitas 2018

The Open Internacional da Queima das Fitas 2018 was held from 27th April to 1st May at D.Luís Hotel in Coimbra, Portugal. The event is included in “Circuito Nacional de Clássicas” of Portuguesse Chess Federation and was organized by Associação Académica de Coimbra (Chess Club) with the support of the Portuguese Chess Federation (FPX), Coimbra [...]

43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia

43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia

The official invitation for the 43rd Chess Olympiad and 89th FIDE Congress is issued by the Batumi Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee. On behalf of the Georgian Chess Federation and the Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee, it is my great honor to invite all FIDE member countries to 43rd Batumi Chess Olympiad and 89th FIDE congress, to [...]

FIDE World School Chess Championships in progress

FIDE World School Chess Championships in progress

The 2018 FIDE World School Chess Championships are being held from 21-29th April at Hotel Fafa in Durres, Albania. A total of 387 participants from 40 federations are taking part in the event throughout twelve age categories from U7 to U17, boys and girls. LIVE Games The Organizer shall award trophies to the players taking [...]

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