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An exceptional line-up in Biel ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament

An exceptional line-up in Biel ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament

All six players of the ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament are now known. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will also face world number 3 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) in Biel. A new multi-round Fischer Random Chess Tournament will be held at the Biel Chess Festival, as well as three ACCENTUS simultaneous tournaments for 75 juniors. The organizers of the [...]

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 [...]

2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

The 2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled will be held at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA from August 8-12, 2018. The event is organized under the auspices of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), US Chess and the New Jersey Chess Federation. The main sponsors are the US Chess [...]

Viktor Kupreichik Memorial in Minsk

Viktor Kupreichik Memorial in Minsk

The International Rapid Chess Tournament “Memorial tournament in honour of Viktor Kupreichik” will take place from 20-24th June 2018 in the Palace of Sports at the address: Minsk, pr. Pobediteley 4. General organisation of the tournament is carried out by Belarus Chess Federation. Direct staging of the tournament is under the responsibility of the panel [...]

2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament

2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament

The 2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 17-24th June at the Lyttos Beach Hotel in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece. The event is organized by the Heraklion Chess Club, Heraklio OAA, Hersonissos Chess Academy, Candia Chess Club, and supported by the Municipality of Hersonissos and Administration of Crete. Situated next to a [...]

European Women’s Chess Championship starting

European Women’s Chess Championship starting

Everything is set for European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2018 which takes place from 8th-20th April, in Hotel Belluve, located in the national park of Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia. 144 players from 30 different European federations registered for the event, among whom 13 Grandmasters, 29 International masters, 35 Women Grandmasters, 22 Women International masters and in [...]

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana is the final for the 2018 World Chess Championship. Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates in Berlin after a highly contested battle. The Candidates title gave Caruana a hefty prize of 95 000 eur and the right to challenge the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen. Replay: Candidates Berlin 2018 / Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 [...]

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