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“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

The International Open Chess Tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the legendary chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili is scheduled to take place from 21-30th April, 2016, at the Chess Palace in Tbilis, Georgia. The tournament is organzied by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia, Tbilisi city Hall and Georgian Chess Federation. Sections: – [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2016 will be held in Ruzomberok, northern Slovakia, from June 5 (day of arrival) to June 12 (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the „Sports hall Koniaren“, and the official accommodating hotel is Hotel Kultura. The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations, which [...]

Three players lead with perfect score in Moscow Open A Tournament

Three players lead with perfect score in Moscow Open A Tournament

After four round of play in the Men’s Cup of Russia stage, the main event of the RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, three players are in joint lead with perfect score – Urii Eliseev (Moscow), Vasiliy Korchmar (Saratov) and Oleg Ivanov (Ukraine). Thirteen participants follow on 3,5 points each, including the main favorites of [...]

Southwest Class Championships 2016

Southwest Class Championships 2016

The 7th Southwest Class Championships will be held from February 11-15, 2016, at the DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The Master Section is a 9-round Swiss over 5-day schedule (February 11-15) [...]

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

The Norway Chess 2016, sponsored by Altibox, is scheduled to take place in Stavanger from April 18-30. It is going to be a ten player single round robin event. Six of the players have been announced and they include the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), the ex world champions Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov [...]

White Rook 2016

White Rook 2016

Russian Chess Federation has the honour to invite young and ambitious players from all over the world to take part in the final stage of prestigious chess competition among secondary school teams White Rook, which will be held in Hotel Dagomys 4* (Sochi, Krasnodar Region) on June 1-9, 2016. White Rook national school team tournament [...]

IM Artur Frolov wins 1st Lviv Tradition Tournament 2016

IM Artur Frolov wins 1st Lviv Tradition Tournament 2016

The 1st Lviv Chess Tradition Tournament 2016 was a 12-player IM-group round robin tournament, which took place from January 25-31, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event was a second category closed tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. Ukrainian IM Artur Frolov emerged a solo winner with 8/11 points, leaving [...]

Former European champion Zdenko Kozul is new Croatian champion

Former European champion Zdenko Kozul is new Croatian champion

The 2016 Croatian Men’s Chess Championship was taking place from 19-29 January, at Valamar Diamant Hotel, in Porec, Croatia. The event was a 10-player single round robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2560. After tense fight three players shared the first place with 6.5/11 points each, but 2006 European champion GM Zdenko Kozul emerged a winner [...]

78th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

78th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Tata Steel

European School Chess Championships 2016

European School Chess Championships 2016

The European Chess Union and the International School Chess Union have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the European Chess Union and eligible players to participate in the European School Championships 2016 organised in Kassandra, Halkidiki, Greece from 16-26 June. The Championship is organized in 12 different age categories: U7, U9, U11, [...]

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