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Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

The Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 2-10th July at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India. The event is organized by the Commonwealth Chess Association, All India Chess Federation and Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 [...]

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

A surprise of the start was a tie in the match Turkey vs. Ukraine: all four games were drawn.

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian emerged winner of Altibox Norway Chess 2017 which was held in Stavagner, Norway from 5th-17th June. Aronian showed that he is in a great form having already won two tournaments this year (Grenke Chess Classic and now Altibox Norway Chess) and crossing again the 2800 line. Aronian was among the 10 of the [...]

FIDE World Team Chess Championships – Opening Ceremony

FIDE World Team Chess Championships – Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony for FIDE Open and Women’s World Team Chess Championships took place in the capital of Ugra. For the first time in the history of chess, both events will be held at the same time and in the same place from June 16 to June 27, 2017. Grand opening ceremony was staged in [...]

Philadelphia International 2017

Philadelphia International 2017

The 11th Philadelphia International will be held from June 24-29, 2017, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be a single section with 9-rounds of Swiss system and the time control 40/2, SD/30 d10. FIDE title norms are possible. The total prize fund is $10,000 guaranteed: $3000-1500-1000-700-600-500-400-300-200, top FIDE [...]

European School Chess Championship 2017 – Round 5

European School Chess Championship 2017 – Round 5

The European School Chess Championship 2017 has started on 10th June in Budva, Montenegro. The short opening ceremony was held just before the start of the first round where the speech took the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Dr. Srdjan Darmanovic who declared the Championship opened. The opening ceremony was attended the President of [...]

North American Youth Chess Championship 2017

North American Youth Chess Championship 2017

International Chess School (ICS), Chess Tech, US Chess Federation, New Jersey State Chess Federation, FIDE Americas and FIDE, invite players from USA, Mexico, Canada and Bermudas in the categories under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 (boys and girls) to participate in the 13th Annual North American Youth Championship, in Morristown New Jersey, USA. [...]

European Youth Chess Championship 2017

European Youth Chess Championship 2017

Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association and the European Chess Union have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated members of ECU to participate in the European Youth Chess Championship organised in Mamaia, Romania from 4th September (arrival) to 15th September (departure) 2017. The ECU Tournament Rules should be followed. [...]

6th Continental Class Championships

6th Continental Class Championships

The 6th Annual Continental Class Championships will be held from June 16-18, 2017, at the Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike (VA-7), Falls Church, Virginia. The event will have six sections: Master (2200 and up), Class A (1800-1999/Unr), Class B (1600-1799/Unr), Class C (1400-1599/Unr), Class D (1200-1399/Unr) and Class E (Under 1200/Unr). All sections will [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 in Nis

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 in Nis

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 is currently ongoing under the splendid conditions in the Constantinus Hall of Tami Residence in Niš, Serbia. The Championship is perfectly organized by the Chess Federation of City of Nis under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The opening ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Nis Darko [...]

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