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Dusan Rajkovic clear first in 17th International Heraklion Open

Dusan Rajkovic clear first in 17th International Heraklion Open

Grandmaster Dusan Rajkovic from Serbia won the 17th International Heraklion Open that was held from 2-9th March at the Galaxy Hotel, in Heraklion, Greece. The famous veteran (74 years) collected 7,5/9 points, leaving the chasing pack half a point behind. The tournament was organized by the Heraklion OAA, Heraklion CC, Dec.Admin.of Crete and Municipality of [...]

Chicago Open 2016

Chicago Open 2016

The 25th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 26-30, 2016, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open Section is a [...]

Kacper Piorun winner of Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament

Kacper Piorun winner of Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament

The 4th Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament in Katowice attracted almost 600 players from twelve different countries. There were 21 grandmasters who took part in the OPEN tournament with over 240 players. The winner of the main tournament is GM Kacper Piorun (POL) who gathered 7,5 points out of 9 games. Second place goes to GM Bartosz [...]

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will take place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. The Championship is open to all players representing the Chess [...]

Rogule and Sveshnikov are 2016 Latvian Chess Champions

Rogule and Sveshnikov are 2016 Latvian Chess Champions

The 2016 Latvia Chess Championships for men and women were held from 30th April to 6th May in Riga. The men’s section was 9-round Swiss with 29 participants and women’s section was 7-round Swiss with 17 players. IM Vladimir Sveshnikov won the men’s championship with 7,0 points. IM Nikita Meskovs is second with 6,5 points, [...]

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

The Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016 will take place from 19-26th June in Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake, Serbia. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament for players rated under 2200 FIDE – [...]

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2016

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2016

The 6th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 18-23rd August, 2016, 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) [...]

FIDE Zonal Championships in Africa

FIDE Zonal Championships in Africa

FIDE Zone 4.2 had their championships at the same time as Zone 4.3 and this event was held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Match Poland-Hungary

Match Poland-Hungary

The match Poland-Hungary will be one of the many accompanying events of this year’s festival in Katowice. This is the second leg encounter after the meeting held in Budapest in 2014. Top Polish and Hungarian players will participate in the match in Katowice on 3-6 May. A day later everyone will enter the 4th Polish-Hungarian [...]

International Open Tournament Cetinje 2016 – Participants

International Open Tournament Cetinje 2016 – Participants

Montenegro Chess Federation organizes the International Chess Open Tournament Cetinje 2016, from 4 to 10 May 2016, on the occasion of 10 years of renewal of the independence of Montenegro. Cetinje, the old capital of Montenegro – the city museum, is only 30 km from Budva, the center of Montenegro’s tourism, and 30 km from [...]

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