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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 [...]

Maxim Matlakov wins European Chess Championship 2017

Maxim Matlakov wins European Chess Championship 2017

Grandmaster Maxim Matlakov from Russia (2714) emerged winner of the 18th European Individual Chess Championship 2017 with 8,5/11 points. The Russian scored the same points as Baadur Jobava (GEO, 2713) and Vladimir Fedoseev (RUS, 2690), but thanks to better tie-breaks he became the new European Chess Champion, while the other two won silver and bronze [...]

Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships 2017

Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships 2017

The 2017 Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships are set to take place from 21-27th October in Chania, Crete, Greece. 1. Invitation This is the official invitation to all national chess federations of the MCA (Mediterranean Chess association) to participate in the Mediterranean Youth Championships 2017. The championships will be held in Chania, Crete in Greece. The [...]

India wins Belaya Ladya scholastic championship

India wins Belaya Ladya scholastic championship

The 48th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) finished in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya welcomes teams from foreign countries. This year, almost 100 teams from 80 regions of Russia and 17 countries of the world took part in the final event. Apart [...]

Last round decides the European Champion in Minsk

Last round decides the European Champion in Minsk

The last round of the European Individual Chess Championship 2017 in Minsk will decide the Champion, as Maxim Matlakov and Baadur Jobava took over the lead, both with 8 points. Live games with analysis Matlakov defeated the leader David Howell on the top board, while Baadur Jobava was better than Anton Demchenko. In the final [...]

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