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SPICE Cup 2017

SPICE Cup 2017

The 2017 SPICE Cup Open, sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, is scheduled to take place on 21-26th October at the Clayton Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The 9-round Swiss tournament is open to the players rated over 2100 FIDE and will provide opportunity for GM/IM norms. Time Control: G/90 [...]

Torneo de Integracion Zicosur 2017

Torneo de Integracion Zicosur 2017

The 3rd Torneo de Integracion Zicosur 2017 was held from 10-15th January at the AutoClub Antofagasta in Antofagasta, Chile. The 9-round Swiss open attracted 121 participants from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Italy, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Among them were 10 Grandmasters. Neuris Delgado Ramirez from Paraguay and Cristhian Cruz from Peru shared the [...]

Adam Tukhaev emerges Chennai Open 2017 champion

Adam Tukhaev emerges Chennai Open 2017 champion

Ukrainian Grandmaster Adam Tukhaev (8.5 points) with a quick draw in the top board against GM Czebe Attila (HUN) emerged the champion, after the 10th and final round, in the 9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess tournament 2017 for the Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Tukhaev takes the winner’s [...]

Sjugirov and Goryachkina top rated in Moscow Open 2017

Sjugirov and Goryachkina top rated in Moscow Open 2017

The 13th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017 will take place from 26th January to 6th February at the Russian State Social University in Moscow, Russia. During ten days the halls and classrooms of the Russian State Social University will be hosting chess battles. The main programme of the festival will include 8 tournaments [...]

Portugal Open 2017

Portugal Open 2017

The Portuguese Chess Federation celebrates its 90th anniversary with an International Chess Open. The tournament will held in a 9-round Swiss system, FIDE rated, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit. On 11th February, there will be an (optional) rapid tournament, included in the national Rapid Chess [...]

GM Adam Tukhaev leads Chennai Open

GM Adam Tukhaev leads Chennai Open

Ukraine Grandmaster Tukhaev Adam (5.0) moved into sole lead after the fifth round of the 9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2017 for the Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy at the New Media Hall, Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Scoring his fifth win on a trot, GM Tukhaev Adam (5.0) accounted for overnight leader [...]

Smirnov and Timurgazi win Oceania Zonal Championships

Smirnov and Timurgazi win Oceania Zonal Championships

The Oceania FIDE Zone 3.6 Championships being held at the Waipuna Conference Centre in Auckland, New Zealand from 14-20 January 2017, ended with Australian International Master Anton Smirnov and New Zealand Woman FIDE Master Layla Timergazi claiming the titles. Both young talents are just 15 years of age and have also qualified for the FIDE [...]

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017

The 13th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2017 is set to take place from 26th January to 6th February at the Russian State Social University in Moscow, Russia. The Festival is organized by the Russian State Social University, Moscow Chess Federation,the Management of Sport and Entertainment Activities of Moscow Department for Physical Culture and [...]

Liberty Bell Open 2017

Liberty Bell Open 2017

The 49th Annual Liberty Bell Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 13-16, 2017, at the Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event had six sections: Open, U2100, U1900, U1700, U1500 and U1250. The playing format was 7-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. The Open section [...]

GM Andrey Baryshpolets claims the Golden State Open

GM Andrey Baryshpolets claims the Golden State Open

The 8th Annual Golden State Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 13-16, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, California. The event had five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The playing format was 7-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. In the [...]

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