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TV 2 Fagernes International 2017

TV 2 Fagernes International 2017

The Fagernes Chess International is taking place from 9-16th April at the Scandic Valdres Hotel in Fagernes, Norway. The festival consists of five events: – GM-group, which is also Norwegian Open Championship, is a 9-round Swiss event for title holder and players rated above 2150 (above 2000 for women). Top prize is 1500 EUR. – [...]

Axel Bachmann winner of Copa Norberto La Porta

Axel Bachmann winner of Copa Norberto La Porta

Grandmaster Axel Bachmann from Paraguay convincingly won the “Copa Norberto La Porta” open tournament which was held from 25-31st March at the Salon Dorado de la Legislatura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Bachmann completed the event with 8,0/9 points leaving the local GM Alejandro Hoffman half a point behind. 298 players from fourteen countries [...]

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 4-15 September 2017. The Official Venue of the Championship is Mamaia Expo Center, where all [...]

Dubai Open Chess Tournament kicks off with stunning upsets

Dubai Open Chess Tournament kicks off with stunning upsets

The 19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament–Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup got off to an explosive start with Monday’s actioned-packed, first-round games producing two stunning upsets at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Official website/ Live games Archive: Dubai Open 2016/ Dubai Open 2015 A new record number of 216 players from 43 countries are taking [...]

Wang Hao wins the 1st Sharjah Open

Wang Hao wins the 1st Sharjah Open

In the final round of the Sharjah Open Chess Championship all top players drew their respective games. The two leaders Wang Hao and Yury Kryvoruchko made a solid draw against each other, while both Adhiban and Kravtsiv had more complicated games against Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Arkadij Naiditsch, but eventually all finished peacefully as well. It [...]

FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017

FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017

International Chess Federation (FIDE), Confederation Chess Americas (CCA), Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX), Minas Gerais State Chess Federation, the WCCC 2017 Organizing Committee have the honor to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations around the world to participate in the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017 (under 8, under 10 and under 12 years old [...]

GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

The 15th Chess Festival Sagaalgan 2017 was held on 24-26th March at the Buddhist University in Ivolginsky datsan, near Ulan-Ude in the Russian Republic of Buryatia. The 13-round rapid tournament with the time control 15′+10” was a stage of the Rapid Grand Prix of Russia. An impressive number of 557 players participated in the single [...]

US Chess Championships 2017

US Chess Championships 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the nation’s top 24 chess players will gather in Saint Louis to compete for the titles of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion, which will be held simultaneously at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) from March 28 through April 10. The U.S. Chess Championship field [...]

6th Summer International Festival Fano by the Sea

6th Summer International Festival Fano by the Sea

The 6th Summer Chess Festival ‘Mare di Fano’ will take place from 29th July – 5th August, 2017, bringing together amateur and professional players. The tournament is organized by the Fano Chess Club 1988 and Dario Pedini. The club celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013. Awarded with Bronze Star by CONI. The organizing team has [...]

2017 Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys

2017 Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys

The prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys was created in 2006 and is sponsored by the SPF to give more opportunities to young chess players in the United States. The top player of each championship section in the SPFNO will be awarded: – Qualifications for the Prominent Susan Polgar National [...]

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