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Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Second edition of Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour to be held in June 2017, with Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk and Baadur Jobava. Leuven, Belgium – 22 May 2017 – After the success of the first edition held in 2016, the [...]

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017 (open and girls) will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 16th of September (arrival) until 26th of September (departure) 2017. The Championships will be organized and held under the auspices of the Uruguayan Chess Federation (FUA), the Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) and [...]

Grandmasters Mareco and Krysa qualify for FIDE World Cup

Grandmasters Mareco and Krysa qualify for FIDE World Cup

Argentinian Grandmasters Sandro Mareco and Leandro Krysa have qualified for the 2017 FIDE World Cup that will start from 2nd September in Tbilisi, Georgia. The FIDE Zonal 2.5 Championship 2017 was held from 30th April to 8th May in Villa Martelli, Vicente López, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was organized by Chess Martelli, [...]

47th International Tournament Bosna

47th International Tournament Bosna

The 47th International Chess Tournament “Bosna 2017″ is scheduled to take place from 13-19th May at the Hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The tournament is sponsored by Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canton Sarajevo, Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Civils Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Sarajevo and [...]

Chicago Open 2017

Chicago Open 2017

The 26th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 25-29, 2017, 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 [...]

David Navara and Kristýna Havlíková are Czech Chess Champions

David Navara and Kristýna Havlíková are Czech Chess Champions

The 2017 Czech Chess Championships for men and women were held from 29th April to 7th May at the Culture Palace in Ostrava. Both events were incorporated into single open section with 58 participants, organized by Ostrava Chess z.s. Top seed David Navara took a clear first place with 7,5/9 points to claim his eighth [...]

GCT Paris Rapid to be broadcast on CANAL+ SPORT channel

GCT Paris Rapid to be broadcast on CANAL+ SPORT channel

The Grand Chess Tour is very pleased to announce that the 2017 GCT Rapid tournament in Paris will be broadcast on the CANAL+ SPORT channel in France. The show will feature a daily highlights package of the best games from each the five days play. Each show will last for one hour and will be [...]

Wei Yi and Lei Tingjie are 2017 Chinese Chess Champions

Wei Yi and Lei Tingjie are 2017 Chinese Chess Champions

The 2017 Chess Championships of China for men and women were held from 23rd April to 4th May in Xinghua Jiangsu China. Both events were 12-player round robins. In each section four players singled out on the top leaving the rest of respective fields far behind. In the men’s championship the top seed Wei Yi [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017

Chess Federation of the City of Nis, in association with the Serbian Chess Federation and under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Amateur Chess Championship 2017, which will take place in Nis, Serbia, from June 9 (day of arrival) to June 17 (day of departure) 2017. The tournament will be held [...]

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Participants

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Participants

The 11th Tashkent International Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, will be held on 2-11th May in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The tournament is a 9-round Swiss with the time control 90 min + 30 sec increment from move one. The total prize fund is 20,000 US dollars. The tournament is organized [...]

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