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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 [...]

GM Alexander Ivanov winner of Boston Chess Congress

GM Alexander Ivanov winner of Boston Chess Congress

The 5th Annual Boston Chess Congress was held from 6-8th January at the Hyatt Boston Harbor – Logan Airport, 101 Harborside Dr, Boston MA. The event had six sections: Premier, U2100, U1900, U1700, U1500 and U1250. The playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. In the Premier section with 38 [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

The European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 16th to 24th August in Rymanów Zdrój, Poland, at the PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój, which is the official venue of the tournament. The organizers of the Championships are PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój and Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. [...]

26th Paul Keres Memorial

26th Paul Keres Memorial

The Estonian Sports Association Kalev organized the 26th Paul Keres Memorial – Dedicated to Paul Keres 101 from 14-15th January at the Original Sokos Hotel Viru in Tallinn, Estonia. The 11-round Swiss event with 102 participants was played with the rapid time control 15′+5”. Five Grandmasters shared the first place with 8,5 points each: Igor [...]

Farrukh Amonatov claims Delhi Open

Farrukh Amonatov claims Delhi Open

Top seeded Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan emerged clear winner of the 15th Delhi International Open after completing the event with 8,5/10 points. Local GM Ghosh Diptayan and GM Marat Dzhumaev from Uzbekistan shared the second place with 8 points each. The 15th Delhi International Open was organized by Delhi Chess Association and took place [...]

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