2017-05-27

26th Chicago Open 2017

The 26th Chicago Open 2017 is held in Chicago, USA from 25th till 29th of  May 2017.

Official site

Some of the most successful Chicago Open champions are Alex Shabalov 7 times winner; Gregory Kaidanov - 5 times winner; Jaan Ehlvest and Dmitry Gurevich - 4 times winners; Vadim Milov and Gabriel Sargissian - 3 times winners; Alexander Goldin, Alex Ivanov, Giorgi Kacheishvili and Igor Novikov - 2 times winners; and Varuzhan Akobian, Julio Becerra, Alex Beliavsky, Vladimir Belous, Joel Benjamin, Walter Browne, John Fedorowicz, Ben Finegold, Alexander Fishbein, Joshua Friedel, Timur Gareyev, Boris Gulko, Julian Hodgson, Ildar Ibragimov, Priyadharshan Kannappan, Petr Kiriakov, Artashes Minasian, Nikola Mitkov, Kamil Miton, Hikaru Nakamura, Tigran Petrosian, Ray Robson, Yury Shulman, Loek Van Wely, Josh Waitzkin, Jeffery Xiong, Alex Yermolinsky, Leonid Yudasin and Rashid Ziatdinov

System of play: 9 Round Swiss

Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves +; 30 minutes all moves +; 10 seconds delay; starting from move 1

CDT (Central Daylight Time)
UTC/GMT -5 hours

2017, May 25  - 19:00 - Round 1
2017, May 26  - 12:00 - Round 2
2017, May 26  - 19:00 - Round 3
2017, May 27  - 11:00 - Round 4
2017, May 27  - 18:00 - Round 5
2017, May 28  - 11:00 - Round 6
2017, May 28  - 18:00 - Round 7
2017, May 29  - 10:00 - Round 8
2017, May 29  - 16:00 - Round 9

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52nd Capablanca Memorial 2017

The 52nd Capablanca Memorial 2017  is held in Varadero, Cuba from 27th of May till 6th of June 2017.

Official site



Since 1962 the tournament is named on the famous Cuban José Raúl Capablanca (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942), a world chess champion from 1921 to 1927.

The tournament is organised from the Cuban Federation and the National Chess Commission, under the auspices of the National Institute of Sports Physical Education and Recreation of Cuba.

This is the 52nd edition of the event since 1962. The first champion in its history was: Miguel Najdorf, in 1962 and the top winner was: Vassily Ivanchuk with 6 titles (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012). Among Cubans Leinier has been the winner in three editions (2004, 2008 and 2009)



System of play: 10 Rounds - 6 Player Double Round Robin

Rate of play:  90 minutes in 40 moves +, 30 minutes all moves +, 30 seconds increment, starting from move 1

Schedule : UTC/GMT -4 hours

2017, May 27  - 15:00 - Round 01
2017, May 28  - 15:00 - Round 02
2017, May 29  - 15:00 - Round 03
2017, May 30  - 15:00 - Round 04
2017, May 31  - 15:00 - Round 05
               REST DAY
2017, Jun 02  - 15:00 - Round 06
2017, Jun 03  - 15:00 - Round 07
2017, Jun 04  - 15:00 - Round 08
2017, Jun 05  - 15:00 - Round 09
2017, Jun 06  - 15:00 - Round 10

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Serbian "Cup of Svetozar Gligoric" - Final (Teams) 2017



Serbian Cup - Final (Teams) 2017 is held in Novi Banovci, Serbia from 25th till 28th of May 2017.

Official site

The competition at the finals of the Serbian Cup for men is named after the Serbian and Yugoslav chessgrandmaster Svetozar Gligoric.  In the 1950s and 1960s Gligorić was among the world's most popular chessplayers.He won the championship of Yugoslavia twelve times.
This year's competition is the largest since the tournament beginning - 18 teams are participating. The main favorite is a team, "Jugovic", and serious chances has a team of  "Valjevo Chess Club 2005".
The prize fund is 200,000 dinars, of which the winning team belongs to 100,000 dinars.

System of play: 5 Round Swiss

Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves + ; 30 minutes all moves + ; 30 seconds for each move, starting from move 1

Schedule : * CET (UTC/GMT +2)
25.05 2017 - Round  01  - 16:00
26.05 2017 - Round  02  - 16:00
27.05 2017 - Round  03  - 09:30
28.05 2017 - Round  04  - 16:00
28.05 2017 - Round  05  - 11:00

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6th Chinese Women's Masters 2017

6th Chinese Women's Masters 2017 is held in Wuxi, China from 27 of May till 4th of June 2017.

Official site

System of play: 9 Rounds - 10 Player Round Robin

Rate of play: 90 minutes all moves +, 30 seconds increment

Schedule : UTC/GMT +8 hours
2017, May 27  - 14:00 - Round 01
2017, May 28  - 14:00 - Round 02
2017, May 29  - 14:00 - Round 03
2017, May 30  - 14:00 - Round 04
2017, May 31  - 14:00 - Round 05
2017, Jun 01  -  14:00 - Round 06
2017, Jun 02  -  14:00 - Round 07
2017, Jun 03  -  14:00 - Round 08
2017, Jun 04  -  08:30 - Round 09

#NamePtsSB
1Ding, Yixin00
Huang, Qian00
Lei, Tingjie00
Shen, Yang00
Tan, Zhongyi00
Wang, Jue00
Yuan, Ye00
Zhao, Shengxin00
Zhou, Zirun00
Zhu, Jiner00
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2017-05-26

Ayr Chess Congress 2017

The Ayr Chess Congress 2017 is held in Ayr, Scotland from 26th till 30th of  May 2017=

Official site

System of play: 5 Round Swiss

Rate of play:
90 minutes  all moves +
30 seconds increment

Schedule : * UTC/GMT +1 hours
26.05, 2017 - Round  01  - 18:30
27.05, 2017 - Round  02  - 10:00
27.05, 2017 - Round  03  - 15:00
28.05, 2017 - Round  04  - 10:00
28.05, 2017 - Round  05  - 15:00

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2017-05-22

Chinese Chess League 2017

The Chinese Chess League 2017 is held in China from 18th of April till 5th of December, 2017.

Official site

System of play: 22 Round - 12-Team Double Round-Robin

Rate of play: 90 minutes all moves + 30 seconds increment

Schedule : * UTC/GMT +8 hours
  (CST - China Standard Time)

  Round 1 Apr 18, 2017 13:00
  Round 2 Apr 19, 2017 13:00
  Round 3 Apr 20, 2017 13:00
  Round 4 Apr 21, 2017 13:00
  Round 5 May 23, 2017 13:00
  Round 6 May 24, 2017 13:00
  Round 7 May 25, 2017 13:00
  Round 8 Jul  26, 2017 13:00
  Round 9 Jul  27, 2017 13:00
  Round 10 Jul  28, 2017 13:00
  Round 11 Jul  29, 2017 13:00
  Round 12 Aug 18, 2017 13:00
  Round 13 Aug 19, 2017 13:00
  Round 14 Aug 20, 2017 13:00
  Round 15 Aug 21, 2017 13:00
  Round 16 Nov 2,  2017 13:00
  Round 17 Nov 3,  2017 13:00
  Round 18 Nov 4,  2017 13:00
  Round 19 Dec 2,  2017 13:00
  Round 20 Dec 3,  2017 13:00
  Round 21 Dec 4,  2017 13:00
  Round 22 Dec 5,  2017 13:00

#TeamMPTB1TB2
1chon84412.5
2shang64412.5
3zhe532.511
chen530.510.5
5jia43710
heb43310.5
bei431.59.5
she4309.5
tia4309.5
10han2318.5
11shand1328.5
qin1237.5

2017-05-21

Orlova Open 2017

The Orlova Open 2017 is held in Orlova, Czech Republic from 20th till 28th of May 2017.

Official site

System of play: 9 Round Swiss

Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves + 30 minutes all moves + 30 seconds for each move, starting from move 1

Schedule : * CET (UTC/GMT +2)
20.05 2017 - Round  01  - 16:00
21.05 2017 - Round  02  - 16:00
22.05 2017 - Round  03  - 16:00
23.05 2017 - Round  04  - 16:00
24.05 2017 - Round  05  - 16:00
25.05 2017 - Round  06  - 16:00
26.05 2017 - Round  07  - 16:00
27.05 2017 - Round  08  - 16:00
28.05 2017 - Round  09  - 10:00

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2017-05-20

36th Zalakaros Open 2017


The 36th Zalakaros Open 2017 is held in Zalakaros, Hungary from  18th till 26th of May, 2017

Official site

9 Rounds Swiss

Rate of play:
90 minutes in 40 moves +
30 minutes all moves +
30 seconds for each move
starting from move 1

Schedule : * CET (UTC/GMT +2)
18.05 2017 - Round  1  - 15:00
19.05 2017 - Round  2  - 15:00
20.05 2017 - Round  3  - 15:00
21.05 2017 - Round  4  - 15:00
22.05 2017 - Round  5  - 15:00
23.05 2017 - Round  6  - 15:00
24.05 2017 - Round  7  - 15:00
25.05 2017 - Round  8  - 15:00
26.05 2017 - Round  9  - 10:00

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Attica Cup Final Four (Teams) 2017

Attica Cup Final Four (Teams) 2017 is held in  Athens, Greece from 20th till 21st of May 2017.

Official site

System of play: Rounds Swiss

Rate of play: 90 minutes all moves + 30 seconds increment

Schedule : * UTC/GMT +3  hours

2017, May 20  - 18:00 - Round 01
2017, May 21  - 17:00 - Round 02

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3rd SCS - Sivakasi 2017


The 3rd SCS - Sivakasi 2017 is held in Sivakasi, India from 18th till 22nd of May 2017.

Official site

System of play: 9 Round Swiss

Rate of play:
90 minutes all moves + 30 seconds invrement

Schedule : UTC/GMT +5,5 hours
18.05 2017 - Round  1  - 11:30
18.05 2017 - Round  2  - 16:00
19.05 2017 - Round  3  - 09:30
19.05 2017 - Round  4  - 15:00
20.05 2017 - Round  5  - 09:30
20.05 2017 - Round  6  - 15:00
21.05 2017 - Round  7  - 09:30
21.05 2017 - Round  8  - 15:00
22.05 2017 - Round  9  - 09:30

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2017-05-18

Top 12 - French Team Championship 2017



The Top 12 - French Team Championship 2017 is held in Chartres, France from 18th till 28th of May 2017

Official site

System of play: 11 Rounds - 12 Team Round Robin

Rate of play:  90 minutes in 40 moves + 30 minutes all moves +  30 seconds for each move  starting from move 1

Schedule : * CET (UTC/GMT +2)
18.05 2017 - Round  01  - 15:30
19.05 2017 - Round  02  - 14:30
20.05 2017 - Round  03  - 14:30
21.05 2017 - Round  04  - 14:30
22.05 2017 - Round  05  - 14:30
23.05 2017 - Round  06  - 14:30
24.05 2017 - Round  07  - 14:30
25.05 2017 - Round  08  - 14:30
26.05 2017 - Round  09  - 14:30
27.05 2017 - Round  10  - 14:30
28.05 2017 - Round  11  - 14:00

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Spring Chess Classic 2017



The Spring Chess Classic 2017 is held in St. Louis, USA from 16th till 24th of May 2017.
It is the second of the four tournaments organized from the Saint Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center each year attracting international chess professionals. The Spring Chess Classic is comprised of two 10-player Round Robin tournaments and one 6-player Double Round Robin. The competitors will battle for more than $50,000 money prize .

Official site

Group A
System of play: 9 Rounds - 10 Player Round Robin

Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves + 30 minutes all moves + 30 seconds increment from move 1

Shedule: CDT (Central Daylight Time)
UTC/GMT -5 hours
2017, May 16  - 13:00 - Round 1
2017, May 17  - 13:00 - Round 2
2017, May 18  - 13:00 - Round 3
2017, May 19  - 13:00 - Round 4
2017, May 20  - 13:00 - Round 5
2017, May 21  - 13:00 - Round 6
2017, May 22  - 13:00 - Round 7
2017, May 23  - 13:00 - Round 8
2017, May 24  - 13:00 - Round 9

#NamePtsSB
1Ipatov, Alexander10
Kacheishvili, Giorgi10
3Baryshpolets, Andrey0.50.25
Bruzon Batista, Lazaro0.50.25
Quesada Perez, Yuniesky0.50.25
Swiercz, Dariusz0.50.25
Xiong, Jeffery0.50.25
Zherebukh, Yaroslav0.50.25
9Akobian, Varuzhan00
Mareco, Sandro00

Group B 2017

System of play: 9 Rounds - 10 Player Round Robin

Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves +
30 minutes all moves + 30 seconds increment from move 1

Shedule: CDT (Central Daylight Time)
UTC/GMT -5 hours
2017, May 16  - 13:00 - Round 1
2017, May 17  - 13:00 - Round 2
2017, May 18  - 13:00 - Round 3
2017, May 19  - 13:00 - Round 4
2017, May 20  - 13:00 - Round 5
2017, May 21  - 13:00 - Round 6
2017, May 22  - 13:00 - Round 7
2017, May 23  - 13:00 - Round 8
2017, May 24  - 13:00 - Round 9

#NamePtsSB
1Chirila, Ioan-Cristian10
Lenderman, Aleksandr10
Liang, Awonder10
4Ali Marandi, Cemil Can0.50.25
Belous, Vladimir0.50.25
Chandra, Akshat0.50.25
Fier, Alexandr0.50.25
8Abdumalik, Zhansaya00
Gelashvili, Tamaz00
Paikidze, Nazi00

2017-05-17

Mukachevo Summer - IM 2017


The Internatiosl Chess Fest Mukachevo Summer - IM 2017 is held in Mukachevo, Ukraine from 16th till 24th of May 2017.

Official site

System of play: 9 Rounds - 10 Player Round Robin

Rate of play:  90 minutes all moves +
30 seconds increment

Shedule: UTC/GMT +3 hours

2017, May 16  - 16:00 - Round 1
2017, May 17  - 11:00 - Round 2
2017, May 17  - 16:00 - Round 3
2017, May 18  - 11:00 - Round 4
2017, May 18  - 16:00 - Round 5
2017, May 19  - 11:00 - Round 6
2017, May 19  - 16:00 - Round 7
2017, May 20  - 10:00 - Round 8
2017, May 20  - 15:00 - Round 9

#NamePtsSB
1Bykovskiy, Oleg10
2Boricsev, Oleg0.50.25
Bunda, Viktor0.50.25
Burnett, Andrew0.50.25
Dovzik, Juri0.50.25
Fediv, Alexandr0.50.25
Ganze, Laszlo0.50.25
Sztercsco, Sztyepan0.50.25
Tiba, Vladyslav0.50.25
10Oros, Robert00
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2017-05-13

Moscow FIDE Grand Prix 2017 - Super GM Tournament

The Moscow FIDE Grand Prix 2017 is held in Moscow, Russia from  12th till 21st of May 2017

Official site

This is the 2-nd of four events in the 2017 Grand Prix series, from which the top two players will qualify for the 2018 Candidates Tournament.

18 players compete in a 9-round Swiss Open

Rate of play: 100 minutes in 40 moves + 50 minutes in 20 moves + 15 minutes all moves + 30 seconds increment from move 1

Schedule : * UTC/GMT +3  hours

2017, May 12  - 14:00 - Round 01
2017, May 13  - 14:00 - Round 02
2017, May 14  - 14:00 - Round 03
2017, May 15  - 14:00 - Round 04
2017, May 16  - 14:00 - Round 05
2017, May 17  - 14:00 - Round 06
               REST DAY
2017, May 19  - 14:00 - Round 07
2017, May 20  - 14:00 - Round 08
2017, May 21  - 14:00 - Round 09

#NamePtsSB
1Hou, Yifan10
2Adams, Michael0.50.25
Ding, Liren0.50.25
Gelfand, Boris0.50.25
Giri, Anish0.50.25
Grischuk, Alexander0.50.25
Hammer, Jon Ludvig0.50.25
Harikrishna, P.0.50.25
Inarkiev, Ernesto0.50.25
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar0.50.25
Nakamura, Hikaru0.50.25
Radjabov, Teimour0.50.25
Salem, A.R. Saleh0.50.25
Svidler, Peter0.50.25
Tomashevsky, Evgeny0.50.25
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime0.50.25
Vallejo Pons, Francisco0.50.25
18Nepomniachtchi, Ian00
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German Chess Cup Championship for Teams 2016/2017

The German Chess Cup Championship for Teams (DPMM) is held in Germany from 11th of March till 14th of May 2017.
The finals of the championship will be played with club teams in the KO system in a preliminary round, an intermediate round and a final round. Every team consists of four players. The winner of the final round will be awarded the title "German Cup Champion 2017".

Official site

Rate of play:  100 minutes in 40 moves +
50 minutes all moves +
30 seconds for each move starting from move 1

Schedule : * CET (UTC/GMT +1)
1/8 Finals - March 11, 2017 (Saturday) -  14:00
1/4 Finals  - March 12, 2017 (Sunday) -  10:00
1/2 Finals - May 13, 2017 (Satuday) -  14:00
 Final - May 14, 2017 (Sunday) -  10:00


#TeamMPTB1TB2
1NOR456
SVH456
3HSK265
SFR265
5GRE000.5
SGL000.5
SGS000.5
TOS000.5

2017-05-12

Asian Championships 2017

The Asian Open Championship 2017 is held in Chengdu, China from 12th till 20th of May 2017.

Official site

Asian Open Championship 2017
System of play: 9 Round Swiss
Rate of play:  90 minutes in 40 moves +
30 minutes all moves +
30 seconds for each move starting from move 1

Schedule : UTC/GMT +8 hours
12.05 2017 - Round  1  - 14:00
13.05 2017 - Round  2  - 14:00
14.05 2017 - Round  3  - 14:00
15.05 2017 - Round  4  - 14:00
16.05 2017 - Round  5  - 14:00
17.05 2017 - Round  6  - 14:00
18.05 2017 - Round  7  - 14:00
19.05 2017 - Round  8  - 14:00
20.05 2017 - Round  9  - 14:00

Asian Women's Championship 2017
System of play: 9 Round Swiss
Rate of play: 90 minutes in 40 moves +
30 minutes all moves +
30 seconds for each move starting from move 1

Schedule : UTC/GMT +8 hours
12.05 2017 - Round  1  - 14:00
13.05 2017 - Round  2  - 14:00
14.05 2017 - Round  3  - 14:00
15.05 2017 - Round  4  - 14:00
16.05 2017 - Round  5  - 14:00
17.05 2017 - Round  6  - 14:00
18.05 2017 - Round  7  - 14:00
19.05 2017 - Round  8  - 14:00
20.05 2017 - Round  9  - 14:00

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