2019-03-20

US Chess Championship 2019


The US Chess Championships and US Women's Chess Championships start on Wednesday, March 20 in Saint Louis.
Both events are 12-players Round Robin.
They will play one round per day with a rest day on March 26, after the 6th round. And possible playoffs will take place on April 1.
All games will start at 1PM Saint Louis time (18 UTC).

Official site


Watch the games of the US Chess Championships and US Women's Chess Championships  with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.



2019-03-18

20th European Chess Championship 2019

The 20th European  Individual Chess Championship is an 11-round Swiss tournament held from 18th to 29th March 2019 in Skopje, Macedonia. The championship is gathering members of the European Chess Union regardless of their title or rating. The prize fund is €100,000 and the first 22 players will qualify for the next World Cup.

Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move.

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Mar 18, 2019    14:15 
Round 2    Mar 19, 2019    14:15 
Round 3    Mar 20, 2019    14:15 
Round 4    Mar 21, 2019    14:15 
Round 5    Mar 22, 2019    14:15 
Round 6    Mar 24, 2019    14:15 
Round 7    Mar 25, 2019    14:15 
Round 8    Mar 26, 2019    14:15 
Round 9    Mar 27, 2019    14:15 
Round 10    Mar 28, 2019    14:15 
Round 11    Mar 29, 2019    12:15 

Watch the games of the 20th European Individual Chess Championship with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

You can see games from previous issues of the tournament with computer analysis at ChessBomb:
19th European Individual Chess Championship (Winner Saric, Ivan)
18th European Individual Championship 2017  (Winner Matlakov, Maxim)
17th European Individual Championship 2016 (Winner Ernesto Inarkiev)
16th European Individual Championship 2015 (Winner Evgeniy Najer)
15th European Individual Championship 2014 (Winner Alexander Motylev)

Read the article of Peter Doggers on last year's event - Ivan Saric Wins European Championship