2020-10-15

Altibox Norway Chess 2020

Altibox Norway Chess is taking place in Stavanger, Norway from 5th to 16th October. The tournament is featuring: Carlsen, Magnus; Caruana, Fabiano; Aronian, Levon; Duda, Jan-Krzysztof; Firouzja, Alireza; Tari, Aryan; 
System of play: 6-player double round-robin where every round consists of a classical game where a win is worth 3 points. If it's a draw an armageddon is played where the win worths 1.5 points and the loss 1 point.

Time control for classical games: 2 hours, with a 10-second increment per move only after move 40. 
The white player keeps his color for the Armageddon.
Time control for Armageddon games: White has 10 minutes and Black has 7 minutes with an increment of 1 second per move, starting from move 41


Schedule:
All classical games start at 15:00 UTC and the Armageddons 20 mins after the classical is drawn.
14.10 is a rest day.
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2020-10-10

Claus Dieter Meyer Memorial 2020

The Claus Dieter Meyer Memorial tournament held from 10th to 18th October 2020 in Bremen, Germany. 

System of play: 9-round Swiss

Time control: 100 min. for 40 moves, then 30 min. till game end 

History: Claus-Dieter Meyer (1946 - 2020) is a remarkable person in German chess, famous as a player, an author of many chess publications and translator, trainer, and chess analyzer. 

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Oct 10, 2020    14:00    
Round 2    Oct 11, 2020    14:00    
Round 3    Oct 12, 2020    14:00    
Round 4    Oct 13, 2020    14:00    
Round 5    Oct 14, 2020    14:00    
Round 6    Oct 15, 2020    10:00    
Round 7    Oct 16, 2020    14:00    
Round 8    Oct 17, 2020    14:00    
Round 9    Oct 18, 2020    10:00

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2020-09-30

Charlotte Fall Invitational GM & IM 2020

 The 2020 edition of Charlotte Fall Invitational - GM and IM tournaments are held from 30 September to 5 October 2020 in Charlotte USA. 

Time control: 90 min. for a game, + 30-sec. increment from move 1.

Official site

Schedule in UTC
Round 1 Oct 1, 2020 00:00
Round 2 Oct 1, 2020 17:00
Round 3 Oct 1, 2020 23:00
Round 4 Oct 2, 2020 17:00
Round 5 Oct 2, 2020 23:00
Round 6 Oct 3, 2020 17:00
Round 7 Oct 3, 2020 23:00
Round 8 Oct 4, 2020 16:00
Round 9 Oct 5, 2020 16:00

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Chartres GM 2020

 

The 1st Chartres GM is held 30 September to 4 October 2020 in Chartres, France. 
System of play: 10-player round-robin
Time control: 90 min for a game, + 30-sec. increment from 1st move.


Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    Sep 30, 2020    08:00    
Round 2    Sep 30, 2020    14:00    
Round 3    Oct 1, 2020    08:00    
Round 4    Oct 1, 2020    14:00    
Round 5    Oct 2, 2020    08:00    
Round 6    Oct 2, 2020    14:00    
Round 7    Oct 3, 2020    08:00    
Round 8    Oct 3, 2020    14:00    
Round 9    Oct 4, 2020    08:00  

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2020-09-27

Ural District Championship 2020

 Ural District Championship 2020 is held from 2th September to 6th October 2020=

Official site

Rounds schedule:
2020/09/27 16:00 1st round
2020/09/28 16:00 2nd round
2020/09/29 16:00 3rd round
2020/09/30 16:00 4th round
2020/10/01 16:00 5th round
2020/10/02 16:00 6th round
2020/10/03 15:00 7th round
2020/10/04 15:00 8th round
2020/10/05 15:00 9th round

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2020-09-25

Serbian First League 2020

 Serbian First League 2020 is held from 25 September to 3 October 2020 in Ruma, Serbia.

Time control: 90 min. for 40 moves, then 30 min. to the game end, and a 30-sec. increment from move 1. 

Official website

Schedule

Round Date Time

1 2020/09/25 16:30
2 2020/09/26 16:30
3 2020/09/27 09:30
4 2020/09/27 16:30
5 2020/09/28 16:30
6 2020/09/29 09:30
7 2020/09/29 16:30
8 2020/09/30 16:30
9 2020/10/01 16:30
10 2020/10/02 16:30
11 2020/10/03 11:30

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Pro Chess League Finals 2020

 The PRO Chess League Finals is held from 25th to 28th September 2020 and is played in Live Chess.

The PRO Chess League series begun on on January 6, 2020 followed by the playoffs that ran in March. The finals are the culmination of the fourth season. The final four teams will all bring top grandmasters to fight for a $40,000 total prize fund, with $20,000 going to the winning team.

Like in the regular season, the time control for all games will be 10 minutes plus a two-second increment. Every player on a team will play every player on the other team for a total of 16 games.

Official site 

Schedule: 

The action will start on Friday, September 25 at 7:45 a.m. Pacific time / 16:45 Central Europe with the match between the Saint Louis Arch Bishops and the China Pandas, followed by the Canada Chessbrahs against the Armenia Eagles at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time / 19:30 Central Europe.

The two losing teams will then face each other on Saturday, Sept. 26, for their fight for third place, while the big final is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 27.



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2020-09-11

Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX 2020

The 2020 Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX is a 10-player round robin of Fischer Random Chess featuring: Carlsen, Magnus; Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime; Nakamura, Hikaru; Dominguez Perez, Leinier
Kasparov, Garry; Aronian, Levon; Caruana, Fabiano; Svidler, Peter; So, Wesley; Firouzja, Alireza
Time control - 20+10. 


Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    Sep 11, 2020    18:00    
Round 2    Sep 11, 2020    19:30    
Round 3    Sep 11, 2020    21:00    
Round 4    Sep 12, 2020    18:00    
Round 5    Sep 12, 2020    19:30    
Round 6    Sep 12, 2020    21:00    
Round 7    Sep 13, 2020    18:00    
Round 8    Sep 13, 2020    19:30    
Round 9    Sep 13, 2020    21:00

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2020-09-06

Polish League 1 2020

Polish League 1 2020 is held from September 5th to 14th 


Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Sep 5, 2020    13:00    
Round 2    Sep 6, 2020    13:00    
Round 3    Sep 7, 2020    13:00    
Round 4    Sep 8, 2020    13:00    
Round 5    Sep 9, 2020    13:00    
Round 6    Sep 10, 2020    13:00    
Round 7    Sep 11, 2020    13:00    
Round 8    Sep 12, 2020    13:00    
Round 9    Sep 13, 2020    07:00 

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2020-09-04

Kragero Grand Prix 2020

Kragero Grand Prix 2020 in Kragerø Norway from 4th to 6th September 2020

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Sep 4, 2020    17:30
Round 2    Sep 4, 2020    18:45
Round 3    Sep 5, 2020    08:00
Round 4    Sep 5, 2020    13:00    
Round 5    Sep 6, 2020    07:00    
Round 6    Sep 6, 2020    12:00


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2020-08-31

Spanish Chess Championship 2020

The Spanish Chess Championship 2020is held in Linares, Spain from August 31 to September 8 2020.

Official site

Schedule in  UTC: 

Rounds start every day at 15:00.


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Cattolica Chess Festival 2020

The Cattolica Chess Festival 2020 is held from 31 August to 6 September 2020 in Cattolica, Italy. 

Time control: 90 min for the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one. 

Official site

Schedule (in UTC)

1st round August 31, 2019 13:00

2nd round September 1, 2019 13:00

3rd round September 2, 2019 13:00

4th round September 3, 2019 13:00

5th round September 4, 2019 13:00

6th round September 5, 2019 13:00

7th round September 6, 2019 13:00

8th round September 7, 2019 13:00

9th round September 8, 2019 13:00


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2020-08-23

FIDE Online Olympiad 2020

    The FIDE Online Olympiad is a major online chess event for national teams, held between July 25 and August 30 on the Chess.com server. With 163 teams and over 1,500 participants from all over the world, the tournament will be a truly global team event destined to captivate chess fans throughout the summer.
    Between July 25 and August 23, teams play on Chess.com in separate divisions, in a competition that leads up to a playoff phase held August 27-30.
    The time control for all matches is 15 minutes for the game and five seconds increment per move, starting from move one. Each pool is played within three days, three rounds per day.
    The line-up of teams (available here) has Russia as the top seed, followed by China, USA, and Armenia. A total of 223 grandmasters have signed up among over 1,000 titled players in total. Some of the biggest names participating include GMs Ding Liren, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian, Viswanathan Anand, Anish Giri, and Wesley So. 


Schedule in UTC:
25.07 Group A round 1:  07:00
25.07 Group A round 2:  08:00
25.07 Group A round 3:  09:00
25.07 Group B round 1:  12:00
25.07 Group B round 2:  13:00
25.07 Group B round 3:  14:00
25.07 Group C round 1:  17:00
25.07 Group C round 2:  18:00
25.07 Group C round 3:  19:00

The Schedule is the same for  26.07, 27.07, 01.08, 02.08, 03.08, 08.08, 09.08, 10.08

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2020-08-22

Icelandic Chess Championship 2020

The national chess championship of Iceland 2020 is held between 22nd and 31st August 2020 in Garðabær, Island. The tournament is a collaboration between the Icelandic Chess Association and Taflfélag Garðabær. The event was originally scheduled to start on March 28 but was postponed due to Covid-19.
Some of the strongest chess players in the country take part - Margeir Pétursson, Hjörvar Steinn Grétarsson, Throstur Thorhallsson, Helgi Áss Grétarsson, Gudmundur Kjartansson, Björn Thorfinnsson, Dagur Ragnarsson, Vignir Vatnar Stefánsson, Gauti Páll Jónsson


Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    2020/08/22    15:00
Round 2    2020/08/23    15:00
Round 3    2020/08/24    15:00
Round 4    2020/08/25    15:00
Round 5    2020/08/26    15:00
Round 6    2020/08/27    15:00
Round 7    2020/08/28    15:00
Round 8    2020/08/29    15:00
Round 9    2020/08/30    13:00


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Portuguese Chess League 2020

The Portuguese Chess League 2020 is held from 22nd to 28th August 2020 in Penafiel.

Time control: 90 min per game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. 

Official site:

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Aug 22, 2020 18:00
Round 2 Aug 23, 2020 17:00
Round 3 Aug 23, 2020 23:30
Round 4 Aug 24, 2020 18:00
Round 5 Aug 25, 2020 17:00
Round 6 Aug 25, 2020 23:30
Round 7 Aug 26, 2020 18:00
Round 8 Aug 27, 2020 18:00
Round 9 Aug 28, 2020 17:00

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2020-08-20

Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Kiva Finals 2020

The Finals of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour 2020 is part of an online series of super-tournaments, featuring the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and some of the world’s best players. The grand final takes place from 9-20 August on chess24. It features the winners in the series - Magnus Carlsen, Liren Ding, Daniil Dubov and Hikaru Nakamura. The organisers cooperate with Kiva - an international nonprofit with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. 

The first phase is the Semi-finals which are the best of 5 series of matches. They are held between 9th  and 13th August 2020. The competitors play 5 matches (one per day). The one who wins 3 matches is the winner of the stage. Each match consists of four 15'+10" rapid games. In case the score after the 4 rapid games is 2-2 then two 5+3 blitz games and then, if needed, an Armageddon game shall be played. In Armageddon White has 5 minutes to Black's 4, but a draw counts as a win for Black 

The second phase is the Finals, held between August 14th - 20th, which are the best-of-7 series. The player who wins 4 matches is the winner of the Tour. 

Official site

Schedule: rounds start every day at 14:00 UTC.


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2020-08-16

German Masters 2020

The 2020 edition of German Masters (open and women) is held from 16 to 22 August in Magdeburg, Germany. 

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Aug 16, 2020    12:00    

Round 2    Aug 17, 2020    12:00    

Round 3    Aug 18, 2020    12:00

Round 4    Aug 19, 2020    12:00    

Round 5    Aug 20, 2020    12:00    

Round 6    Aug 21, 2020    12:00    

Round 7    Aug 22, 2020    08:00


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2020-08-10

Slovak Championship Festival Open 2020

The Slovak Championship Festival is held between August 7th and 15th 2020 in Drienica Slovakia.

Time control: 90 min. for 40 moves, then 30 min. till the game end, and a 30-second increment from move 1. 

Official webpage

Schedule in UTC

Round 1    08.07, 2020    16:30

Round 2   08.08, 2020    14:00

Round 3 08.09, 2020 14:00

Round 4 08.10, 2020 14:00

Round 5 08.11, 2020 14:00

Round 6 08.12, 2020 14:00

Round 7 08.13, 2020 14:00

Round 8 08.14, 2020 14:00

Round 9 08.15, 2020 14:00


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2020-07-21

Georgian Women's Championship 2020

The Georgian Women's Championship is a 10 players round robin tournament held in Tbilisi from 21-30 July 2020


Schedule: all rounds start every day at 11:00 UTC.

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Polish Chess Championship 2020

The Polish Chess Championship is a 16-player knockout event held from 21 to 28 July in Warsaw.
If the match of 2 classical games is drawn will be followed by two rapid games, then two blitz games and Armageddon as a tiebreakers.


Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 / Game 1    Jul 21, 2020    09:00
Round 1 / Game 2    Jul 22, 2020    09:00
Round 1 / Tiebreaks    Jul 22, 2020    17:00
1/4 final / Game 1    Jul 23, 2020    09:00    
1/4 final / Game 2    Jul 24, 2020    09:00    
1/4 final / Tibreaks    Jul 24, 2020    17:00
1/2 final / Game 1    Jul 25, 2020    09:00    
1/2 final / Game 2    Jul 26, 2020    09:00    
1/2 final / Tiebreaks    Jul 26, 2020    17:00    
Final and 3rd place match / Game 1    Jul 27, 2020    09:00    
Final and 3rd place match / Game 2    Jul 28, 2020    09:00    
Final and 3rd place match / Tiebreaks    Jul 28, 2020    17:00    

 

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2020-07-20

17th Sea Festival 2020

XVII Chess Festival "Sea Festival 2020" - a tournament in memory of ICCF grandmaster, FIDE master Boris Rumiantsev is held in Lithunia from 20th to 26th July 2020 
Time control STANDARD 90 min / 40 moves + 30 min / end + 30 sec starting from move 1


Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    2020/07/20    13.00
Round 2    2020/07/21    07.00
Round 3    2020/07/22    07.00
Round 4    2020/07/23    07.00
Round 5    2020/07/24    07.00
Round 6    2020/07/25    07.00
Round 7    2020/07/26    07.00

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2020-07-18

13th Paleochora Open 2020

The 13th edition of Paleochora Open is held from 18th to 26th July 2020 in Paleochora, Crete.
Time control: 90 min for 40 moves, 15 min till the game end, plus 30-sec increment starting from move 1. 


Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Jul 18, 2020    15:00    
Round 2    Jul 19, 2020    07:00    
Round 3    Jul 19, 2020    15:00    
Round 4    Jul 20, 2020    15:00    
Round 5    Jul 21, 2020    15:00    
Round 6    Jul 22, 2020    15:00    
Round 7    Jul 23, 2020    15:00    
Round 8    Jul 24, 2020    15:00    
Round 9    Jul 25, 2020    07:00

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2020-07-16

53rd Biel Grandmaster Tournament 2020

The 53rd edition of Biel Grandmaster Tournament 2020 takes place from 19 to 29 July 2020 in Biel, Switzerland. This is the main event of the festival ("Grandmaster Tournament"). It is an eight-player round-robin with GM Pentala Harikrishna, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek, GM David Anton Guijarro, GM Michael Adams, GM Salem Saleh, GM Romain Edouard, GM Noël Studer, and GM Vincent Keymer.


Schedule: 
On 19th 7 rounds of rapid are scheduled starting at 11:00 UTC. A win worth 2 points.
On 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th classical chess rounds are scheduled starting at 12:00 UTC each day. A win worth 4 points, draw 1.5
On 25th 14 rounds of blitz are scheduled starting at 12:00 UTC.
On 26th 27th 28th classical chess rounds are scheduled starting at 12:00 UTC each day. A win worth 4 points, draw 1.5
 

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Leon Young Talents 2020

Leon Young Talents 2020 is held on July 16, 17, and 18 2020 online on Chess.com. The event has a similar format to that of the Leon Masters 2020.
Some of the most promising rising stars of the chess world will compete in this event, which  Andrey Esipenko; Alexey Sarana; Nodirbek Abdusattorov; Nihal Sarin. Two semifinals are played on July 16 and 17, whereas the superfinal takes place on July 18. 
Each match will consist of four games with a time control of 20 minutes plus 10 seconds increment after every move.


Schedule: at 2:30 a.m Pacific and 11:30 Central Europe

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2020-07-10

Leon Chess Masters 2020

The Leon Chess Masters Tournament is held from 10th to 12th July 2020 online on Chess.com.The event includes a Masters tournament, an open blitz tournament, a simultaneous exhibition with 25 boards by the Cuban-born GM Leinier Dominguez, and a closed tournament.
Some of the competitors are: GM Leinier Dominguez (USA), FIDE rating 2758, GM Parham Maghsoodloo (Iran), FIDE rating 2676, GM Alexei Shirov (Spain), FIDE rating 2647, GM Jaime Santos (Spain), FIDE rating 2575
The winners of the two semifinals (on July 10 and on July 11) will face each other in the superfinal on July 12. 
The top seeds have the privilege of choosing their opponents for the semifinal. The colors for the first game will be determined by a drawing of lots taking place on July 9.

The time control for the four games is 20 minutes plus a 10-second increment after each move. In the case of a tie, two additional games of 5+3 will be played, and if the tie still remains, a final armaggedon game will decide the match in which colors will be assigned by chance.


Schedule: rounds start at 8:30 a.m. PT, 17.30 CEST


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2020-07-08

Polish 3rd Chess League 2020

Polish 3rd Chess League 2020 is a  round-robin tournament, held from 8th to 12th July 2020 in Bystre, Poland. 
Time control: 90 min for 40 moves, 30 seconds increment from move 1 


Schedule: rounds begin at 08:0 UTC


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2020-07-07

Stepan Avagyan Memorial 2020

Stepan Avagyan Memorial is a 10 players round-robin event taking place in Jermuk, Armenia from 7th to 15th July 2020.
Time control: 90 min. for 40 moves, then 30 min. till the game end, plus a 30-seconds increment from move one.


Schedule: rounds start every day at 07:00 UTC.

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2020-07-05

České Budějovice 2020

The traditional Ceske Budejovice Festival is taking place from July 1st to 9th, 2020 in České Budějovice, Czech Republic.

The Closed GM České Budějovice is a 10-player round-robin tournament.
Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes till the game end, plus a 30-second increment  from move one.


Schedule: (UTC)
Round 1    2020/07/01    14:00
Round 2    2020/07/02    14:00
Round 3    2020/07/03    14:00
Round 4    2020/07/04    14:00
Round 5    2020/07/05    14:00
Round 6    2020/07/06    14:00
Round 7    2020/07/07    14:00
Round 8    2020/07/08    14:00
Round 9    2020/07/09    14:00


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2020-06-29

Panevezys Open 2020

Panevezys Open 2020 is a 9 round swiss tournament held in Panevezys, Lithuania from 26th June to 3rd July 2020.


Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Jun 26, 2020    14:00    
Round 2    Jun 27, 2020    07:00    
Round 3    Jun 27, 2020    13:00    
Round 4    Jun 28, 2020    12:00    
Round 5    Jun 29, 2020    12:00    
Round 6    Jun 30, 2020    12:00    
Round 7    Jul 1, 2020    12:00    
Round 8    Jul 2, 2020    12:00    
Round 9    Jul 3, 2020    07:00

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2020-06-21

42nd Trigonov Memorial

The 42nd edition of the open national individual cup G. TRINGOV MEMORIAL, oranised by the sport club Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Plovdiv Municipality and BCF 1928 is held from 12th to 19th July in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 
Time control 90 min. + 30 sec increment


Schedule in EEST (UTC+3):
Round 1 2020/07/12 15:30
Round 2 2020/07/13 15:00
Round 3 2020/07/14 09:00
Round 4 2020/07/14 15:30
Round 5 2020/07/15 15:00
Round 6 2020/07/16 15:00
Round 7 2020/07/17 15:00
Round 8 2020/07/18 15:00
Round 9 2020/07/19 09:00

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2020-06-19

Riga Summer Chess Festival 2020

Riga Summer Chess Festival 2020 is held in Riga, Latvia from June 15th to June 21st, 2020. The nine-round tournament is bringing together players from five countries - Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, France, and the Netherlands. The main favorites are IM Vladimirs Svešņikovs (2424), IM Oļegs Krivonosovs (2391), IM Rolands Bērziņš (2375), FM Matīss Mustaps (2370) and FM Iļja Semjonovs (2362), Kirill Chukavin (2348).
The prize fund is 2110 euros.



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Croatian Chess Championship 2020


The Croatian Chess Championship 2020 is taking place from 19 -29 June.


Schedule: 11 rounds of classical chess, starting every day at 13:00 UTC.

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Chessable Masters 2020

Chessable Masters 2020 held from June 20th to July 5th, 2020 is part of the Magnus Carlsen tour.
It's a knockout event in which take part famous chess players as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave; Alexander Grischuk; Magnus Carlsen; Fabiano Caruana; Teimur Radjabov; Anish Giri; Hikaru Nakamura; Pentala Harikrishna; Ding Liren; Ian Nepomniachtchi; Vladislav Artemiev; Daniil Dubov.

The players will first be reduced to 8 in a knockout stage split into two groups. They will play a double round-robin with 15+10 time control. The top4 will continue to the final stage.


Schedule: games start every day at 14:00 UTC.
                21th and 24th June are rest days 
 

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2020-06-16

Vitiugov vs Xiong 2020

Vitiugov vs Xiong 2020 is a classical 4-game match, organized by PNWCC, between super GM Nikita Vitiugov (FIDE 2722, world rank #25) and GM Jeffery Xiong (FIDE 2709, world rank #32) on Chess.com, from June 16th - 19th on Chess.com.

The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, +30 minutes per player after move 40; with a 30 seconds increment from move 1. 


Schedule: The games start at 10:00 a.m. CDT/6:00 p.m. MSK every day. 


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GM Robert Hess and WGM Jennifer Yu will do live commentating of the games on Chess.com ‌

2020-06-13

MrDodgy Invitational 2020

MrDodgy Invitational is a knockout tournament between 8 strong GMs held between June 12th and 15th 2020. Each match consists of 12 games with a possible armageddon. The time control is 5+0


Schedule in UTC:
1/4 Finals - 14:00 12.06 
1/2 Finals 14:00 13.06 
Final - 14:00 14.06 

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2020-06-04

Chess Classics: Lasker-Capablanca

Emanuel Lasker had been world champion for 27 years, a record that still holds. He successfully defended the title, which he took over from Wilhelm Steinitz in 1894, in several matches.

The 1921 match, held from March 15 to April 27 in Havana, Cuba, was a long-awaited affair as Capablanca had challenged the world champion as early as 1911, after he surprisingly won the international tournament in San Sebastian that year.

The winner of the title match would be the first player to reach eight points, draws not counting. The time control was 15 moves per hour. After Capablanca had won game 14, the score was +4 -0 =10 in the Cuban's favor. At that point, Lasker gave up the match, and Capablanca was declared the new world champion.

Official site

Schedule: Games start every day at 12:00 UTC.

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2020-05-26

Clutch Chess 2020

Clutch Chess is a knockout tournament between the top 4 US Grand Masters from 26th to 30th May 2020. The event begins with two semifinal matches of twelve games played in two days.
Games 1-4 and 7-10 of the matches are scored traditionally with a 1 point for a win and half a point for a draw. Games 5, 6, 11 and 12 - the final two games each day - win extra points and bonus prize money for a decisive result.

Official site

Schedule in UTC
8 games on 26th starting at 20:00
8 games on 27th starting at 20:00
6 games on 28th starting at 20:00
6 games on 26th starting at 20:00

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2020-05-22

Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020

The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge is a round robin tournament in which 12 of the world's top players fight for a $150,000 prize fund in the second leg of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour.
After the double robin event a KO tournament between the 1st 8 players will be played.
The time control is 15+10

Official site

Schedule in UTC:
19.05 - 4 games starting at 14:00
20.05 - 4 games starting at 14:00
21.05 - 3 games starting at 14:00

The tournament takes place in https://chess24.com/

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2020-05-14

Chess Classics: Lasker-Steinitz World Championship 1894

By beating Johannes Zukertort 12.5-7.5, Wilhelm Steinitz of Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) became the first official world champion in 1886. He subsequently won two matches against the Russian master Mikhail Chigorin and, in between those, a match against the Hungarian player Isidor Gunsberg.

In the year 1894 Steinitz turned 58, and he was publicly speaking of retiring. He changed his mind and accepted a challenge from the 32 years younger player Emanuel Lasker from Prussia (now Germany). It was the biggest age difference between two match players that a world chess championship has ever seen.

The match was played in New York, Philadelphia (USA) and Montreal, Quebec (Canada). The first player to win 10 games would win the match, draws not counting. The time control was 15 moves per hour. The stakes were $2,000 per side, the equivalent of roughly $60,000 each, today.

Official site

Schedule:
May 11, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 1
May 12, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 2
May 13, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 3
May 14, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 4
May 15, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 5
May 16, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 6
May 17, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 7
May 18, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 8
May 19, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific   Game 9
May 20, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 10
May 21, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 11
May 22, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 12
May 23, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 13
May 24, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 14
May 25, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 15
May 26, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 16
May 27, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 17
May 28, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 18
May 29, 2020   14:00 CEST/5 a.m. Pacific  Game 19

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2020-05-12

Play For Russia 2020

Play For Russia 2020 is  the first online charity tournament, organised with the initiative of the strongest Russian GMs, the Chess Federation of Russia, the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, the Timchenko Foundation, the Ramax group of companies and Gazprombank (Switzerland). The event is held from May 12th to 14th 2020 and will be played on Lichess.org.

The prize pool will be shared among regional hospitals and health workers fighting the COVID-19 epidemic. The participants will determine beforehand the amount and recipients of the donation, depending on the needs of a particular institution. The entire prize fund is distributed equally among the regions, regardless of the final standings.

Official site

Participants:
Vladimir Kramnik (Krasnodar Krai)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (Bryansk region)
Alexander Grischuk (Moscow)
Sergey Karjakin (Crimea)
Peter Svidler (St. Petersburg)
Evgeny Tomashevsky (Saratov region)
Ernesto Inarkiev (Caucasus)
Alexander Riazantsev (Ural and Siberia)

The tournament is a double round-robin event featuring 5 minutes per game plus a 2-second increment per move. The GMs will first play the round-robin part to reveal the strongest four to qualify into a knockout play-off.

Tournament Schedule:
May 12 – first half (7 rounds)
May 13 – second half (7 rounds)
May 14 - semifinals and a final.

Games start at 05:00 Pacific / 08:00 Eastern / 14:00 CEST / 15:00 Moscow.

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2020-05-04

FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup 2020

The FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup is a team competition held on May 5-10, 2020 on Chess.com with Russia, USA, Europe, China, India, plus a team representing the "Rest of the World." All games will be played on the Chess.com live server and they can also be followed here.

The first stage consists of a double round-robin, with each team playing each other twice. The top two teams after 10 rounds qualify for a "Superfinal" match. The winner of this match will be declared the winner of the FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup. If the Superfinal ends in a tie, the team that finished first in the group stage is declared the winner.

All matches are played on four boards: three with male players and one with female players. The time control for all games is 25 minutes + 10 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.

Official site

Schedule:
Round 1   May 5   6 a.m.      PDT   15:00 CEST
Round 2   May 5   7.45 a.m. PDT   16:45 CEST
Round 3   May 6   6 a.m.      PDT   15:00 CEST
Round 4   May 6   7.45 a.m. PDT   16:45 CEST
Round 5   May 7   6 a.m.      PDT   15:00 CEST
Round 6   May 7   7.45 a.m. PDT   16:45 CEST
Round 7   May 8   6 a.m.      PDT   15:00 CEST
Round 8   May 8   7.45 a.m. PDT   16:45 CEST
Round 9   May 9   6 a.m.      PDT   15:00 CEST
Round 10  May 9  7.45 a.m. PDT   16:45 CEST
Superfinal  May 10   8 a.m.  PDT   17:00 CEST

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2020-04-20

Magnus Carlsen Invitational 2020

Magnus Carlsen Invitational is a single round robin tournament held on 18-30 April 2020. It is featuring famous chess stars:
Carlsen, Magnus;Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime; Ding, Liren; Nakamura, Hikaru; Nepomniachtchi, Ian; Caruana, Fabiano; Giri, Anish; Firouzja, Alireza
Each match consists of 4 rapid games (15+10) in case of a tie an armageddon will follow.
Final Four knockout tournament will be played to determine the winner.

Official site

Schedule: 4 games will be played every day at 14:00 UTC.

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational is brought to you by chess24.com. Learn more about the tournament at magnuscarlsen.com/en/invitational

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2020-04-17

Chess Classics: Steinitz-Zukertort World Championship 1886


Chess Classics series continue with the broadcast of the battle between Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort, a spectacular part of the 1886 World Championship, which took place in New York (games 1-5), St. Louis (games 6-9) and New Orleans (games 10-20).

Official site

With his convincing win against Adolf Anderssen in 1858, Paul Morphy had proven to be the strongest player of the mid-18th century. However, the chess world still never had an official world champion. That changed in 1886.
Around that time, Wilhelm Steinitz of Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) could make the strongest claim for being the unofficial world champion. He had beaten Anderssen, Blackburne and Zukertort in matches after Morphy had returned to the United States, and said goodbye to the royal game.
Steinitz, who had emigrated to the United States in 1883, managed to convince his opponent to play an official world championship match in his new country. The winner would be the first to win 10 games.
Johannes Zukertort came from Lublin, Russian Empire (now Poland) but became a naturalised citizen of the United Kingdom in 1878. He was a soldier, musician, linguist, journalist, and political activist who sadly died at 45.


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Sunway Sitges International Online 2020

The inaugural Sunway Sitges International Open Chess tournament is the first-ever classical open tournament played online between 17th and 25th April 2020.
The format is a 9-round Swiss, followed by a 16-player knockout.
The time control for the Swiss portion is 90 minutes per player for the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move. The first prize is €1,500. In addition, one lucky participant will win free apartment accommodations for four people in Sitges during the offline festival in December and entry fee into the open tournament (a €900 value)

Official site

Schedule: every day at 17:30 CEST / 11:30 a.m. Eastern and 08:30 a.m. Pacific time.

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2020-04-06

Chess Classics: Anderssen-Morphy


We start our series of Chess Classics with the match between the two strongest players of the mid-19th century. It took place in December 1858 in Paris. The players agreed to play up to seven wins.

Adolf Anderssen, from Breslau, Prussia (now Wroclaw, Poland), was considered to be the unofficial world champion after he had won the first international chess tournament, London 1851. Since then, he had only participated in one other event. A professor of mathematics, Anderssen was 40 years old when the match was played.

Paul Morphy, the American genius, had been in Europe only for six months. He had finished his studies at age 19, and had spent two years on chess while intending to start a professional career as a lawyer soon.

While Morphy was beating all the leading players in Europe, he failed to arrange a match with his desired opponent, Howard Staunton. The match with Anderssen was his biggest test so far. Despite a severe illness (he suffered from a bout of intestinal influenza), Morphy, 21 years old, insisted on playing.

Official site

Schedule
Game 1 Apr 6, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 2 Apr 7, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 3 Apr 8, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 4 Apr 9, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 5 Apr 10, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 6 Apr 11, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 7 Apr 12, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 8 Apr 13, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 9 Apr 14, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 10 Apr 15, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST
Game 11 Apr 16, 2020 6 a.m. Pacific 15:00 CEST


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2020-04-05

Introducing: Chess Classics

 Welcome to our time machine!

During these strange times, in which no (chess) events are taking place, ChessBomb will be relaying classic events from chess history.
The games of famous tournaments and matches will be shown, keeping a schedule of one round per day.
Let's start with events from the 19th century!

We started our series of Chess Classics with a historical event from 1970 - USSR vs. Rest of the World
Next, we are broadcasting the historic match from 1858 between Adolf Anderssen and Paul Morphy
Expect also:

  • The first official World Chess Championship match from 1886 between Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort
  • World Chess Championship match from 1894 between Wilhelm Steinitz and Emanuel Lasker 1894
  • The Hastings 1895 chess tournament


As always, you can watch the games with computer analysis and discuss it on chat. Enjoy on ChessBomb.

2020-03-29

USSR vs. Rest of the World 1970

The 1970 USSR vs. Rest of the World event was played over four rounds between two teams of 10 players. It was "an epoch-making battle" in the words of GM Garry Kasparov, and had virtually all the top players—including GM Bobby Fischer—together for one week in Belgrade, the capital of what was then Yugoslavia.
In the absence of chess events due to the coronavirus, we are relaying this historic event which happened exactly 50 years ago.
Participants:
The Soviet Team, in board order: Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Viktor Korchnoi, Lev Polugaevsky, Efim Geller, Vasily Smyslov, Mark Taimanov, Mikhail Botvinnik, Mikhail Tal, Paul Keres, and reserves Leonid Stein and David Bronstein.
The Rest of the World Team in board order: Bent Larsen, Fischer, Lajos Portisch, Vlastimil Hort, Svetozar Gligoric, Samuel Reshevsky, Wolfgang Uhlmann, Milan Matulovic, Miguel Najdorf, Borislav Ivkov, and reserves Fridrik Olafsson and Klaus Viktor Darga.

Official site

Schedule:
Round 1    Mar 29, 1970 (replyed on March 2th, 2020)
Round 2    Mar 31, 1970 (replyed on April 1st, 2020)
Round 3    April 2, 1970
Round 4    April 4, 1970

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2020-03-15

Candidates Chess Tournament 2020

The 2020 FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament is an 8-player tournament held March 17-April 4 in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The tournament is organized by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Sverdlovsk Region Chess Federation. The winner earns the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen in the 2020 World Chess Championship.
The format is a double round-robin of 14 rounds.
The time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for the next 20 moves, then 15 minutes to finish the game with a 30-second increment starting from the first move. No draw offers are allowed before move 41.
The prize fund is 500,000 euros.

Participants:
1. Fabiano Caruana (2842)
2. Ding Liren (2805)
3. Alexander Grischuk (2777)
4. Ian Nepomniachtchi (2774)
5. Teimour Radjabov (2765)
6. Anish Giri (2763)
7. Wang Hao (2758)
8. Kirill Alekseenko (2704)

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Mar 17, 2020    10:00 
Round 2    Mar 18, 2020    10:00 
Round 3    Mar 19, 2020    10:00 
Rest Day
Round 4    Mar 21, 2020    10:00 
Round 5    Mar 22, 2020    10:00 
Round 6    Mar 23, 2020    10:00
Rest Day 
Round 7    Mar 25, 2020    10:00 
Round 8    Mar 26, 2020    10:00 
Round 9    Mar 27, 2020    10:00
Rest Day 
Round 10    Mar 29, 2020    10:00 
Round 11    Mar 30, 2020    10:00 
Round 12    Mar 31, 2020    10:00
Rest Day 
Round 13    Apr 2, 2020    10:00 
Round 14    Apr 3, 2020    10:00

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2020-03-14

German Bundesliga 2019/20



The German Bundesliga season 2019/20 is held in different cities across Germany from November 2019 to April 2020.
Schachbundesliga was founded by the German Chess Federation in 1973. In the 1974/75 season it started with four regional groups of eight teams. In the end, the four group leaders determined the champions. The present form of the Bundesliga - group of 16 teams, started in 1980.
The Bundesliga is the world’s top chess league, and although the 16 teams compete for the German Championship it attracts the world’s best players. The teams play with each other  in a round-robin format over a season. Each team consists of 8 players from a starting list of 18. A match win earns two team points, while a draw wins one.
Time control is 100 minutes for the first 40 moves and 50 for the rest of the game with a 30-second increment.
The season is split into seven weekend double rounds, starting on Saturdays at 2 pm and on Sundays at 10 am. The Bundesliga is played in four changing venues around Germany  - the rounds from 13th to 15th are held in Berlin.

Official site

Schedule (UTC):
Round 1    Nov 23, 2019    13:15 
Round 2    Nov 24, 2019    09:15

Round 3    Dec 7, 2019    13:15 
Round 4    Dec 8, 2019    09:15

Round 5    Feb 8, 2020    13:15 
Round 6    Feb 9, 2020    09:15 
Round 7    Feb 22, 2020    13:15 
Round 8    Feb 23, 2020    09:15 

Round 9    Mar 14, 2020    13:15 
Round 10    Mar 15, 2020    09:15 

Round 11    Apr 4, 2020    13:15 
Round 12    Apr 5, 2020    09:15 
Round 13    Apr 30, 2020    15:00 

Round 14    May 1, 2020    13:00 
Round 15    May 2, 2020    09:00

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Watch back the games of German Bundesliga 2018/2019  German Bundesliga 2017 and the German Bundesliga 2016  with computer analysis on ChessBomb.


2020-03-03

Yudacufski Memorial TNM 2020

Yudacufski Memorial Tuesday Night Marathon is held from March 4th to April 14th at Mechanics' Institute Chess Club in San Francisco, CA, USA.
The tournament is played in 7 rounds
Time control: 120 minutes for the entire game.

Official website

Schedule:
Round 1 Mar 4, 2020 18:30
Round 2 Mar 11, 2020 17:30
Round 3 Mar 18, 2020 17:30
Round 4 Mar 25, 2020 17:30
Round 5 Apr 1, 2020 18:30
Round 6 Apr 8, 2020 18:30
Round 7 Apr 15, 2020 18:30


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Bulgarian Chess Championships 2020

The Bulgarian Chess Championships 2020  the 84th Bulgarian Individual Championship and the 69th Women's Chess Championship are held in the Bulgarian capital - Sofia from 2nd to 10th March 2020.
System of play: 9 (nine) rounds, Swiss system.
Time control: 90 minutes for the entire game, with 30 seconds added for each turn played, starting with the first one.

Official site

Schedule in UTC
March 2 (Monday)     16:30 pm Technical Conference
                                   17:00  Round 1
March 03 (Tuesday)   11.30 Round 2
                                    16:00  Round 3
March 04 (Wednesday) 17:00  Round 4
March 05 (Thursday)  17:00 Round 5
March 06 (Friday)    17:00 Round 6
March 07 (Saturday)  16:00 Round 7
March 08 (Sunday)    16:00 Round 8
March 09 (Monday)    12:00 Round 9

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2020-03-02

FIDE Women's Grand Prix - Lausanne 2020

The FIDE Women's Grand Prix - Lausanne is held from 2nd to 13th March 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. It's a single round robin tournament featuring the famous chess players: Ju, Wenjun; Alexandra Goryachkina; Muzychuk, Mariya; Muzychuk, Anna; Harika, Dronavalli; Dzagnidze, Nana; Alexandra Kosteniuk; Kashlinskaya, Alina; Abdumalik, Zhansaya; Cramling, Pia; Stefanova, Antoaneta; Sebag, Marie

Official site

Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    Mar 2, 2020    14:00 
Round 2    Mar 3, 2020    14:00 
Round 3    Mar 4, 2020    14:00 
Round 4    Mar 5, 2020    14:00 
Round 5    Mar 6, 2020    14:00 
Round 6    Mar 7, 2020    14:00 
Rest Day
Round 7    Mar 9, 2020    14:00 
Round 8    Mar 10, 2020    14:00 
Round 9    Mar 11, 2020    14:00 
Round 10    Mar 12, 2020    14:00 
Round 11    Mar 13, 2020    10:30


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2020-03-01

20th Flower of the Mediterranean

The 20th International Women's Chess Tournament "Flower of the Mediterranean"  (Cvijet Mediterana WGM) 2020 is held between 3rd and 10th March in Rijeka , organised by the chess club Draga from Rijeka. "The Flower of the Mediterranean" is promoted in the week of the International Women's Day.

 Official site

Schedule
Round 1 - 01.03.2020. 14:30
Round 2 - 02.03.2020. 14:30
Round 3 - 03.03.2020. 08:30
Round 4 - 03.03.2020. 15:00
Round 5 - 04.03.2020. 14:30
Round 6 - 05.03.2020. 08:30
Round 7 - 05.03.2020. 15:00
Round 8 - 06.03.2020. 14:30
Round 9 - 07.03.2020. 9:00


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You can see games from previous issues of the tournament with computer analysis at ChessBomb:
19th Flower of the Mediterranean 2019
18th Mediterranean Flower 2018 (Winner Elena Tomilova)
17th Mediterranean Flower WGM 2017 (Winner WGM Adriana Nikolova)
16th Mediterranean Flower WGM 2016  (Winner WGM Adriana Nikolova)
15th Mediterranean Flower WGM 2015 (Winner IM Deimante Daulyten

2020-02-19

18th Aeroflot Open 2020

The 18th edition of the chess tournament Aeroflot Open is held from 19th to 27th February 2020 in Moscow, Russia.
Time control: 90 min for 40 moves, then 30 minutes to game end and a 30-sec increment from move 1.
Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Feb 19, 2020    12:00 
Round 2    Feb 20, 2020    12:00 
Round 3    Feb 21, 2020    12:00 
Round 4    Feb 22, 2020    12:00 
Round 5    Feb 23, 2020    12:00 
Round 6    Feb 24, 2020    12:00 
Round 7    Feb 25, 2020    12:00 
Round 8    Feb 26, 2020    12:00 
Round 9    Feb 27, 2020    12:00

Watch the games of the 18th Aeroflot Open 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2020-02-17

Cannes Open 2020

Cannes Open 2020 is held from 17th to 23rd February 2020 in Cannes, France.
Time control: 90 min for a game, and 30 minutes to game end, and a 30-second increment from move 1.

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Feb 17, 2020    15:30 
Round 2    Feb 18, 2020    08:00 
Round 3    Feb 18, 2020    14:00 
Round 4    Feb 19, 2020    14:00 
Round 5    Feb 20, 2020    08:00 
Round 6    Feb 20, 2020    14:00 
Round 7    Feb 21, 2020    14:00 
Round 8    Feb 22, 2020    14:00 
Round 9    Feb 23, 2020    08:00 

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Lviv Tradition February 2020

Lviv Tradition February 2020 is held in Lviv Ukraine between 17 and 23rd February 2020.
Time control: 90 min with a 30-sec increment from move 1

Official site

Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    Feb 17, 2020    14:00 
Round 2    Feb 18, 2020    09:00 
Round 3    Feb 18, 2020    14:00 
Round 4    Feb 19, 2020    09:00 
Round 5    Feb 19, 2020    14:00 
Round 6    Feb 20, 2020    09:00 
Round 7    Feb 20, 2020    14:00 
Round 8    Feb 21, 2020    09:00 
Round 9    Feb 22, 2020    09:00

Watch the games of the Lviv Tradition February 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2020-02-16

Cairns Cup 2020


This year's edition of Inaugural Cairns Cup is an elite tournament for the top female players from around the world for one of the largest prize funds for an all-female tournament. The nine-round classical chess tournament, to take place from February 7th to 16th, hosted in the Saint Louis Chess Club, USA.
This year in the tournament is starring the women's world champion Ju, Wenjun

Official site

Schedule in UTC:
Round 1    Feb 7, 2020    19:00 
Round 2    Feb 8, 2020    19:00 
Round 3    Feb 9, 2020    19:00 
Round 4    Feb 10, 2020    19:00 
Round 5    Feb 11, 2020    19:00 
Round 6    Feb 13, 2020    19:00 
Round 7    Feb 14, 2020    19:00 
Round 8    Feb 15, 2020    19:00 
Round 9    Feb 16, 2020    19:00

Watch the games of the Cairns Cup 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

Read the reports on Chess.com
Cairns Cup R8: Yip Beats Ju, Humpy Leads 
Cairns Cup R7: Muzychuk Beats Gunina 
Cairns Cup R6: Koneru Catches Ju, Yip Scores Again 
Cairns Cup R5: New Leaders After Round Without Draws 
Cairns Cup R4: Dzagnidze Maintains Lead, Yip Keeps StrugglingCairns Cup 
Cairns Cup R3: Dzagnidze Leads 
Cairns Cup R2: Wins For Kosteniuk, Lagno, Muzychuk 
Cairns Cup R1: Dzagnidze, Koneru Score
Dzagnidze, Koneru Score In Cairns Cup Opener 
Even Stronger 2nd Cairns Cup Starts Today

2020-02-13

Prague Chess Festival Masters 2020

Prague Chess Festival Masters 2020 is held from 12th to 21st February 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Top 3 seeds in the 10 player round-robin are Duda, Jan-Krzysztof, Vitiugov, Nikita and Firouzja, Alireza

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Feb 12, 2020    14:00 
Round 2    Feb 13, 2020    14:00 
Round 3    Feb 14, 2020    14:00 
Round 4    Feb 15, 2020    14:00 
Round 5    Feb 16, 2020    14:00
Rest Day 
Round 6    Feb 18, 2020    14:00 
Round 7    Feb 19, 2020    14:00 
Round 8    Feb 20, 2020    14:00 
Round 9    Feb 21, 2020    13:00

Watch the games of the Prague Chess Festival Masters 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2020-02-11

Santiago Masters 2020

The Santiago Masters 2020 is held from 11th to 18th February 2020 in Santiago Compostela, Spain.
System of play:  10-player round-robin
Time control: 90 min for a game, and 30-sec increment from 1st move

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Feb 11, 2020    16:00 
Round 2    Feb 12, 2020    16:00 
Round 3    Feb 13, 2020    09:00 
Round 4    Feb 13, 2020    16:00 
Round 5    Feb 14, 2020    16:00 
Round 6    Feb 16, 2020    09:00 
Round 7    Feb 16, 2020    16:00 
Round 8    Feb 17, 2020    16:00 
Round 9    Feb 18, 2020    16:00

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