Chess 25th Southern Open in Orlando, Florida

The 25th Annual Southern Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. There will be five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format is 5-round Swiss with the time contr


Chess 22nd Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

The 22nd Annual Bradley Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, 1 Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. There will be five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format is 5-round Swi


Chess Czech Open 2017 in Pardubice

The 28th International Chess and Games Festival Czech Open 2017 started on July 13th and will last until 30th of July. As usual, the event takes place in hockey Tipsport arena in Pardubice. The very first tournament of Czech Open was really successful. 131 teams m


Chess International Chess Day

Today, July 20th is the 93rd anniversary of the founding of FIDE in Paris, France in 1924 and the 51st anniversary of the International Chess Day proposed by UNESCO in 1966. Chess is the only sport which has a special worldwide celebration day dedicated to it. It i


Chess In Memoriam – Andrew Paulson

Andrew Paulson, the founder and director of Agon Limited, passed away on 18th of July 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He became known in the chess world when he established AGON Limited in 2012 and signed a contract with FIDE to organize and promote the even


Chess Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

The Chess Federation of India has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zones 3.1 to 3.7 affiliated to Asian Chess Federation and FIDE to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 25 Aug – 2 Sep 2017 in KIIT Univers


Chess Andrew Paulson passed away

Founder of AGON Andrew Paulson passed away at the age of 59, Interfax quoted Alexey Kazakov, senior executive at Rambler&Co. The American businessman established AGON in 2012 and signed a long-term contract with FIDE to organize and promote the events of the W


Chess Alexander Morozevich turns 40

On July 18, a Russian grandmaster Alexander Morozevich celebrates his 40th anniversary. Our congratulations to the outstanding chess player! Alexander is the winner of many strong international tournaments. He has represented Russia in seven Olympiads and other tea


Chess Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov

Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins BUY NOW Hardback, 304 pages In May 1997, the world watched as Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player in the world, was defeated for the first time by the IBM supercompu


Chess Heart of Finland 2017

The 27th Heart of Finland Open is taking place from 17-23rd July in Jyv?skyl?, Finland. The playing venue is JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Rajakatu 35. The tournament system is 9-round Swiss with accelerated pairings in the first two rounds. The event is elo


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