The 1st Stars Cup in Iran

The 1st Stars Cup in Iran Iran has been especially active in chess of late, organizing events such as the FIDE Women Grand Prix in Tehran, to the International Khazar Cup. Nevertheless, one of its most interesting was the recent First Stars Cup pitting a team of international grandmasters such as Nigel Short, and more, against a team of Iran’s best players. The top performer was 15-year-old Maghsoodloo. 1st Stars Cup 2016 2016-07-11 – 2016-07-21 INFO-LIVE-PGN https://hunonchess.com/1st-stars-cup-2016/ Chess has a long history in Iran and most Iranians...

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27th Czech Open (Pardubice) 2016

Pardubice Czech Open 27th Czech Open (Pardubice) 2016 2016-07-22 – 2016-07-31 The 2016 Czech Open is a huge chess festival taking place in the Tipsport Arena in Pardubice, Czech Republic from 13-31 July 2016. The Grandmaster Open runs from 22-30 July as a 9-round Swiss tournament for players with an Elo of 2100 or above.The prize fund is CZK 240,000 (about €9,000) with a first prize of CZK 75,000 (about €3,000) and the event is part of the ACP Tour. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one....

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Chinese Chess League 2016 2016-04-12 – 2016-07-27

Chinese Chess League 2016 2016-04-12 – 2016-07-27 2016 Chinese Chess League Division A R8-R11 The Chinese Team Championship is taking place in Wuxi, China from July 28 to August 4. The 9-round Swiss tournaments features 14 men’s and women’s teams, with four 2700 players and rising star Wei Yi among the line-ups. Each match is played on four boards. The time control is 90 minutes for the whole game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Official website: www.qipai.org.cn 2016 Chinese chess team tournament (men) http://chess-results.com/tnr231903.aspx 2016 Chinese...

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103rd British Championship

103rd British Championship The 2016 British Chess Championship is an 11-round Swiss tournament taking place in the Bournemouth Pavilion on the south coast of England from 23 July to 6 August. English no. 1 Michael Adams is the top seed and will try to win his 5th title. In case of a tie for first a rapid and blitz playoff will take place. The top prize is £5,000, with £1,500 for the English Champion and £1,000 for the British Women’s Champion. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Official...

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Condigne Dutch Open

Condigne Dutch Open The Condigne Dutch Open 2016 is a 9-round Swiss open tournament taking place from 26th July – 4th August in Dieren, Netherlands. The first prize is €2,500. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. Official site:http://onk.schaakbond.nl/toernooien/eng/dutch-open GM Horvath, Csaba Playing Schedule Round 1 Tuesday 26 July 13.00 – 19.00 hrs Round 2 Wednesday 27 July 13.00 – 19.00 hrs Round 3 Thursday 28 July 13.00 – 19.00 hrs Round...

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