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News ‘February, 2008’

Spring Amateur Chess Open

Spring Amateur Chess Open

The 3rd Spring Amateur Chess Open is scheduled to take place on 1-4th May in Lugano, Switzerland. There will be 5 rounds of Swiss System with time control 36 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes knockout.

XI Open Internacional de Malaga chess tournament

XI Open Internacional de Malaga chess tournament

161 players, 47 of which titled, begin today at the XI Open Internacional de Malaga chess tournament. The competition will be a 9 round Swiss event and will continue until March 1.

Reykjavik Open 2008

Reykjavik Open 2008

The Reykjavik Open 2008 will take place March 3-11 2008 in Reykjavik Chess Center, Island. It is a very strong open tournament with 25 players over 2500 ELO.

Melody Amber 2008

Melody Amber 2008

Melody Amber 2008 chess tournament will begin on March 14th in Nice. It will feature a nice part of the world top chess players.

Dos Hermanas 2008

Dos Hermanas 2008

Alexei Shirov, Veselin Topalov, Judit Polgar and Francisco Vallejo Pons will play in a chess tournament in Dos Hermanas on April 17-21, 2008. The event will have a similar format to the Leon 2008 chess tournament with 4 rapid games of 20 minutes+10 seconds/move each in semi final and final round. Grandmasters Miguel Illescas and Michael Rahal will provide live commentary on all games for the public.

Four nations chess challenge

Four nations chess challenge

Four Nations Chess Challenge will be a match between Norway, Sweden, England and Latvia in Oslo – Norway, 15 – 17 February 2008. The match will be played on 10 boards with five female and five male players on all teams.

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