The Championship is weakened as the top Italian player, GM Fabiano Caruana, is currently playing at the World Chess Cup in Khanty-Mansyisk and won’t be able to defend the last year’s trophy. However, this is probably “the youngest” Championship ever, even without Caruana, with half of the field still ranking within the junior U20 age category.
Thessaloniki, Greece The European School Chess Championship, part of the Games Festival 2010, will start on Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s birthday (5th of April) in Thessaloniki. It will be a 9 round swiss event divided into age groups, with high quality accommodation at Grand hotel Palace (5 stars) and Mediterranean Hotel Palace. Each National Federation or School [...]
Corus Chess 2010, participants and information about the 2010 edition of the Corus Wijk Aan Zee Grand Slam chess event.
The World Youth Chess Championship 2009 (under 8, under 10, under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 years old – open and girls) will take place in Kemer Antalya, Turkey, between November the 11th, 2009 and November the 23th, 2009.