The Moscow Open 2010 will take place January 30th – February 7th. This year’s edition will be exceptionally strong with GM Rublevsky, GM Motylev, GM Bologan, GM Bu Xiangzhi, GM Vescovi, GM Sasikiran, GM Le Quang Liem, GM Iturrizaga, GM Hou Yifan, GM Sjugirov, GM Shabalov and over 70 ither grandmasters from all over the world. Among the strongest international masters is Chessdom.com’s commentator IM Alexander Ipatov
Deauville Chess Club and West Normandy League will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the most glamorous French seaside resort with a closed GM-tournament. For once, it is not that the American movie stars are attraction in Deauville, like during the US film festival, but the chess players.
Over 100 players, of which more than 20 titled, will be present at the opening of the Rochefort Open tournament on 14th February. Even if this year Cappelle-la-Grande Open is played on the same week, the organizers have invested big effort to propose an interesting tournament for all-level players.
participants and live games The 70th Armenia Chess Championship is taking place in Yerevan, January 22-30, 2010.A total of 8 grandmasters and two international masters participate in the highest league, where top seeded is the golden medalist from the Olympiad Tigran Petrosian. Chessdom.com will follow daily the championship with reports, the games will be at [...]
part of Czech Tour chess tournaments There are many FIDE tournaments to choose from, but only one is played in Novy Bor, a little Czech town with 12 thousands inhabitants at the foot of the Lusatian Mountains with world-known glass industry and the leading chess club of the country, which is the regular participant of [...]
The registrations and preparations for the 2010 Games Festival are running and Thessaloniki is ready to host a huge chess event. In the chess section of the Gamesfestival more than 500 players are expected to play in the 3 tournaments: Euro Chess School (International School Open) – Euro Chess Seniors – Thessaloniki International Open.
The opening ceremony of Corus Chess 2010 is going to take place in Wijk Aan Zee. There will be drawing of lots, as soon as pairings are available, they will be published on Chessdom.com.
The Gibraltar chess festivel Gibtelecom 2010 Tuesday 26th January 2010 to Thursday 4th February 2010.
According to the January 2010 ratings, the number one rated player in Gibtelecom 2010 is Etienne Bacrot (FRA 2713g), closely followed by Sergei Movsesian (SVK 2708g) and Francisco Vallejo Pons (ESP 2705g). Other star names are Michael Adams (ENG 2694g) and Gata Kamsky (USA 2693g).
This will be the 9th edition of the Aeroflot Open and for the fifth year the competition will take place in the major tourist complex “Izmailovo” – hotel “Gamma – Delta”. The Festival consists of four Open Tournaments (A1, A2, B and C), which will be filled according to the participants’ ratings. Additional to these events, the qualification for the World Blitz Chess Championship 2010 will be held within the festival.
A total of 20 Grandmasters and more than 30 International Masters are going to participate in the 8th Parsvnath International Chess 2010.