Chess

News ‘June, 2011’

Opatija Chess Summer

Opatija Chess Summer

The chess organizers from Rijeka are very active, having already hosted the Mediterranean Flower women tournaments, the 7th Mediterranean Men and Women Chess Championships in 2009, and the 11th European Individual Men and Women’s Chess Championship.

5th Memorial Vicente Sebastián

5th Memorial Vicente Sebastián

Top rated players are GM Georgiev Kiril BUL 2666, GM Salgado Lopez Ivan ESP 2623, GM Granda Zuñiga Julio E PER 2615, GM Iturrizaga Bonelli Eduardo VEN 2603, GM Epishin Vladimir RUS 2562 and GM Herrera Ojeda Irisberto ESP 2444.

13th International Open Torredembarra

13th International Open Torredembarra

The 13th International Open Torredembarra will be held from 2nd to 10th July, 2010, in Torredembarra (Catalonia), Spain. Club d’Escacs Torredembarra is managing the 9-round Swiss tournament.

The Netherlands Chess Championships

The Netherlands Chess Championships

GM Zhaoqin Peng (2375) is defending the women’s title, which she has been winning for a record 11 straight years. Her opposition will include WIM Arlette van Weersel 2246, WIM Anne Haast 2221, Martine Middelveld 2120, Lisa Hortensius 2111 and Annemarie Volkers 2046.

Science Park Amsterdam Chess Tournament

Science Park Amsterdam Chess Tournament

Science Park Amsterdam offers several cozy bars and restaurants and it has excellent access by bicycle, public transport and car. Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and two thirds of the hotels are located in the city’s centre.

3rd Abierto Internacional de Ajedrez Carlos I

3rd Abierto Internacional de Ajedrez Carlos I

The 3rd Abierto Internacional de Ajedrez Carlos I is set to take place from 25th June to 3rd July at the Hotel Carlos I, in Sanxenxo (Pontevedra), the most exclusive beach resort in Galicia, Spain. The 9-round Open will offer 7500 EUR in prizes, with 1200 EUR dedicated to the winner.

North American Youth Chess Championship 2011

North American Youth Chess Championship 2011

This event is taking place on 25-29th June and is open to players from the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico and the United States. The top boy and the top girl in each section will qualify to play in the 2012 Pan American Youth Championship. The top player in each section will receive the FIDE Candidate Master Title.

Crete Chess Tournaments

Crete Chess Tournaments

For one week Rethymno, the town of culture and art is becoming the center of chess events around Europe. The Third International Chess Tournament “Rethymno 2011″ is going to be held from 11 till 18 July 2011 and give hospitality to great personalities of chess from many different European countries and as a result the spiritual battles are expected to be fabulous and definitely intensive.

European Individual School Chess Championship 2011

European Individual School Chess Championship 2011

The European Individual School Chess Championship 2011 will take place 11th October (Arrival) to 19th October (Departure) in Antalya, Turkey.

Each National Federation or School Association or Schools may enter an unlimited number of players in each of the 12 age groups.

World Amateur Championship 2011

World Amateur Championship 2011

The World Amateur Championship 2011 will take place 30 September – 11 October in Antalya, Turkey. The tournament features a fantastic prize fund of 10 000 eur, the highest prize fund for amateurs in any chess event in 2011.

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