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Mediterranean Youth Championships 2018 - 2 to 10 September

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The championships will be held in National Chania Stadium, Creta, GREECE
Sunday 2 September Arrival Day & Registration
19:00 Technical Meeting

Monday 3 September 09:00 Round 1, 17:00 Round 2

Tuesday 4 September 09:00 Round 3, 17:00 Round 4

Wednesday 5 September 17:00 Round 5

Tuesday 6 September 17:00 Round 6

Friday 7 September 17:00 Round 7

Saturday 8 September 17:00 Round 8

Sunday 9 September 09:00 Round 9, 15:30 Closing Ceremony

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ACO World Senior Chess Championship, 15th – 24th October, 2018

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ACO World Senior Chess Championship 2018 on the Greek island of Crete. 

One week left for the 150 EUR early-bird discount until 15th June!

The ACO World Senior Chess Championship takes place from 15th – 24th October, 2018 in the award-winning 5-star All-Inclusive Fodele Beach Resort.

All players who reach the age of at least 50 years by 31st December 2018 are allowed to take part. 

See the most updated list of participants under following link: https://amateurchess.com/participants-crete-2018/

The tournament will be played in 7 separated rating groups to determine 7 World Champions.
A: 2201+; B: 2001–2200; C: 1801–2000; D: 1601–1800; E: 1401–1600; F: 1201–1400; G: 0 –1200

Every group plays separately, meaning you only play opponents of similar playing strength. You can find all information about the tournament and the hotel with lots of pictures on our website:
www.amateurchess.com/senior

Save your 150 EUR early-bird-discount for registration until 15th June 2018!

Due to space reasons, the numb…

4th International Chessfestival in ORTISEI , 16-24 czerwca 2018

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DEAR CHESSFRIENDS
A warm welcome to Ortisei! The Chess Club Gardena is delighted and proud to be hosting from 16th to 24th of June 2018 for the fourth time an important international chess tournament in Ortisei, in which a maximum of 160 people can participate, including prominent chess professionals from the top places in the world rankings. Strong participants from all over the world came in previous editions to Ortisei so that the tournament became a great sporting and cultural success with a local, national and international resonance. It provides a unique opportunity for South Tyrolean chess players, especially young players, to compete with well-known names in international chess. After World Chess Championship in Merano 1981 between Karpov and Korchnoi this event is the biggest tournament in history of South Tyrol chess since the Second World War. The tournament is named "ad Gredine", which is reminiscent of the historic document from the year 999, in which that word w…

Host Uganda seek funding ahead of Africa Junior Chess Championships

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"Uganda will host the Africa Junior Chess Championship in December and are currently seeking funding for that and several other events on the Uganda Chess Federation calendar."

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Across China: Tibetan chess: a tea house tradition

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"March 29 (Xinhua) -- One of the most relaxing ways to spend an afternoon in Sichuan Province's Aba County is playing Tibetan chess with friends in a tea house."

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Barbados make solid start to Carifta chess

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Barbados make solid start to Carifta chess

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Chess players excel show their skill at great Langalibalele Chess Tournament

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"2018 is the year of chess - those were the words of Zewazi Lembethe, the founder and the coach of the Wembezi Chess Academy after a great Langalibalele Chess Tournament held at Estcourt High School on March 21."

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