International Chess News




Update September 10, 2014



Hansen to play in Durban GM tournament (during World Youth)

Canada sending 16 players to World Youth in Durban, RSA (Sept)

Canada sending team to World U16 Youth Olympiad in Hungary (Dec)

Upcoming Major International Events

Calendar compiled from information by The Week in Chess, Chessdom, FIDE, ChessBase and other online sources
Date Event Name Location Format Players Comments
2014
2014/08/01-14Chess OlympiadTromso, NOR11rd Team SwissChina, Russia (W) Open & Women
2014/08/28-/09/09Sinquefield CupSt Louis, USA6p DRRCarlsen, Aronian, Caruana, Nakamura, Vachier-Lagrave, Topalov
2014/09/12-20Grand Slam FinalsBilbao, ESP4p DRRAronian, Anand, Vallejo, Ponomariov
2014/09/18-30 World Youth ChampionshipDurban, RSA13rd 6 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2014/10/01-10/15GrandPrix Tournament #1Baku, AZE12p RRCaruana, Grischuk, Nakamura, Karjakin, Dominguez, Mamedyarov, Gelfand, Svidler, Andreikin, Radjabov, Kasimdzhanov, Tomashevsky2014/15 Grand Prix Series
2014/10/06-19World Junior ChampionshipPune, IND13rd Swiss
2014/10/11-31Women's World ChampionshipTBA64p KOYuanling Yuan (CAN)
2014/10/18-26American Continental ChampionshipNatal (Pipa), BRA11rd Swissalso Blitz & Rapid
2014/10/20-11/03GrandPrix Tournament #2Tashkent, UZB12p RRCaruana, Nakamura, Karjakin, Vachier-Lagrave, Giri, Mamedyarov, Gelfand, Jakovenko, Andreikin, Radjabov, Kasimdzhanov, Jobava 2014/15 Grand Prix Series
2014/11/07-28World Championship MatchSochi, RUS12g matchCarlsen (Champion) vs Anand (Challenger)
2014/11/25-12/05Qatar Masters OpenQAT9rd SwissVachier-Lagrave, Kramnik, Mamedyarov, Giri, Naiditsch, Eljanov, Harikrishna, Ding Liren, Wang Hao, Bacrot, Fressinet, Shirov, Jobava, Moiseenko, etc, Hansen (CAN)
2014/12/09-18Sport Accord Mind GamesBeijing, CHN16p Op & WAronian, Grischuk, Vachier-Lagrave, Dominguez, Gelfand, Giri, Mamedyarov, Leko, Ivanchuk, Wojtaszek, Nepomniachtchi, Wang Hao, Radjabov, Ponomariov, Bacrot, Wang Yue Rapid, Blitz, and Basque
2014/12/10-14London Chess Festival: ClassicLondon, ENG6p RRCaruana, Anand, Kramnik, Nakamura, Adams, GiriOther Events
2015
2015/01/09-25Tata Steel ChessWijk aan Zee, NED12p RRCarlsen, Caruana, Aronian, Giri, Vachier-Lagrave, So, Ding Liren, Ivanchuk, Radjabov, Saric, Hou Yifan, van Wely
2015/01/25-02/06Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival Gibraltar10rd SwissNakamura, Hou Yifan, more to come
2015/02/13-19Zurich Chess Challenge Zurich, SUI6pRR x 2Caruana, Aronian, Anand, Karjakin, Nakamura, Kramnik Classic & Rapid (Combined Scores)
2015/02/14-28GrandPrix Tournament #3Tbilsi, GEO12p RRGrischuk, Vachier-Lagrave, Giri, Dominguez, Mamedyarov, Jakovenko, Svidler, Andreikin, Radjabov, Kasimdzhanov, Tomashevsky, Jobava 2014/15 Grand Prix Series
2015/02/23-03/07European Individual ChampionshipJerusalem, ISR11rd Swiss
2015/03/10-18Reykjavík Open Reykjavík, ICL9rd Swiss
2015/04/18-29World Team ChampionshipARM10 Team RRPlus World Women's Team (CHN)
2015/05American Continental ChampionshipURU11rd Swissalso Blitz & Rapid
2015/05/13-27GrandPrix Tournament #4Moscow, RUS12p RRCaruana, Grischuk, Nakamura, Karjakin, Vachier-Lagrave, Giri, Dominguez, Gelfand, Jakovenko, Svidler, Tomashevsky, Jobava2014/15 Grand Prix Series
2015/06/01-10World Rapid & Blitz ChampionshipsTBA
2015/09/10-10/04World CupBaku, AZE128 Player KO
2015/09/15-30World Junior ChampionshipKhanty-Mansiysk, RUS13rd Swiss
2015/10/11-31Women's World Championship MatchTBA12g Hou Yifan vs ??
2015/10/24-11/05World Youth/Cadet ChampionshipPorto Carras, GRE13rd 6 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2016
2016/03/09-28Candidates TournamentTBA8p DRR
2016/05/11-25GrandPrix Tournament #1TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2016/06/01-10World Rapid & Blitz ChampionshipsTBA
2016/07/06-20GrandPrix Tournament #2TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2016/2nd HalfGrandPrix Tournament #3TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2016/09/01-15 World Youth ChampionshipKhanty-Mansiysk, RUS13rd 14, 16, 18 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2016/09/15-30World Junior ChampionshipIND13rd Swiss
2016/09/17-30Chess OlympiadBaku, AZE11rd Team Swiss
2016/10/18-30 World Cadet ChampionshipBatumi, GEO13rd 8, 10, 12 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2016/10/11-31Women's World ChampionshipTBA64p KO
2016/11World Championship MatchTBA12g matchChampion vs Winner of 2016 Candidates Tournament
2017
2017/03/01-15World Team ChampionshipKhanty-Mansiysk, RUS10 Team RRPlus World Women's Team
2017/05/11-25GrandPrix Tournament #4TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2017/06/01-10World Rapid & Blitz ChampionshipsTBA
2017/07/06-20GrandPrix Tournament #5TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2017/09/01-15 World Youth/Cadet ChampionshipTBA13rd 6 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2017/09/15-30World Junior ChampionshipTBA13rd Swiss
2017/2nd HalfGrandPrix Tournament #6TBA12p RR2016/17 Grand Prix Series
2018
2018/03Candidates TournamentTBA8p DRR
2018/06World Rapid & Blitz ChampionshipsTBA
2018/09/01-15Chess OlympiadBatumi, GEO11rd Team Swiss
2018/09 World Youth ChampionshipTBA13rd 14, 16, 18 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2018/09World Junior ChampionshipTBA13rd Swiss
2018/10World Cadet ChampionshipTBA13rd 8, 10, 12 Age groupsOpen & Girls
2018/10Women's World ChampionshipTBA64p KO
2018/11World Championship MatchTBA12g matchChampion vs Winner of 2018 Candidates Tournament


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