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The 10th dMP Batavia Chess tournament takes place 22nd February to 4th March 2018. Ivan Sokolov, Alexandr Fier, Friso Nijboer, Miguel Santos Ruiz etc. [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
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The 25th Bunratty Chess Festival takes place 23rd to 25th February 2018. Nigel Short, Gawain Jones, Luke McShane, Sergey Tiviakov, Jon Speelman, Sam Collins, Mark Hebden, Simon Williams, Peter Wells, Alexander Baburin etc [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
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The FIDE Candidates Tournament takes place in Berlin Sat 10th to 28th Mar 2018. Players: Vladimir Kramnik, Sergey Karjakin, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Alexander Grischuk, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Liren Ding and Wesley So. The pairings for the tournament have been published. Pairings for the FIDE Candidates. The link I give for the [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
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The US Chess Championships take place in Saint Louis Wed 18th to Mon 30th Apr 2018. Championship players: Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Alex Onischuk, Ray Robson, Sam Shankland, Varuzhan Akobian, Jeffery Xiong, Alex Lenderman, Awonder Liang, Yaroslav Zherebukh and Zviad Izoria. Women's Championship: Irina Krush, Anna Zatonskih, Tatev Abrahamyan, Nazi [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
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The Aeroflot Open takes place in Moscow 20th-28th February 2018. Leading players: Fedoseev, Vidit, Andreikin, Mamedov, Matlakov, Artemiev, Inarkiev, Najer, Kamsky, Sargissian, Sasikiran, Korobov, Piorun, Sjugirov etc [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
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The PRO Chess League is a rapid chess tournament taking place on the chess.com website 18th January to 8th April 2018. 32 city based teams from throughout the world start in four groups. Play day is generally Wednesday. The first round was changed to fit in with Wijk aan Zee. [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
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The Fischer Random chess match between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura took place in Baerum, Norway 9th to 13th February 2018. This is a variant of chess where one of 960 starting positions is used rather than the standard one. Castling Kingside and Queenside is always possible but can lead [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
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The China-Russia Chess Champion match took place in Harbin, China 5th-6th February 2018. Hou Yifan played Anatoly Karpov in a 6 game rapid match. Karpov won 3.5-2.5 with the final day's games being shared with one win each. [...]
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
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The German Bundesliga takes place 21st October to 1st May 2018. Baden-Baden are defending champions and top seeds. [...]
Sat, Feb 03, 2018
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The Tradewise Gibraltar Masters took place 23rd January to 1st February 2018. Leading players: Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura, David Navara, Pentala Harikrishna, Le Quang Liem, Nikita Vitiugov, Vassily Ivanchuk, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Wang Hao, Michael Adams, Richard Rapport, Ivan Cheparinov, Boris Gelfand, Daniil Dubov, David Howell, Nigel Short, Alexander Motylev, Emil Sutovsky, David [...]
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
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