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Asian Online Chess Camp for Boys Under-20 (English)

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Asian Chess Federation invites all Federations in Asia (except Russian speaking Federations) to nominate 2 players (Boys – U20) from each Federation, to attend the upcoming Asian Online Chess Camp for Boys Under-20 (In English) which will be organized by ACF during the period from 1st to 10th February 2022.

2nd Season of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The 2nd season of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines online chess tournament has started on Chess.com Platform last January 22, 2022. Laguna Heroes thwarted the Olongapo Rainbow Team 7 by a score of 13-8, Powered by FM Austin Jacob Literatus, Michella Concio, FM Jose Efren Bagamasbad, Kimuel Aaron Lorenzo, Richie Jocson and Apollo Agapay, Laguna … Continue reading 2nd Season of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Celebrates Golden Jubilee

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Chess Federation declared the Golden Jubilee Celebrations The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is completing the 50 years in 2022 and they declared the Golden Jubilee year with the plans of the Celebration activities at a grand Ceremony held on Saturday, the 22nd of January 2022 at the Russian Center in Colombo. The event … Continue reading Chess Federation of Sri Lanka Celebrates Golden Jubilee

11th Ferdowsi Cup International Chess Festival in Iran

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

“Chess Association of Khorasan-Razavi province” in accordance with “The I.R. IRAN Chess Federation” and “Khorasan Razavi Sporting and The Youth Office” holds the 11th Ferdowsi International Chess Open Tournament (21st internaonal chess tournament, held by chess association of Khorasan-Razavi) in Mashhad, northeastern of Iran, from February 20-26, 2022, under the following regulations: Ferdowsi cup 2022-En

Deadline 24 January for Federations to Nominate Players to FIDE Chessable Academy

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

2022-01-17 Final Reminder Nominating players for FIDE Chessable Academy Programme   In 2021 Chessable, the world’s leading chess E-learning platform, in partnership with FIDE, has launched the FIDE Chessable Academy, aiming to support young talents worldwide and encourage them to succeed in chess. 250 most talented and promising young players between the ages of 8 to 16, … Continue reading Deadline 24 January for Federations to Nominate Players to FIDE Chessable Academy

Chess in 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2023 in Thailand.

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Chess is an official medal sport in the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games scheduled November 17-26, 2023 in Thailand. The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that the 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Thailand have been postponed to 2023. The 6th AIMAG was due to take place from March 10-19, … Continue reading Chess in 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2023 in Thailand.

Chess in 19th Asian Games Hangzhou, China 2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Chess is an official medal sport in the 19th Asian Games scheduled 11 to 24 September 2022 at International Centre of Hangzhou Branch of China Qi-yuan. There will be two 9-round Swiss system events for men and two simultaneously for women with Rapid chess for individual events and standard time control for team events.  

Chess in Southeast Asian Games 2022 in Vietnam

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Chess will be an official sport in the Southeast Asian Games scheduled 9-21 May 2022 in Vietnam. In above photo taken on December 11, 2019, performers from Vietnam participate in the closing ceremony of the last SEA Games at the athletics stadium in Clark, north of Manila, Philippines. The Southeast Asian Games were postponed from … Continue reading Chess in Southeast Asian Games 2022 in Vietnam

Chess in ASEAN Para Games 2022 Solo, Indonesia

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

KUALA LUMPUR: The ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) Board of Governors (BoG) voted in favour of Indonesia to host the 11th ASEAN Para Games (APG), after the initial host Vietnam decided to call off the Games last year citing the Covid-19 pandemic. Indonesia has proposed that the APG be held in Solo (Surakarta) from July 20-31 … Continue reading Chess in ASEAN Para Games 2022 Solo, Indonesia

19th Khazar Cup International Chess Festival

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The “19th Caspian Cup” will be held in Rasht, Gilan, Iran, from 11th of February (arrival) till 19th of February (departure) 2022. The competition will be organised by Gilan Chess Association under the auspices of Chess Federation of I.R.IRAN. Download official invitation 19th Caspian Cup The categories are as below: • Category A Master tournament- … Continue reading 19th Khazar Cup International Chess Festival