Calendar

The calendar is now sortable by category and by tag, both at the top of the calendar. Click on each event for more details and a map. You can use the button at the foot of the calendar to add this calendar to your own (Google, Apple, Timely etc). The print button at the top will print the page you’re on. Clicking on the main calendar bar (top left) allows you to choose a date to go to.

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Official FIDE events … http://www.fide.com/calendar … and the rest – worldwide chess events from the FIDE website http://www.fide.com/calendar/tournaments.html

PLEASE NOTE – where an event is marked as ‘ALL DAY’ it may be best to check with the organisers in case they have not submitted a start and end time to us …

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Click to download these forms to register your event with FIDE
FIDE Rating Form – Rapid/BlitzFIDE Rating Form – Standard

Apr
19
Wed
CCF Daytime Chess – Summer 2017 @ 84-90 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

Contact: CCF Email: chess@ccfworld.com Web: http://www.ccfworld.com/Chess/ChessClubHome/ChessClubSeniorsIndex.htm
Every Wednesday between 19th April 2017 and 19th July 2017 inclusive
Primarily for senior players to play competitive graded and rated chess, allowing them to get home at a civilised hour. This event splits the entry into groups based on ability so that each player will have between 5 and 8 games during the duration of the tournament [MAP]

May
27
Sat
17th IPCA WICC 2017 @ Hotel Kultúra, A. Bernoláka Str. 1, 034 01 Ružomberok, Slovakia
May 27 – Jun 6 all-day

Contact: Zbigniew Pilimon Email: zpilimon@interia.pl
Details: here [PDF]

Jun
1
Thu
1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships @ Palace of Sport, Minsk, Belarus
Jun 1 – Jun 5 all-day

Direct registration by players will be accepted. All players need to have a FIDE ID.
Contact: Anastasia Sorokina Email: fideschool@tut.by Web: http://chess-school.by/

Hendon ‘First Thursday’ Blitz @ Golders Green Unitarians Church, 31½ Hoop Lane, London NW11 8BS
Jun 1 all-day

75rs-hendon-golders-hossContact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Web: www.hendonchessclub.com [MAP]
SWISS 6 ROUNDS Open (one section) – prize fund £50.00

7th Pimlico Summer Tournament @ St Saviours Church Hall, St George's Square, Pimlico, London SW1
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Contact: Steve Sonnis Email: pimlicochess@aol.com Web: https://pimlicochessclub.com/ [MAP]
A 5 round Swiss standard play tournament – starts Thursday 1 June and held every Thursday evening until 6 July, excluding 8 June due to the general election. 3 ECF graded sections – Open,U150 and U120. Tradewise Grand Prix qualifier. ECF silver members and above. £25 to enter | Entry form

Jun
2
Fri
21st South Lakes Chess Congress @ Kendal Leisure Centre Burton Road Kendal Cumbria LA9 7HX
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm

Contact: Trevor Blower Email: trevor.blower@talktalk.net [MAP]
5 round Swiss, 5 sections — please note the change in venue for 2017 to Kendal in Cumbria
Entry form

Jun
3
Sat
Golders Green FIDE Rapid Chess @ Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, London NW11 7QG
Jun 3 all-day

75rs-hendon-golders-hossContact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Web: www.goldersgreenchess.blogspot.co.uk [MAP]
SWISS 6 ROUNDS Open / Major Under 170 / Minor Under 145 / Amateur Under 120

East Anglian Chess Union 2017 Congress @ The Turner Hall, Church Lane, Newmarket CB8 0HL
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm

Contact: Richard Freeman Email: richard@fcasolutions.co.uk [MAP]
A five round Swiss tournament with three sections – Open, U170 and U130. Time control 36 moves in 80 minutes, plus 10 minutes, plus 15 seconds per move from move 1. The Open is a British Championship qualifier, and is also the final event in the EACU’s 2017 British Championship nomination process | Entry form

Jun
9
Fri
Bristol Summer Congress @ Bristol Grammar School (6th Form Common Room) University Road, Bristol BS8 1SR
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day

Contact: Alan Papier Email: chinadoc@chinadoc.force9.co.uk [MAP]
A five-round Swiss | Entry form

Jun
10
Sat
51st Hampstead FIDE Congress U2200/U1900/U135 @ Henderson Court Resource Centre, 102 Fitzjohn's Avenue, London NW3 6NS
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day

75rs-hendon-golders-hossContact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Web: www.hampsteadchess.blogspot.co.uk [MAP]
Under 2200 and Under 1900 FIDE sections, ECF Under 135 Section, G60+30s a move

County Championships Semi-Finals
Jun 10 all-day

— details pending —

Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament @ Claires Court Junior Boys School, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire; postcode of entrance drive SL6 4QQ
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Contact: Nigel Dennis Email: nigelwdennis@btinternet.com Web: http://nigelwdennis.wixsite.com/mysite [MAP]
Two sections both ECF graded, one under ECF grade 110, and the other a beginners section for ungraded juniors or under ECF grade 25 | Entry form

2020 Chess Grand Final @ University of York, YO10 5DD
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm

Contact: Peter Hornsby Email: director@2020chess.com Web: http://www.2020chess.com [MAP]
Set to be an enthralling event! You can see the details here – http://2020chess.com/superfinal.html
We have some wildcard places available so to secure your place, please email director@2020chess.com expressing interest. Each team is made up of four players and there is a huge variety of prizes up for grabs. We look forward to hearing from you – good luck!

Jun
11
Sun
35th Balaton International Chess Festival @ Local Community Centre, 2-4 Kossuth Lajos u. 8638 Balatonlelle
Jun 11 – Jun 19 all-day

Contact: IA János RIGÓ Email: rigochess@gmail.com Web: http://www.rigochess.hu
Details here

Colindale Chess Tournament @ The Pulse Community Flat, 15 Ostler Court, Charcot Road, Colindale NW9 5XW
Jun 11 @ 1:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Contact: Marc Shaw Email: marc.shaw.chess@gmail.com [MAP]
ECF graded childrens’ chess tournament with training in-between matches by experienced chess coaches. Limited availability, please book early | Entry form

Jun
13
Tue
Technical Commission Chess @ Riga, Latvia
Jun 13 – Jun 16 all-day

Details here

Jun
15
Thu
7th Pimlico Summer Tournament @ St Saviours Church Hall, St George's Square, Pimlico, London SW1
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Contact: Steve Sonnis Email: pimlicochess@aol.com Web: https://pimlicochessclub.com/ [MAP]
A 5 round Swiss standard play tournament – starts Thursday 1 June and held every Thursday evening until 6 July, excluding 8 June due to the general election. 3 ECF graded sections – Open,U150 and U120. Tradewise Grand Prix qualifier. ECF silver members and above. £25 to enter | Entry form

Jun
17
Sat
Heywood Chess Congress @ Heywood Civic Centre, LCpl Stephen Shaw MC Way, Heywood OL10
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 18 @ 6:15 pm

Open, U180, U160, U140 and U120. Free parking all weekend, 5 minutes from M62 or M66. Hot and cold food available all weekend. £2200 prize fund and two ECF championship qualifying places in the Open [MAP] | Entry form | ECF Congress of the Year 2014

Ackworth Girls Chess Training Day @ Ackworth School Pontefract West Yorkshire WF7 7LT
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Contact: Peter Cloudsdale Email: cloudsdale_c@hotmail.co.uk Web: http://www.ackworthschool.com/facilities/location [MAP]
Training day for all ages for girls. 3 ECF coaches – Phil Beckett from Retford, Peter Cloudsdale from York and Pat Sutcliffe from Harrogate. The aim is to have fun and improve your chess skills | Entry form

Jun
18
Sun
Kenilworth Junior Open @ Kenilworth School & Sports College, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth, CV8 2DA
Jun 18 all-day

Contact: Alex Holowczak Email: alexholowczak@gmail.com Web: http://kenilworthjunioropen.warwickshirechess.org/ [MAP]
An Under 11 Open, plus three tournaments for Under 11s, Under 9s and Under 7s, for players restricted to a grade less than 50 | Entry form