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.

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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Jan
13
Fri
16th PRAGUE OPEN @ Olympik Hotel, Sokolovska 138, Praha 8
Jan 13 – Jan 20 all-day

Contact: Jan Mazuch Email: j.mazuch@avekont.cz Details: http://www.czechtour.net/prague-open/
2 FIDE opens (one with IM norm) 

Jan
21
Sat
16th MARIENBAD OPEN @ Olympik Hotel, Sokolovska 138, Praha 8
Jan 21 – Jan 28 all-day

Contact: Jan Mazuch Email: j.mazuch@avekont.cz Details: http://www.czechtour.net/marienbad-open/
GM and IM round robin tournaments, FIDE open 

Jan
27
Fri
15th Annual Gonzaga Classic @ Gonzaga College SJ, 6 Sandford Rd, Dublin 6, Ireland
Jan 27 – Jan 29 all-day

Contact: John McMorrow Email: chairperson@icu.ie Web: 15th Annual Gonzaga Classic
[MAP]

Jan
28
Sat
9th Muswell Hill FIDE Rapid @ The Clissold Arms, 105 Fortis Green, East Finchley, London N2 9HR
Jan 28 all-day

75rs-hendon-golders-hossContact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Web: http://www.muswellhillchess.blogspot.co.uk/ [MAP] G25+5 seconds a move throughout, prize fund £500

Feb
2
Thu
Hendon ‘First Thursday’ Blitz @ Golders Green Unitarians Church, 31½ Hoop Lane, London NW11 8BS
Feb 2 all-day

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

Feb
3
Fri
Frodsham Weekend Congress @ Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Ln, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 7QL
Feb 3 – Feb 5 all-day

Contact: Pat Ridley Email: patrick.ridley@ntlworld.com Web: http://kisekigo.com/frodsham.html
Open (FIDE-rated), Under 160 and Under 120 sections. Five rounds, Fischer time controls. Bookstall provided by Chess Essentials [MAP] Entry form

Feb
4
Sat
Portugal Open @ Altis Park Hotel, Avenida Eng.th Arantes e Oliveira nth 9, 1900-064 Lisbon, Portugal
Feb 4 – Feb 10 all-day
First Saturday GM-IM-ELO @ Hotel Berlin
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm

Contact: IO Nagy Laszlo Email: mrfirstsaturday@gmail.com Web: http://www.firstsaturday.hu
Closed tournaments for GM-IM-norm possibility and ELO rating in Budapest …

Feb
11
Sat
4NCL Rounds 5 and 6 / Weekend 3
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day
4NCL Rounds 5 and 6 / Weekend 3
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day

4NCLPark Inn Telford (Division 3 South, Division 4 South)

4NCL Rounds 5 and 6 / Weekend 3
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day
Golders Green FIDE Rapid Chess @ Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, London NW11 7QG
Feb 11 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

Feb
17
Fri
Bunratty Congress @ Bunratty Castle Hotel, Limerick, Ireland
Feb 17 – Feb 19 all-day

Contact: John McMorrow Email: chairperson@icu.ie Web: Bunratty Congress
[MAP]

Feb
18
Sat
47th Hampstead FIDE Congress U2200/U1900/U135 @ Henderson Court Resource Centre, 102 Fitzjohn's Avenue, London NW3 6NS
Feb 18 – Feb 19 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

Feb
19
Sun
Birmingham Junior Open @ King Edward's School, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UA
Feb 19 all-day

Contact: Alex Holowczak Email: alexholowczak@gmail.com Web: http://birminghamjunioropen.warwickshirechess.org/
Tournaments for Under 9s, 11s and 18s, plus a Masters tournament | Entry form

Feb
24
Fri
Bristol Spring Congress @ 6th Form Common Room, Bristol Grammar School, University Rd, Bristol BS8
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day

Contact: Alan Papier Email: chinadoc@chinadoc.force9.co.uk Web: http://tim1949jones.wix.com/bristolchesscongress
A 5 round Swiss event. All moves in 90 minutes plus 30 second increments [MAP] Entry form

46th Dyfed Chess Congress @ Fishguard Bay Hotel, Quay Road, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire SA64 0BT
Feb 24 @ 6:45 pm – Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm

Contact: Paul Orton Email: me@paulorton.com Web: http://www.dyfed-chess.org
Open Section, Major Section. Please send entries to: Tony Haigh, Brithdir Mawr, Newport, Pembs. SA42 0QJ Tel: 07811 852829 Email tony@brithdirmawr.co.uk
Rate of play: all moves in 1½ hours with 30 second increments added after each move [MAP] Entry form

Feb
25
Sat
17th LIBEREC OPEN @ Olympik Hotel, Sokolovska 138, Praha 8
Feb 25 – Mar 4 all-day

Contact: Jan Mazuch Email: j.mazuch@avekont.cz Details: http://www.czechtour.net/liberec-open/
FIDE open

Mar
2
Thu
Hendon ‘First Thursday’ Blitz @ Golders Green Unitarians Church, 31½ Hoop Lane, London NW11 8BS
Mar 2 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

Mar
4
Sat
4NCL Rounds 7 and 8 / Weekend 4
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day