Next chess tournaments

26. - 28.5.2018, Gloucester (ENG), Cotswold Chess Congress
2018 will be the 50th Cotswold Chess Congress. An entry form is available from our face book page and will soon be available on the ECF calendar.
Info: Find us on face book or Email Andrew Gilmour, dracofelsinae@hotmail.co.uk, http://cotswoldcongress.co.uk

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10. - 21.6.2018, Voronezh (RUS), 22nd International Voronezh Chess festival
10.06 Fischer 11.06 Rapid 12-21.06 Master open (>2200) 12-20 FIDE open (<2200) 17/06 Blitz
Info: GM+IO Alexander Raetsky WhatsApp, Viber, Messenger +7 9529541863, alexraetsky@hotmail.com, http://vrnchessfestival.org

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16. - 24.6.2018, ORTISEI (ITA), 4. International Chess Festival Open A
PF € 7.960 (Open A) PF € 2.040 (Open B) Playing time 40 moves / 90 min. +30 min.
Info: Ruben Bernardi, www.ruben@gardenachess.com, http://www.server24chess.com

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16. - 24.6.2018, ORTISE (ITA), 4. International Chess Festival Open B
PF € 7.960 (Open A) PF € 2.040 (Open B) Playing time 40 moves / 90 min. +30 min.
Info: Ruben Bernardi, ruben@gardenachess.com, http://www.server24chess.com

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30.6. - 8.7.2018, Klatovy (CZE), 26th Cup of the Town of Klatovy 2018
Traditional Open tournament in Klatovy, historic city surrounded by Sumava mountains. Open A,B - Swiss open tournament, 9 rounds 2 h + 30 s per move. The tournament results will be sent to the Czech Chess Federation for calculation of the national and FIDE ELO. First prize in Open A - 600 Euro, prize fund over 2800 Euro. Starting fees from 20 Euro, for players with ELO FIDE 2300 free. Rich accompanying program(blitz tournament, rapid tournament, soccer, table tennis, volleyball,...) On second weekend you can visit 25. International Folk Festival. Welcome everybody!
Info: Ing. Karel Nováček mobile phone: 00420737337955, karel.novacek@outlook.cz, http://www.sachy-klatovy.cz/index.php/propozice-en-pdf-2018

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1. - 12.7.2018, Batumi (GEO), 4th International Chess Festival "Batumi Municipality Cup-2018"
Festival Events: 1. Open A-Players with FIDE Rating 2200 and higher, also Players with FIDE Title: GM, IM, FM, WGM, WIM, WFM 2. Open B-Players with FIDE Rating low than 2200 and any Player who wishes 3. Open C-Players with FIDE Rating low than 1600 and any Players who wishes 4.Open Blitz 5.Boys under age 12 (Date of birth 2006 and after) 6.Girls under age 12 7.Boys under age 10 (Date of birth 2008 and after) 8. Girls under age 10 9.Boys under age 08 (Date of birth 2010 and after) 10. Girls under age 08. Prize Fond- 48 650 GEL. July 01-Arrival/Registration. July 02-Round 1 - July 10-Round 9/Closing Ceremony. July 11-Blitz. July 12-Departure. Regulations(full version) on: http://chessbatumi.ge/en/arqivi/news/589-4th-international-chess-festival-%E2%80%9Cbatumi-municipality-cup-%E2%80%93-2018%E2%80%9D
Info: IA, WM, FI, Marika Japaridze, marikachess@gmail.com, http://chessbatumi.ge/en/

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4. - 11.7.2018, Vsetín (CZE) (CZE), 43TH CHESS FESTIVAL VSETIN, CZECHIA
Tournaments 1) FIDE Open A: 4th-11th July: ELO >1800, Swiss, 9 rounds, 90 min + 30 sec/move, waiting time 1 hr. 2)FIDE Open B: 4th-11th July: ELO <2000, Swiss, 9 rounds, 90 min + 30 sec/move, waiting time 1 hr. 3)Rapid tournament of pairs: 5th July, 9:30 Registration 8:30 - 9:15, Swiss, 7 rounds; 10 min + 4 sec/move; Informations ENG, http://sachy-vsetin.cz/
Info: Radek Zádrapa, phone: +420 736 77 99 44, radek@zadrapa.cz, http://sachy-vsetin.cz/

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6. - 13.7.2018, Paracin (SER), International Chess Festival "PARACIN 2018"
INT. CHESS TOURNAMENT "PARAĆIN 2018" - OPEN A OPEN tournament for players rated higher than 2100. FIDE Swiss, 9 rounds. Tournament is valid for FIDE rating and GM/IM/WGM/WIM norms. Time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds. Total prize fund: 550.000 din. (app. 4650 €) INT. CHESS TOURNAMENT "PARAĆIN 2018" - OPEN B OPEN tournament for players rated lower and equal to 2100. FIDE Swiss, 9 rounds. Tournament is valid for FIDE rating. Time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds. Total prize fund: 190.000 din. (app. 1600 €) INT. CHESS TOURNAMENT "PARAĆIN 2018" - OPEN C OPEN tournament for players rated lower and equal to 1500 and born on 2002. and younger. FIDE Swiss, 11 rounds. Tournament is not valid for FIDE rating. Time control is 60 minutes per player. Tournament will be played at Pool "Prestige" facility (open swimming pool, water sports, sport courts etc.) Prizes: money prizes, trophies, medals and surprise prizes. 14th MEMORIAL RAPID TOURNAMENT "UROŠ DINIĆ", July 8th 2018. Rapid tournament, FIDE Swiss, 9 rounds. 10 minutes + 5 seconds per player. Tournament starts at 10.00 am. Total prize fund: 60.000 din. (app. 500 €) Transfer: For participants it will be provided, for a small fee, bus transfer from Belgrade to Paraćin, on July 6th and back from Paraćin to Belgrade on July 13th. Number of seats is limited. It is also possible to organize individual transfers. For detailed information please contact organizer. Special Conditions: Organizer offers to foreign Grandmasters and International Masters special conditions regarding to accommodation. The amount for those special conditions is limited, so hurry up and do not miss the chance! For detailed information please contact organizer.
Info: For all further information about Chess Festival and for accommodation reservation, please contact the organizer: Saša Jevtic +381 63 439497 or via e-mail info@paracinchess.rs or sasajevtic@yahoo.com, info@paracinchess.rs, http://www.paracinchess.rs/

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12. - 29.7.2018, Pardubice (Tipsport arena) (CZE), CZECH OPEN 2018
The tournament is a part of 18th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2018/2019. 29th International Chess and Games Festival, 4 main events and over 20 other chess tournaments! Tournaments in bridge, go, draughts, backgammon, renju, gomoku, combining of Rubik cube, mancala games,ZATRE and other games will take place within the frame of the festival. Playing halls, place of registration, accommodation and secretariat: Tipsport Arena, Sukova trida 1735, Pardubice, connection from the railway station by trolleybus No. 3 and by bus No. 10,16 and 17 (4th stop). Refreshments: Tipsport Arena – at the festival party tent, Restaurant & pub Evropa - special festival menu. Internet: during the whole festival wireless Internet access available free of charge at the Tipsport Arena. Accompanying programme: games analysis in the festival party tent, small football tournament, bowling tournament, table tennis tournament, crossword puzzles and Sudoku competitions, trips, social evenings at the swimming pool etc. On-line broadcast: http://www.czechopen.net/en/live-games/live-open-a/ Interesting things: https://www.facebook.com/czechtouren/ Complete on-line your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 15th June 2018 on http://www.czechopen.net/en/contact-and-applications/
Info: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. Strossova 239 530 03 Pardubice Czech Republic, tel. +420-466 535 200 mobile phone + 420-608 203 007, j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://www.czechopen.net/en/

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14. - 21.7.2018, Prague (CZE), 28th INTERNATIONAL CHESS HOLIDAY
Tournaments for strong and weak chessplayers of all ages. All-play-all tournaments. Closed groups and each one consists of 10 players. Prize fund: 100 000 Czk (ca. 4000 Euro). A rich programme for chessplayers and non-chessplayers. Accommodation and the chess tournaments under the same roof.
Info: Jindra Kollerová 00 420 777 677 899, jindra.kollerova@mybox.cz, http://www.schach-prag.cz

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21. - 28.7.2018, Prague (CZE), 28th INTERNATIONAL CHESS HOLIDAY
Tournaments for strong and weak chessplayers of all ages. All-play-all tournaments. Closed groups and each one consists of 10 players. Prize fund: 100 000 Czk (ca. 4000 Euro). A rich programme for chessplayers and non-chessplayers. Accommodation and the chess tournaments under the same roof.
Info: Jindra Kollerová 777 677 899, jindra.kollerova@mybox.cz, http://www.schach-prag.cz

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28.7. - 5.8.2018, Bodenmais (GER), Int. Arber-Schachfestival in Bodenmais
Int. Open Senioren-Cup > 55 chess and nature
Info: Michael Mueller +49 9925 903880 , sc-bayerwald@t-online.de, http://www.arberschachopen.com

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28.7. - 3.8.2018, Kiel (GER), 31. Kieler Open
2 Tournaments: (A) open to all, (B) DWZ lt 1700, 9 Rd. Swiss, 90min/40 + 15min til end, with 30 sec increment from move 1. Prize fund 4000 Euro. Kiel is a very nice city near the baltic sea. Combine vacation at the beach of the baltic sea - and playing chess at night.
Info: Hans-J. Hahne, +49(0)431-6686986 , Hahne.KSG@freenet.de, http://www.Kieler-SG.de/KielerOpen

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28.7. - 4.8.2018, Prague (CZE), 28th INTERNATIONAL CHESS HOLIDAY
Tournaments for strong and weak chessplayers of all ages. All-play-all tournaments. Closed groups and each one consists of 10 players. Prize fund: 100 000 Czk (ca. 4000 Euro). A rich programme for chessplayers and non-chessplayers. Accommodation and the chess tournaments under the same roof.
Info: Jindra Kollerová 00 420 777 677 899, jindra.kollerova@mybox.cz, http://www.schach-prag.cz

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29.7. - 5.8.2018, Tabor (CZE), Grand prix Tabor 2018
Swiss - 9 rounds, time control 2 x 1,5 h / 40 + 30 min + 30 s / move. Price found 36 000 CZK, first price 8 000 CZK. Look at for information about our tournament (bellow on the our website).
Info: , zdenek.havluj@quick.cz, http://www.sokolta.cz

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30.7. - 4.8.2018, Wroclaw (POL), Wrocław OPEN - Wroclaw Chess Festiwal
OPEN A >= 1800, OPEN B <= 1900. special conditions for players with IM and GM titles
Info: , info@chessinwroclaw.pl, http://www.chessinwroclaw.pl/

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