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Events Overview

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22 June 2020
Dear Members,

In view of the overflowing chess content, we would like to give you an overview of some of most significant projects and events:

 
Recent significant events

 
Ongoing and upcoming events

  • Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour
    The Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour is an unprecendented $1 million online series of chess events. It features World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and most of the world's best players competing in 4 super-tournaments, with the winners then playing in a Grand Final in August 2020.
  • Magnus Invitational - Online Chess Masters
    Sat–Sun 20 Jun – 05 Jul 2020
  • Magnus Invitational - Legends of Chess
    Tue–Wed 21 Jul – 05 Aug 2020
  • Magnus Invitational - Grand Final
    Sun- Thu 9-20August 2020

Chessable Masters
World Champion Magnus Carlsen and 11 more of the world's best chess players are competing in the Chessable Masters by chess24, the 3rd event in the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, taking place from June 20 to July 5. The 12 players will first be reduced to 8 in a 4-day knockout stage split into two groups. The A Group features Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Daniil Dubov, Alexander Grischuk, Vladislav Artemiev and Harikrishna.
The tournament is sponsored by Chessable - the world's leading online chess training platform.
Official website: https://explore.chess24.com/tour/
 

  • First “real” chess tournament after the Corona lockdown

The Croatian Chess Federation is the first to organize a "real" chess tournament after the worldwide Corona Lockdown. From June 19 to 29, twelve players will meet face to face in the Croatian Championship. Host of the event is the town of Vinkovci where Bobby Fischer won a strong international tournament in 1968.
https://hrvatski-sahovski-savez.hr/ftp/CroCh2020/
 

  • Titled Tuesday - Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix

Beginning June 2, Titled Tuesday is part of the Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix as a direct path to qualify for the 2020 Speed Chess Championship. Titled Tuesdays will have a $50,000 prize fund spanning 20 weeks, and will take place every Tuesday from June 2 through October 13. With $2,500 in cash prizes available every week. https://www.chess.com/tournament/live/titled-tuesdays

  • 2020 FIDE Chess.com Women’s Speed Chess Championship

FIDE and Chess.com have announced the 2020 FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship,  an online competition for female players to be held between June 18 and July 20, 2020. The tournament has a total prize fund of $52,000. https://fide.com/news/577


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