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Dec 30, 2017

Dear Members,

The Association of Chess Professionals continues the tradition of appreciating and awarding the best chess organizers from around the world. This year we are anticipating…

Dec 22, 2017

Dear ACP members,

The ACP General Assembly 2017 will take place from December 21, 2017 to January 4, 2018.

You can take part in the ACP General Assembly via this link.


Dec 21, 2017

Dear colleagues,

Another year approaches its end, and it is a proper time to summarize the ACP activities.

It was a very busy year with a lot of projects - we kept supporting our…

Dec 18, 2017

Revenue and expenditure (euros)


Sponsors € 29.424 Membership fees 2016 € 11.610


Tournament prizes € 37.545 Accountant fee…
Dec 07, 2017

The cooperation with Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival continues and goes from strength to strength. As usual, there will be several dozens of ACP Premium members participating in the tournament…

Dec 03, 2017

Dear Members,
As you probably know, the ACP Board has issued an official statement concerning FIDE’s decision to award the World Rapid and Blitz championships to Saudi Arabia. The…

Nov 29, 2017

ACP is pleased to inform our members about the new cooperation - the agreement with one of the best open tournaments in the world, the Isle of Man International, which will take place in…

Nov 22, 2017

ACP Board is pleased to announce the wild cards for the 2018 Tata Steel CHess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee.

GM Maxim Matlakov - Masters wildcard.
GM Dmitry Gordievsky - Challengers…

Nov 13, 2017

ACP Board condemns the decision of FIDE to stage the World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Saudi Arabia. This kind of event can not and should not take place in a country that does not guarantee…

Oct 26, 2017

The European – ACP Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017 was a great success as a result of yet another instance of fruitful cooperation of the ACP and the ECU. It had a record number of 91…

Oct 22, 2017

The European – ACP Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017 takes place in Monaco from October 20-24 in the Novotel Hotel.

The Rapid event takes place October 21-22 and it is a very…

Oct 20, 2017

ACP would like to announce its cooperation with one of the latest additions (the tournament was first organised in 2014) to the open European circuite, the Sunway Sitges International Chess…

Sep 10, 2017

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Совет АШП решительно осуждает и протестует против действий г-на Зураба Азмайпарашвили в качестве Организатора Кубка мира.

Запугивание и угрозы в адрес игрока…

Sep 10, 2017

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The ACP Board strongly condemns and protests the actions of Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili in his capacity as World Cup Organiser. 

Sep 10, 2017

Firme la petición aquí

EL Consejo de la Asociación de Profesionales del Ajedrez (ACP) condena y protesta enérgicamente las acciones del Sr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili en su calidad de…