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May 07, 2017

Aleksandra Dimitrijevic joins the ACP Board, replacing Maxim Dlugy. Aleksandra is not only a WGM, but also an experienced arbiter and organizer. Her knowledge and expertise will surely contribute…

Apr 06, 2017

Dear Members,

The ACP is pleased to present the results of the Tournament of the Year 2016 contest. This year we had a total of 528 votes.


In a year when an Olympiad is…

Mar 24, 2017

Dear Members,
The deadline for the renewal of your ACP membership is approaching fast. There are only several days left until March 1, but if you haven’t done it already you still…

Mar 24, 2017

Совет АШП выражает протест по поводу недавнего решения ФИДЕ не предпринимать никаких действий относительно ситуации с гроссмейстерами Жанг Жонгом и Ли Руфань, которые, будучи лучшими игроками в…

Mar 23, 2017

La ACP desea expresar su más profunda insatisfacción con la reciente decisión de la FIDE de no tomar ninguna medida en el caso ampliamente difundido del GM Zhang Zhong y de la WGM Li Ruofan -que a…

Mar 22, 2017

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The ACP wishes to express its uttermost dissatisfaction with FIDE’s recent decision not to take any action in the widely-…

Mar 21, 2017

Estimados miembros,
La Asociación de Profesionales de Ajedrez ( ACP en inglés ) continúa la tradición de valorar y premiar a los mejores organizadores de ajedrez de todo el mundo. …

Mar 21, 2017

Уважаемые Коллеги,

Ассоциация Шахматных Профессионалов продолжает традицию награждения лучших организаторов со всего мира. Чтобы определить лучшие шахматные мероприятия, мы приглашаем Вас…

Mar 21, 2017


Dear Members,

The Association of Chess Professionals continues the tradition of appreciating and awarding the best chess organizers from around the…

Mar 09, 2017

Dear Members,

Spring is upon us and chess life is bustling. We would like to inform you of quite a few activities we undertook in the previous period.

We continued our tradition of…

Feb 15, 2017

Dear Members,

First of all we would like to congratulate our Premium Member GM Gawain Jones, an ACP wild card, on winning the Challengers Group in Wijk aan Zee, thus qualifying for the…

Feb 15, 2017


The ACP Board would like to inform the chess community about the unfair decision of Singapore Chess Federation (SCF), which has banned the country's top players GM Zhang Zhong…

Feb 14, 2017

Our work to unite more opens in our ACP Tour resulted in cooperation with theLlucmajor Open. This open takes place on the Mallorca island and Llucmajor is a suburb of the capital Palma. The dates…

Feb 13, 2017

ACP is proud to announce the European Women Rapid Championship in Monaco, in a cooperation with ECU.

The regulations for the European Women Rapid Championship can be found here.

Jan 19, 2017

Dear Members,
We hope you had a pleasant festive season, even though probably many of you spent the holidays playing chess! And that is good, for playing and enjoying chess is what…