B u d a p e s t  , H U N G A R Y
monthly chess tournament series for
IGM-, IM- titles, and ELO-rating
Organizer: IO Nagy László
 Office phone (36-1)-263-2859         
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IX Baltic School Chess Festival



IX Baltic School Chess Festival was held in 5 star Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, 24 Kugu street, Riga, Latvia from August 25 (day of arrival) until August 31 (day of departure) 2013. Festival organizer The Children and Youth Center “Daugmale”.
4 participants in each team: 3 boys and 1 girl, born in 1996 or younger. The tournament was played according to the Swiss System in 7 rounds.
Fund of individual board prizes 600 EUR (~ 420 LVL) was provided by the Mikhail Tal Foundation.  Individual prizes awarded to players who take 1-3 places on each board: 1st place - 70 EUR, 2nd place - 50 EUR, 3rd place - 30 EUR.
Chess program of the festival, as always, full of interesting and exciting events: Team Tournament - 7 rounds, simultaneous exhibition with International Grandmaster, International ELO rated blitz-tournament (11 rounds) and Family Rapid Chess Tournament (7 rounds).


Regulations     Schedule     Festival Statistics      Read more ...


Games (PGN)     Results    Board prizes     Gallery:  1  2


- 28.08.2013  17:00 - International Blitz Tournament, Swiss system, 11 rounds. Time limit: 3 minutes per game per player + 2 seconds per move.
Entry fee: to festival participants - 1.5 LVL, to other chess players - 3 LVL; GM, IM, WGM, WIM, FM, WFM – free.
Tournament prize fund: 210 EUR
 I place - 70 EUR  
 II place - 50 EUR
 III place - 30 EUR
 IV place - 15 EUR
Junior prize /boys, born in 1995 or younger:
 I place - 15 EUR
 Junior prize /girls, born in 1995 or younger:
 I place  - 15 EUR
Rating prizes: 5 EUR x 3 = 15 EUR  




VIII Baltic School Chess Festival - 2012


Panevezys Open 2013 th International chess tournament Panevezys Open 2013
Date: 2013 08  12 – 18
Venue: Panevezys Kolegija, Laisvės square 23.
Organizer: IO Arvydas Baltrunas and Panevezys chess club
Address: Laisves sq. 25 B , LT – 35200 Panevėžys
Tournament Director: IO,FA Arvydas Baltrūnas +370 (676) 32388; +370 (688) 34262
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System and rate of play: 9 rounds, played in the Swiss system in accordance with the FIDE Laws of Chess. The playing time will be 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 min. to end game with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from first move. FIDE rated. Chief Arbiter IA Raimondas Paliulionis.


Regulations:    Open A:  EN  RU     Open B:  EN  RU   

Results:   Open A   Open B    Blitz



Panevezys Open 2012



The III International Chess Festival „RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN 2013” - August 5-11, 2013, Riga Technical University (Kalku street 1). Three main ELO tournaments and an additional blitz tournament; the total prize pool of the festival - 10 230 LVL.
Regulations      Official Site      Games (PGN)    

Gallery:  ( I )  ( II ) - 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11   ( III )

Results:   Tournament A    Tournament B    Tournament C    Tournament D (Blitz)





Chess Festival "Liepajas rokade - 2013"


Chess Festival "Liepajas rokade - 2013": August 1 - 4, 2013, Liepāja Olympic Centre (Brīvības ielā 39, LIEPAJA, LATVIA). Total Prize Amount: 15 000 EUR.

Regulations       Results:   "Super"   "Open"    "Blitz"    "Team" 

Games (PGN)     Gallery: 1  2  3  




Liepajas rokade - 2012


International Chess Festival “Vidzeme Summer”


Limbaži2nd International Chess Festival “Vidzeme Summer” - LIMBAŽI, Latvia, July 25-28,  2013 (Children, Blitz and Open rapid tournaments)
The festival is supported by the Limbaži Region Council, Limbaži City Council and grandmaster Alexei Shirov. The venue of the tournament is administrative building of Limbaži Region, 16 Riga Street.


Regulations     Results:   Group A   Group B   Children    Blitz       Gallery


Sea Festival - 2013 international chess tournament “Sea festival – 2013”
DATE:  22rd – 28th July 2013
TOURNAMENT  ORGANIZER:  Klaipeda chess club „Bokstas“

ADRESS: LITHUANIA, city Klaipėda, str. Laukininkų 28  (sport hall in school „Pajuris“)
TOURNAMENT  REGULATION: Section  A (ELO 1800 and more) and section B (ELO less than 1800). Tournament registered in FIDE 7 rounds, Swiss system pairing. Time control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment every move.


Regulations        Results:  Open A   Open B



Sea Festival - 2012


International chess tournament „Plunge 2013”


PlungeDate: 15-21.07.2013
Place: Mokykla str. 3 Plateliai (Plateliai gymnasium)
System and reglament: Swiss Tournament, 9 rounds, computer pairings. 90 minutes for a game for a player, with an increment of 30 seconds per move.
Prize fund: not less than 4000 Lt.


Regulations       Results     Blitz


47th Ilmar Raud Memorial Ilmar Raud Memorial - In memorial of the 100th birthday of member of the Estonian team that scored 3rd at the Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires. Organizer: Viljandi CC Fellin. The event is a part of  BEKO series 2013 held by The Estonian Chess Support Organization. Time and place: July 1-7, 2013 in Viljandi Sports Center - Vaksali 4 (500 meters from the bus station, by the Square of Liberty). Registration in advance is required before 26th of June 20:00 by e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or phone +37256471454 (Gert Elmaste).


Regulations      Results


BALTIJA CUP 2013„BALTIJA CUP 2013” - June 16-22, 2013, Palanga, Lithuania - Open, Youth and Blitz tournaments.

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Regulations      Gallery


Results:   Open A   Open B   Open C   Open C7     Blitz - ( I )  ( II )  ( III )  ( IV )