Tournament calendar 2024

by ChessBase
1/9/2024 – An eventful chess year lies behind us. And an equally eventful chess year lies ahead of us. Many dates for the major and somewhat smaller international tournaments have already been announced. Here is a preview of the 2024 tournament calendar. | Photo: FIDE

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Tournament calendar 2024

Preview of the major tournaments in 2024, as far as the dates have already been finalised. Without guarantee.

January

11-15 January
European Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championship
Monte Carlo – Monaco

12-28 January
Tata Steel Chess, Masters and Challengers
Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands

13-14 January
Bundesliga, Rounds 5 and 6
Solingen, Hamburg, Heimbach-Weis-Neuwied, Ötigheim

20-21 January
Women’s Bundesliga, Rounds 5 and 6
Norderstedt, Leipzig, Solingen

31 January - 7 February
Champions Chess Tour, Event 1
Online

February

3-4 February
Bundesliga, Rounds 7 and 8
Dresden, Deizisau, Kirchweye, Solingen

3-4 February
Bundesliga Second Division, Rounds 7 and 8

9-16 February
Freestyle Chess G.O.A.T Challenge
Weissenhaus, Germany

19-25 February
Fischer Random World Championship

23-25 February
Bundesliga, Rounds 9, 10 and 11
Viernheim

27 February - 7 March
Prague Chess Festival, Masters, Challengers, Futures, Open
Prague, Czech Republic

March

15-21 March
Reykjavík Open 2024
Reykjavík, Iceland

16-17 March
Bundesliga, Rounds 12 and 13
Dresden, Baden-Baden, Munich, Hamburg

16-17 March
Bundesliga Second Division, Rounds 9 and 10

20-24 March
Austrian Bundesliga, Rounds 7 to 11

23-24 March
Women’s Bundesliga, Rounds 7 and 8
Karlsruhe, Deizisau, Rodewisch

April

2-25 April
Candidates Tournament 2024
Toronto, Canada

2-25 April
Women’s Candidates Tournament 2024
Toronto, Canada

18-30 April
European Women’s Championship 2024
Rhodes, Greece

25-29 April
Cadet World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2024
Durrës, Albania

27-28 April
Bundesliga, Rounds 14 and 15
Hannover, Kiel, Mülheim-Nord

27 April - 3 May
TePe Sigeman&Co
Malmö, Sweden

May

6-13 May
Grand Chess Tour Superbet Poland Rapid & Blitz
Warschau, Poland

6-16 May
European Senior Championship 2024
Terme Catez, Slovenia

8-15 May
Champions Chess Tour, Event 2
Online

9.-12. May
Plus City Grand Prix
Pasching, Austria

19 May - 2 June
Schachfestival Munich
Munich

27 May - 7 June
Norway Chess
Stavanger, Norway

30 May – 8 June
European School Championships 2024
Limerick, Ireland

June

1-14 June
World Junior Championships
Delhi, India

7-9 June
Women’s Bundesliga, Rounds 9 to 11
Germany

15-16 June
German Team Championship Final Round
Germany

20-28 June
European Youth Team Championship 2024
Rhodes, Greece

22 June - 3 July
World Cup for Youngsters 2023 (U8, U10, U12)
Batumi, Georgia

25 June - 6 July
Grand Chess Tour Superbet Chess Classic
Bucharest, Romania

30 June - 13 July
European Individual Championship 2024
Jerusalem, Israel

July

1-12 July
Senior World Championship
Kraków, Poland

8.-15. July
Grand Chess Tour SuperUnited Croatia Rapid & Blitz
Zagreb, Croatia

13.-26. July
Biel Festival 2024
Biel/ Bienne, Switzerland

17-24 July
Champions Chess Tour, Event 3
Online

August

10-17 August
Grand Chess Tour Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
Saint Louis, USA

10-18 August
Dortmund Chess Festival 2024
Dortmund, Germany

15-20 August
European Youth Rapid and Blitz Championship 2024
Prague, Czech Republic

17-31 August
Grand Chess Tour Sinquefield Cup
Saint Louis, USA

21 August – 1 September
European Youth Chess Championship 2024
Prague, Czech Republic

24 August - 1 September
European Amateur Championship 2024
Mali Losinj, Croatia

September

10-23 September
Chess Olympiad
Budapest, Hungary

10-23 September
Women’s Chess Olympiad
Budapest, Hungary

25 September - 2 October
Champions Chess Tour, Event 4
Online

October

22 October - 2 November
World Youth Championship
Florianópolis, Brazil

18-29 October 2024
European Senior Championship 2024
Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy

19-27 October
European Club Cup 2024
Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

19-27 October
Women’s European Club Cup 2024
Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

24-26 October
Saint Louis Chess Conference
Saint Louis

November

16-17 November
Women’s Bundesliga 2024/25, Rounds 1 and 2

22-24 November
European Corporate Chess Championship 2024
Paris, France

December

6-22 December
European Rapid and Blitz Championship 2024
Skopje, North Macedonia

6-22 December
Women’s European Rapid and Blitz Championships 2024

14-21 December
Champions Chess Tour, Finals
Online

26-30 December (likely)
World Rapid and Blitz Championships


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