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FIDE Announces Dates for World Chess Championship Cycles

28.03.2012, By FIDE
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March 28, 2012 – Athens, Greece – Following publication of the draft calendar two weeks ago and after evaluating feedback from players and organizers, FIDE and AGON, FIDE's partner for organizing the World Chess Championship Cycle, are pleased to announce the revised schedule of events for 2012-2016.

[N.B., in the revised calendar, the next World Chess Candidates Tournament has been moved to March 13 – March 31, 2013. The tournament will take place in London.]



 

 

2012                
Championship Match       Moscow       May 10 – May 30
Olympiad       Istanbul       August 27 – September 10
Grand Prix       Chelyabinsk       September 19 – October 3
Grand Prix       Tashkent       November 21 – December 4
                 
                 
                 
2013                
Candidates       London       March 13 – March 31
Grand Prix       Lisbon       April 10 – April 24
Grand Prix       Madrid       May 22 – June 4
Grand Prix       Berlin       July 3 – July 17
World Cup       Tromsø       August 10 – September 5
Grand Prix       Paris       September 18 – October 2
Championship Match       TBD       November 6 – November 26
                 
                 
                 
2014                
Candidates       TBD       March 12 – March 30
Grand Prix       TBD       May 14 – May 28
Grand Prix       TBD       July 2 – July 16
Olympiad       Tromsø       August 1 – August 14
Grand Prix       TBD       September 10 – September 24
Championship Match       TBD       November 5 – November 25
                 
                 
                 
2015                
Grand Prix       TBD       May 13 – May 27
Grand Prix       TBD       July 1 – July 15
World Cup       TBD       August or November
Grand Prix       TBD       September 9 – September 23
                 
                 
                 
2016                
Candidates       TBD       March 9 – March 28
Grand Prix       TBD       May 11 – May 25
Grand Prix       TBD       July 6 – July 20
Olympiad       TBD       August or September or November
Grand Prix       TBD       August or September or November
Championship Match       TBD       August or September or November
    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Contacts:

FIDE
office@fide.com

AGON
info@agonlimited.com
+1 917 475 6452


 


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