international events in 2005

Click on the event name to link to any relevant website - no link normally means no website has yet been created for the event (ie the majority as this stage).

It should also be noted that many dates are yet to be confirmed




Chess Scotland status

World Events
World Senior Championship Italy, Lignano Sabbiadoro 27 September to 10 October  
World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad India    
World Major Open Championship No information    
World University Championship No information    
World Junior and Girls U20 Championships No information Turkey 8 to 21 November
World Senior Team Championship No information    
Commonwealth Championships Bikaner, India 27 February to 9 March


World Olympiad No event - held every two years  


World Youth Championship Belfort, France


18 - 29 July


Boys: - Under 18 - Steven Tweedie, Under 16 - Christopher Macdonald, Ivan Stokes, Andrew Green, Lloyd Hughes, Under 14 - Connor Woods, Ian MacGregor, Blair Hawthorne, Under 12 - Jonathan Wright, Under 10 - Calum Fraser McDonald

Girls: - Under 16 - Lynsey Shovlin, Under 14 - Amy Officer, Under 12 - Rhian Hughes, Under 10 - Ali Roy

Coaches : Esben Lund and Graeme Kafka

1st World School Championship Halkidiki, Greece 22 - 29 April

Open to any school - see dedicated website for more information

European Events
European Team Championship Gothenburg, Sweden 29 July to 8 August Colin McNab, John Shaw, Andrew Muir, Jonathan Grant, Tim Upton Captain Jacob Aagaard
European Individual Championship Warsaw, Poland 17 June to 3 July  
European Youth Team Championship probably Yalova/Turkey
15– 24 October
We will participate from 2006 once the Glorney Cup cycle is finished
European Women's Blitz Championship No information Open - no CS action
European Blitz Championship Cannes, France November Open - no CS action
European Amateur Championship Pardubice (CZE) within the frame of CZECH OPEN 2005 festival.
20 to 31 July
Open - The registration deadline without additional charge is prolonged till 30.6. 2005.
European Youth Championship Budva, Serbia/Montenegro 13 to 24 September Clash with tri-nation (see below) creates problems
European Individual and Team Championships for Cadets and Juniors (Rapid and Blitz) Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro 24 to 28 September Do not usually take part on logistical and cost grounds but may consider if it follows Youth Championships
European Seniors Championship Bad Homborg, Germany 25 June to 3 July Open - no CS action
European Club Cup St Vincent, Italy 17 to 25 September Open to CS Club Champion (ie Richardson Cup winner)
European Rapid Chess Championship Basel, Switzerland 1 and 2 January Unlikely to take part!
Under 16 EU Championships No information    
Glorney and Faber Cup junior tournaments Liverpool, England 26 to 29 July

Clash with World Youth being considered at present

Tri-nation youth championships N Wales Agricultural College 17 / 18 September

CS will take part

European Individual Womens Championship Chisinau, Moldavia 10 to 25 June  
European Seniors Team Championship Dresden, Germany 20 to 26 February  
EU Championship Cork, Ireland 21 March to 3 April  
International Congress Chess in Schools Netherlands 7 to 12 November CS exploring more information


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