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European Club Cup 2017

European Club Cup 2017 Games and Results

The European Club Cup took place in Antalya, Turkey 8th to 14th October 2017. Leading players: Kramnik, Mamedyarov, Grischuk, Karjakin, Giri, Nepomniachtchi, Korobov, Khismatullin (these 8 all play for the overwhelming top seeds Globus from Russia) Ding Liren, Svidler, Yu Yangyi, Wojtaszek, Fedoseev, Harikrishna, Matlakov, Vitiugov, Navara, Eljanov, Jakovenko, Andreikin, Naiditsch, Najer, Rodshtein, Inarkiev etc. Globus did eventually capture the title but only after a couple of scares. Odlar Yurdu should have defeated them in round 5, Kramnik and Grischuk escaped with draws from lost positions, after being held to a draw in round 6 as well by Alkaloid they were in second place going into the final round. Odlar Yurdu led going into the final round but lost to Novy Bor while Globus beat SHSM Legacy Square Capital 4.5-1.5 to take the title. Read more ....

33rd European Club Cup 2017 (Antalya TUR)
Sat 7th Oct 2017 - Sun 15th Oct 2017 - Official Site - Results

33rd ECC Open 2017 (7 Rds EurC Club TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Open | Live

33rd ECC Women 2017 (7 Rds League Club TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Wemen | Live Women

Chess.com Speed Chess Championship 2017

Chess.com Speed Chess Championship 2017 Games and Results

The Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place May 3rd to December 21st 2017. 16 top players qualified: Three time controls 5 minutes plus 2 seconds per move, 3 minutes plus 2 second per move and bullet 1 minute plus 1 second per move. Each section ends with a single chess960 game.

1/8th Finals: May 3rd: Nakamura 20.5-7.5 Grigoriants, May 24th Karjakin 19-7 Meier, May 25th So 15.5-14.5 Giri, Aug 3rd: Grischuk 17.5-9.5, Rapport, Aug 23rd: Nepomniachtchi 15-13 Aronian, Aug 24th: Caruana 19-8 Hou Yifan, Aug 30th: Vachier-Lagrave 19-12 Xiong, Oct 4th: Carlsen 20.5-5.5 Guseinov.

Quarter-Finals: Oct 23, Oct 26, Nov 2nd, Nov 21st. Oct. 23: Maxime-Vachier Lagrave vs Alexander Grischuk. Oct. 26: Sergey Karjakin vs Ian Nepomniachtchi. Nov. 2: Hikaru Nakamura vs Fabiano Caruana. Nov. 21: Magnus Carlsen vs Wesley So.

Semi-Finals: Nov 27th, Dec 7th

Final Dec 14th.

I have removed the Chess960 games as they are problematic for many chess programs. Here is a PGN file including the Chess960 games.

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chess.com Speed Chess 2017 (chess.com INT)
Wed 3rd May 2017 - Thu 21st Dec 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live

chess.com Speed 2017 (16 players 4 Rds KO Indiv ) - Games in PGN: Games

Russian Team Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017

Russian Team Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017 Games and Results

The Russian Team Rapid and Blitz Championship takes place in Sochi 3rd to 5th October 2017. Leading players: Mamedyarov, Sjugirov< Fedoseev, Kamsky, Andreikin, Jakovenko, Riazantsev, Artemiev, Dubov, Popov, Savchenko, Shirov, Alekseev, Motylev, Pridorozhni, Grachev, Potkin, Rublevsky, Morozevich, Kovalev, Timofeev etc Men's and women's events. Read more ....

TCh-RUS Rapid/Blitz 2017 (Sochi RUS)
Mon 2nd Oct 2017 - Fri 6th Oct 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live

TCh-RUS Rapid 2017 (9 Rds Swiss Club TC:15m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Games Men

TCh-RUS Blitz 2017 (15 Rds League Club TC:3m+2spm)

TCh-RUS Blitz w 2017 (10 Rds League Club TC:3m+2spm)

TCh-RUS w Rapid 2017 (7 Rds Swiss Club TC:15m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Games Women

Russian Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017

Russian Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017 Games and Results

The Russian Rapid and Blitz Championship took place in Sochi 29th September to 1st October 2017. It is almost immediately followed by a similar team event at the same venue. Leading players: Sjugirov, Inarkiev, Andreikin, Fedoseev, Jakovenko, Artemiev, Dubov, Tomashevsky, Popov, Alekseev, Savchenko, Motylev etc. Alexander Motylev won the men's rapid with 9/11 and Vladislav Artemiev the blitz with 15.5/20. In the women's events Anastasia Bodnaruk won both titles. Read more ....

Russian Rapid and Blitz 2017 (Sochi RUS)
Fri 29th Sep 2017 - Sun 1st Oct 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live

ch-RUS Rapid 2017 (11 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:15m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Men's Rapid

ch-RUS Rapid Women 2017 (11 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:15m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Women's Rapid

ch-RUS Blitz 2017 (20 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:3m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Blitz Men

ch-RUS Blitz Women 2017 (20 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:3m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Blitz Women

chess.com IoM Masters 2017

chess.com IoM Masters 2017 Games and Results

The chess.com Isle of Man Masters took place 22nd September to 1st October 2016. The World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen headed up an extremely strong field aided by the sponsorship of the Scheinberg family. Leading players: Carlsen, Kramnik, Caruana, Anand, Nakamura, Adams, Gelfand, Eljanov, Vallejo Pons, Almasi, Naiditsch, Vidit, Howell, Short, Rodshtein, Sutovsky, Leko, Kasimdzhanov, Rapport, Movsesian, Adhiban, Hou Yifan, Gawain Jones, Riazantsev, Akobian, Fressinet, Granda Zuniga, Grandelius, Sargissian, Xiong, Shirov, Bok, Sethuraman, Erwin L'ami, Ivan Sokolov, Bogner, Bindrich, Huschenbeth, Svane, Tregubov, Tari etc A novelty was that the first round draw was entirely random producing the strong pairings Caruana-Kramnik and Adhiban-Gelfand. Magnus Carlsen led throughout to score his first tournament victory since Bilbao 2016 435 days ago). Carlsen finished on 7.5/9 after he forced a quick draw against second placed Hikaru Nakamura who was joined on 7 points by Viswanathan Anand. Read more ....

chess.com Isle of Man International 2017 (Douglas ENG)
Sat 23rd Sep 2017 - Sun 1st Oct 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live

chess.com IoM Masters (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

FIDE World Cup 2017

FIDE World Cup 2017

The FIDE World Cup took place Sunday 3rd to Wednesday 27th September 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen headed a very strong field but departed in the 3rd round losing to Bu Xiangzhi. 5th seed Levon Aronian beat 11th seed Ding Liren in the final 4-2. Both players qualified for the Candidates by reaching this final. Ding Liren went undefeated until the very final day of the event where he lost both rapid tie-break games. This is Levon Aronian's second title 12 years after his first in Khanty-Mansiysk in 2005 where he beat Ruslan Ponomariov. Read more ....

FIDE World Cup 2017 (Tbilisi GEO)
Sun 3rd Sep 2017 - Wed 27th Sep 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live

FIDE World Cup 2017 (128 players 7 Rds KO Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

Tournaments for Tuesday 17th October 2017 combined with links to official website, live coverage and PGN file
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