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World Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Candidates Tournament 2018Berlin, Germany10-Mar-201828-Mar-2018
World School Individual Championships 2018Durres, Albania20-Apr-201829-Apr-2018
World Amateur Championship 2018Cagliari-Sardegna, Italy21-Apr-201830-Apr-2018
Women's World Championship Match 2018Shanghai/Chongqing, China2-May-201820-May-2018
World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018Minsk, Belarus21-Jun-201825-Jun-2018
World Team Chess Championship 50+, 65+ 2018Radebeul (Dresden), Germany7-Jul-201815-Jul-2018
2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the DisabledCherry Hills, N.J., USA8-Aug-201812-Aug-2018
World Junior and Girls U20 Championship 2018Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey4-Sep-201816-Sep-2018
43rd World Chess Olympiad 2018Batumi, Georgia23-Sep-20186-Oct-2018
1st World Team Chess Championship for the DisabledDresden, Germany14-Oct-201821-Oct-2018
World Youth U14, U16, U18 Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018Halkidiki, Greece16-Oct-201820-Oct-2018
World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2018Halkidiki, Greece19-Oct-201831-Oct-2018
Women’s World Championship 2018Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia1-Nov-201825-Nov-2018
World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Championships 2018Santiago de Compostela (Galicia), Spain3-Nov-201816-Nov-2018
World Championship Match 2018London, UK9-Nov-201828-Nov-2018
World Senior Championship 2018Bled, Slovenia17-Nov-201830-Nov-2018
World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2018Konya, Turkey24-Nov-20183-Dec-2018
World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2018St. Petersburg, Russia25-Dec-201831-Dec-2018

European Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
European Individual Chess Championship 2018Batumi, Georgia16-Mar-201829-Mar-2018
European Women’s Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018Tbilisi, Georgia29-Mar-20182-Apr-2018
European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2018Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia7-Apr-201820-Apr-2018
European Senior Team Chess Championship 2018Walbrzych, Poland13-Apr-201823-Apr-2018
European Amateur Chess Championship 2018Niksic, Montenegro13-Jun-201821-Jun-2018
European School Chess Championship 2018Krakow, Poland29-Jun-20188-Jul-2018
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2018Bad Blankeburg, Thuringia, Germany11-Jul-201819-Jul-2018
European Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018Oradea, Bihor County, Romania31-Jul-20185-Aug-2018
European Senior Chess Championship 2018Drammen, Norway3-Aug-201813-Aug-2018
European Youth Chess Championship U8-U18 2018Riga, Latvia19-Aug-201830-Aug-2018
European Chess Club Cup 2018Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece11-Oct-201819-Oct-2018
European Chess Club Cup for Women 2018Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece11-Oct-201819-Oct-2018
European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2018Skopje, FYROM5-Dec-20189-Dec-2018

American Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
American Zone 2.3.3San Jose, Costa Rica24-Mar-201830-Mar-2018
American Zone 2.3.5Kingston, Jamaica19-Jun-201826-Jun-2016

American Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
CARIFTA GamesParamaribo, Suriname29-Mar-20183-Apr-2018
Central American & Caribbean Youth Chess Championships 2018Merida, Venezuela30-Apr-20188-May-2018
American Continental, Classical, Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018Montevideo, Uruguay4-May-201810-Jun-2018
South American Junior U20 Championship 2018Asunción, Paraguay19-May-201827-May-2018
Panamerican Junior U20 Chess Championship 2018Guayaquil, Ecuador19-Jun-201824-Jun-2018
Central American & Caribbean Junior U20 Chess Championships 2018Guatemala City, Guatemala30-Jun-20187-Jul-2018
Panamerican Youth Chess Championship 2018Santiago, Chile21-Jul-201829-Jul-2018
Central American & Caribbean Women's Chess Championships 2018Bridgetown, Barbados26-Jul-20182-Aug-2018
Central American Chess Championships 2018Merida, Mexico28-Jul-20183-Aug-2018
Panamerican Amateur Chess Championship 2018Panama1-Nov-20186-Nov-2018
American Women's Continental Championships 2018Envigado, Colombia16-Nov-201826-Nov-2018
North American Junior U20 Championship 2018Baja California, Mexico16-Nov-201821-Nov-2018
North American Youth Chess Championship 2018Baja California, Mexico16-Nov-201821-Nov-2018
South American Youth Chess Championship 2018Lima, Peru1-Dec-20187-Dec-2018
Panamerican Senior Chess Championship 2018Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands7-Dec-201814-Dec-2018
South American School Chess Championship 2018Foz de Iguazu, Brazil14-Dec-201816-Dec-2018

Asian Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
Asian Zonal 3.5 OpenHei Longjiang, China12-Aug-201820-Aug-2018
Asian Zonal 3.7 WomenJaipur, IND18-Nov-201826-Nov-2018
Asian Zonal 3.7Jammu & Kashmir, India8-Dec-201818-Dec-2018

Asian Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Asian Youth U8, 10, 12, 14,16, 18 Championship 2018Chiang Mai, Thailand1-Apr-201810-Apr-2018
Asian Universities Chess Championship 2018Tagaytay, Philippines26-May-20182-Jun-2018
19th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships 2018Davao City, Philippines18-Jun-201828-Jun-2018
Asian Schools Chess Championship 2018Colombo, Sri Lanka7-Jul-201815-Jul-2018
Asian Nations Cup Chess Team Championship 2018Hamadan, Iran27-Jul-20184-Aug-2018
Eastern Asia Youth U8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 Championship 2018Shanghai, China1-Aug-201810-Aug-2018
Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Championships 2018Jeongson, South Korea1-Aug-20189-Aug-2018
Asian Junior and Girls Championships 2018Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia17-Aug-201826-Aug-2018
Asian Seniors Chess Championship 2018Tagaytay, Philippines2-Nov-201812-Nov-2018
Western Asia Youth U8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 Championships 2018Tashkent, Uzbekistan16-Nov-201823-Nov-2018
Asian Continental Open and Women's Championship 2018Makati, Philippines9-Dec-201819-Dec-2018
Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2018Zhengzhou, China30-Dec-20186-Jan-2019

African Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
Zone 4.3 Individual ChampionshipsMaputo, Mozambique7-Apr-201815-Apr-2018
Zone 4.4 Individual Championships 2018Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso13-Apr-201821-Apr-2018
Zone 4.2 Individual ChampionshipsDjibouti City, Djibouti11-Jun-201816-Jun-2018
Zone 4.1 Individual ChampionshipsBamako, Mali20-Jun-201829-Jun-2018
Zone 4.2 U16 Youth Team ChampionshipsVictoria, Seychelles8-Dec-201816-Dec-2018
Zone 4.1 U16 Youth Team ChampionshipsAlgiers, Algeria8-Dec-201816-Dec-2018
Zone 4.4 U16 Youth Team ChampionshipsLibreville, Gabon15-Dec-201823-Dec-2018

African Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
African Amateur Individual Chess Championships 2017Livingstone, Zambia24-Feb-20184-Mar-2018
African Individual Chess Championships 2018Lusaka, Zambia11-May-201824-May-2018
African Rapid Chess Championships 2018Lusaka, Zambia22-May-201822-May-2018
African Blitz Chess Championships 2018Lusaka, Zambia23-May-201823-May-2018
African Youth Chess Championships 2018Kisumu, Kenya11-Aug-201819-Aug-2018
African Club Chess Championships 2018Cairo, Egypt1-Dec-20189-Dec-2018
African School Individual Chess Championships 2018Limpopo, South Africa5-Dec-201813-Dec-2018
African Junior Chess Championships 2018Kampala, Uganda28-Dec-20185-Jan-2019
African Amateur Individual Chess Championships 2018Windhoek, Namibia30-Dec-20187-Jan-2019

Arab Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Arab Individual Championship 2017 (Open & Women)Sharjah, UAE26-Jan-20182-Feb-2018
Arab Youth U8-18 Chess Championship 2017Sharjah, UAE26-Jan-20182-Feb-2018
Arab Junior & Girls U20 Chess Championship 2017Sharjah, UAE26-Jan-20182-Feb-2018
Arab Rapid Championship 2017 (Open & Women)Sharjah, UAE3-Feb-20183-Feb-2018
Arab Blitz Championship 2017 (Open & Women)Sharjah, UAE4-Feb-20184-Feb-2018
Arab Chess Club 2017 (Open & Women)Sharjah, UAE5-Feb-201812-Feb-2018

Presidential Board / Congress
NamePlaceStartEnd
1st Quarter 2018 Presidential BoardMinsk, Belarus6-Apr-20189-Apr-2018
2nd Quarter 2018 Presidential BoardBucharest, Romania8-Jul-201811-Jul-2018
89th FIDE CongressBatumi, Georgia26-Sep-20186-Oct-2018
4th Quarter 2018 Presidential BoardLondon, UK8-Nov-201810-Nov-2018

Other Official Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
18th IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 2018Prague, Czech Republic21-Jun-201830-Jun-2018
Commonwealth Chess Championship 2018New Delhi, India25-Jun-20184-Jul-2018
18th Deaf Chess Olympiad of the ICCDManchester, England6-Jul-201816-Jul-2018

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