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Geography of chess

Index Geography of chess

Chess is played all over the world. [1]

174 relations: Africa, African Chess Championship, Albanian Chess Championship, Algerian Chess Championship, All India Chess Federation, Americas, Andorran Chess Championship, Arab Chess Championship, Arab Chess Federation, Arab world, Argentine Chess Championship, Argentine Chess Federation, Armenian Chess Championship, Asia, Asian Chess Championship, Asian Senior Chess Championship, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Australian Chess Championship, Australian Chess Federation, Austrian Chess Championship, Azerbaijan Chess Federation, Azerbaijani Chess Championship, Bangladeshi Chess Championship, Barbadian Chess Championship, Belarusian Chess Championship, Belgian Chess Championship, Bolivian Chess Championship, Bosnia and Herzegovina Chess Championship, Botswana Chess Championship, Brazilian Chess Championship, British Chess Championship, Bulgarian Chess Championship, Bulgarian Chess Federation, Canadian Chess Championship, Chess, Chess Federation of Armenia, Chess Federation of Canada, Chess Federation of Zambia, Chess Scotland, Chess South Africa, Chilean Chess Championship, Chinese Chess Association, Chinese Chess Championship, Chinese Taipei Chess Association, Colombian Chess Championship, Commonwealth Chess Championship, Commonwealth of Nations, Costa Rican Chess Championship, Croatian Chess Championship, Croatian Chess Federation, ..., Cuban Chess Championship, Cypriot Chess Championship, Czech Chess Championship, Czechoslovak Chess Championship, Danish Chess Championship, Dominican Chess Championship, Dutch Chess Championship, Emirati Chess Championship, English Chess Federation, Estonian Chess Championship, Europe, European Chess Union, European Individual Chess Championship, European Junior Chess Championship, European microstates, European Senior Chess Championship, European Team Chess Championship, European Youth Chess Championship, Faroese Chess Championship, FIDE, Fiji Chess Federation, Filipino Chess Championship, Finnish Chess Championship, French Chess Championship, French Chess Federation, Geographical distribution of French speakers, Georgian Chess Championship, German Chess Championship, German Chess Federation, Grandmaster (chess), Greek Chess Championship, Guatemalan Chess Championship, Guyana Chess Federation, Haitian Chess Federation, Honduran Chess Championship, Hong Kong Chess Federation, Hungarian Chess Championship, Ibero-America, Icelandic Chess Championship, Indian Chess Championship, Indonesian Chess Championship, Iranian Chess Championship, Irish Chess Championship, Israeli Chess Championship, Italian Chess Championship, Italian Chess Federation, Jamaican Chess Championship, Japanese Chess Championship, Kazakhstani Chess Championship, Kenyan Chess Championship, Kosovan Chess Championship, Latvian Chess Championship, Lebanese Chess Championship, List of Mediterranean countries, Lithuanian Chess Championship, Luxembourg Chess Championship, Macedonian Chess Championship, Malagasy Chess Championship, Malaysian Chess Championship, Malaysian Chess Federation, Maltese Chess Championship, Mediterranean Chess Championship, Mexican Chess Championship, Moldovan Chess Championship, Mongolian Chess Championship, Montenegrin Chess Championship, Moroccan Chess Championship, Myanmar Chess Championship, National Chess Federation of the Philippines, Nepalese Chess Championship, New Zealand Chess Championship, New Zealand Chess Federation, Nordic Chess Championship, Nordic countries, Norwegian Chess Championship, Oceania, Oceania Chess Championship, Pakistani Chess Championship, Pan American Chess Championship, Panamanian Chess Championship, Paraguayan Chess Championship, Peruvian Chess Championship, Polish Chess Championship, Polish Chess Federation, Portuguese Chess Championship, Portuguese Chess Federation, Romanian Chess Championship, Russian Chess Championship, Russian Chess Federation, Salvadoran Chess Championship, Scottish Chess Championship, Serbian Chess Championship, Seychelles Chess Championship, Singapore Chess Federation, Singaporean Chess Championship, Slovak Chess Championship, Slovenian Chess Championship, South African Chess Championship, South America, South American Chess Championship, South Korean Chess Championship, Spanish Chess Championship, Sri Lankan Chess Championship, Surinamese Chess Championship, Swedish Chess Championship, Swiss Chess Championship, Trinidad and Tobago Chess Championship, Turkish Chess Championship, Turkish Chess Federation, U.S. Chess Championship, U.S. Women's Chess Championship, Uganda Chess Federation, Ukrainian Chess Championship, United States Chess Federation, Uruguayan Chess Championship, USSR Chess Championship, USSR Chess Federation, Uzbekistani Chess Championship, Venezuelan Chess Championship, Vietnamese Chess Championship, Welsh Chess Championship, Welsh Chess Union, Yugoslav Chess Championship, Zambian Chess Championship. Expand index (124 more) »

Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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African Chess Championship

The first African Chess Championship was played in 1998.

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Albanian Chess Championship

The Albanian Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of Albania.

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Algerian Chess Championship

The Algerian Chess Championship is currently organized by FADE, the Algerian Chess Federation (Fédération Algérienne des échecs), which was established in 1973.

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All India Chess Federation

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) (अखिल भारतीय शतरंज महासंघ) is central administrative body for the game of chess in India.

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Americas

The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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Andorran Chess Championship

The Andorran Chess Championship was first held in 1965.

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Arab Chess Championship

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Arab Chess Federation

The Arab Chess Federation (ArabFide) (الاتحاد العربي للشطرنج) is a non-profit organization that promotes chess within the Arab world.

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Arab world

The Arab world (العالم العربي; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية) or the Arab states, currently consists of the 22 Arab countries of the Arab League.

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Argentine Chess Championship

The first Argentine Chess Championship was held in 1921.

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Argentine Chess Federation

The Argentine Chess Federation (Federación Argentina de Ajedrez - FADA) is the national organism for chess in Argentina.

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Armenian Chess Championship

This is a list of all the winners of the Armenian Chess Championship.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Asian Chess Championship

The Asian Chess Championship is a chess tournament open to all players from Asian chess federations (FIDE zones from 3.1 to 3.7).

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Asian Senior Chess Championship

The Asian Senior Chess Championship is an annual chess tournament organised by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF).

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries that promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration amongst its members, other Asian countries, and globally.

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Australian Chess Championship

The Australian Chess Championship is a tournament organised by the Australian Chess Federation and held every two years.

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Australian Chess Federation

The Australian Chess Federation (ACF) is dedicated to promoting the game of chess in Australia, and is a member of FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Austrian Chess Championship

The Austrian Chess Championship is held by the Austrian Chess Federation (Österreichischer Schachbund).

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Azerbaijan Chess Federation

The Azerbaijan Chess Federation (Azərbaycan Şahmat Federasiyası, AŞF) is the governing chess organization in Azerbaijan and is affiliated to the World Chess Federation FIDE.

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Azerbaijani Chess Championship

The Azerbaijani Chess Championship is usually held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Bangladeshi Chess Championship

The Bangladesh National Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of Bangladesh.

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Barbadian Chess Championship

The Barbadian Chess Championship has been organized by the Barbados Chess Federation since 1983.

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Belarusian Chess Championship

The 65th Belarusian Chess Championship (65th) was held 18–28 February 1999.

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Belgian Chess Championship

The Belgian Chess Championship is a championship organised yearly by the Koninklijke Belgische Schaakbond/Fédération Royale Belge des Echecs (Royal Belgium Chess Federation).

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Bolivian Chess Championship

The Bolivian Chess Championship is organized by the Bolivian Chess Federation (Federación Boliviana de Ajedrez).

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Chess Championship

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Chess Championship is the national chess championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Botswana Chess Championship

The Botswana Chess Championship is organized by the, which was founded in 1982.

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Brazilian Chess Championship

Following are the official winners of the national Brazilian Chess Championships from 1927 to date.

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British Chess Championship

The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.

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Bulgarian Chess Championship

The Bulgarian Chess Championship is an event inaugurated in 1933 to crown the best chess player in Bulgaria.

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Bulgarian Chess Federation

The Bulgarian Chess Federation (Българска федерация по шахмат, abbreviated БФШ/BCF) is the governing chess organisation in Bulgaria and the one which is affiliated to FIDE and ECU.

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Canadian Chess Championship

This is the list of all the winners of the Canadian Chess Championship, often referred to as the Canadian Closed Championship to distinguish it from the annual Canadian Open tournament.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess Federation of Armenia

The Chess Federation of Armenia is the governing chess organisation in Armenia and is affiliated to FIDE.

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Chess Federation of Canada

The Chess Federation of Canada or CFC (French name: Fédération canadienne des échecs) is Canada's national chess organization.

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Chess Federation of Zambia

The Chess Federation of Zambia is the national organization for chess in Zambia.

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Chess Scotland

Chess Scotland is the governing body for chess in Scotland.

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Chess South Africa

Chess South Africa (CHESSA), (CSA) is the national governing body for the sport of chess in South Africa.

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Chilean Chess Championship

The Chilean Chess Championship is the national chess championship of Chile organised by the FENACH (Federacion Nacional de Ajedrez de Chile).

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Chinese Chess Association

The Chinese Chess Association (CCA) (中国国际象棋协会) is the governing body of chess in China and is one of the federations of FIDE.

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Chinese Chess Championship

The Chinese Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of China.

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Chinese Taipei Chess Association

Chinese Taipei Chess Association (中華民國西洋棋協會) is the governing body for chess in the Republic of China, (Taiwan).

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Colombian Chess Championship

Following are the official winners of the national Colombian Chess Championships from 1928 to date.

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Commonwealth Chess Championship

The Commonwealth Chess Championship is a gathering of chess players from Commonwealth countries.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

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Costa Rican Chess Championship

The Costa Rican Chess Championship is the yearly national chess championship of Costa Rica.

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Croatian Chess Championship

The Croatian Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of Croatia.

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Croatian Chess Federation

The Croatian Chess Federation (Hrvatski šahovski savez, HŠS) is a chess governing body in Croatia.

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Cuban Chess Championship

In the second part of the 19th century, Celso Golmayo Zúpide had been generally accepted as Cuban champion since his 1862 match defeat of Félix Sicre.

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Cypriot Chess Championship

The Cypriot Chess Championship is organized by the Cyprus Chess Federation, which joined FIDE in 1961.

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Czech Chess Championship

The Czech National Chess Championship is the chess competition that is held to determine the best chess player from the Czech Republic.

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Czechoslovak Chess Championship

The Czechoslovak National Chess Championship was the chess competition, which has determined the best Czechoslovak chess player.

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Danish Chess Championship

The Danish Chess Championship was organised by the Danish Chess Union (DSU) and first held in 1910.

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Dominican Chess Championship

The Dominican Chess Championship is currently organized by the Dominican Chess Federation (Federación Dominicana de Ajedrez), whose current incarnation dates back to 1965.

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Dutch Chess Championship

The Dutch Chess Championship was officially established in 1909, although unofficial champions stretch back to the 1870s.

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Emirati Chess Championship

The Emirati Chess Championship is organized by the United Arab Emirates Chess Federation.

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English Chess Federation

The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.

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Estonian Chess Championship

The Estonian Chess Championship is played to determine the Estonian in chess.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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European Chess Union

The European Chess Union (ECU) is an independent association for the interests of European chess.

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European Individual Chess Championship

The European Individual Chess Championship is a chess tournament organised by the European Chess Union.

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European Junior Chess Championship

The first chess youth championship in Europe was the yearly European Junior Championship for under age 20.

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European microstates

The European microstates or European ministates are a set of very small sovereign states in Europe.

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European Senior Chess Championship

The European Senior Chess Championship is a chess tournament for senior chess players organised by the European Chess Union (ECU).

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European Team Chess Championship

The European Team Championship (often abbreviated in texts and games databases as ETC) is an international team chess event, eligible for the participation of European nations whose chess federations are located in zones 1.1 to 1.9.

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European Youth Chess Championship

Since 1991, the European Chess Union (ECU) organises the European Youth Chess Championship in the groups under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year.

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Faroese Chess Championship

The Faroese Chess Championship is organized by the Faroese Chess Association (WD, TSF), which was established in 1970.

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FIDE

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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Fiji Chess Federation

The Fiji Chess Federation coordinates chess tournaments in Fiji and is affiliated to FIDE (World Chess Federation).

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Filipino Chess Championship

The Filipino Chess Championship is organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP).

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Finnish Chess Championship

The Finnish Chess Championship is the national championship in chess in Finland.

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French Chess Championship

The French Chess Championship is the annual, national chess tournament of France.

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French Chess Federation

The French Chess Federation (French: Fédération Française des Echecs – FFE) is the national organization for chess in France.

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Geographical distribution of French speakers

This article details the geographical distribution of speakers of the French language, regardless of the legislative status within the countries where it is spoken.

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Georgian Chess Championship

Following are the official winners of the national Georgian Chess Championships from 1928 to date.

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German Chess Championship

The German Chess Championship has been played since 1861, and determines the national champion.

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German Chess Federation

The German Chess Federation (Deutscher Schachbund (DSB) is the umbrella organization for German chess players. It is a member of the Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund and of FIDE, the World Chess Federation. It has over 90,000 members in over 2500 clubs, making it one of the world's largest national chess federations. Its members are 17 regional chess federations, the German Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Federation (DBSB), Die Schwalbe (chess composition society), the German Correspondence Chess Federation (BdF) and the Chess Bundesliga.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Greek Chess Championship

The Greek Chess Championship is normally played the year after the title year.

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Guatemalan Chess Championship

The Guatemalan Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of Guatemala.

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Guyana Chess Federation

The Guyana Chess Federation is a national organization that connects the various chess enthuiasts in Guyana. It is usually referred to as GCF. GCF was founded in Georgetown, Guyana. Chess in Guyana is not quite popular However they are some pretty impressive players who have represented Guyana. Among them are Candidate Masters Ronuel Greenidge and Anthony Drayton, Suriname Gold and Bronze medalists Rashad Hussain and Haifeng Su, National Champion Wendell Meusa and Former Champion Taffin Khan. Its current president is Irshad Mohamad.

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Haitian Chess Federation

The Haitian Chess Federation (Fédération Haïtienne des Echecs - FHE) is the national organization for chess in Haiti.

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Honduran Chess Championship

The Honduran Chess Championship is organized by FENAH (Federación Nacional de Ajedrez de Honduras), the chess federation of Honduras, which was founded in 1993.

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Hong Kong Chess Federation

The Hong Kong Chess Federation (HKCF) is the governing body for chess in Hong Kong.

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Hungarian Chess Championship

The inaugural Hungarian Chess Championship was held in the city of Győr in 1906.

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Ibero-America

Ibero-America (Iberoamérica, Ibero-América) or Iberian America is a region in the Americas comprising countries or territories where Spanish or Portuguese are predominant languages, usually former territories of Portugal or Spain.

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Icelandic Chess Championship

The Icelandic Chess Championship is usually held in Reykjavík.

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Indian Chess Championship

The National Premier Chess Championship is the annual national chess championship of India.

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Indonesian Chess Championship

The Indonesian Chess Championship is organized by PERCASI (Persatuan Catur Seluruh Indonesia), the Indonesian Chess Federation.

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Iranian Chess Championship

The Iranian Chess Championship is the yearly national chess championship of Iran.

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Irish Chess Championship

The Irish Chess Championship is the national Championship of Ireland as run by the Irish Chess Union (ICU), the FIDE governing body for the sport.

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Israeli Chess Championship

The Israeli Chess Championship is a chess event held every year in Israel.

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Italian Chess Championship

The Italian Chess Federation (Italian: Federazione Scacchistica Italiana (FSI)) was established in 1920.

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Italian Chess Federation

The Italian Chess Federation (Federazione Scacchistica Italiana; FSI) is the governing chess organization of Italy.

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Jamaican Chess Championship

The Jamaican Chess Championship is the yearly national chess championship of Jamaica.

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Japanese Chess Championship

The Japanese women's chess championship has been largely dominated by Naoko Takemoto (Naoko Takahashi before she married).

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Kazakhstani Chess Championship

The Kazakhstani Chess Championship is currently organized by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation.

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Kenyan Chess Championship

The Kenyan Chess Championship is currently organized by.

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Kosovan Chess Championship

The Kosovan Chess Championship is organized by the Kosovo Chess Federation, which was established in 1990 and joined FIDE in 2016.

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Latvian Chess Championship

Professional level Latvian chess players have already appeared in the nineteenth century.

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Lebanese Chess Championship

The first official Lebanese Chess Championship was held in 1953.

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List of Mediterranean countries

The Mediterranean countries are those that surround the Mediterranean Sea.

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Lithuanian Chess Championship

The first unofficial Lithuanian Chess Championship was held in Kaunas (Temporary capital of Lithuania) in 1921.

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Luxembourg Chess Championship

The Luxembourg Chess Championship has been held since 1932 by the (Fédération Luxembourgeoise des Échecs, FLDE), which was established in 1931 and joined FIDE in 1946.

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Macedonian Chess Championship

The Macedonian Chess Championship is organized by the Chess Federation of Macedonia.

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Malagasy Chess Championship

The Malagasy Chess Championship is organized by the (FMJE; Fédération Malagasy du Jeu d'Échecs), which was initially founded in 1970 and most recently revived in 2008 after a decade of inactivity.

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Malaysian Chess Championship

The Malaysian Chess Championship is organized by the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF; Persekutuan Catur Malaysia).

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Malaysian Chess Federation

The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) is the principal authority over all chess events in Malaysia and organizes the Malaysian Chess Championship.

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Maltese Chess Championship

The Maltese Chess Championship is the yearly chess championship in Malta which determines the national champion.

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Mediterranean Chess Championship

Leading chess players from the Mediterranean Chess Association member nations, and invited guest participants, are allowed to play in the Mediterranean Chess Championship.

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Mexican Chess Championship

The national chess championship of Mexico has been organized annually since 1973 by FENAMAC (Federación Nacional de Ajedrez de Mexico A.C.), the Mexican chess federation.

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Moldovan Chess Championship

The Moldovan Chess Championship has been contested every year since 1944.

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Mongolian Chess Championship

The Mongolian Chess Championship is currently organized by the Mongolian Chess Federation (Монголын Шатрын Холбоо).

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Montenegrin Chess Championship

The Montenegrin Chess Championship is organized by the Montenegro Chess Federation.

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Moroccan Chess Championship

Following are the official winners of the national Moroccan Chess Championships from 1965 to date.

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Myanmar Chess Championship

The Myanmar Chess Championship is organized by the Myanmar Chess Federation, which was established in 1972 and joined FIDE in 1990.

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National Chess Federation of the Philippines

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) is a non-profit organization, the governing chess organization within the Philippines, and one of the member federations of the Fédération Internationale des Échecs.

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Nepalese Chess Championship

The Nepalese Chess Championship is organized by the Nepal Chess Association, and was first held in 1979.

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New Zealand Chess Championship

The New Zealand Chess Championship was first conducted in 1879.

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New Zealand Chess Federation

The New Zealand Chess Federation (NZCF) is a chess federation in New Zealand.

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Nordic Chess Championship

The first Nordic Chess Championship (Nordiska Schackkongressen) took place in Stockholm in 1897.

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Nordic countries

The Nordic countries or the Nordics are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North").

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Norwegian Chess Championship

The Norwegian Chess Championship (NM i sjakk) is an annual tournament held in Norway during the month of July, in order to determine the national chess champion.

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Oceania

Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.

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Oceania Chess Championship

Leading chess players from the FIDE Oceania Zone 3.6 are allowed to play in the Oceania Chess Championships.

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Pakistani Chess Championship

The Pakistani Chess Championship is organized by the Chess Federation of Pakistan.

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Pan American Chess Championship

The Pan American Chess Championship, also American continental Championship is an individual chess tournament organized since 1945.

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Panamanian Chess Championship

The Panamanian Chess Championship is the individual national chess championship of Panama.

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Paraguayan Chess Championship

The Paraguayan Chess Championship is the national chess championship of Paraguay.

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Peruvian Chess Championship

! Year !! Winner |- | 1942 || José Andrés Pérez |- | 1943 || José Andrés Pérez |- | 1947 || Felipe Pinzón Sánchez |- | 1949 || Julio Súmar Casis |- | 1950 || Felipe Pinzón Sánchez |- | 1951 || Felipe Pinzón Sánchez |- | 1952 || Felipe Pinzón Sánchez |- | 1953 || José Andrés Pérez |- | 1955 || José Andrés Pérez |- | 1957 || Néstor Del Pozo |- | 1960 || Mario La Torre |- | 1961 || Oscar Quiñones Carrillo |- | 1962 || Carlos Espinoza Rivasplata |- | 1963 || Oscar Quiñones Carrillo |- | 1964 || Oscar Quiñones Carrillo |- | 1966 || Oscar Quiñones Carrillo |- | 1967 || Julio Súmar Casis |- | 1968 || Orestes Rodríguez Vargas |- | 1969 || Orestes Rodríguez Vargas |- | 1970 || Orestes Rodríguez Vargas |- | 1971 || Orestes Rodríguez Vargas |- | 1972 || Orestes Rodríguez Vargas |- | 1973 || Guillermo Ruiz |- | 1974 || Carlos Pesantes |- | 1975 || Héctor Bravo Sedamanos |- | 1976 || Héctor Bravo Sedamanos |- | 1978 || Manuel Gonzales Bernal |- | 1979 || Carlo Robbiano Piura |- | 1980 || Pedro García Toledo |- | 1981 || Víctor Vílchez Talavera |- | 1982 || Jorge Peláez Conti |- | 1984 || Manuel Gonzales Bernal |- | 1985 || Juan Reyes Larenas |- | 1986 || Javier García Toledo |- | 1987 || Henry Urday Cáceres |- | 1988 || Jorge Pacheco Asmat |- | 1989 || Marcos Osorio |- | 1990 || Carlo Robbiano Piura |- | 1993 || Jorge Pacheco Asmat |- | 1994 || Julio Granda Zúñiga |- | 1995 || Julio Granda Zúñiga |- | 1996 || Julio Granda Zúñiga |- | 1997 || Julio Granda Zúñiga |- | 1998 || Mario Belli Pino |- | 1999 || Henry Urday Cáceres |- | 2000 || Filemón Cruz Lima |- | 2001 || Carlomagno Oblitas Guerrero |- | 2002 || Julio Granda Zúñiga |- | 2003 || Carlomagno Oblitas Guerrero |- | 2004 || Carlomagno Oblitas Guerrero |- | 2005 || Emilio Córdova |- | 2006 || Jorge Cori |- | 2007 || Ernesto Ramos |- | 2008 || Renato Alfredo Terry Luján |- | 2009 || Efrain Palacios |- | 2010 || Efrain Palacios |- | 2011 || Efrain Palacios |- | 2012 || Giuseppe Leiva |- | 2013 || Elfer Cutipa |- | 2015 || Renato Alfredo Terry Luján |- | 2016 || Fernando Fernandez.

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Polish Chess Championship

Individual Polish Chess Championship is the most important Polish chess tournament, aiming at selecting the best chess players in Poland.

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Polish Chess Federation

The Polish Chess Federation (PZSzach) was created on 11 April 1926 in Warsaw.

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Portuguese Chess Championship

The Portuguese Chess Championship is a yearly national chess championship of Portugal.

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Portuguese Chess Federation

The Portuguese Chess Federation (Federação Portuguesa de Xadrez) is the governing body for chess in Portugal.

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Romanian Chess Championship

The Romanian Chess Championship became a yearly even in 1946, and was held irregularly earlier.

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Russian Chess Championship

The Russian Chess Championship has taken various forms.

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Russian Chess Federation

The Russian Chess Federation is the governing body for chess in Russia and the officially recognized arm of the FIDE in Russia.

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Salvadoran Chess Championship

The chess championship of El Salvador is organized by the Salvadoran Chess Federation (Federación Salvadoreña de Ajedrez), and was first held in 1946.

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Scottish Chess Championship

The Scottish Chess Championship is organised by Chess Scotland, formerly the Scottish Chess Association.

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Serbian Chess Championship

The Serbian Chess Championship is held by the Serbian Chess Association.

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Seychelles Chess Championship

The Seychelles National Chess Championship is a chess tournament organized by the Seychelles Chess Federation.

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Singapore Chess Federation

The Singapore Chess Federation (Abbreviation: SCF) is the principal authority over all chess events in Singapore, and was founded in 1949.

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Singaporean Chess Championship

The Singapore Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of Singapore organised by the Singapore Chess Federation.

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Slovak Chess Championship

The Slovak Chess Championship is the chess competition, which determines the best slovak chess player.

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Slovenian Chess Championship

The Slovenian Chess Championship is the national chess championship held in Slovenia.

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South African Chess Championship

The South African Chess Championship was first organised in 1892 by the Cape Town Chess Club.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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South American Chess Championship

The first South American Chess Championship (Torneo Sudamericano, Torneio Sulamericano) was held in Montevideo (Carrasco), Uruguay, on December 25, 1921 – January 22, 1922.

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South Korean Chess Championship

The South Korean Chess Championship is organized by the Korea Chess Federation, which was established in 2008 after FIDE negotiated an agreement between three rival organizations to unify into a single governing body for chess in South Korea.

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Spanish Chess Championship

The Spanish Chess Championship is contested annually under the auspices of the Federación Española de Ajedrez (FEDA), the governing body of chess in Spain, to determine the nation's chess champion.

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Sri Lankan Chess Championship

The Sri Lankan Chess Championship is organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, and was first held in 1972.

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Surinamese Chess Championship

The Surinamese Chess Championship is organized by the Suriname Chess Federation (De Surinaamse Schaakbond), which was established in 1955.

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Swedish Chess Championship

The first Swedish Champion was Gustaf Nyholm who won two matches against winners of national tournaments: Berndtsson in Göteborg and Löwenborg in Stockholm in 1917.

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Swiss Chess Championship

The Swiss Chess Championship is held annually during two weeks of July.

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Trinidad and Tobago Chess Championship

The Trinidad and Tobago Chess Championships are the annual individual National Chess championships of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Turkish Chess Championship

Following are the official winners of the national Turkish Chess Championships from 1962 to date.

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Turkish Chess Federation

The Turkish Chess Federation (Türkiye Satranç Federasyonu, TSF) is the governing chess organization within Turkey.

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U.S. Chess Championship

The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.

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U.S. Women's Chess Championship

Following are the results of the U.S. Women's Chess Championship from 1937 to date.

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Uganda Chess Federation

The Uganda Chess Federation (UCF) is the governing body of chess competition in Uganda and a member of FIDE, the international chess federation.

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Ukrainian Chess Championship

This is a list of all the winners of the Ukrainian Chess Championship, including those held when Ukraine was a Soviet republic and those held after Ukraine became independent.

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United States Chess Federation

The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Uruguayan Chess Championship

El Campeonato Uruguayo de Ajedrez es el campeonato nacional de Uruguay de ajedrez ! Año !! Ganador |- | 1927||José Gabarain |- | 1928||Héctor Anaya Oger |- | 1929||Julio C. Balparda Muró |- | 1931||Carlos Hounié Fleurquin |- | 1934||Julio C. Balparda Muró |- | 1935||Carlos Hounié Fleurquin |- | 1936||Julio C. Balparda Muró |- | 1937||Alfredo F. Olivera |- | 1938||Ernesto J. Rotunno |- | 1939||Ernesto J. Rotunno |- | 1940||Arturo Liebstein |- | 1941||José Cánepa |- | 1942||Arturo Liebstein |- | 1943||Arturo Liebstein |- | 1944||Alfredo F. Olivera |- | 1945||Lorenzo R. Bauzá |- | 1946||Carlos Hounié Fleurquin |- | 1947||Alfredo F. Olivera |- | 1948||Luis Roux Cabral |- | 1949||Santiago Trasmonte |- | 1950||Lorenzo R. Bauzá |- | 1951||Héctor Corral, Lorenzo R. Bauzá |- | 1952||Santiago Trasmonte |- | 1953||Walter Estrada |- | 1954||Lorenzo R. Bauzá |- | 1955||Lorenzo R. Bauzá |- | 1956||Fernando Rubio Aguado |- | 1957||Alfredo F. Olivera |- | 1958||Antonio Bachini |- | 1959||Walter Estrada |- | 1960||Walter Estrada |- | 1961||Walter Estrada |- | 1962||Eduardo Etcheverry |- | 1963||Alfredo F. Olivera |- | 1964||Guillermo R. Puiggrós |- | 1965||José L. Álvarez del Monte |- | 1966||Walter Estrada |- | 1967||Walter Estrada |- | 1968||José L. Álvarez del Monte |- | 1969||Pedro Lamas |- | 1970||Luis Roux Cabral |- | 1971||Roberto Silva Nazzari |- | 1972||Pedro Lamas |- | 1973||Walter Estrada |- | 1974||Otto Benítez |- | 1975||Otto Benítez |- | 1976||José Bademian |- | 1977||Walter Estrada |- | 1978||Juan C. Viana |- | 1979||Walter Estrada |- | 1980||Manuel Dienavorian |- | 1981||Alejandro Bauzá |- | 1982||Daniel Rivera |- | 1983||Ivo Kurtic |- | 1984||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1985||Daniel Rivera |- | 1986||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1987||Manuel Dienavorian |- | 1988||Enrique Almada |- | 1989||Enrique Almada |- | 1990||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1991||Daniel Perchman |- | 1992||Daniel Izquierdo |- | 1993||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1994||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1995||vacant (no match for the title, Roselli vs. Izquierdo) |- | 1996||Jorge Brasó |- | 1997||Alfonso Pérez |- | 1998||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 1999||Gabriel Curi |- | 2000||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2001||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2002||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2003||Martín Crosa Coll |- | 2004||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2005||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2006||Daniel Izquierdo |- | 2007||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2008||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2009||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2010||Manuel Larrea |- | 2011||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2012||Andrés Rodríguez |- | 2013||Manuel Larrea |- | 2014||Nicolas Lopez Azambuja |- | 2015||Manuel Larrea |- | 2016||Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2017|| Bernardo Roselli Mailhe |- | 2018||Andrés Rodríguez |.

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USSR Chess Championship

The USSR Chess Championship was played from 1921 to 1991.

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USSR Chess Federation

The USSR Chess Federation (Шахматная федерация СССР - Shakhmatnaya fyedyeratsiya SSSR) was the national organism for chess in the USSR.

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Uzbekistani Chess Championship

The Uzbekistani Chess Championship is a chess tournament held in Uzbekistan.

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Venezuelan Chess Championship

The first Venezuelan Chess Championship took place in February 1891 when Dr.

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Vietnamese Chess Championship

The Vietnamese Chess Championship has been held annually since 1980 by the Vietnam Chess Federation (Liên đoàn Cờ Việt Nam), which joined FIDE in 1988.

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Welsh Chess Championship

The Chess Champion of 2000's on wards of wales is Callum Abraham.The modern Welsh Chess Championship was inaugurated in 1955.

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Welsh Chess Union

The Welsh Chess Union (Undeb Gwyddbwyll Cymru) is the national chess federation for Wales.

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Yugoslav Chess Championship

The Yugoslav Chess Championship is a tournament with great tradition, held to determine the national champion.

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Zambian Chess Championship

The Zambian Closed Chess Championship is the national chess championship of Zambia, organized by the Chess Federation of Zambia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_chess

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