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World Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
FIDE Grand Prix SeriesBaku, Azerbaijan20-Apr-20086-May-2008
World Amateur Chess Championship 2008Halkidiki, Greece28-Apr-20086-May-2008
4th World School Chess Teams ChampionshipPardubice, CZE9-Jul-200817-Jul-2008
World Individual School ChampionshipSingapore, SIN22-Jul-200831-Jul-2008
FIDE Grand Prix SeriesSochi, Russia30-Jul-200815-Aug-2008
World Junior Chess Championship 2008Gaziantep, Turkey2-Aug-200816-Aug-2008
World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2008Mersin, Turkey16-Aug-200825-Aug-2008
World Women's Chess Championship 2008Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, RF28-Aug-200818-Sep-2008
1st World Mind Sports GamesBeijing, China3-Oct-200818-Oct-2008
World Youth Championship 2008Vung Tau, Vietnam19-Oct-200831-Oct-2008
World Senior Championship 2008Bad Zwischenahn, Germany28-Oct-20088-Nov-2008
World Blitz Championship 2008Almaty, Kazakhstan7-Nov-20088-Nov-2008
38th World Chess Olympiad 2008Dresden, Germany12-Nov-200825-Nov-2008
FIDE Grand Prix SeriesElista, Russia13-Dec-200829-Dec-2008

European Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
European Team Chess Championship 2008bids from Herceg Novi/Montenegro, Plovdiv/Bulgaria, Kalithea  
European Blitz Championship 2008open  
European Rapid Women's Chess Championship 2008open  
European Blitz Women's Championship 2008open  
Children's intern. Karpow's Club Festivalopen  
ISCU Grand PrixMoscow, Russia2-Feb-20089-Feb-2008
European Senior Team Chess Championship 2008Dresden, Germany11-Feb-200819-Feb-2008
European Individual Chess Championsip 2008 (Men and Women)Plovdiv, Bulgaria20-Apr-20084-May-2008
1st International Chess School Cup 2008Halkidiki, Greece28-Apr-20086-May-2008
Mitropa Cup 2008Olbia, Italy24-May-20084-Jun-2008
European Youth U8 Championship 2008Batumi, Georgia4-Jun-200815-Jun-2008
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2008Szeged, Hungary13-Jun-200822-Jun-2008
European School Team Chess Championship 2008Varna, Bulgaria20-Jun-200828-Jun-2008
European Amateur Championship 2008Pardubice, Czech Republic16-Jul-200827-Jul-2008
EU Youth Championship 2008Mureck, Austria5-Aug-200814-Aug-2008
European Senior Chess Championship 2008Davos, Switzerland9-Aug-200817-Aug-2008
EU Individual Championship 2008Liverpool, England9-Sep-200818-Sep-2008
European Youth U 10-18 Chess Championship 2008Herceg Novi/Montenegro14-Sep-200826-Sep-2008
European Individual and Team Championship for Cadets and Juniors 2008 (Rapid and Blitz)Herceg Novi, Montenegro27-Sep-20081-Oct-2008
European Club Cup 2008Kallithea, Greece16-Oct-200824-Oct-2008
European Club Cup for Women 2008Kallithea, Greece16-Oct-200824-Oct-2008
European Rapid Chess Championship 2008Warsaw, Poland20-Dec-200821-Dec-2008

American Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
Sub Zonal 2.3.2 Absolute and WomenGuatemala7-Jun-200814-Jun-2008
Sub Zonal 2.3.5 Absolute and WomenVenezuela22-Jun-200829-Jun-2008

American Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Pan American Schools ChampionshipRio de Janeiro, Brazil  
South America YouthBolivia  
North America Youth Canada  
Pan American Juniors/GirlsColombia  
Continental Board MeetingSan Salvador25-Jan-200828-Jan-2008
South America Juniors/Girls ChampionshipMontevideo, Uruguay18-Feb-200825-Feb-2008
Pan American Women ChampionshipSan Salvador5-May-200813-May-2008
Pan American Youth 2008Carlos Paz, Argentina29-Jun-20086-Jul-2008
Central America and Caribbean YouthSan Salvador24-Aug-200831-Aug-2008
Pan American Continental Championship 2008Boca Raton, Florida, USA1-Nov-20087-Nov-2008

Asian Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Asian Team Chess Championship 2007Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, South India2-Jan-200811-Jan-2008
3rd Asian Schools U-7, 9, 13, 15 ChampionshipKandy, Sri Lanka3-Jan-200810-Jan-2008
Arbiters' SeminarTashkent, Uzbekistan24-Mar-200829-Mar-2008
9th ASEAN Age Group Championships 2008Danang, VIE9-Jun-200818-Jun-2008
Asian Youth Championships U-8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18Tehran, Iran15-Jul-200822-Jul-2008
Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 ChampionshipsChennai, India5-Dec-200814-Dec-2008
4th Asian Schools Chess FestivalColombo, Sri Lanka8-Dec-200815-Dec-2008
1st Asian Club CupAl Ain, UAE24-Dec-200831-Dec-2008

African Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
African Junior Chess Championships 2008South Africa28-Dec-20086-Jan-2009

Presidential Board / Congress
NamePlaceStartEnd
2nd Quarter 2008 Presidential BoardIstanbul, Turkey18-Mar-200821-Mar-2008
3d Quarter 2008 Presidential BoardAthens, Greece30-May-20082-Jun-2008
79th FIDE CongressDresden, Germany16-Nov-200826-Nov-2008

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