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World Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Women's FIDE Grand Prix SeriesTeheran, Iran10-Feb-201624-Feb-2016
Women's World Championship Match 2016Lviv, Ukraine1-Mar-201619-Mar-2016
Candidates TournamentMoscow, Russia10-Mar-201630-Mar-2016
World Amateur Championship 2016Halkidiki, Greece18-Apr-201628-Apr-2016
Women's FIDE Grand Prix SeriesBatumi, Georgia19-Apr-20163-May-2016
World Team Chess Championship 50+, 65+ 2016Dresden, Germany26-Jun-20164-Jul-2016
Women's FIDE Grand Prix SeriesChengdu, China1-Jul-201615-Jul-2016
World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2016Poprad-Tatry, Slovakia21-Jul-201630-Jul-2016
World Junior and Girls U20 Championship 2016Bhuvaneswar, Orissa, India7-Aug-201621-Aug-2016
42nd World Chess Olympiad 2016Baku, Azerbaijan1-Sep-201614-Sep-2016
World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia20-Sep-20164-Oct-2016
World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Championships 2016Batumi, Georgia18-Oct-201631-Oct-2016
World Championship Match 2016New York, USA11-Nov-201630-Nov-2016
World Senior Championship 2016Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic18-Nov-20161-Dec-2016
Women's FIDE Grand Prix SeriesKhanty-Mansiysk, Russia18-Nov-20162-Dec-2016
World Amateur Team Chess Championships 2016Kaunas, Lithuania20-Nov-201628-Nov-2016
World School Individual Championships 2016Sochi, Russia2-Dec-201612-Dec-2016
Women's World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2016Doha, Qatar25-Dec-201631-Dec-2016
World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2016Doha, Qatar25-Dec-201631-Dec-2016

European Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
European Senior Team Chess Championship 2016Halkidiki, Greece18-Apr-201628-Apr-2016
European Individual Chess Championship 2016Gjakovo, Kosovo11-May-201624-May-2016
European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016Mamaia, Romania26-May-20168-Jun-2016
European Senior Individual Championship 2016Yerevan, Armenia4-Jun-201614-Jun-2016
European Amateur Chess Championship 2016Ruzomberok, Slovakia5-Jun-201612-Jun-2016
European School Chess Championship 2016Kassandra, Greece16-Jun-201626-Jun-2016
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2016Celje, Slovenia9-Jul-201617-Jul-2016
European Universities Games 2016Zagreb, Croatia11-Jul-201615-Jul-2016
European Youth Chess Championship 2016Prague, Czech Republic17-Aug-201628-Aug-2016
European Chess Club Cup 2016Novi Sad, Serbia5-Nov-201613-Nov-2016
European Chess Club Cup for Women 2016Novi Sad, Serbia5-Nov-201613-Nov-2016
European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2016Tallinn, Estonia14-Dec-201618-Dec-2016
European Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2016Novi Sad, Serbia26-Dec-201630-Dec-2016

American Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
American Subzonal 2.3.5Bridgestown, Barbados27-Apr-20163-May-2016
American Subzonal 2.3.3Panama city, Panama1-Nov-20166-Nov-2016

American Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
American Continental Rapid Chess Championship 2016Argentina  
Panamerican Women's Chess Championship 2016Mexico  
Panamerican Amateur Chess Championship 2016Argentina  
American Continental Women's Championship 2016Lima, Peru19-Feb-201628-Feb-2016
CARIFTA GamesSaint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands24-Mar-201629-Mar-2016
South American Junior U20 Championship 2016Paramaribo, Suriname11-May-201619-May-2016
American Continental Chess Championship and Blitz 2016El Salvador, San Salvador27-May-20166-Jun-2016
Panamerican Junior U20 Chess Championship 2016Guatape, Colombia19-Jun-201626-Jun-2016
Panamerican University Championship 2016Tegucigalpa, Honduras1-Jul-20166-Jul-2016
Central American & Caribbean Junior U20 Chess Championships 2016San Salvador, El Salvador11-Jul-201618-Jul-2016
Panamerican Youth Festival 2016Montevideo, Uruguay24-Jul-201631-Jul-2016
North American Youth Chess Championship 2016Canada7-Aug-201611-Aug-2016
Central American & Caribbean Youth Chess Championships 2016Caracas, Venezuela15-Aug-201622-Aug-2016
Panamerican Senior Chess Championship 2016Bolivia24-Aug-201629-Aug-2016
North American Junior U20 Championship 2016Irving, Texas, USA1-Sep-20165-Sep-2016
Panamerican School Chess Championship 2016Lima, Peru2-Oct-20169-Oct-2016
South American Youth Festival 2016Santiago, Chile1-Dec-20166-Dec-2016

Asian Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
Asian Nations Cup (Men and Women) 2016Abu Dhabi, UAE27-Mar-20168-Apr-2016
Asian Youth U8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 Championship 2016Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia5-Apr-201615-Apr-2016
Asian Nations Cup Rapid Championship 2016Abu Dhabi, UAE6-Apr-20166-Apr-2016
Asian Nations Cup Blitz Championship 2016Abu Dhabi, UAE7-Apr-20167-Apr-2016
Asian Youth Blitz Championship 2016Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia9-Apr-20169-Apr-2016
Asian Youth Rapid Championship 2016Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia10-Apr-201610-Apr-2016
Asian Juniors and Girls U-20 Championships 2016New Delhi, India2-May-201611-May-2016
Asian Juniors and Girls Rapid Championship 2016New Delhi, India3-May-20163-May-2016
Asian Juniors and Girls Blitz Championship 2016New Delhi, India11-May-201611-May-2016
Asian Individual Championship (Men and Women) 2016Tashkent, Uzbekistan25-May-20165-Jun-2016
Asian Individual Blitz Championship (Men and Women) 2016Tashkent, Uzbekistan4-Jun-20164-Jun-2016
Asian School Chess Championships 2016Tehran, Iran9-Jul-201618-Jul-2016
Asian School Rapid Championships 2016Tehran, Iran10-Jul-201610-Jul-2016
Asian School Blitz Championships 2016Tehran, Iran17-Jul-201617-Jul-2016
East Asian Youth Chess Championship 2016Seoul, South Korea4-Aug-201611-Aug-2016
Asian Chess SummitAl Ain, UAE28-Aug-20161-Sep-2016
South Asian Amateur Championship 2016Srinagar, India1-Sep-20166-Sep-2016
Asian Seniors Chess Championship 2016Mandalay, Myanmar26-Oct-20165-Nov-2016
Asian Nations Cup U14 Team Championship 2016Jiaxing, China5-Nov-201612-Nov-2016
Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2016Esfahan, Iran11-Nov-201619-Nov-2016
Western Asia Women's League 2016Al Ain, UAE16-Dec-201623-Dec-2016
Western Asia Youth Chess Championhip 2016Al Ain, UAE23-Dec-201630-Dec-2016

African Zonals
NamePlaceStartEnd
African Zonal 4.4Accra, Ghana28-Mar-20166-Apr-2016
African Zonal 4.2Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania22-Apr-20161-May-2016
African Zonal 4.3Le Morne, Mauritius23-Apr-20162-May-2016
African Zonal 4.1Agadir, Morocco23-May-201631-May-2016
African Zonal 4.3 Youth Team U16Beira, Mozambique8-Jul-201615-Jul-2016
African Zonal 4.2 Youth Team U16Kigali, Rwanda15-Jul-201622-Jul-2016
African Zonal 4.4 Youth Team U16Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso22-Jul-201631-Jul-2016
African Zonal 4.1 Youth Team U16Nouakchott, Mauritania24-Jul-20162-Aug-2016

African Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
African Individual Chess Championships 2016Kampala, Uganda16-Jul-201627-Jul-2016
African Rapid Chess Championships 2016Kampala, Uganda25-Jul-201625-Jul-2016
African Blitz Chess Championships 2016Kampala, Uganda26-Jul-201626-Jul-2016
African Amateur Individual Championships 2016Lome, Togo10-Aug-201619-Aug-2016
African Youth Chess Championships 2016Port Elizabeth, South Africa21-Aug-201629-Aug-2016
African Clubs Championships 2016Cape Town, South Africa7-Oct-201613-Oct-2016
African Junior Chess Championships 2016Hammamet, Tunisia25-Nov-20164-Dec-2016
African Women's Challenge 2016Gaborone, Botswana1-Dec-201611-Dec-2016
African School Individual Championships 2016Lusaka, Zambia10-Dec-201618-Dec-2016

Arab Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
8th Arab Women Clubs Championship 2016Kuwait1-Feb-20169-Feb-2016
Arab Individual Chess Championship 2016 Under (8-10-12-14-16-18-20) Girls & OpenDjerba, Tunisia26-Mar-20163-Apr-2016
Arab Individual Chess Championship 2016 (Women & Open)Sudan30-Oct-20166-Nov-2016
Arab Individual Rapid Championship 2016 (Women & Open)Sudan3-Nov-20163-Nov-2016
Arab Individual Blitz Championship 2016 (Women & Open)Sudan7-Nov-20167-Nov-2016
Arab Clubs Chess Championship 2016Morocco1-Dec-201610-Dec-2016

Presidential Board / Congress
NamePlaceStartEnd
1st Quarter 2016 Presidential BoardMoscow, Russia27-Mar-201630-Mar-2016
87th FIDE CongressBaku, Azerbaijan4-Sep-201614-Sep-2016

Other Official Events
NamePlaceStartEnd
IMSA Elite Mind GamesHuai'an, China25-Feb-20163-Mar-2016
FISU World University ChampionshipsAbu Dhabi, UAE7-Apr-201616-Apr-2016
SportAccord ConventionLausanne, Switzerland17-Apr-201622-Apr-2016
Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016Sri Lanka29-Jul-20166-Aug-2016

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