2020 Calendar

Updated on Aug. 2


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Notice:
COVID-19 Updates:
Please note that the tournaments scheduled for the rest of 2020 may change unexpectedly due to the pandemic situation. Please check this website periodically for the most updated information.

*Cancelled championships: Women & Senior Chess Championship, Youth, Cadets Chess Championship and Team Chess Championship.
*New dates for Tokyo Chess Festival

Due to COVID-19, we have made a very difficult decision to cancel these Championships this year. This tough decision was made for the safety of players and organizers. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Tokyo Chess Festival 2020 will now be on September 19-20, instead of October.

Online Events

Past Events

Tournament Date Info
NCS Online Trial1 4/18 Blitz U1800
NCS Online Trial2 4/25 Blitz O1800, U1800
NCS Online 1st 5/2 Blitz Open, U1600
NCS Online 2nd 5/9 Blitz Open, U1600
NCS Online 3rd 5/16 Blitz Open, U1600
NCS Rapid Online League 5/24 Rapid, 5R Swiss
NCS Online 4th 5/30 Blitz Open, U1600
NCS Online 5th 6/13 Blitz Open, U1600
NCS Rapid Online League2 6/21 Rapid, 5R Swiss
Tournament Date Info
NCS Online 6th 7/4 Blitz Open, U1600
Rapid Online Champ1 7/12 Invitational Rapid

Upcoming Events

Tournament Date Info
Rapid Online Champ2 8/23 Invitational Rapid
NCS Online 7th 8/29 Blitz Open, U1600
Rapid Online Champ3 9/13 Invitational Rapid
NCS Online 8th 9/26 Blitz Open, U1600
Rapid Online Champ4 10/18 Invitational Rapid
NCS Online 9th 10/24 Blitz Open, U1600
Rapid Online Champ5 11/15 Invitational Rapid
NCS Online 10th 11/21 Blitz Open, U1600
Rapid Online Champ6 12/20 Invitational Rapid


Cancelled and Upcoming OTB Events

Tournament Date Info
New Year Chess Fes. 1/11 NCS 4R
Tokyo Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Spring Chess Challenge Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Chess Champ. Postponed Postponed
GW Open Cancelled Cancelled
Bashamichi Chess Party Cancelled Cancelled
Baji-Chess Party Cancelled Unofficial
Japan Rapid Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Chess Classic 7/23-26 FIDE 7R
Japan Women Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Senior Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Youth Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Cadets Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
Japan Team Chess Champ. Cancelled Cancelled
TOKYO Chess Fes. 9/19-21 NCS 6R
Japan Chess Championship 10/31-11/3 FIDE 7R
Christmas Chess Party 12/12 NCS 4R

2021 Calendar

Calendar 2021 (Tentative schedule updated on 7/7)