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If you are new to the world of CHESS, you came to the right place! We are the only organization recognized by FIDE – World Chess Federation.
If you become a member of NCS, you can participate in all the NCS tournaments, as well as international tournaments around the world! We also issue an online version of our NCS newsletter every few months (or less;). The members will have access to all the pages including game analysis and some interesting articles. If you are not sure about joining fully, come try with a “One tournament membership”!

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Tournament Schedule 2019

Dates Name Format
03.23~ 24 Tokyo Chess Championship NCS 6R
04.29~ 05.04 Japan Chess Championship FIDE 10R
05.02~ 04 Golden Week Open FIDE 6R
06.15~ 16 Japan Rapid Chess Championship NCS 10R
06.16 Rapid Chess Challenge! NCS 5R
07.26~ 28 Japan Youth Chess Championship NCS 7R
07.27~ 28 Japan Cadets Chess Championship NCS 6R
08.02~ 04 Japan Women’s Chess Championship FIDE 6R
08.02~ 04 Japan Senior’s Chess Championship FIDE 6R
08.09~ 12 Japan Chess Classic 2019 FIDE 7R
09.21~ 22 Japan Club/Team Chess Championship NCS 6R
10.13~ 14 TOKYO Chess Festival NCS 6R
10.14 Tokyo Chess Challenge! NCS 4R
11.01~ 04 Japan Open FIDE 7R
12.14 Christmas Chess Party! NCS 4R

Updated: August 11 2019
Updates: All dates are confirmed.