Alberto Chueca, FIDE Trainer & International Masterย 

Discover the most interesting chess tournaments to play. Read about my last performance in the tournaments that I’m playing or keep yourself informed about the top tournaments that are being played.

I like to share with all of you the experience I get playing tournaments. Additionally, keep you informed about the last novelties that appear in them.

Train hard to prepare properly the tournaments. All the players are training also.

And I like to recommend the tournaments that combine chess with other activities where you can enjoy after the games and are well organized. If you’ve got suggestions also they will be welcomed!

I hope you enjoy.

guimaraes chess open
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Alberto Chueca

My next tournament: Guimarรฃes Chess Open 2018! 04 a 07 de Outubro

My next tournament will be the Guimarรฃes Chess Open (Portugal)

Hello friends! Yes! The next chess tournament that I will play will be in Portugal!ย I will play theย Guimarรฃes Chess Open 2018!ย 

The tournament is very strong with lots of Grandmasters and International Masters. It will be hard! There are 7 rounds and will be played in 4 days (with double rounds). The tournament is growing and well organized.

One of the interesting things of the tournament is that we will play in the afternoons (20:00h), something unusualย in other countries (like Spain) but many players like to … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Chess against cancer

Chess against cancer: A chess tournament against the childhood cancer

Every year, in December, my friend Borja Sanmartรญn and the ASPANOA Association (an association created against childhood cancer) organize a very famous tournament of chess against cancer to collect money to help in this fight. It’s a tradition and a very good reason.

The tournament is really strong and many international and grandmasters play it. Although the most important part isย to collaborate with this tournament to help the children that they need this help.

It will be played on Sunday, December 2, 2018, in the morning session starting at … Read more

closed tournaments
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Alberto Chueca

First Saturday – Chess: Promoting chess on Budapest!

First Saturday – Chess: Closed tournaments

If in a previous article (read it here), I wrote about the interesting closed tournaments for FM, IM and GMs thatย they were organizing every month on Budapest. Without knowing it, now I have discovered that one of the best organizers and arbiters Nuno Andrade (and friend ;) ) is collaborating on the First Saturday Tournament of November which is being played on Budapest!

Laszlo Nagyย is known as “Mr. First Saturdays”! due to he has organized many closed tournaments every First Saturday of the month for more than … Read more


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Pranav Sathish, US


Alberto has helped me improve a lot in chess. He shares interesting and creative ideas. Alberto makes chess fun and keeps challenging me with more advanced concepts every week.ย  He analyzes my games and helps me make fewer mistakes with each tournament.5 stars

Kingshuk Das Chowdhury


Albertoยดs coaching of Kingshuk has been excellent. Kingshuk has improved immensely in his chess games. We cannot thank Alberto enough for his dedication to teaching Kingshuk, and his commitment to the game of chess for young people.

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