Leading chess players from the Mediterranean Chess Association member nations, and invited guest participants, are allowed to play in the Mediterranean Chess Championship.[1] The Mediterranean Chess Association was established at the 73rd FIDE Congress in Bled, Slovenia and registered with FIDE as an affiliated international chess organization.[2][3]

There was no Mediterranean Chess Championship event held for 2010, 2011 and 2013.

Mediterranean Chess Champions

# Year City Men's Champion Women's Champion
1 2003 Beirut  Spyrios Kapnisis (Greece)  Silvia Collas (France)
2 2004 Antalya  Mert Erdoğdu (Turkey)  Vesna Rožič (Slovenia)
3 2005* Kemer  Suat Atalık (Turkey)  Ekaterina Atalık (Turkey)
4 2006* Cannes  Suat Atalık (Turkey)  Yelena Dembo (Greece)
5 2007 Sousse  Darko Dorić (Croatia)  Ljilja Drljevic (Montenegro)
6 2008* Antalya  Ioannis Georgiadis (Greece)  Jovana Vojinovic (Montenegro)
7 2009 Rijeka  Ahmed Adly (Egypt)  Anna-Maria Botsari (Greece)
8 2012* Beirut  Jwan Bakr (Syria)  Ekaterini Pavlidou (Greece)
9 2014 Chania  Bassem Amin (Egypt)  Mona Khaled (Egypt)[4]
10 2015 Beirut  Ahmed Adly (Egypt)  Sophie Milliet (France)[5]

*Note: Organized in the beginning of the following year.

References

  1. ^ Mediterranean Chess Association Archived 2013-10-30 at archive.today Official webpage
  2. ^ Press Release #1 Mediterranean Chess Association
  3. ^ Mediterranean Chess Association Archived 2013-10-31 at the Wayback Machine Affiliated International Organizations, www.fide.com
  4. ^ "GM Bassem Amin lifts Mediterranean trophy on his birthday". Chessdom. 2014-09-11. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ 10th Mediterranean Individual Championships 2015 - Beirut – Lebanon Chess-Results