Leading chess players from the Mediterranean Chess Association member nations, and invited guest participants, are allowed to play in the Mediterranean Chess Championship. The Mediterranean Chess Association was established at the 73rd FIDE Congress in Bled, Slovenia and registered with FIDE as an affiliated international chess organization.
There was no Mediterranean Chess Championship event held for 2010, 2011 and 2013.
|#||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)|
|10||2015||Beirut||Ahmed Adly (Egypt)||Sophie Milliet (France)|
*Note: Organized in the beginning of the following year.