Moscow Open 2012
    GM Lysyj Igor won the 2012 Moscow Open ahead of GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS, GM Kokarev Dmitry RUS and Eliseev Urii RUS
    Aeroflot Open 2012
    The Super Open of Aeroflot is underway. In round 3 most of the games finished with a draw, now 8 players are sharing the lead.
    First FIDE Presidential Board Meeting of 2012
    FIDE's 1st Quarter Presidential Board (PB) Meeting for 2012 was held in Al Ain under the auspices of the Asian and UAE Chess Federations.
    Averbakh Yuri Lvovich (08.02.1922)
    The Russian Grandmaster Averbakh Yuri is turning 90. Happy birthday!
    2012 Turkish Championship
    Dragan Solak wins his first Turkish championship.
    2012 Georgi Tringov Memorial
    Four players tied for first but Cheparinov was declared winner the 34th Bulgarian Open Chess Championship 2012 – Georgi Tringov Memorial on the best tie-break score.
    HIT Open 2012
    Doric,Darko, Jovanič,Ognjen, Zorko,Jure, Smirnov,Artem and Tonon,Alessandro tied for first at he HIT Open 2012 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
    10th Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012

    Nigel Short who has won the Gibraltar Masters following a tense but exhilarating play-off against Women's World Champion Hou Yifan. Nigel won the play-off 1½-½.

    2012 Azerbaijan Championship
    Rasulov Vugar is the 2012 Azerbaijan Championship.
    2012 Croatian Championship
    GM Palac, Mladen is the 2012 Croatian Champion.