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Final Four Nations League Weekend

Final Four Nations League Weekend

05/06/2014 at 12:17 0 comments

Over 850 players and £10,000 in cash prizes make this the most prestigious team chess event held in the United Kingdom. It takes place over various weekends from October to May 2013/14, in several venues. This time, the big final show was held between the 3rd and the 5th ofRead More

The Norway chess about to start!!!!!!!

The Norway chess about to start!!!!!!!

29/05/2014 at 04:29 0 comments

Soon we will witness the start of another super tournament as the Norway chess 2014 will be held in the city of Stavanger between the 2nd and 13th of june. The second edition of this tournament will be as strong as the first one if not stronger as it willRead More

Fressinet wins the Sigeman & co chess tournament

Fressinet wins the Sigeman & co chess tournament

20/05/2014 at 17:53 0 comments

The 22nd annual Sigeman Chess Tournament took place in the classical Hipp Theater in central Malmo. This year’s event was a round robin with six participants, who were an interesting mix of established players and rising stars, and of familiar faces and new ones. The visiting team consisted of formerRead More

The Karpov-Poikovsky tournament under way!!!!

The Karpov-Poikovsky tournament under way!!!!

15/05/2014 at 17:46 0 comments

The 15th Anniversary edition of the Karpov-Poikovsky international tournament is underway and is being played at Nefteyugansk in the district of Ugra, Russia. It is a ten-player round robin competition played at 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment asRead More

Chess festival “Belkadhi memorial” under way!!!!

Chess festival “Belkadhi memorial” under way!!!!

02/05/2014 at 15:12 0 comments

Chess festival Belkadhi Memorial   The Tunisian Chess Federation is pleased and honoured to organize with the important support of The international chess federation FIDE the chess festival “Ridha Belkadhi Memorial”. This festival will take place in Monastir center hotels (4 stars) from the 2nd  to the 10th of MayRead More

Anna Muzychuk is the new World Blitz queen !!!

Anna Muzychuk is the new World Blitz queen !!!

01/05/2014 at 22:26 0 comments

The FIDE Women World Blitz Championship 2014 was held from 26th to 28th April at the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk. Entering the third day of the Championship, Anna Muzychuk and Nana Dzagnidze were tied on the first place with 15/20 points each. Anna Muzychuk claimed the title of theRead More

The Mozart of chess strikes again in the Gashimov memorial!!!

The Mozart of chess strikes again in the Gashimov memorial!!!

01/05/2014 at 21:59 0 comments

After starting the tournament with 50% – 2.5/5 – two of them being losses in a row, it was a question in everyone’s mind whether Carlsen would recover successfully. He did, and in what way. With a brilliant second half scoring 4.0/5 Carlsen takes Shamkir and crowns himself with aRead More

The World Blitz Championship started in snow-covered Khanty-Mansiysk

The World Blitz Championship started in snow-covered Khanty-Mansiysk

27/04/2014 at 03:20 0 comments

The Women’s World Blitz Championship started today in Khanty-Mansiysk. 32 players from 14 countries are competing for the championship title in the quickest chess discipline. Together with the speed chess Khanty-Mansiysk welcomes a new wave of winter – snow, wind, snowstorm… However, the tournament participants are not worried about theRead More

Katerina Lagno is the new Women World Rapid chess Champion!!!

Katerina Lagno is the new Women World Rapid chess Champion!!!

26/04/2014 at 00:04 0 comments

Kateryna Lagno emerged as Women’s World Rapid Champion by edging Alexandra Kosteniuk on tie-break after both players finished on 10,5/15 points. Lagno claimed the gold medal thanks to the victory in direct encounter. Kosteniuk gets the silver, however the money prizes will be equally split. As many as five playersRead More

FIDE Women World Rapid Championship day 2

FIDE Women World Rapid Championship day 2

24/04/2014 at 23:04 0 comments

The FIDE Women World Rapid Championship 2014 continued today with rounds 6-10 being played at the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk. After the exciting battles and many changes on the top of the standings, at the end of the day the defending rapid champion Antoaneta Stefanova, Alexandra Kosteniuk and KaterynaRead More