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FIDE Women World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014 under way!!!

FIDE Women World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014 under way!!!

24/04/2014 at 03:27 0 comments

   The FIDE Women World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2014 started today at the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk, with former Olympic Champion in biathlon Evgeniy Redkin making the first honorary move in the game Gunina – Khotenashvili. 34 female players from 14 countries are competing for the title andRead More

Malachite team is the new russian champion!!!

Malachite team is the new russian champion!!!

16/04/2014 at 17:18 0 comments

Thanks to a win against the “Ldya Kazan” team, the Malachite won the Championship title in the Absolute Team Russian championship. The closest rivals and pursuers were SHSM Moscow and St. Petersburg.                                   The women’sRead More

Dubai open under way

Dubai open under way

11/04/2014 at 00:20 0 comments

38 Grand Masters took part in the Dubai open from the 7th to 17th  of April for a total substancial prize fund of 50,000 U.S. $ . A total of 143 male and female players from 39 countries were present at the start of this new important open, many of them areRead More

Russian Team championship under way !!!

Russian Team championship under way !!!

10/04/2014 at 18:31 0 comments

  the Russian Team Championships are taking place in Loo, Krasnodar, Russia between the 6th and the 14th of april.  The open tournament is a swiss system that attracts all the big teams and the great players of russia and europe. The women’s tournament is a round robin one inRead More

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk

08/04/2014 at 23:52 0 comments

The fourth stage of the women’s FIDE Grand Prix officially opened today in Khanty-Mansiysk . The tournament is full of stars including Hou Yifan, A. Stefanova, T. Kosintseva, A. Muzychuk, Zhao Xue, a total of 12 chess players representing 8 countries of the world will participate in the competition that will takeRead More

OSG-Baden-Baden is still the German champion !!!!

OSG-Baden-Baden is still the German champion !!!!

07/04/2014 at 03:31 0 comments

With 30 points  and without any point losses, 88.5 out of 120 possible points, the  OSG Baden-Baden chess club defended succesfully their title and won for the ninth time in a row the German team championship. Mülheim was second.  Hockenheim reached a beautiful third place with the help of a chess titanRead More

April ratings, a lot of surprises!!!

April ratings, a lot of surprises!!!

04/04/2014 at 13:37 0 comments

The last FIDE rating list of april has appeared and it brought a lot of changes. Of course the candidates tournament was one of the causes of these changes. the big winner and star of these changes at the top rating list is of course vishy anand who gained noRead More

The tiger of Madras proved them wrong!!!

The tiger of Madras proved them wrong!!!

02/04/2014 at 23:13 0 comments

After his defeat with Magnus carlsen in their match for the world championship last year, the critics of the entire chess world were merciless with him: his play was becoming too shy, his drawing rate was very high, he was too aged for and old for a number one, heRead More

King Magnus keeps shining

King Magnus keeps shining

11/03/2014 at 03:14 0 comments

The reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has played in the International Chess Festival “Festa da Uva” held in Caxias do Sul in Brazil between March 6 and 9, 2014. The reigning World Champion continues annihilating competition in the rapid events in Brazil. First he won a four-player knockout event,Read More

European individual chess championship-tigran petrossian memorial

European individual chess championship-tigran petrossian memorial

03/03/2014 at 01:02 0 comments

The European Individual Chess Championship has been officially opened today in Yerevan, Armenia. The Armenian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union is organizing the 2014 European Individual Chess Championship – Tigran Petrosian Memorial on 2-15th March 2014. The Championship is held at the Yerevan Business Centre in Armenian capitol. TheRead More