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Wisconsin International Chess Festival

The Wisconsin International Chess Festival will take place from 13-19th June at the Howard Johnson...

Andrei Filatov, Yury Averbakh and Sergey Karyakin on “Culture” TV channel

President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov, the oldest Grandmaster in the world Yury Averbakh and world vice-champion Grandmaster...

Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2017

The 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 17-22nd August, 2017, at the Caleta Hotel,...

International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from...

Match Gaprindashvili – Sveshnikov in Jurmala

A chess festival will take place in Jurmala, Latvia, on March 25-26, featuring rapid tournament for seniors (55+) and juniors...

1st FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017

The 1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017 will be held in Minsk, Belarus, from 1st of...

The best chess player in the world arrested

A journalist investigation brings down Borislav Ivanov...

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

The Chess Festival will take place from 18-25th June, 2017, at the “Kamin hall” of Restaurant Sidro and “Great hall”...

1st Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship

The Sharjah Chess & Culture Club is organizing the 1st Sharjah Masters international Chess Championship, which will be held at...

World Champion Tan Zhongyi honored in China

Tan Zhongyi, who recently became a new Women’s World Chess Champion, was honored at the celebration organized by the State...

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 23 July 2017 in Melbourne, Australia, by the...

Karjakin takes up Putin offer for civil servant role

Sergey Karjakin has accepted President Vladimir Putin’s invitation to join the Civil Chamber of the Russian Federation. On Monday morning...

Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017, which will take place from 1-8 April 2017 in...

ISEM GM Chess Tournaments

The İzmir Chess Training Center (ISEM) is holding two Scheveningen chess tournaments where a group of foreign Grandmasters is pitted...

March: Free group lessons by Grandmasters on Elite Chess Training

The new online teaching platform – Elite Chess Training is offering free group lessons by top trainers by the end...

Grand Chess Tour rapid events in Paris and Leuven

The Grand Chess Tour is pleased to announce the event level wildcards for the 2017 Grand Chess Tour events in...

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Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Candidates 2014...

Anand earned a rematch against World Champion Magnus Carlsen (updated)

Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand claimed a convincing victory in the FIDE World Candidates Tournament...

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion...

Carlsen touches the World Chess Champion 2013 title in Chennai

The ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and...

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