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Vajolet holds Stockfish to a draw at the start of TCEC Stage 1b

Critter takes the lead in TCEC Stage 1b...

In Memoriam – GM Arturo Pomar

The Spanish Chess Federation is saddened to inform that the legendary Grandmaster Arturo Pomar Salamanca passed away at the age...

Social chess project in Stockholm: “Swedish industry meets suburbs”

The Swedish Chess Academy and Swedish Chess Federation will hold the social project “The Swedish industry meets suburbs” on 3rd...

Asian Continental Chess 2016 LIVE!

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial starting in Shamkir

The opening ceremony of the 3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial took place on 25th May in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. The ceremony was...

Ontario Open Chess Championship 2016

The Ontario Open Championship is an annual chess tournament sanctioned by the Ontario Chess Association and held traditionally over the...

Gashimov Memorial 2016 LIVE!

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European Individual Women Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis...

Komodo wins TCEC Stage 1a, Raptor joins the elite (update)

Starting time of Stage 2: This Thursday at......

Catalan Chess Circuit 2016

The Catalan Grand Prix of International Open Chess Tournaments – Catalan Chess Circuit 2016 is a series of international open...

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2016

The 2016 Asian Continental Chess Championships – Open and Women’s – will take place from 25th May to 5th June...

Ernesto Inarkiev convincing winner of 2016 European Chess Championship

Russian Grandmaster Ernesto Inarkiev won the 2016 European Individual Chess Championship in a convincing fashion, concluding the race with 9...

Ikaros 2016: More rapid chess this year!

Strong players join the Ikaros 2016 event...

Anatoly Karpov celebrates 65th birthday

On May 23, Anatoly Evgenyevich Karpov, the 12th World Champion, RCF Vice-President, and Russian State Duma Deputy, turned 65. Anatoly...

Timur Gareyev vs. Sweden 9,5-0,5

Grandmaster Timur Gareyev aka. Blindfold King made an impressive score in the simultaneous blindfolded chess exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Caissa award for Mariya Muzychuk

The Women’s Commission (WOM) of the World Chess Federation is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Caissa...

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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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