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GM Pouya Idani and GM Chen Zhu win FIDE Zone 3.1 Championship 2015

The FIDE Zone 3.1 Championship 2015 took place from 17-24th May, 2015, in Muscat, the capital of...

GM David Navara and WIM Tereza Olsarova are 2015 Czech champions

The 2015 Czech Individual Chess Championships were held from 15-23rd May, at the Hotel Slunce, in Havlickuv Brod, a district within Vysočina Region...

Qualification for the 2016 Candidates Tournament

The players who qualify for the 2016 Candidates Tournament are determined according to the following, in order of priority: 2.1...

Chess Stars Alley in Khanty-Mansiysk (Video)

On the second rest day of the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, the players have joined the regional ecology project...

Vasily Filipenko: We support FIDE program “1 billion smart people”

The Mayor of Khanty-Mansiysk and the President of Ugra Chess Federation Vasily Filipenko attended the laying out of the “Chess...

Mihaela Sandu keeps the lead at European Women’s Chess Championship

Romanian WGM Mihaela Sandu (2300) maintains the lead at the 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2015 in Chakvi, Georgia....

2015 Chinese Men’s Championship LIVE!

The 2015 Chinese Individual Chess Championship for men is taking place from 18-29th May, in Jiangsu Xinghua, a city under the...

Andrey Filatov: Forbes overrates me

In February 2014, a man on the Forbes list became head of the Russian Chess Federation. We took a pause...

Mihaela Sandu takes lead in European Women’s Chess Championship

Romanian WGM Mihaela Sandu (2300) takes the lead at the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2015 in Chakvi after 4...

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Nakamura, Dominguez join Caruana on the top

In the extremely exciting 8th round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk the overnight leader Fabiano Caruana lost to...

GM Igor Kovalenko goes for two-peat in Zalakaros Chess Festival

The 34th Zalakaros Chess Festival was held from 14-22nd May, 2015, in Zalakaros, a town in Hungary, famous for its thermal bath....

Cori, Hansen and Flores took the lead in the American Continental Championship 2015

The 10th American Continental Chess Championship is currently in progress in the Telecommunications Tower (ANTEL Tower), in Montevideo, the capital and largest city...

ECU press release: “Budva investigation” unveils new details

The scandal with the European Youth Chess Championship in 2013 that forced Vladimir Sakotic to resign from his position of...

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th...

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Live video commentary

Live video from the playing hall...

8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The FIDE Events Commission is organizing the 8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers from 22-25 June 2015. Successful...

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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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