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News ‘February, 2009’

Chess – a game to grow up with

Chess – a game to grow up with

The Piemontese regional committee F.S.I., with the F.S.I. council patronage, will organize in Turin, from February 25 to 27th 2009, an International Convention on the theme: “Chess: a game to grow up with”, based on the chess teaching methods in school and on the chess teaching potentialities in the development of cognitive competences and learner’s personalities.

The Aeroflot 2009 with super strong participation

The Aeroflot 2009 with super strong participation

Aeroflot open will be a mixture of top grandmaster chess and young tallents super show, featuring over 70 GMs above 2500 ELO.

UEP Bid Confirmed

UEP Bid Confirmed

We hinted on this possibility back in December and now FIDE Press Release confirms it – UEP is bidding on both candidate tournament and 2011 World Championship match. Read the FIDE announcement…

Nanjing Enters Grand Slam Association

Nanjing Enters Grand Slam Association

The decision was reached during today’s meeting of the Grand Slam Association in Wijk ann Zee, Netherlands. Tian Hunguey, the Executive Director of the Chinese chess federation, presented the government’s 5-year guarantee for Nanjing Pearl Spring tournament.

FIDE is not affected by the global crisis

FIDE is not affected by the global crisis

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said during the Chess Festival “Moscow Open 2009″ opening ceremony that the global financial crisis will not affect the chess tournaments circuit.

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