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News ‘September, 2010’

Nizar Ali Elhaj, D V Sundar and Mohammad Jafar Kambuzia elected FIDE Vice Presidents

Nizar Ali Elhaj, D V Sundar and Mohammad Jafar Kambuzia elected FIDE Vice Presidents

“As it happened, Mr. Sundar qualified in the first round of voting itself garnering as many as 74 votes. The other candidate to qualify vide the first round of voting was Iranian representative Mr. Mohammad Jafar Kambuzia and for the last candidate the voting will continue on Friday.”

American Arts Experience – Chess Exhibit at Belas Artes

American Arts Experience – Chess Exhibit at Belas Artes

Belas Artes, in partnership with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, presents Chess: A Cross-Cultural Journey Through Time, a multi-faceted art exhibit that reflects on the evolution and impact of the world’s most revered game.

Silvio Danailov is the new President of the European Chess Union!

Silvio Danailov is the new President of the European Chess Union!

Silvio Danailov is the new President of the European Chess Union! He won the elections with 30 votes, defeating Ali Nihat Yazici with 24 votes. Details from Khanty Mansiysk coming.

B S Chauhan elected President of Commonwealth Chess Association

B S Chauhan elected President of Commonwealth Chess Association

Noted International organiser and President of Delhi Chess Association Bharat Singh Chauhan was elected President of the Commonwealth Chess Association (CCA) in the FIDE election that are underway at Khanty Mansiysk in Russia.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Karpov’s Claims

The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Karpov’s Claims

Court of arbitration for sport (CAS) issued its decision in the arbitration opposing FIDE to Karpov 2010 Inc. and to five national federations (Federation Française Des Echecs, Deutscher Schachbund, Schweizerischer Schachbund, Federatsiya Shakiv Ukrainy and United States Chess Federation). It has dismissed the case of Anatoly Karpov and has confirmed Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s candidature for FIDE President is valid.

Russia 1 defeats China

Russia 1 defeats China

Tatiana Kosintseva, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Alexandra Kosteniuk, and Valentina Gunina lived up to the expecteations in round 5 and defeated one of the top favorites for the first place – China. In the other encounter of team with full points Ukraine defeated Bulgaria 3:1. Russia and Ukraine lead and will face each other in round 6.

Exciting results in Round 5 of the Chess Olympiad

Exciting results in Round 5 of the Chess Olympiad

The battle for the first places of the Chess Olympiad in Khanty Mansiysk becomes more and more intensive. Only three teams remain with full points – Armenia, Georgia, and Hungary. Many of the favorites could not overcome round 5, including the host teams of Russia 1 and Russia 2, and the strong team of China.

Silvio Danailov plans collaboration between Mensa and ECU

Silvio Danailov plans collaboration between Mensa and ECU

Mensa – Bulgaria announced its support for the candidature of Danailov for President of the European Chess Union. “The cooperation between us is quite natural. One of the biggest highlights of our work together will be the work with children and students”- said Mrs. Daniela Simidchieva, Vice-President of Mensa-Bulgaria.

7 teams in the open section and 4 teams in the women with full points at the Olympiad

7 teams in the open section and 4 teams in the women with full points at the Olympiad

Armenia, Russia 1, Russia 2, Georgia, Vietnam, Hungary and Netherlands have won their first four matches to lead the standings of the World Chess Olympiad 2010. In the women section only four team remain with perfect points – Russia 1, Bulgaria, China, and Ukraine.

Andorra bid for the European Team Chess Championship 2013

Andorra bid for the European Team Chess Championship 2013

Andorra la Vella Congress Centre is a modern building, completely refurbished in 2007. It can comfortably accommodate all tournament participants and it also has a 900-capacity auditorium where opening and closing ceremonies, as well as ECU Congress and General Assembly, would be held.

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