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News ‘February, 2011’

Le Quang Liem, Vitiugov, and Tomashevsky finish top at Aeroflot Chess Open

Le Quang Liem, Vitiugov, and Tomashevsky finish top at Aeroflot Chess Open

Le Quang Liem, Nikita Vitiugov, and Evgeny Tomashevsky finished on first position of Aeroflot Chess Open 2010 with equal 6,5/9 points. Le Quang Liem edged his opponents on tiebreak to claim second consecutive title, confirming his dominance from Aeroflot 2010.

FIDE Trainers’ Seminar in Cali

FIDE Trainers’ Seminar in Cali

The first FIDE Trainers’ Seminar in Latin America was held from 10th to 14th November 2010 in Cali, Colombia. It was a collaboration between the FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG) and CACDEC. Lecturers were FT WGM Martha Fierro and FST GM Alonso Zapata, and the Seminar was conducted in Spanish language.

Two spots remain for 2011 U.S. Championship, Women’s field set

Two spots remain for 2011 U.S. Championship, Women’s field set

Two-time U.S. Champion GM Hikaru Nakamura, currently ranked number one in the U.S. by rating, declined his invitation to play in this year’s championship, citing a desire to focus on working toward his ultimate goal of one day winning the World Championship.

Top Analyses by Super GMs

Top Analyses by Super GMs

Etienne Bacrot, Arkadij Naiditsch, Sebastian Feller, and Sebastian Maze have started a new initiative in the world of chess. The book is called Chess Evolution and is a collection of interesting games.

European Individual Women Chess Championship 2011 in Georgia?

European Individual Women Chess Championship 2011 in Georgia?

The ECU President Silvio Danailov is in Tbilisi (Georgia). The visit is part of his mini European tour and might have a decisive role in the selection of venue for the Women European Individual Chess Championship 2011.

Chess Classic Mainz – End of an Era after 17 editions

Chess Classic Mainz – End of an Era after 17 editions

A decade full of dedication and passion for international rapid chess has come to an end in Mainz. After 17 editions the competition comes to a stop due to financial reasons. Full details, press release, and all champions of the Chess Classic.

Ehsan Ghaem Maghami sets Guiness Chess Record

Ehsan Ghaem Maghami sets Guiness Chess Record

Ehsan Ghaem Maghami is the new Guinness record holder for simultaneous chess games. He faced more than 600 players in over 25 hours of simul. Of the total 614 games, Maghami won 590, lost eight and drew 16, walking a total distance of 55 kilometres as he moved from opponent to opponent.

Ali Nihat Yazici fires back

Ali Nihat Yazici fires back

The TCF President Ali Nihat Yazici sent open letter regarding the Women World Chess Championship 2010.

Aeroflot Chess 2011 LIVE!

Aeroflot Chess 2011 LIVE!

Aeroflot Chess 2011 will have live coverage daily via the Chessdom / Chessbomb live games platform. Games start at 13:00 CET.

Silvio Danailov receives Order Stara Planina

Silvio Danailov receives Order Stara Planina

The President of Bulgaria awards with the Order of Stara Planina politicians, diplomats, public figures, athletes, Bulgarian and foreign citizens. Among them is Silvio Danailov.

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