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News ‘October, 2012’

World Youth Chess 2012, participants U18

World Youth Chess 2012, participants U18

Daily on Chessdom.com we will be publishing a preview of an age group of the World Youth Chess Championship 2012. Today we start with the eldest of the participants, the group of participants boys and girls U18. Top seeded player of the competition and only participant above 2600 ELO is the Grandmaster from Poland Dariusz [...]

2nd Torneo Internazionale La Meridiana in Perugia

2nd Torneo Internazionale La Meridiana in Perugia

The 2nd Torneo Internazionale La Meridiana is set to take place on 7-9th December at the La Meridiana Hotel in Perugia, Italy. The Open A will be for the players rated between 1700 and 2350 elo, while the Open B is reserved for the players rated under 1700. Both groups will be played over 5 [...]

Hikaru Nakamura claims the Unive Crown

Hikaru Nakamura claims the Unive Crown

The 16th Unive Chess Tournament took place from 19th to 27th October at the town hall in Hoogeveen, Netherlands. The tournament consisted of the Crown Group, the Unive Open and two Amateur events. The Crown Group was a four-player double round-robin. Hikaru Nakamura regained his form after the poor performance in London Grand Prix and [...]

European Individual Women’s Championship 2013 in Belgrade

European Individual Women’s Championship 2013 in Belgrade

The European Chess Union has awarded the organisation of the European Individual Women’s Championship 2013 to Serbian Chess Federation. The Championship will be held in Belgrade, Serbia from July 22 to August 4, 2013 with a prize fund of 75 000 Eur (60 000 Eur for players, 15 000 Eur for the ECU). The Ministry [...]

1st India National School Chess Championships

1st India National School Chess Championships

New Delhi (28 Oct 12): The First National School Chess Championships 2012 got off to a rousing start here at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex, Civil Lines on Saturday. A total number of 596 players from different schools across the country are participating in this nine round Swiss system championship that serve as selection event for [...]

Chigorin Memorial 2012 LIVE!

Chigorin Memorial 2012 LIVE!

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GM Denis Khismatullin convincing winner of the Chigorin Memorial rapid tournament

GM Denis Khismatullin convincing winner of the Chigorin Memorial rapid tournament

The Chigorin Memorial 2012, one of the strongest open tournaments for the season with over 100 titled players, started with a rapid tournament. A total of 173 players entered the two days fast chess event. GM Denis Khismatullin won convincingly the Chigorin rapid, scoring 8,0/9 after seven victories and two draws. He finished a full [...]

Chigorin Memorial 2012

Chigorin Memorial 2012

Hotel “Park” in St. Petersburg will once again be a host of a strong open tournament, and once again the event will be honoring a chess legend. The Chigorin Memorial will take place October 27 – November 4 as part of the Russian Cup competitions. It will be s Swiss tournament with time control 90 [...]

Judit Polgar Meets Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic

Judit Polgar Meets Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic

Belgrade, 26 Oct 2012 – First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Aleksandar Vucic played a game of chess with the world’s best female chess player Judit Polgar at the Serbian government today. Judit Polgar is visiting Belgrade for the first time as a special guest of the Belgrade Book Fair. During the meeting, [...]

5th International Masters Tournament “Douglas Martinez”

5th International Masters Tournament “Douglas Martinez”

The 5th International Masters Tournament “Douglas Martinez” is taking place from 25 to 30 October 2012 at the Centro Comercial Copacabana Guarenas Municipio Plaza, Venezuela. The tournament will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss system with the Bilbao scoring (3 points for a win, 1 for a draw). Top prize is 15,000 Bs, which [...]

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