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International Open Chess Tournament Paleros 2013

International Open Chess Tournament Paleros 2013

The 2nd International Open Chess Tournament Paleros is set to take place on 24-31st August, 2013, at the Paleros Resort Beach Hotel, Paleros, Ionian Sea, Greece. Sponsors & Organisers Paleros Yacht Club, Paleros Chess Club, Paleros Resort Hotel & Municipality of Aktio-Vonitsa under the aegis of the Greek Chess Federation. Playing Venue The games will [...]

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 7 Photos

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 7 Photos

The 4th tournament of FIDE Grand Prix Series 2012-2013 is currently ongoing in Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece. The round 7 pairings are: Ivanchuk Vassily 2755 – Grischuk Alexander 2779, Svidler Peter 2769 – Ponomariov Ruslan 2742, Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2699 – Kamsky Gata 2741, Nakamura Hikaru 2775 – Topalov Veselin 2793, Bacrot Etienne 2725 [...]

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R6: Caruana and Kamsky catch Dominguez in lead

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R6: Caruana and Kamsky catch Dominguez in lead

Fabiano Caruana and Gata Kamsky won their games in the 6th round of Thessaloniki Grand Prix to join Leinier Dominguez in shared lead. Dominguez outplayed Hikaru Nakamura but couldn’t convert the winning position into the full point. Vassily Ivanchuk collapsed again and lost to Ruslan Ponomariov after only 19 moves and barely 30 minutes of [...]

22nd Annual Chicago Open

22nd Annual Chicago Open

The 22nd Annual Chicago Open was held on May 23-27, 2013, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. Grandmasters Ray Robson, Josh Friedel and Nikola Mitkov all finished tied at the top of the Open Section with 7/9. Robson and Friedel took a quick draw in the final round [...]

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 6 Photos

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 6 Photos

The 4th tournament of FIDE Grand Prix Series 2012-2013 is currently ongoing in Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece. The round 6 pairings are: Grischuk Alexander 2779 – Morozevich Alexander 2760, Caruana Fabiano 2774 – Bacrot Etienne 2725, Dominguez Perez Leinier 2723 – Nakamura Hikaru 2775, Topalov Veselin 2793 – Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2699, Kamsky Gata [...]

Tal Memorial 2013 – Participants

Tal Memorial 2013 – Participants

Carlsen and Anand will face each other before their match later this year

Li Chao becomes Asian Chess Champion (Updated)

Li Chao becomes Asian Chess Champion (Updated)

The 2013 Asian Continental Championship (Open) was held on 18-26th May in Manila, Philippines. The tournament was organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines and Eugene Torre Chess Foundation, Inc. 75 players from 14 federations, including 26 Grandmasters and 18 IMs, took part in the tournament. Chinese Grandmaster Li Chao emerged Asian Continental [...]

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 5 Photos

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 5 Photos

The 4th tournament of FIDE Grand Prix Series 2012-2013 is currently ongoing in Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece. The round 5 pairings are: Ponomariov Ruslan 2742 – Grischuk Alexander 2779, Ivanchuk Vassily 2755 – Kamsky Gata 2741, Svidler Peter 2769 – Topalov Veselin 2793, Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2699 – Dominguez Perez Leinier 2723, Nakamura Hikaru [...]

Sigeman Chess 2013 LIVE!

Sigeman Chess 2013 LIVE!

Live games and information

Huang Qian becomes Asian Women’s Champion

Huang Qian becomes Asian Women’s Champion

The 2013 Asian Continental Championship for Women was held on 18-26th May in Manila, Philippines. The tournament was organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines and Eugene Torre Chess Foundation, Inc. 40 players from 9 countries took participation, among them 12 WGMs, 2 IMs and 9 WIMs. It was an exciting race between [...]

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