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News ‘June, 2013’

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Started

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Started

The 20th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival is being held by the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club and Abu Dhabi Sport Council from 30th June to 8th July at the Sofitel Hotel Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Festival consists of the Master Tournament (for players rated above 2200 FIDE and Abu Dhabi players), [...]

Vidovdan Rapid Tournament in Leposavić

Vidovdan Rapid Tournament in Leposavić

The Vidovdan weekend tournament was organized by the chess club “Kosmet” on 29th June in Leposavić, Kosovo and Metohija region, Serbia. The nine-round Swiss tournament was played with the rapid time control of 15 minutes per player. The total prize fund was 1000 EUR. Grandmaster Danilo Milanovic emerged winner after concluding the tournament with 8,0/9 [...]

Norwegian Chess Championships

Norwegian Chess Championships

The 2013 Norwegian Chess Championships are taking place from 29th June to 6th July at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lillehammer. The start of the Championships coincided with the end of the rapid match between Magnus Carlsen and Borki Predojevic in the same venue. A total of 488 players are competing in 14 age and [...]

Pacific Southwest Open

Pacific Southwest Open

The Pacific Southwest Open is scheduled to take place on July 5-7 at the Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles Airport. Concurrently, the Pacific Southwest Scholastic will be held on July 6th. The events will be played in the Catalina and Laguna Meeting Rooms of the hotel. The tournament format is six-round Swiss, with the time [...]

Magnus Carlsen edges Borki Predojevic in rapid match

Magnus Carlsen edges Borki Predojevic in rapid match

The world’s top rated player Magnus Carlsen faced Grandmaster Borki Predojevic from Bosnia & Herzegovina in a four games rapid match in Lillehammer this Friday and Saturday (28-29th June). The match was played at the Radisson Blu Lillehammer Hotel, and with the rapid time control 25 minutes plus 10 seconds per move. In the first [...]

Humpy Koneru victorious in Dilijan Grand Prix

Humpy Koneru victorious in Dilijan Grand Prix

The second tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 took place from 16th to 28th June in Dilijan, Armenia. Indian Grandmaster and former World Championship challenger Humpy Koneru took a clear first place with 8,0/11 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Anna Muzychuk was in contention for the first place but Koneru [...]

Already 37 teams registered for European Club Cup (Updated)

Already 37 teams registered for European Club Cup (Updated)

The European Chess Club Cup 2013 will take place on 19-27 October, 2013, in the conference center of the 5-star Rodos Palace Convention Resort which is regarded as one of the finest deluxe hotels on the island of Rhodes. The club registration has been open for a couple of weeks and already 37 teams signed [...]

Al Riyadh Open Chess Tournament

Al Riyadh Open Chess Tournament

Saudi Chess Association in cooperation with Qatar Chess Federation and NGiT is holding the Saudi Riyadh International Chess Championship on 26-28th June at the cultural cafe in Riyadh. The 11-round Swiss tournament will be played with the rapid time control on 10′+5”. International panel of arbiters is helping the local chess federation, which recently joined [...]

International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra Concluded

International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra Concluded

The 3rd International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra took place on 15-22nd June, 2013, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps. The A section was a nine-round Swiss event available to players rated above 2000. 72 players competed in this group. [...]

Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian convincing in Varna Open

Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian convincing in Varna Open

Brazilian Grandmaster Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian convincingly won the open tournament in Varna, Bulgaria, after concluding the event with 7,5 points from nine games, leaving the chasing pack a full point behind. The 7th International Chess Tournament Varna Open was held on 19-27th June. The tournament was organized by the Chess Club “Veselin Topalov”. 89 players [...]

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