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News ‘August, 2013’

Festival Internazionale Città di Amantea

Festival Internazionale Città di Amantea

The 11th International Chess Festival “Città di Amantea” is taking place from 1st to 8th September at the Hotel La Tonnara in Amantea, Italy. The Festival will consist of three events: Master Open (for players rated above 1850), Open B (1500-1900 elo) and Open C (U1500). The total prize fund is 6500 EUR. Thanks to [...]

Andrei Istratescu storming through Dieppe

Andrei Istratescu storming through Dieppe

French Grandmaster Andrei Istratescu demolished the opposition in the 9th Dieppe Open to convincingly take the first place with 8,5/9 points. Istratescu won eight games and conceded only one draw to the similarly inspired GM Simen Agdestein of Norway. Agdestein “allowed” one draw too many and finished clear second with 8,0/9, point and a half [...]

Five players share first place in Paleros Open in Greece

Five players share first place in Paleros Open in Greece

The 2nd International Open Chess Tournament Paleros was held on 24-31st August, 2013, at the Paleros Resort Beach Hotel, Paleros, Ionian Sea, Greece. The tournament was organized by the Paleros Yacht Club, Paleros Chess Club, Paleros Resort Hotel & Municipality of Aktio-Vonitsa under the aegis of the Greek Chess Federation. A total of 87 players, [...]

Kramnik defeats Andreikin to take lead in World Cup Final

Kramnik defeats Andreikin to take lead in World Cup Final

After the first and only rest day in the 2013 World Chess Cup in Tromso, the final match of four games between Vladimir Kramnik and Dmitry Andreikin has begun. Kramnik played with white pieces. The game started as Queens’ Gambit Declined in which Andreikin played in conservative manner, allowing white to obtain a Gruenfeld-like center. [...]

67th Moscow Blitz Chess Championship

67th Moscow Blitz Chess Championship

The 67th Moscow Blitz Chess Championship will take place on 1st September at the park “Krasnaya Presnya”. The Championship was established back in 1946 by the newspaper “Vechernyaya Moskva” and traditionally takes place outdoors. A number of well-known Grandmasters will take part in the event – the 2012 World Rapid Champion Sergey Karjakin, the 2012 [...]

Zug Chess Open in Switzerland

Zug Chess Open in Switzerland

The 1st Zug Chess Open will take place on 20-22nd September, 2013, at the Siebachsaal, Chamerstrasse 33, 6300 Zug, Switzerland. The Open will be played over five rounds of Swiss system and submitted for FIDE and CH elo. The tournament is organized by the “Schachförderverein Zug” and Adrian M. Siegel. The total prize fund is [...]

Chess World Cup 2013 LIVE!

Chess World Cup 2013 LIVE!

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Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly

Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly

The 2nd Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly – Trophée Kaissa is scheduled to take place on 21-22nd September at Les Pyramides de Port-Marly, 16 avenue de Saint-Germain, 78560 Le Port-Marly, France. The event is organized by the Grand Echiquier – C.E. De Port-Marly and Jean-Claude Moingt. The first competition will be the FIDE rated [...]

Anand and Nakamura enter 5th London Chess Classic

Anand and Nakamura enter 5th London Chess Classic

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to announce the 100 day countdown is underway for the 5th London Chess Classic to be staged at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, running from Saturday 7th December to Sunday 15th December. Due to a demanding elite-player schedule through 2013 – that will culminate with the World [...]

13th Young Masters Zug

13th Young Masters Zug

The 13th Young Masters Chess Tournament is taking place from August 27th to September 4th, 2013, at the well known hotel Ochsen at the Kolinplatz in Zug, Switzerland. The tournament format is 10-player round robin. Six Swiss juniors meet four Grandmasters from abroad, looking for opportunity to earn IM and GM norms. Participants: GM Sergey [...]

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