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News ‘August, 2013’

Troy Open Chess Tournament

Troy Open Chess Tournament

The 21th International Troy Open Chess Tournament was held on 17th -24th August, 2013, at the ÇTSO Congress & Fair Center in Çanakkale, Turkey. The tournament was organized by the Turkish Chess Federation, Çanakkale GHSİM and Çanakkale 1915 Chess Club. The 9-round open competition attracted a massive field of 473 players. Georgian IM Giga Quparadze [...]

Ultra-modern Baku Chess Palace

Ultra-modern Baku Chess Palace

e3e5.com reports that the news portal AZE.az has posted the graphics of the future Chess Palace that will be built in National Seashore Park in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijan Chess Federation anticipated that the construction should start by the end of year 2013. The sources of AZE.az say that the complex should be completed by [...]

UBI 40th India Women Chess Championship

UBI 40th India Women Chess Championship

Untitled Pratyusha Boddha of Andhra Pradesh emerged an early leader with two points after the 2nd round of the United Bank of India 40th National Women Chess Championship, organised by Dibyendu Barua Chess Academy & All Sport Management at Spring Club, Kolkata on Tuesday. In the 12-player round robin championship, Partyusha won the exchange of [...]

Seven players share first place in Vienna Chess Open

Seven players share first place in Vienna Chess Open

The 18th edition of the Vienna Chess Open was held on 17th – 25th August 2013 at the Vienna Town Hall – Stiege 1, Lichtenfelsgasse 2 – in the Austrian Capital. The event consisted of four playing groups: Group A, Open to all / 9 rounds CH-system Group B, rating Elo U2000 / 9 rounds [...]

TCEC marks two records on the first day of competition

TCEC marks two records on the first day of competition

Large interest at the start of the championship

Sants chess LIVE!

Sants chess LIVE!

Live games with analysis

GM Costica-Ciprian Nanu winner in Iasi

GM Costica-Ciprian Nanu winner in Iasi

The 28th International Chess Festival “M. Sadoveanu” took place on 18-24th August at the Sport Hall in Iasi, Romania. Top-seeded GM Costica-Ciprian Nanu won the main Open A with 7,5 points from nine games. 108 players from Moldova, Italy, Bulgaria and Romania competed. The total prize fund was 26.000 Lei (1 euro = 4,4 lei). [...]

Minkochess 1.3 wins with human chess

Minkochess 1.3 wins with human chess

Minkochess joins Onno as leader of TCEC

Onno wins with black at the start of the TCEC computer chess championship

Onno wins with black at the start of the TCEC computer chess championship

The chess engine Onno is off to a good start at the TCEC Season 2, after a win with black in round 1. The 2800+ ELO rated Onno defeated the weakest opponent in the field Firefly 2.6 in a French Tarrasch (Open, Eliskases Variation), after sacrificing three pawns for a knight (replay the game here) [...]

GM Andrey Sumets Wins Bratto Master Tournament

GM Andrey Sumets Wins Bratto Master Tournament

The 33rd International Chess Festival Conca Della Presolana – ScaccoBratto was held on 17-25th August at the Hotel Milano, località Bratto, Castione della Presolana, Italy. The Festival was organized by the historical chess club Scacchistica Milanese, the Italian Chess federation and ScacchiRandagi. The Festival consisted of five playing sections: – Master, for players with FIDE [...]

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