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News ‘October, 2013’

Maxim Rodshtein wins 2013 Unive Open Tournament

Maxim Rodshtein wins 2013 Unive Open Tournament

Rodshtein was clear first after saving a draw against Haslinger in the last round

Wesley So clear first at Unive Crown Group

Wesley So clear first at Unive Crown Group

So secured first place with one round to spare

The new versions of Houdini and Stockfish play a 144 moves thriller

The new versions of Houdini and Stockfish play a 144 moves thriller

Both Houdini and Stockfish play with experimental versions

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU needs sponsorship and I am ready to find it

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU needs sponsorship and I am ready to find it

Chessdom: Mr. Azmaiparashvili, you are here as head of the Appeals Committee in European Club Cup and you’ve been following the tournament so far. How do you see the battles on the chessboard and overall organization of the event? Zurab Azmaiparashvili: Well, this is interesting for me. First of all, I will start with the [...]

European Club Cup Closing Ceremony

European Club Cup Closing Ceremony

The closing ceremony of the European Club Cup was held from 22h on Saturday. The winning teams Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo and G-Team Novy Bor, as well as individual board prize winners were awarded with cups and medal. Replay games open / replay games women Photos from the closing ceremony

Magistral Ciudad de Barcelona LIVE!

Magistral Ciudad de Barcelona LIVE!

Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona will take place from 25-31st October at the Gran Casino of Barcelona (Marina Avenue, 19-21). The tournament is organized by the Catalonian Chess Federation and sponsored by the Casino of Barcelona (Group Peralada), Barcelona City Hall and and the Autonomous Government of Catalonia. The tournament is included in the ACP Tour [...]

Gligoric Memorial in Pancevo

Gligoric Memorial in Pancevo

The 9-round rapid chess tournament in memory of Svetozar Gligoric was held on 26th October in Pancevo, Serbia. The tournament was organized by the chess club “Svetozar Gligorić – Gliga”, one of the inheritors of legendary Grandmaster. 82 players from six countries competed. Serbian champion GM Boban Bogosavljevic won the first place after edging four [...]

Chess on Rhodes

Chess on Rhodes

The European Club Cup was held on 19-27th October at the Rodos Palace Hotel on Rhodes, Greece. The local chess club Ippotis Rhodes was actively involved in the organization, provided several arbiters for the event and registered a team that competed in Open section. GM Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Deputy Minister of Sports in Georgia and head [...]

How does sleep affect chess and performance

How does sleep affect chess and performance

Concentration and good night sleep are essential for chess

G-Team Novy Bor wins European Club Cup! (Updated)

G-Team Novy Bor wins European Club Cup! (Updated)

G-Team Novy Bor from Czech Republic defeated Minsk 4,5-1,5 in the final round in the Open section of the European Club Cup to take a clear first place and win the prestigious trophy. G-Team Novy Bor won six matches, including the clash with the previous champion and top-seeded SOCAR, and tied only Malachite to conclude [...]

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