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News ‘October, 2013’

Chess and Education Conference at the Classic

Chess and Education Conference at the Classic

The London Chess Classic showcases the hard work done by Chess in Schools and Communities, of how chess can be used as a very effective and invaluable educational tool in the classroom to help children with their school work. There has been a lot of global research done on chess in the classroom; and many [...]

European Chess Club Cup – Round 7 Photos

European Chess Club Cup – Round 7 Photos

The seventh and last round of the 2013 European Chess Club Cup is currently ongoing at the Rodos Palace Hotel on Rhodes, Greece. Round 7 photo gallery All games are being broadcasted live: Open / Women

Houdini and Komodo share the lead at TCEC Stage 3

Houdini and Komodo share  the lead at TCEC Stage 3

Stockfish trailing

GM Ivan Saric wins 17th Corsica Masters

GM Ivan Saric wins 17th Corsica Masters

The 17th Corsica Masters started in Bastia as 182-player Open Oscaro.com to later continue with the knockout phase. French Grandmaster Andrei Istratescu (2664 elo) won the qualification stage and top 14 finishers advanced to play in knockout matches. Croatian Grandmaster Ivan Saric eliminated Evgeny Postny, Etienne Bacrot and Sergey Fedorchuk to qualify for the final. [...]

Norms possibilities at European Chess 2013

Norms possibilities at European Chess 2013

GM Norm Player / results needed IM Avital Boruchovsky                 Any IM Andreas Heimann                    Any IM Vladislav Kovalev                     Any IM Manuel Bosboom                    Draw IM Benjamin Bok                            Win IM Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson    Win IM Mads Andersen                                    Win   IM Norm Player / results needed Jan Willem Van De Griendt         Any Jonathan I M Grant                       Draw [...]

Benefits of Chessity eLearning

Benefits of Chessity eLearning

Article by Janton van Apeldoorn Chessity offers you a variety of quick ways to improve your chess. With the news release you will experience the benefits of Chessity’s learning strategies, which are designed for rapid chess improvement You can learn chess by playing enjoyable mini games that give you constructive feedback on your mistakes. Our [...]

European Chess Club Cup – Round 6 Report

European Chess Club Cup – Round 6 Report

G-Team Novy Bor from Czech Republic stunned the defending champion SOCAR in round six in the Open section of European Club Cup to take over the lead with one round to go. SOCAR had a good start with Anish Giri’s beautiful victory but in the later stage of the match things went wrong for the [...]

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo secures fifth European title!

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo secures fifth European title!

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo won all matches in the first six rounds in Women section of the European Club Cup to secure the title of European Champion with one round to spare. Standings on 12 match points the team is full three points ahead of the nearest follower Ugra. This is the fifth title for [...]

European Chess Club Cup – Round 6 Photos (Updated)

European Chess Club Cup – Round 6 Photos (Updated)

The sixth round of the 2013 European Chess Club Cup is currently ongoing at the Rodos Palace Hotel on Rhodes, Greece. Round 6 gallery (more photos being added) All games are being broadcasted live: Open / Women

European Chess Club Cup – Round 5 Report

European Chess Club Cup – Round 5 Report

The defending champion SOCAR emerged clear leader after the fifth round in the Open section of European Club Cup. SOCAR maintained the perfect score with a fine 4-2 victory against Ugra, thanks to the wins of Veselin Topalov and Wang Hao. G-Team Novy Bor assumed the second place after defeating SK 47 Eynatten by 4,5:1,5, [...]

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