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News ‘December, 2013’

Abhijeet Gupta first in Al Ain Chess Classic

Abhijeet Gupta first in Al Ain Chess Classic

The Al Ain Chess Classic was held on 19-28th December at the UAE University in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The tournament was played concurrently with the World Youth Chess Championships 2013 and in two sections – Open A and Open B (U2000). The Open A had 99 participants from 31 countries, including 38 Grandmasters [...]

PanAm Chess 2013 LIVE!

PanAm Chess 2013 LIVE!

Live games with analyisis

Open Forum: Magnus Carlsen in conversation with Peter Thiel

Open Forum: Magnus Carlsen in conversation with Peter Thiel

Silicon Valley Bank, Innovation Norway and Churchill Club are organizing an open forum “Meet the Mozart of Chess” on 16th January at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA 94043. Speaker: Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion Moderator: Peter Thiel, Technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist; President, Clarium Capital Magnus Carlsen took the world by storm as [...]

Lalith Babu leading in Indian Premier Chess Championship

Lalith Babu leading in Indian Premier Chess Championship

A rest day after the sixth round had changed the entire status of the Bhavarlal Khantabai Jain Multipurpose Foundation 51st Indian Premier Chess Championship, being held at Jain Hills, Jalgoan. With both co-leaders GM Sasikiran Krishnan and GM Lalith Babu (both from Petroleum Sports Board) losing one game each in either eighth or ninth round, [...]

Moscow Open 2014

Moscow Open 2014

The 10th Moscow Open Chess Festival is set to take place from 31st January to 9th February, 2014, at the Russian State Social University. The Festival will consist of the following events: – Tournament A, RSSU Cup for men, stage for Russian Cup – Tournament B, RSSU Cup for women, stage for Russian Cup – [...]

Karpov – Timman 2013 LIVE!

Karpov – Timman 2013 LIVE!

4 games match in Groningen

ICS Maharashtra Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament

ICS Maharashtra Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament

The cream of 350+ young chess talents across Maharashtra, including 110 FIDE rated players will be seen in action in Indian Chess School’s 1st Maharashtra Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament for Under-15 School to be held at Don Bosco High School, Matunga from 26-30 December, 2013. The tournament is being conducted by Indian Chess School [...]

Moscow Championship Superfinal

Moscow Championship Superfinal

The Moscow Chess Federation is holding its first Superfinal Championship on 30-31st January, 2014, at the Russian State Social University. The tournament format will be round robin with rapid time control in men and women sections. Top five finishers from the Moscow Championships (in both sections) will be joined by the invited top Grandmasters. The [...]

Vandoeuvre Open 2013

Vandoeuvre Open 2013

The 10th Vandoeuvre International Open will take place on 26-30th December at the Parc des sports, rue de Gembloux à Vandoeuvre, in Nancy, France. The event will consist of three playing groups – Open A (for players rated over 1900, valid for title norms), Open B (U2000) and Open C (U1500). Open A and Open [...]

Rafael Leitao is new champion of Brazil

Rafael Leitao is new champion of Brazil

Grandmaster Rafael Leitao convincingly won the 80th Campeonato Brasileiro Absoluto that was held from 13th to 21st December at the Hotel Cabo Branco Atlantic in João Pessoa, capital of Paraíba state. Leitao collected 9,5 points from eleven games, leaving the nearest followers point and a half behind, to claim his 6th title of the Brazilian [...]

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