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News ‘January, 2014’

Festa da Uva 2014

Festa da Uva 2014

On Tuesday Chessdom relayed information that World Champion Magnus Carlsen will visit Caxias do Sul in Brazil to participate in a number of events. After the blind simul with visually impaired players, lecture, 4-player knockout tournament, press conference and a regular simul, Carlsen will play in the open rapid tournament Festa da Uva 2014. This [...]

International Chess Open Tarvisio 2014

International Chess Open Tarvisio 2014

The 1st International Open Tarvisio 2014 is set to take place on 17-21st April at the Palasport in Tarvisio, Italy. The tournament is organized by the Comune di Tarvisio, Provincia di Udine and Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi. The event will be held over 7 rounds of Swiss system with the time control 90 min + [...]

Moscow Open 2014 – Record Number of Participants

Moscow Open 2014 – Record Number of Participants

The Moscow Open 2014, International RSSU Cup will be held from Jan 30th to Feb 9th in auditoriums on the Russian State Social University campus. It is expected that event marking its 10-year anniversary will again break the record for the number of participants – with players wishing to enter now passing the 1700 mark. [...]

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Magnus Carlsen to play in Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Magnus Carlsen to play in Caxias do Sul, Brazil

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will visit Brazil from 4th March to participate in the 13th Torneio Aberto Internacional de Xadrez “Festa da Uva” in Caxias do Sul, IM Dragan Stamenkovic of Ponto do Xadrez confirmed for Chessdom. The first event will be a blind simul with visually impaired players on 6th March, followed by a [...]

5th International Chess Festival Terre degli Elimi

5th International Chess Festival Terre degli Elimi

Erice in western Sicily (Italy) is located 15 km from airport “Vincenzo Florio” in Trapani (Ryanair Hub) at about 700 meters above sea level overlooking the Canale with breathtaking views going as far as Mount Etna.

GM Anton Kovalyov convincing in Foxwoods Open

GM Anton Kovalyov convincing in Foxwoods Open

The 12th Foxwoods Open was held on 22-26th January at Foxwoods Resort Casino & Hotel, Rt 2, Mashantucket, Connecticut. The tournament was played in six sections and over 9 rounds of Swiss system. The Open section is FIDE rated and title norms were possible. The Open Section was won convincingly by GM Anton Kovalyev who [...]

1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014

1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014

The Cyprus Chess Federation and FIDE Zone 1.10, with the support of ECU and the FIDE Events Commission, are pleased to invite the members of Zone 1.10 to the 1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014, which will be held in Larnaca, Cyprus on 21–30th April 2014.

First Move at Tradewise 2014

First Move at Tradewise 2014

The First Move of the 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at The Gibraltar Masters tournament took place this afternoon at the Caleta Hotel. At precisely 3pm (Gibraltar time) James Humpreys, Chairman of Tradewise Gibraltar Insurance Ltd, the main sponsor of this event made the first move on the top board against top seeded player Grandmaster [...]

Simen Agdestein and Tania Sachdev with simul during day 1 of Gibraltar 2014 (games)

Simen Agdestein and Tania Sachdev with simul during day 1 of Gibraltar 2014 (games)

Simen Agdestein (2627) and Tania Sachdev (2442) played a simul at the start of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. Replay all games with analysis. See also day 1 report here Official website / Participants / Live games with analysis / Live games with analyisis (alternative) / Play free chess vs titled players on Chessdom Arena

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