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News ‘January, 2014’

Tradewise Gibraltar Festival has started (day 1 report)

Tradewise Gibraltar Festival has started (day 1 report)

Press release day 1: Unbelievably 2014 is already the 12th edition of the Gibraltar International Chess Festival sponsored by Tradewise. The Tradewise Chess Festival 2014 is the biggest tournament yet with some 70 Grandmasters from all over the world. The number of entries in the Amateur and Challenger events has also risen with a record [...]

Interview with Morten Sand

Interview with Morten Sand

“I was contacted quite early by Garry Kasparov, who wanted me to help with legal matters and other matters. And I agreed to this. We signed the contract in July, but actually the work started before that. At one point I was asked to draft the contract, I cannot exactly pinpoint the date, but we know that the published draft I sent 22nd of July.”

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014

The 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival will take place from Monday 27th January to Thursday 6th February, 2014. The Festival will consist of five events: Masters, Challengers Wk1 (U2250), Challengers Wk2 (U2250), Amateurs Wk1 (U1900) and Amateurs Wk2 (U1900). Last year winner was GM Nikita Vitiugov. Tradewise Gibraltar 2014 and Chessdom will be cooperating in the [...]

World Schools Rapid-Blitz Chess Championships 2014

World Schools Rapid-Blitz Chess Championships 2014

FIDE, the International School Chess Union (I.S.C.U.) and the Olympic Sports Academy of Thessaloniki have the honour of inviting all FIDE National Chess Federations and eligible players in the World Schools Rapid-Blitz Chess Championships organised in Kavala, Greece from 13 June (arrivals) to 17 June (departures). Each National Federation or School Association or schools may [...]

Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Live games with Houdini, Komodo, and Stockfish

Tata Steel Challengers LIVE!

Tata Steel Challengers LIVE!

Live games with Houdini, Komodo, and Stockfish

Mikhalevski, Khachiyan and Roiz share first in Golden State Open

Mikhalevski, Khachiyan and Roiz share first in Golden State Open

The 5th Annual Golden State Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 17-20, 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 45 John Glenn Dr., Concord, California. The event had 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The tournament format was 7-round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10. [...]

The interest towards chess is rising among the young people in Norway

The interest towards chess is rising among the young people in Norway

This year, as well as last year, we are focusing on the young people before and during the tournament. We have now started with chess lessons for young pupils in our region. It is clear that the interest in chess is rising in Norway in all age groups, and we are excited about the commitment [...]

Zurich Blitz live!

Zurich Blitz live!

Starts at 19:00 CET

Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014 LIVE!

Live games with triple engine analysis

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