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News ‘March, 2014’

Anand earned a rematch against World Champion Magnus Carlsen (updated)

Anand earned a rematch against World Champion Magnus Carlsen (updated)

Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand claimed a convincing victory in the FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2014 to challenge the reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen to another match in November. Anand made a draw against Sergey Karjakin in the 13th round of the tournament to secure a clear first place with a round to spare. Anand [...]

Candidates Tournament 2014 with record breaking interest

Candidates Tournament 2014 with record breaking interest

Candidates Tournament 2013 in London was one of the most successful events of last year. With high interest, good organization, and large media coverage, it became the pillar of the first half of the year and was only surpassed in visitors by the World Championship in Chennai. Candidates Tournament 2014 is improving last year’s London [...]

Training of the International Arbiters – Workshops Schedule

Training of the International Arbiters – Workshops Schedule

FIDE and the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission announce the schedule of the workshops for the training of the International Arbiters as follows: 1. Amman, Kingdom of Jordan, 18-20 April 2014 (Arabic language) see invitation (.doc) 2. Brussels, Belgium, 25-27 April 2014 (English language) see invitation 3. Moscow, Russia, 23-25 May 2014 (Russian language) see invitation 4. [...]

Magnus Carlsen on the Candidates 2014

Magnus Carlsen on the Candidates 2014

Carlsen: “Only one player has remained stable, and that is Anand”

Magnus Carlsen to Visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Magnus Carlsen to Visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will visit Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology on 8th April. The official part of the visit will take place on April 8 at the MIPT Concert Hall, where Magnus Carlsen will meet with MIPT students and guests. The event starts at 10:30 am. The meeting host will be Tina Kandelaki, [...]

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3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

The 3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival will take place on 12-13th April in Hotel Geranion, near Nikiti-Halkidiki, Greece. The 10-round Swiss-system FIDE rated event with the time control 15 min + 3 sec is organized by the Municipality of Sithonia in cooperation with Thessaloniki & Halkidiki Chess Union. The scoring system is 3 points for [...]

Candidates R12: Anand takes a practical decision, draws Andreikin

Candidates R12: Anand takes a practical decision, draws Andreikin

Viswanathan Anand took a practical decision to accept draw against Dmitry Andreikin in a better, but extremely complicated position. Considering the other results, Anand is coming closer to challenging World Champion Magnus Carlsen to another match. Levon Aronian – Vladimir Kramnik and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Sergey Karjakin were drawn, while Veselin Topalov won a nice [...]

Greek Women Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

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Organization of EYCC in Budva broke the law, authorities said

Organization of EYCC in Budva broke the law, authorities said

Montenegro Directorate of Youth and Sport, a government body, inspected the documents and accounts of 13 sport federations and 7 clubs. The inspection found that the Montenegro Chess Federation broke the law during the organization of 2013 European Youth Chess Championships in Budva, “Sahovska Hronika” quoted the Montenegrin News Agency MINA. Inspector for sport Branislav [...]

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