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News ‘April, 2014’

Space Coast Open Chess Festival Concluded

Space Coast Open Chess Festival Concluded

The 21st Space Coast Open Chess Festival was held on 25-27th April at the International Palms Resort, 1300 North Atlantic Avenue (Hwy A1A), Cocoa Beach, Florida. The event was played over 5 rounds of Swiss system and in six sections: Master/Expert (FIDE rated), Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and U1200. A total [...]

Pittsburgh Open 2014

Pittsburgh Open 2014

The 15th Annual Pittsburgh Open will be held from May 2-4, 2014, at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Ramada Inn Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. All sections have either 3-day (May 2-4) or 2-day (May 3-4) schedules to play [...]

5th Iberoamerican Chess Championship

5th Iberoamerican Chess Championship

La Federación Iberoamericana de Ajedrez (FIBDA) and the Chess City of Linares, under the auspices of the City Council and the Spanish Chess Federation will hold the 5th Iberoamerican Chess Championship on 22-30th July at the Hotel Aníbal in Linares, Spain. The tournament will be Open (Swiss system, 9 rounds) for the players registered in [...]

Anna Muzychuk wins Women’s World Blitz Championship

Anna Muzychuk wins Women’s World Blitz Championship

Anna Muzychuk claimed the title of the Women’s World Blitz Champion after the strong run on the final day of the competition. Muzychuk completed the event with 23/30 points, leaving the nearest follower 2,5 points behind. Nana Dzagnidze took the silver medal with 20,5 points, while Tatiana Kosintseva won the bronze after the furious finish. [...]

Orelvis Perez claims IX International Open UNED Guadalajara

Orelvis Perez claims IX International Open UNED Guadalajara

The ninth edition of Open UNED Guadalajara took place on 27th April, 2014 at Casino Principal de Guadalajara, in Guadalajara, Spain. The tournament was an 8-round Swiss with a time control of 15 minutes per player plus 5 seconds per move starting from move 1. GM Orelvis Perez Mitjans took clear first place and earned [...]

Dzagnidze catches Muzychuk in FIDE Women World Blitz Championship

Dzagnidze catches Muzychuk in FIDE Women World Blitz Championship

The FIDE Women World Blitz Championship 2014 continued today with rounds 6-10 being played at the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk. Anna Muzychuk from Slovenia, who was convincing leader after the first five rounds, slowed down a bit, but still played well enough to finish the day tied on the first place with 15/20 points. [...]

Ikaros 2014 – The spirit of Ikaria

Ikaros 2014 – The spirit of Ikaria

Preparations for Ikaros 2014, the annual international chess tournament that is held for the 37th time at the picturesque island of Ikaria in Greece, are under way. The organization committee is making the necessary preparations for hosting the Greek and foreign players who will visit Ikaria from 12th till 20th of July to combine an [...]

Romanian National Championships 2014

Romanian National Championships 2014

The 2014 Romanian National Championships for men and women are taking place from 26th April to 4th of May, 2014 at the Continental Hotel, in Targu Mures, Romania. The Open Section is an 11 round Swiss tournament, while the Women’s Section is a 9 round Swiss Open. The Men Championship consists of 96 players, including [...]

Moulthun Ly surprising winner of Sydney Open 2014

Moulthun Ly surprising winner of Sydney Open 2014

The local International Master Moulthun Ly is a surprising winner of Sydney International Chess Open 2014. He takes clear first place with 7/9 points, leaving the former European champion GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, as well as many other GMs half a point behind. The winner is awarded 4000 $ and a GM norm for his performance [...]

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