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Gashimov Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Gashimov Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Live games with triple engine analysis

FIDE World Women Blitz Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

FIDE World Women Blitz Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 6 by two points, Shredder is out

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 6 by two points, Shredder is out

Stockfish 080414 leads the third Stage of the strongest computer competition TCEC Season 6 with 17/22, leaving the next contender full 2 points behind. Komodo 1217 is clear second with 15/22, while Houdini 4 is third with 13.5/22. According to the rules of Thoresen Chess Engines Competition only the top 4 engines will move on [...]

Andrey Vovk leads Cutro Open 2014

Andrey Vovk leads Cutro Open 2014

The 20th edition of the traditional Cutro Chess Festival is taking place from 23rd April to 1st May, 2014 in Cutro, Italy. The tournament is split into 3 groups: – Master Section – a 9 round Dutch tournament open to players rated more than 1899. The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 [...]

Ostravsky Konik International Chess Festival 2014

Ostravsky Konik International Chess Festival 2014

Ostravsky Konik International Chess Festival is taking place from 26th April to 4th May 2014 at the Social Hall of Culture House in Ostrava, the third largest city in the Czech Republic. The festival consists of 6 groups: – Czech Championship – open master tournament with playing format 9 rounds Swiss and the time control [...]

World and U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductee Announcement

World and U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductee Announcement

World Chess Hall of Fame and the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Each Induct Two New Members for 2014 April 23, 2014 (Saint Louis, MO) – Four exceptional chess players will take their places in history when two are inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame and two into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame [...]

Anna Muzychuk takes big lead in FIDE Women World Blitz Championship

Anna Muzychuk takes big lead in FIDE Women World Blitz Championship

The FIDE Women World Blitz Championship 2014 started today at the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk, with Mayor Vassily Filipenko making the first honorary move in the game A. Muzychuk – Cramling. 34 female players from 14 countries are competing for the title and prize fund of $50,000. On the first day five rounds with [...]

Capablanca Open Chess Festival in Pretoria

Capablanca Open Chess Festival in Pretoria

The 2014 Capablanca Open Chess Festival is taking place from 25th April to 4th May, 2014 at Southdowns College Arena, in Pretoria, the national capital of South Africa, popularly known as the Jacaranda City. The tournament is organized by the Tshwane Chess in collaboration with the Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa under the auspices of Chess [...]

International Open “Queima das Fitas”

International Open “Queima das Fitas”

The International Open “Queima das Fitas” is taking part from 24th to 27th April, 2014 in Coimbra, one of the oldest cities in Portugal. The event, organized by Chess Section of the Academic Association of Coimbra, Portuguese Chess Federation, Chess Association of Coimbra District and Hotel D. Luis, is a 7-round Swiss Open with the [...]

Luc Open 2014

Luc Open 2014

The fifth edition of Luc Open is taking place from 28th April to 4th May, 2014 in Lille, the capital of Nord-Pas de Calais region in France. The event is gathering 177 players from all over the world, including more than 10 Grandmasters. The last-year winner GM Andrey Zhigalko is top seeded. The system of [...]

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