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News ‘July, 2014’

16th Lake Sevan Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

16th Lake Sevan Chess Tournament 2014 LIVE!

The 16th Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament is taking place from 26th July to 4th August 2014 in Martuni, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, located on the southern shores of Lake Sevan. The event is organized by the Armenian Chess Academy in conjunction with the Armenian Chess Federation in a 10 player round-robin [...]

Anogia Open 2014 LIVE!

Anogia Open 2014 LIVE!

The 2014 Anogia Open is taking place from 30th July to 6th August 2014 in Anogia, a municipality in the Rethymno regional unit at the island of Crete, Greece. First seed is GM Vassilis Kotronias (Greece). Follow the games daily live on Chessdom.com with computer analysis by Stockfish, Komodo, and Houdini. Live games / Live [...]

Bu Xiangzhi convincing in Politiken Cup

Bu Xiangzhi convincing in Politiken Cup

Chinese Grandmaster Bu Xiangzhi crushed the opposition in the 2014 Politiken Cup to convincingly take the first place with 9,0/10 points. Bu Xiangzhi won eight games and conceded only two draws to leave the nearest followers a full point behind. He earned 2700 EUR and 24 elo points. The 2014 Politiken Cup took place on [...]

Europe Chess Funding – ECU Sponsoring

Europe Chess Funding – ECU Sponsoring

The “ECU Back to Europe” campaign team, which is nominating Zurab Azmaiparashvilli for the post of ECU President, has issued a proposal for the ECU sponsorship and financing in the period 2014-2018. The proposal includes: – Sponsorship by the privately owned “JSC Bank of Georgia” – Cancellation of ECU President stipends and transfer of funds [...]

Chess Olympiad 2014 – the ELO Preview (open section)

Chess Olympiad 2014 – the ELO Preview (open section)

A look at the top teams before the start of Tromso 2014 Olympiad

GM Ernesto Inarkiev wins Primorsky Debut on tie-break

GM Ernesto Inarkiev wins Primorsky Debut on tie-break

Primorsky Debut, a stage in the Cup of Russia, was held from 21-29th July at the DVFU campus in Vladivostok. 41 players competed in the 9-round Swiss tournament. Ernesto Inarkiev edged fellow Grandmaster Dmitry Bocharov on tie-break to take the top prize of 3100 EUR. The two players finished the event on 7,0/9 points each. [...]

Politiken Cup LIVE!

Politiken Cup LIVE!

The 2014 Politiken Cup is taking place on 21-29th July 2014 in Helsingor, a city in Denmark, known internationally for its castle Kronborg, where William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is set. The event is a 10-round FIDE Swiss Tournament, open to all players and it’s going to be a nice preparation just before the Chess Olympiad [...]

5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” – final report

5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” – final report

Alessandro Monaco: This year too the participation in the 5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” has been remarkable – a total of 108 players which is a new record for Sicily in the last ten years. There were 68 players in the Open A, 25 in the Open B and 15 in the Open [...]

Andrey Rychagov’s hat-trick in Paleochora

Andrey Rychagov’s hat-trick in Paleochora

Russian Grandmaster Andrey Rychagov won another trophy in the Palechora Open to round up a hat-trick of consecutive victories, having previously claimed the tournament in 2012 and 2013. Rychagov shared the first place with GM Azer Mirzoev (Azerbaijan) on 7,5/9 points each, but the Russian was declared champion on better tie-break. The 7th International Chess [...]

British Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

British Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

The British Individual Chess Championship 2014 is taking place from 19th July to 2nd August 2014 at the Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. The event is an 11-round Swiss Open, including 59 participants. Top prizes: 5.000 £/ 2.500 £/ 1.500 £/ 1.000 £/ 750 £/ 500 £/ 250 £ First seed is GM David Howell. Official website

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