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News ‘September, 2014’

GM Shirov scored 5,5/6 in match against GM Sveshnikov

GM Shirov scored 5,5/6 in match against GM Sveshnikov

The Rapid Match Alexei Shirov vs Evgeny Sveshnikov 2014 took place on 26-28th September 2014 in the Latvian capital Riga. The match was played in 6 games with a time control 50′ + 10″. GM Alexei Shirov won the event, scoring 5,5/6 points. The only drawn game was in Sveshnikov’s brand 2.c3 Sicilian Defence. Read more about [...]

The Journal of Chess Research

The Journal of Chess Research

Dr. Robert Ferguson of Bradford is among the 25 international researchers and educators recently chosen to serve on the editorial board for The Journal of Chess Research. The journal is the first international scholarly journal that focuses on research related to the game of chess across all academic disciplines. In a recent interview concerning the [...]

Van der Hoeven faces Van Kampen in a sharp ICCF game

Van der Hoeven faces Van Kampen in a sharp ICCF game

The International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) organizes exhibition games between top FIDE Grandmasters and CC Grandmasters. Enjoy the sharp duel GM David Van der Hoeven (2654) – GM Robin van Kampen (2631 Fide) here or visit the official website to replay the other games. More about ICCF: Correspondence chess is a type of the world-wide well-known game of chess, [...]

Baku FIDE Grand Prix 2014

Baku FIDE Grand Prix 2014

The FIDE Grand Prix starts the new season 2014-2015 with the first tournament to be held in Baku (Azerbaijan) from 1-15th October 2014. FIDE Grand Prix is a stage in the FIDE World Championship cycle. The winner and second placed player overall of the GP Series will qualify for the next Candidates Tournament. Back in [...]

Durban Open LIVE!

Durban Open LIVE!

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London Chess Classic 2014

London Chess Classic 2014

Chess in Schools and Communities announced the 6th London Chess Classic which will take place on 6-14th December at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London. The main event is the Super Rapidplay Open on 6-7th December with the prize fund of £25,000. Top Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Michael Adams [...]

GM Ziaur Rahman leads 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship of Bangladesh 2014

GM Ziaur Rahman leads 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship of Bangladesh 2014

The 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship 2014 is organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited from 20th September 2014 to 10th October 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The event consists of 14 players, vying in a 13-day round-robin [...]

Shirov vs Sveshnikov Rapid match 2014 LIVE!

Shirov vs Sveshnikov Rapid match 2014 LIVE!

The Rapid Match Alexei Shirov vs Evgeny Sveshnikov 2014 is taking place on 26-28th September 2014 in the Latvian capital Riga. The event is played in a 6-round format with a time control 50′ + 10″. Official website/ Join LIVE chat

WFM Dina Belenkaya leads Satka Autumn 2014

WFM Dina Belenkaya leads Satka Autumn 2014

The Annual Women’s Tournament Satka Autumn 2014 is organized by Chess Club “Vertical” on 20-30th September 2014 in Satka, a town on the western slope of the Southern Ural Mountains in Russia. 32 female players are vying in a 9-round Swiss format. WFM Dina Belenkaya (2340) is leading with 5/6 points, leaving the nearest followers half point [...]

Russian Chess Museum

Russian Chess Museum

The first Russian Chess Museum was opened on 25th September in the renovated halls of the historic mansion on Gogol Boulevard in Moscow. The new capital Museum will be the successor to the chess Museum facilities, which were situated at the Central House of Chess in the 80s of the 20th century. The basic collection [...]

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