Chess

News ‘September, 2014’

Exciting day at TCEC stage 1a (updated)

Exciting day at TCEC stage 1a (updated)

Instructive chess in round 5 of TCEC

16th International Réunion Island Open

16th International Réunion Island Open

The 16th International Réunion Island Open will take place from 18th to 25th October at the Salle des Fetes de Bellepierre in Saint-Denis, Réunion Island. The tournament is organized by the Echiquier du Nord and will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system. The prize fund is 6600 EUR, with the top seven prizes [...]

Guernsey International Chess Festival 2014

Guernsey International Chess Festival 2014

The 40th Guernsey International Chess Festival will be held on 19-25 October 2014 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey. The Open Tournament – Sponsored by Intertrust Guernsey A Seven Round, FIDE rated, Swiss Competition, open to players of any grade Players with low ratings will be encouraged by the organisers to enter the Holiday tournament Time [...]

Gull vs Stockfish – the derby of TCEC stage 1a today

Gull vs Stockfish – the derby of TCEC stage 1a today

The mega derby of TCEC stage 1a

IM Andrei Obodchuk is 2014 IPCA World Champion

IM Andrei Obodchuk is 2014 IPCA World Champion

The 14th Individual IPCA World Chess Championship was held on 15-24th September 2014 in Banja Junakovic – Apatin, in Serbia. Vojvodina Chess Federation (SSV) and International Physically Disabled Chess Association (IPCA) organized the event in a 9-round Swiss format with a time control 90′ + 30″. IM Andrei Obodchuk (Russia) emerged a clear winner on 7,5/9 points, [...]

Yearbook opening news: A strange, dubious, risky and creative line in the Sicilian

Yearbook opening news: A strange, dubious, risky and creative line in the Sicilian

Rapid games are great for opening news. ‘Grandmasters often prepare unusual opening schemes’, writes Alexey Kuzmin in New In Chess Yearbook 112 that was published this week. ‘Sometimes strange, sometimes dubious, often risky, but frequently concealed in them are pearls of creative searching. It is like an exhibition of avant-garde paintings.’ Kuzmin, who is a [...]

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014 is scheduled to take place on 14-20th December 2014 at the Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik, in Zadar, a city in Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The tournament will be organized by the Croatian Chess Federation and Chess Federation Zadar and will be split into two Groups – Open A (9-round Swiss valid [...]

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

The exciting seventh season of the strongest computer chess championship TCEC is in progress and the reigning champion Stockfish takes the lead. The engine with modification 160914 has 3,5/4 points, followed by Gull 3, Critter 1.6a and Chiron 2 on 3/4 points each. Protector drew against Stockfish in the third round of the competition to stop [...]

Baku Open 2014 LIVE!

Baku Open 2014 LIVE!

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2014, dedicated to the Independence Day of Republic of Azerbaijan, is taking place from 21st September to 1st October 2014 at the AF Hotel near Caspian Sea, in Baku, the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan. 75 players from 21 different countries are taking part in the event, including 30 GMs, [...]

Satka Autumn 2014 LIVE!

Satka Autumn 2014 LIVE!

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. Top seeded are last year’s winner IM Anastasia Bodnaruk (2434), WGM Aleksandra Goryachkina [...]

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2018