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12 New European Youth Champions For 2014

12 New European Youth Champions For 2014

The European Youth Chess Championships concluded on Tuesday in Batumi, Georgia, and Europe got 12 new Youth Champions for 2014. In the Open group U18 GM Avital Boruchovsky (ISR) 2501 became the Champion with 7.5 points. IM Daniil Yuffa (RUS) 2449 with 7.0 points. Four players with 6.5 points tied for the 3rd place, but [...]

African Individual Chess Championships 2014

African Individual Chess Championships 2014

Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) is inviting eligible players from all African Chess Federations affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the 2014 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) to be held at the Safari Court Hotel & Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia, from December 12th (arrival) to December 23rd, 2014 (departure). Participation: – African [...]

GM Lagarde and IM Koziak lead Sautron Open 2014

GM Lagarde and IM Koziak lead Sautron Open 2014

The 14th Sautron Chess Open 2014 is taking place from 25th October to 1st November 2014 in Sautron, a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France. The 9-round Swiss event gathered 187 players from 13 different countries (Algeria, Belarus, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mongolia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine), including 4 GMs, [...]

IMs Shkuran and Golubka lead Yury Privalov Memorial 2014

IMs Shkuran and Golubka lead Yury Privalov Memorial 2014

The 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial 2014 is running from 28th October to 2nd November 2014 in Lviv, a city in western Ukraine. The event is organized in honor of the Ukrainian trainer Yury Privalov in a 10-player IM round-robin format with a time control 90′ + 30″. The highest rated players IM Daniil Shkuran (2377) and [...]

GM Illya Nyzhnyk tops SPICE Cup 2014

GM Illya Nyzhnyk tops SPICE Cup 2014

The 2014 SPICE Cup Open was held on 21-26th October 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. The 9-round Swiss open was sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, offering the prize fund of $13,000 guaranteed (up from $11,000 last year). Ukrainian GM Illya Nyzhnyk, a student in the Webster University, emerged a [...]

Chiron and Houdini lead TCEC Season 7 – Stage 2

Chiron and Houdini lead TCEC Season 7 – Stage 2

The second stage of the Top Computer Chess Championship TCEC is underway and two engines from “Club 3000+” are already in the lead. Both Chiron 2 and Houdini 4 scored 3/4, although the direct duel between them in the second round of the tournament finished in favor of Chiron. You can replay the game in the Archive [...]

GM Vladimir Petkov storms through 2014 Montigny Masters

GM Vladimir Petkov storms through 2014 Montigny Masters

The 2nd Montigny Masters Chess Tournament 2014 was organized by La Dame Noire (Black Queen) Chess Club on 18-26th October 2014 in Martigny, France. The event was a 10-player round-robin tournament, including 2 GMs, 1 IM and 6 FMs. Bulgarian GM Vladimir Petkov stormed through the tournament, scoring 8/9 points and leaving the nearest followers [...]

13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015

13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015

The 13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015 is set to take place on 9-16th January, 2015, at the Ludlow Castle Sports Complex, Civil Lines, New Delhi, India. The Festival is following immediately after the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament. The event will consist of three sections: – Category A, for players who crossed [...]

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Round 3 Press Release

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Round 3 Press Release

The third round of the 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament upset some of the leaders. Last year’s winner GM Alexander Delchev (2633) lost against the lower rated FM Ludwig Deglmann (2340). The game finished in 23 (!) moves with a classical worth to see mating combination. Meanwhile, GM Sebastian Bogner (2575) lost with White pieces against [...]

Chess at EXPO 2015

Chess at EXPO 2015

Società Scacchistica Milanese, a historical chess club established in 1881, will organize a number of promotional chess events before and during EXPO 2015, which is starting from 1st May 2015 in Milan, Italy. The introduction took place on the city square in front of “Castello Sforzesco”, the castle of the renaissance noble family Sforza. The [...]

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