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News ‘October, 2014’

2014 European Youth Championships U14, U16 & U18 LIVE!

2014 European Youth Championships U14, U16 & U18 LIVE!

The European Individual Youth Chess Championships 2014 are taking place on 18-29th October 2014 in Batumi, Georgia. 989 players from 43 different European federations will take part in the event. Each Group will be a separate 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game [...]

2014 European Youth Championships U10 & U12 LIVE!

2014 European Youth Championships U10 & U12 LIVE!

The European Individual Youth Chess Championships 2014 are taking place on 18-29th October 2014 in Batumi, Georgia. 989 players from 43 different European federations will take part in the event. Each Group will be a separate 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of [...]

2014 European Youth Championship U8 LIVE!

2014 European Youth Championship U8 LIVE!

The European Individual Youth Chess Championships 2014 are taking place on 18-29th October 2014 in Batumi, Georgia. 989 players from 43 different European federations will take part in the event. Each Group will be a separate 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game [...]

GM Granda Zuniga is 2014 American Continental champion

GM Granda Zuniga is 2014 American Continental champion

The American Continental Chess Championship 2014 took place on 18-26th October 2014 at the Hotel Pipa Atlântico – Convention Center on Praia da Pipa in Brazil. The event was an 11-round Swiss Open with a prize fund in the amount of 20,000 USD. The first place was split in a six-way tie by GM Granda Zuniga Julio (Peru), GM [...]

Ilya Makoveev only player with perfect score at EYCC in Batumi

Ilya Makoveev only player with perfect score at EYCC in Batumi

The 7th round of the European Youth Chess Championship 2014 in Batumi was played on Sunday. The first seed in the youngest Open group Ilya Makoveev from Russia is the only player who managed to win all 7 games in the tournament. In the youngest girls group three players with 6 points are in the [...]

“Indian Chess History” Released

“Indian Chess History” Released

The classic “Indian Chess History” by Manuel Aaron and Vijay D Pandit has been officially released. The first copy was presented by FIDE Vice President D.V. Sundar to the AICF President P.R.Venketrama Raja in the presence of Ashok Jain, President, Maharashtra Chess Association and a large number of State representatives from around the country on [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in New Delhi, India

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in New Delhi, India

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11 to 13 November 2014 in New Delhi, India, by the All India Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh (IRI), FIDE Lecturer. The language of [...]

Pakistan Plans To Widen Player Base With Rapid Events

Pakistan Plans To Widen Player Base With Rapid Events

The Chess Federation of Pakistan has initiated steps to widen the player base across the nation. They have identified conduct of rapid events across the nation before start of Provincial and National Chess Championships. The third of the series of the tournaments was organised in Faisal Town, a suburb of Lahore with a participation of [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan

From 15 to 16 October 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Baku, Azerbaijan, by the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the office of the Azerbaijan Chess federation in Baku. The lecturer was IA Faik Gasanov (AZE), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in Russian language, with [...]

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

The International Chess Festival “Mikhail Chigorin Memorial” 2014 was held on 17-26th October 2014 at Hotel “Park” in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. The 9-round Swiss event with prize fund in the amount of 1.800.000 RUB (nearly 35.000 €) was won by Serbian Olympic representative GM Ivan Ivanisevic with 7.5/9 points. Russian GM Ivan [...]

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