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News ‘November, 2014’

Ciutat de Barcelona Promotional Tournament U10 LIVE!

Ciutat de Barcelona Promotional Tournament U10 LIVE!

The Promotional U10 Tournament Ciutat de Barcelona 2014 is organized by the Catalonian Chess Federation and sponsored by Catalonia Hotels, the Barcelona City Hall and the Government (Generalitat) of Catalonia from 28th November to 2nd December 2014 in Hotel Catalonia, Eixample 1864, situated at Roger de Llúria Str., 60 (08009) in Barcelona, the second largest city [...]

28th Belgrade Trophy 2014 LIVE!

28th Belgrade Trophy 2014 LIVE!

The 28th Belgrade Trophy 2014 is taking place from 24th November to 2nd December 2014 at the Centar Balasevic Hotel***** in Belgrade, Serbia. The tournament is organized by the Serbian Chess Federation and supported by the Parliament of Belgrade City in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format with the prize fund in the amount of 6.000 €. [...]

Qatar Masters Open – Round 2 Video

Qatar Masters Open – Round 2 Video

After two rounds of the Qatar Masters Open being played here at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Doha, Grandmasters Anish Giri, Pentala Harikrishna, Robin Van Kampen and 11 others who won both round games are jointly leading on 2 points each. GM Arkadij Naiditsch and Viktor Bologan lost to IM Inna Gaponenko and FM Vazquez Guillermo respectively [...]

GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

The 2014 edition of Heusenstammer Schloss-Open was held on 20-23rd November 2014 at the Culture and Sports Center Mart Insee, in Heusenstamm, a town in Germany. The event was organized under the patronage of Heusenstamm’s Mayor Peter Jakobya in a 7-round Swiss format with prize fund in the amount of 5.500 €. Chinese GM Li Chao emerged a [...]

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

The 18th edition of Neujahrs Open is organized by Chess Club “SV Chemie Guben 1990 e.V.” on 2-6th January 2015 in Guben, a town on the Lusatian Neisse river in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 120 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 seconds increment [...]

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

The Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women is taking place from 28th November to 8th December at the Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko, with the support of [...]

Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open – Round 6

Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open – Round 6

At the GM Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open, Sergei Tiviakov is living up to his top billing by taking the sole lead with a 5,5/6 points going into the rest day after three days of grueling play. He is closely followed by Nguyen Duc Hoa (whom Tiviakov took a short draw with Black in [...]

Qatar Masters Open – Round 1 Video

Qatar Masters Open – Round 1 Video

The opening day of the mega-open Qatar Masters saw many upsets. Vladimir Kramnik drew with Halkias Stelios on the 2nd board while Baadur Jobava lost to his compatriot Bela Khotenashvili. Arkadij Naiditsch lost to Ankit Rajpara, GM Mateusz Bartel lost to IM Bogdan Belyakov, GM Viktor Bologan lost to IM Neelotpal Das and GM B [...]

FIDE World Schools Chess Championships 2015

FIDE World Schools Chess Championships 2015

The ASEAN Chess Academy, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Thailand Chess Association have the honour of inviting all federations and eligible players for the World Schools Individual Chess Championships 2015 to be organised in Pattaya, Thailand from 6th May (arrival) to 15th May (departure) 2015. There shall be 6 categories; namely Under-07, Under-09 [...]

8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 LIVE!

8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 LIVE!

The 8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 is taking place on 21-26th November in Medias, the second largest city in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania. The Olympic Champions 2014 – the Chinese team – will visit Romania and play 4 matches against the Romanian Olympic team in a Scheveningen system (each player of one team plays each [...]

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