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News ‘November, 2014’

Aronian – Nakamura LIVE!

Aronian – Nakamura LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Interview with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

Interview with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen exclusively revealed that former World Champion Garry Kasparov was helping him before and during the match

Closing ceremony of the World Chess Championship

Closing ceremony of the World Chess Championship

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin took part in the closing ceremony of the 2014 match to determine the World Chess Champion. Press release and photos by the Presidential Press and Information Office. The President congratulated the Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen on his victory over the Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand. After the ceremony, [...]

LIVE video broadcast from Carlsen – Anand 2014 closing ceremony

LIVE video broadcast from Carlsen – Anand 2014 closing ceremony

Live video starts at 16:00 CET

Yuriy Kuzubov and Anna Muzychuk are 2014 Ukrainian champions

Yuriy Kuzubov and Anna Muzychuk are 2014 Ukrainian champions

The 2014 Ukrainian Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place on 10-22nd November 2014 in the city of Lviv, Ukraine. The 83rd Ukrainian Men’s Championship was topped by GM Yuriy Kuzubov and GM Pavel Eljanov on 7.5/11 points, but Kuzubov prevailed on a better tie-break score and grabbed the trophy GM Anton Korobov [...]

Chess Club “Liburnija” is 2014 Croatian Cup champion for women

Chess Club “Liburnija” is 2014 Croatian Cup champion for women

The Croatian Chess Federation and Croatian Comission for women’s chess organized the 2014 edition of the Croatian Cup for women on 22-23rd November 2014 at the Palace Hotel**** in Zagreb, the capital and largest city of Croatia. The event was a 5-round Swiss Team rapid tournament with tempo of play 30′ + 30″, valid for [...]

UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open 2014 LIVE!

UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open 2014 LIVE!

The University of Texas at Dallas is organizing the 2014 UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open from 21-26th November at the Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central, 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas, USA. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 90′+30″ guarantees prize fund in the amount of $7,500. 44 players from 15 different countries are taking [...]

Andrei Filatov: “Russia is capable of holding top events”

Andrei Filatov: “Russia is capable of holding top events”

“The World Chess Championship Match Carlsen-Anand that was held in Sochi should dispel any doubts that Russia is capable of hosting major international sport events” – President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov said in an interview with ITAR-TASS correspondent Andrei Kartashov. The World Chess Championship Match ended on Sunday with Norwegian Magnus Carlsen [...]

Fabiano Caruana visited CONI

Fabiano Caruana visited CONI

Top Italian chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana visited the Italian Olympic Sport Committee (CONI) in Roma, where he met CONI President Mr Giovanni Malagò. Also present in the meeting were Fabiano’s parents, Santina and Luigi, CONI General Secretary Mr Roberto Fabbricini, and the President of the Italian Chess Federation Mr Gianpietro Pagnoncelli. The topic of the [...]

Libiszewski, Petkov, Farahat and Lazarev share first in Marakesh

Libiszewski, Petkov, Farahat and Lazarev share first in Marakesh

The 8th International Chess Trophy Mohammed SEKKAT 2014 was organized on 17-21st November 2014 in Marakesh, the fourth largest city of Morocco. The event was organized by the Royal Moroccan Federation of Chess Foundation SEKKAT under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco. The tournament was played  in a 9-round Swiss format [...]

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