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News ‘January, 2015’

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jerusalem, Israel

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jerusalem, Israel

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 1 to 3 March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel, by the Israel Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Seminar will be organized parallel to the European Individual Chess Championship 2015. The Lecturer will be IA Almog Burstein (ISR), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers [...]

The Queen with “The Queen”

The Queen with “The Queen”

The world chess champion Hou Yifan was pleasantly surprised by Dutch chess ambassador Hans Bohm during the prizegiving of Tata Steel tournament last Sunday in Wijk aan Zee. The Chinese first lady was delighted to be presented with the new book by Hans Bohm & Yochanan Afek “Wij Presenteren De Koningin” that compiles the most [...]

Azerbaijan to miss World Team Chess Championship

Azerbaijan to miss World Team Chess Championship

Azerbaijan national team will not compete in the World Team Chess Championship, scheduled to start 18th April in Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, azerisport.com reported. The World Team Chess Championship is held at two-yearly intervals in the first six months of each odd year. The FIDE World Team Championship is the sequel to the Continental Team Championships and [...]

European School Chess Championships 2015

European School Chess Championships 2015

The European Chess Union and Turkish Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the ECU and eligible players to the European School Championships 2015 organised in Konya, Turkey from 24 June (arrivals) to 03 July (departures). Each National Federation or School Association or schools may enter an unlimited number of [...]

SPF National Open for Boys and Girls in Northern California

SPF National Open for Boys and Girls in Northern California

The official registration for the 2015 Susan Polgar Foundation’s National Open Championship for Girls and Boys is open. The organizers invite you to join the SPFNO on February 27th – March 1st, 2015 in San Mateo, California. In the course of the three-day chess festival, the SPFNO will award qualifications for: – The Prestigious Susan [...]

It’s the first move in Tradewise 2015: Press Release

It’s the first move in Tradewise 2015: Press Release

More about Gibraltar Tradewise Chess Festival: Official website / Gibraltar Masters 2015 LIVE/ Gibraltar Challengers 2015 LIVE/ Tradewise Chess Festival underway in Gibraltar/ List of participants/ Salome Melia and Jovanka Houska to give opening simuls in Gibraltar/ Play online chess/ The First Move of the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at The Gibraltar Masters tournament took place this afternoon at the Caleta [...]

GM Ghaem Maghami convincing champion of Iran

GM Ghaem Maghami convincing champion of Iran

The 2015 Iranian National Chess Championship (Men’s Final) took place from 20th to 27th January, 2015, in Mashad, the second most populous city in Iran and a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv in the East. The event was an 11-round Swiss tournament consisting of 29 players. 4 of them are GMs, 3 [...]

January “Lviv Tradition” 2015 kicked off in Lviv

January “Lviv Tradition” 2015 kicked off in Lviv

The January “Lviv Tradition” IM round-robin tournament kicked off at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. Three players head the field of ten participants from three different countries with one points each. Pylyp Lornye, FM Oleg Terletsky and WFM Nataliya Buksa defeated their opponents Szymon Walter, WFM Iulija Osmak and Kamil Koziol, [...]

Opening ceremony and pairings for Gibraltar

Opening ceremony and pairings for Gibraltar

Games start at 15:00 CET

Chita will host 2015 Russian Superfinal Championships

Chita will host 2015 Russian Superfinal Championships

Russian Chess Federation, Chess Federation of Zabaykalsky Krai and the regional Ministry of Culture and Sports signed an agreement to hold the 2015 Russian Superfinal Championships in Chita, the press service of the Zabaykalsky Krai announced. On 24th January the Governor Konstantin Ilkovsky chaired the first meeting of the working group in order to start [...]

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