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Dragan Bozilov tops 141st MGU Open 2015

Dragan Bozilov tops 141st MGU Open 2015

The 141st MGU Open 2015 was held on 28-29th March, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event was organized by FA Dimitar Iliev under the auspices of the University of mining and geology “St Ivan Rilski” Sofia,  Chess Club “An Pasan” and “Zora” Trading Company in a 6-round Swiss FIDE format, open to all players rated [...]

Attacking brilliancy at the World Women Chess 2015

Attacking brilliancy at the World Women Chess 2015

Video analysis by GM Davorin Kuljasevic

Urii Eliseev and Daria Charochkina are new Moscow Champions

Urii Eliseev and Daria Charochkina are new Moscow Champions

The final events of the Moscow Chess Championships for men and women were held from 14-22nd March at the Russian State Social University. In the men section GM Urii Eliseev and IM David Paravyan shared the first place with 6,5/9 points each. Eliseev is declared winner on better tie-break. The bronze medal was also decided [...]

Philadelphia Open 2015

Philadelphia Open 2015

The 9th Annual Philadelphia Open will be held over the Easter weekend from April 1-5, 2014, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400 and Under 1100. The Open section has a 5-day schedule (April 1-5), 9-round [...]

FIDE Women’s World Championship – Round 5.1

FIDE Women’s World Championship – Round 5.1

The Semifinal matches of the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship started in SCC Galactica (Sochi, Krasnaya Polyana) on March 29. Four players continue competing for the chess crown: Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) faces Harika Dronavalli (India), and Pia Cramling (Sweden) meets Natalia Pogonina (Russia). These matches consist of two games with the following time control: 90 [...]

2015 Lithuanian Team Championship LIVE!

2015 Lithuanian Team Championship LIVE!

The Lithuanian Team Chess Championship is taking place from 24-29th March, 2015, in Lithuania. The event is a 7-round Swiss Team event with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. The team of “Gigant Chess” (Panevezys), with top seeds GM Igor Kovalenko (2653), GM Arturs Neiksans (2567), GM Aloyzas Kveinys (2522), GM Andrei [...]

88th Saint Petersburg Championship LIVE!

88th Saint Petersburg Championship LIVE!

The 88th Saint Petersburg Individual Chess Championship is taking place from 21-31st March, 2015, in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city of Russia. The event is separated into 12-player round-robin Men’s tournament and 83rd Saint Petersburg Women’s tournament in 9 rounds. Top seeds are GM Evgeny Levin (2529) and WFM Dina Belenkaya (2259). Tournament website

FIDE Women’s World Championship – Round 4 Tiebreaks

FIDE Women’s World Championship – Round 4 Tiebreaks

The tie-breaks of the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship were played in SCC Galactica (Sochi, Krasnaya Polyana) on March 28. Six players returned to the venue to determine the semifinalists in rapid and blitz games. Natalia Pogonina (Russia) once again used the Benko gambit against Zhao Xue (China). Yesterday this opening allowed her to come [...]

33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard 2015

33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard 2015

The 33rd Andorra Chess Open St. Gothard is scheduled to take place from 18th to 26th July, 2015, in Hotel Sant Gothard**** – Erts (La Massana) Andorra. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. The prize fund in the amount of 10,500 € will be awarded as [...]

US Chess Final Four 2015 LIVE!

US Chess Final Four 2015 LIVE!

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