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News ‘May, 2015’

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Porto Carras, Greece

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Porto Carras, Greece

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 27 October to 2 November 2015 in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece, by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, in cooperation with the Greek Chess Federation and the Thessaloniki-Halkidiki Chess Clubs Union and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of [...]

World Youth & Cadets Chess Championships 2015

World Youth & Cadets Chess Championships 2015

The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Chess Championships 2015 will be held in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece, from 24th October to 6th November 2015. Every National Federation can register one official player in each category (under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 years old, open and girls). This total of twelve (12) Official Players plus [...]

The 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship is underway

The 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship is underway

A total of 360 players representing 19 countries now in Singapore for the 11th Asian Schools Chess Championships held at Nanyang Technological University from 30th May to 8th June 2015 has started the first round of play! Live games with analysis This followed a 45 minute opening ceremony graced by Ms Chan Lai Fung, Permanent [...]

May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) 2015 LIVE!

May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) 2015 LIVE!

The May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) round-robin tournament is taking place from 26th May to 1st June, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 12-player single round-robin tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The tempo of play is 90′ + 30″ and the average [...]

GM Salem AR Saleh gives chase to set up a widely anticipated meeting between the top two seeded players at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

GM Salem AR Saleh gives chase to set up a widely anticipated meeting between the top two seeded players at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

Egypt’s GM Bassem Amin and Qatar’s GM Mohammed Al-Sayed win again to pad their lead after five rounds Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysis/ Standings and statistics Ranking after five rounds:                                                     [...]

Alexander Morozevich convincing in Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

Alexander Morozevich convincing in Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

The Rashid Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup was held on 29-30th May at the Nezhmetdinov Chess Club in Kazan, Russia. A total of 110 players participated in the 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+6”. Grandmaster Alexander Morozevich was the convincing winner with 8,0/9 points, leaving a group of followers a full point behind. GM Dmitry [...]

Australian Women’s Masters 2016

Australian Women’s Masters 2016

The 2016 Australian Women’s Masters is set to take place from 14-22nd January, 2016, at the Melbourne Chess Club, 66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne. All interested players are invited to apply to participate in the 2016 Australian Women’s Masters. The top ten applicants rated over 2000 FIDE will be given a place in the field. [...]

Natalia Zhukova is 2015 European Women’s Champion

Natalia Zhukova is 2015 European Women’s Champion

Ukrainian Grandmaster Natalia Zhukova (2456) became the 2015 European Women’s Champion after defeating GM Elina Danielian (ARM 2458) in the final round of the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship in Chakvi, Georgia. After a loss in the 2nd round from IM Lilit Galojan (2275) Zhukova made an amazing performance: 8.5 out of 9, to emerge [...]

Maksim Chigaev wins 2015 Vanya Somov’s Memorial

Maksim Chigaev wins 2015 Vanya Somov’s Memorial

The 13th World’s Youth Stars tournament, dedicated to the memory of Vanya Somov, took place from 19-30th May at the Palace of Culture KINEF in Kirishi, Leningrad region, Russia. The tournament was a 12-player, single round-robin event valid for IM-norms. Top seed IM Maksim Chigaev from St. Petersburg won the tournament with 8,0/11 points, half [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championship 2015

Asian Youth Chess Championship 2015

Korea Chess Federation under the auspice of Asian Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all FIDE affiliated Asian National Chess Federations to participate in 2015 Asian Youth Chess Championship (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18 Open and Girls) in Suwon, Korea from 3rd August (arrival) to 11th August (departure) 2015. Tournament regulations: – [...]

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