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News ‘May, 2015’

FM Ishaq beats GM Haddouche to strengthen grandmaster bid at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

FM Ishaq beats GM Haddouche to strengthen grandmaster bid at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

Egypt’s GM Bassem Amin and Qatar’s GM Mohammed Al-Sayed remain joint leaders after four rounds Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysis/ Standings and statistics Fide Master Saeed Ishaq scored the round’s biggest upset when he outplayed fourth-seeded Algerian Grandmaster (GM) Mohamed Haddouche to move within half a point of the leaders after the fourth round of the 3rd [...]

Girls U18 German Youth Championship LIVE!

Girls U18 German Youth Championship LIVE!

The German Youth Championship for girls under 18 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website Other sections: U18 Boys / U16 Boys / U16 Girls / U14 Boys/ U14 Girls/ U12 Boys & Girls/ U10 Boys & Girls/ Open A/ Open B

European Women’s Chess Championship 2015 LIVE!

European Women’s Chess Championship 2015 LIVE!

The 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship for 2015 is taking place from 18-31st May at the hotel “Oazis Palace Chakvi” in Chakvi, Adjara, Georgia.

37th Nezhmetdinov Memorial 2015

37th Nezhmetdinov Memorial 2015

The 37th edition of Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov Cup is taking place from 30th May to 9th June, 2015 in Kazan, the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. The event is a a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ and it has a qualifying character for [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Muscat, Oman – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Muscat, Oman – Results

From 20 to 24 May 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Muscat, Oman, by the Oman Chess Committee, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Dr. Hesham Elgendy (EGY), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in Arabic language. Eighteen (18) Arbiters from Oman participated [...]

1st Torneo Internazionale di Scacchi Tortoreto Lido

1st Torneo Internazionale di Scacchi Tortoreto Lido

The 1st International Chess Tournament Tortoreto Lido is taking place from 26th May to 2nd June, 2015, in Villaggio Salinello, Lungomare Sirena 642, 64018 Tortoreto Lido (TE) – Italy. Open A is reserved for the players with FIDE rating over 2000. Tournament system is 9 rounds, Swiss system, 90’ x 40 moves + 30’ until [...]

GM Wei Yi and WGM Tan Zhongyi are 2015 Chinese champions

GM Wei Yi and WGM Tan Zhongyi are 2015 Chinese champions

The 2015 Chinese Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place from 18-29th May, in Jiangsu Xinghua, a city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. Both events were played in a single round-robin format with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. GM Wei Yi emerged a clear winner in the men’s championship with 7,5/11 points, leaving [...]

World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2015

World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2015

The Mongolian Chess Federation (MCF) will organize the World U-16 Youth Chess Olympiad in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 19th August (Arrival) to 29th August (Departure) conducted under the auspices of FIDE. The tournament venue is Chinggis Hotel, Ulaanbaatar. The tournament shall be run on a 10 Round Swiss System. Each match between teams will be conducted [...]

Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup 2015 LIVE!

Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup is taking place from 29-30 May, in Kazan, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. The event is a 9-round Swiss rapid tournament. Top seed is Russian player GM Alexander Morozevich. Tournament website

GMs Amin and Al-Sayed bank on lucky breaks to share the lead at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

GMs Amin and Al-Sayed bank on lucky breaks to share the lead at Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015

UAE’s FM Saeed Ishaq scores back-to-back wins to resume GM title hunt Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysis/ Standings and statistics Egyptian top-seed Grandmaster (GM) Bassem Amin and third-seed GM Mohammed Al-Sayed of Qatar escaped with lucky breaks to maintain their perfect slates to share the lead after three rounds of the 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – [...]

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