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News ‘May, 2015’

Jeffery Xiong shines in Chicago Open 2015

Jeffery Xiong shines in Chicago Open 2015

The 24th Annual Chicago Open was held May 21-25, 2015, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event had 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open section with 113 participants was played over 9 rounds [...]

2015 Chinese Men’s Championship LIVE!

2015 Chinese Men’s Championship LIVE!

The 2015 Chinese Individual Chess Championship for men is taking place from 18-29th May, in Jiangsu Xinghua, a city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. The event is a single round-robin tournament with the participation of: GM Ding Liren CHN 2757, GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2723, GM Wei Yi CHN 2718, GM Wang Hao [...]

2015 Chinese Women’s Championship LIVE!

2015 Chinese Women’s Championship LIVE!

The 2015 Chinese Individual Chess Championship for women is taking place from 18-29th May, in Jiangsu Xinghua, a city under the administration of Taizhou, Jiangsu province, China. The event is a single round-robin tournament with the participation of: WGM Tan Zhongyi 2475, WGM Lei Tingjie 2449, IM Shen Yang 2449, WGM Ding Yixin 2433, IM Guo Qi 2424, [...]

13th World’s Youth Stars – Vanya Somov’s Memorial LIVE!

13th World’s Youth Stars – Vanya Somov’s Memorial LIVE!

The 13th World’s Youth Stars tournament, dedicated to the memory of Vanya Somov, is taking place from 19-30th May at the Palace of Culture KINEF in Kirishi, Leningrad region, Russia. The tournament is a 12-player, single round-robin event, according to the acting rules of FIDE. The tournament is valid for IM-norms. Participants: Chigaev Maksim IM (RUS [...]

Gashimov Memorial 2015 on DD TV

Gashimov Memorial 2015 on DD TV

India’s biggest television network Doordarshan will telecast four exclusive Highlights of the 2nd Shamkir Tournament – Vugar Gashimov Memorial on its DD Sports Channel from 5-8th June. Filmed and Produced by Vijay Kumar the 30 minutes highlights of each episode will be telecast as under: 1st Episode on 5th June 2015 from 11 to 11.30 [...]

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

The list of the upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars, that have been scheduled, is as follows: QATAR, Doha, 28-31 May 2015 (Arabic lang.) TAJIKISTAN, Dushanbe, 29 May-2 June 2015 ( Russian lang.) SINGAPORE, Singapore, 2-6 June 2015 (English lang.) SAUDI ARABIA, Riyadh, 6-9 June 2015 (Arabic lang.) GERMANY, Rosenheim, 11-14 June 2015 (German lang.) USA, Las [...]

German Youth Championships U12 LIVE!

German Youth Championships U12 LIVE!

The German Youth Championships for boys and girls under 12 are taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss with tempo of play 75′/ 40 + 15′ + 30″. Tournament website Other sections: U18 Boys / U18 Girls / U16 Boys / U16 Girls / U14 Boys/ U14 Girls/ U10 Boys & [...]

German Youth Championships U10 LIVE!

German Youth Championships U10 LIVE!

The German Youth Championships for boys and girls under 10 are taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss with tempo of play 75′/ 40 + 15′ + 30″. Tournament website Other sections: U18 Boys / U18 Girls / U16 Boys / U16 Girls / U14 Boys/ U14 Girls/ U12 Boys & Girls/ Open A/ Open B

IMs Anwesh and Shkuran lead May Lviv Tradition 2015

IMs Anwesh and Shkuran lead May Lviv Tradition 2015

The May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) round-robin tournament is currently in progress at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is an eleven-round tournament with the participation of 12 players from 6 different countries. IM Upadhyaya Anwesh from India and Ukrainian player IM Daniil Shkuran take the lead with 4/5 points each, leaving [...]

Fabiano Caruana: Qualification system is pretty objective

Fabiano Caruana: Qualification system is pretty objective

I don’t know whether it is a coincidence that more or less highest rated players qualified from the Grand Prix series.

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