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News ‘June, 2015’

Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

The 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 27th December, 2015 to 5th January, 2016, in Clarion Hotel Stockholm, in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region. Official website/ LIVE games with analysis Dutch player GM Sergei Tiviakov returns to the Swedish tournament Rilton Cup – after 25 [...]

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the 2015 Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round of the event. The 2015 Commonwealth Chess Championship was held from 22-30th June at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India. The event has attracted 298 [...]

Filipino GM Roland Salvador wins Expo Chess in Milan

Filipino GM Roland Salvador wins Expo Chess in Milan

GM Roland Salvador from Philippines won “Expo Milan Chess Move 2015”, hosted in Milan 20th to 28th June, during Expo, the world biggest event about food and nutrition

Russian Men’s Higher League 2015 LIVE!

Russian Men’s Higher League 2015 LIVE!

The  Russian Men’s Higher League is taking place from June 21 to July 2, in Hotel Baltika****, in Kaliningrad, the Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ X 40 mves + 30′ + 30″. The first five players will qualify for [...]

Children’s Day held at Russian Higher League

Children’s Day held at Russian Higher League

The Russian Higher League, the 4th stage of the 68th Russian Men’s Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Championship, is being held in Kaliningrad from June 21 till July 2 as part of the Chess in Museums international program implemented by the Russian Chess Federation together with Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation. On June [...]

FIDE Chess For Girls – Vienna

FIDE Chess For Girls – Vienna

Chess For Girls project is sponsored by FIDE (FIDE Women’s Commission), Webster University – SPICE, and the Susan Polgar Foundation, with support from the Austrian Chess Federation, Vienna Chess Federation and hosted by Webster University Vienna. The organizers have invited the top 10 highest rated girls in the world (1 per country limit) to Webster [...]

In Memoriam – Gaguik Oganessian

In Memoriam – Gaguik Oganessian

The Executive Secretary of Armenian Chess Federation Gaguik Oganessian passed away at the age of 68. His last appearance at the chess scene was in Stavanger, Norway, just a couple of days ago. Rest in piece Gaguik Oganessian! Armenian Chess Federation website / Chess in Armenia Magazine Part of Gaguik Oganessian’s remarkable biography and great personality is [...]

GM Krasimir Rusev winner of Visma GM Tournament 2015

GM Krasimir Rusev winner of Visma GM Tournament 2015

The 2015 Visma Chess Festival took place from 24-28th June, in Vaxjo, Sweden. The event was separated into three 10-player round robin tournaments, valid for FIDE rating and norms. Bulgarian GM Krasimir Rusev and IM Daniel Howard Fernandez of England tied for the first place in Visma GM Tournament with 6,5/9 points each, but Rusev prevailed on [...]

Russian Women’s Higher League 2015 LIVE!

Russian Women’s Higher League 2015 LIVE!

The  Russian Women’s Higher League is taking place from June 21 to July 2, in Hotel Baltika****, in Kaliningrad, the Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ X 40 mves + 30′ + 30″. The first five players will qualify for [...]

6th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

6th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

The 6th Qualification Tournament of the 1st FIDE World Online Amateur Blitz Championship 2015 was held on 25th June on the official FIDE Online platform. An impressive number of 112 participants from 38 countries competed in the 11-round Swiss event. The top represented countries are India, Italy, Philippines, United States, Brazil, Greece and Bangladesh. Top [...]

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