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Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

The Greek Team Chess Championship will take place from July 3-8, 2015 in Patras, Greece. The championship, that dates back to 1951, will be held for the 43th time this year. Last year’s winners “PS Peristeriou” will try to defend their title against the 33 strongest teams from all over the country. The event is [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Preston, England

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Preston, England

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11 to 13 September 2015 in Preston, England, by the UK Chess Arbiters’ Association, in association with the English Chess Federation and the Chess Scotland and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Legacy Preston International Hotel, Marsh Lane, [...]

Suat Atalik takes the trophy in Silver Lake Open

Suat Atalik takes the trophy in Silver Lake Open

Turkish Grandmaster Suat Atalik lifted the winner’s trophy in the main section of the Silver Lake Chess Festival after edging GM Dusan Popovic on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,0/9 points each, leaving Grandmasters Aleksandar Kovacevic and Branko Damljanovic half a point behind. In the B section reserved for U2100 players Valentin Mitev (BUL [...]

10th Edmonton International 2015 LIVE!

10th Edmonton International 2015 LIVE!

The 10th Edmonton International Chess Festival is taking place between June 19 and June 28, 2015, at the Edmonton Chess Club, in Canada. The event is a 10 player round-robin tournament with the participation of: GM Vassily Ivanchuk (2733), GM Pentala Harikrishna (2733), GM Wang Hao (2710), GM Samuel Shankland (2656), GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly (2625), [...]

Junior Danilo Besedes wins the Silver Star Blitz

Junior Danilo Besedes wins the Silver Star Blitz

The 18-years old Danilo Besedes emerged surprising winner of the Silver Star Blitz tournament, leaving as many as 12 Grandmasters behind. A total of 63 players competed. Besedes concluded the event with 7,5/9 points. The Silver Star Blitz tournament was held on 23rd June on the “Silver Star” Danube sightseeing boat, as a part of [...]

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

Chess Association of “West Azarbaijan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation is pleased to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments from 22-29 July 2015, at Morvarid Hotel, in Urmia, Iran. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open for local and foreign players who [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Results

From 6 to 9 June 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, by the Saudi Chess Association, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Shaker Alafoo (BRN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was FA Yaser Motlaq Al Otaibi (KSA). [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Las Vegas, USA – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Las Vegas, USA – Results

From 16 to 18 June 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Las Vegas, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Carol Jarecki (IVB), FIDE Lecturer. The venue of the Seminar was the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The lectures were [...]

Stefansson and Postny joint winners of 10th Annual Open Teplice

Stefansson and Postny joint winners of 10th Annual Open Teplice

The 10th Annual Open Teplice took place from June 13 through June 21, 2015, at the Estrade Hall in Culture House of Teplice, one of the largest spa towns in the Czech Republic. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. 164 players from 22 different countries were [...]

Silver Lake 2015 LIVE!

Silver Lake 2015 LIVE!

Branicevo Chess Union, Chess Club VGSK, municipality Veliko Gradište and Danubia Hotels are organizing the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2015″ from 20-28th June, 2015, on Silver Lake, Veliko Gradište, Serbia. The event is a 9-round FIDE-Swiss tournament with the participation of 72 players from 13 different countries, including 14 GMs, 18 IMs and 14 FMs. Top seed is [...]

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