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News ‘July, 2015’

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Kyrgyz Chess Federation has the honor to invite all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2015 Asian Junior Chess Championships under 20 from 2nd (arrival) to 12th October (departure) 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The Championships will be played according to [...]

GM Fernando Peralta wins rapid tournament in Olot

GM Fernando Peralta wins rapid tournament in Olot

The 16th Obert d’Escacs Ciutat d’Olot was held on 26th July at the Casino Olotí in Olot, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+5” was organized by the Club d’Escacs Olot and gathered 90 participants. Grandmaster Fernando Peralta from Argentina emerged clear winner with 8,0/9 points to claim the top prize of [...]

Open International de Martigny 2015

Open International de Martigny 2015

The 24th Open International de Martigny is taking place from 31st July to 3rd August at the Hotel Vatel in Martigny, Switzerland. The tournament is organized by the Cercle de l’Echiquier de Martigny and supported by Commune de Martigny, Etat du Valais, Fonds du sport and Hôtel Vatel Martigny. The playing format is 7-round Swiss [...]

Turkish Chess Premier League 2015 LIVE!

Turkish Chess Premier League 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Turkish Chess Premier League is taking place from July 25-31, in Rixos Hotel Konya, 22 teams play in the 9-round Swiss team championship. Top seed is İSTANBUL DARÜŞŞAFAKA SPOR KULÜBÜ with an average Elo rating 2329. Tournament website/ Play chess online/ Chess Arena Video Channel

48th Biel/ Bienne GM Tournament LIVE!

48th Biel/ Bienne GM Tournament LIVE!

The 48th Biel/ Bienne International Grandmaster Tournament is taking place from July 18-31, 2015, in Biel/ Bienne, a town in Switzerland. The tournament has an average of 2720 Elo points (Category 19) and will be held according to the Double Round Robin System with the strong participation of: Michael Adams, ENG (2740), Radoslaw Wojtaszek, POL [...]

4th “Lviv Tradition” tournament 2015 LIVE!

4th “Lviv Tradition” tournament 2015 LIVE!

The 4th “Lviv Tradition” chess tournament is taking place from July 27, through August 1, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 10-player round-robin tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The average Elo rating is 2230. Participants: IM Dmitry Mischuk (2337), Piotr Sabuk (2335), FM Bebel Arkadiusz (2307), IM  Vadim Bondarets (2303), IM Evgenyi Odnorozhenko [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Benasque – Results

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Benasque – Results

The FIDE Seminar for International Organizers was held at Casa de la Cultura de Benasque in Benasque, Spain from July 3-5, 2015. The Seminar was organized by the City of Benasque, Spanish Chess Federation (FEDA) and FIDE Events’ Commission (EVE). The Lecturer was FIDE Vice President Martha Fierro (IO, FT, WGM) and the lectures were [...]

Dutch Open 2015 LIVE!

Dutch Open 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Dutch Open is taking place from July 21-30, 2015, at the Sports Hall at Grand Café-theater halls center Theothorne in the Netherlands. The event is a 9-round Swiss open for players rated over 2100 or youth players over 2000, while the tempo of play is 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. Top seed is [...]

Mischuk and Sabuk lead 4th Lviv Tradition tournament

Mischuk and Sabuk lead 4th Lviv Tradition tournament

The 4th “Lviv Tradition” chess tournament is taking place from July 27, through August 1, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 10-player round-robin tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The average Elo rating is 2230. Ukrainian IM Dmitry Mischuk and Polish player Piotr Sabuk lead [...]

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

The Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” is organizing the 5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015 on 18-25th August at the Poseidon Resort Hotel in Loutraki, Korinthia, Greece. Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Loutraki – Perahora – Agioi Theodoroi, Municipality of Korinth are supporting the event. The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system in [...]

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