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News ‘August, 2015’

3rd Golden Apricot Tournament 2015 LIVE!

3rd Golden Apricot Tournament 2015 LIVE!

The 3rd Golden Apricot Chess Tournament is taking place from August 25-30, 2015, at the Ataturk Sports Hall, in Malatya, Turkey. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. Top seed is Dutch player GM Sergei Tiviakov (2611). Tournament website/ Standings and statistics

Reigning TCEC champion Komodo leads Season 8 – Stage 1a

Reigning TCEC champion Komodo leads Season 8 – Stage 1a

The Top Chess Engine Championship TCEC Season 8 is in progress and eight rounds have already been completed. The reigning TCEC champion Komodo (3213) is shattering opposition. It has collected 7.0/8 points, leaving the nearest followers, Gull (3118) and Ginkgo (3066), a full point behind. This fact is especially interesting having in mind that Komodo plays this [...]

80th Spanish Individual Championship 2015 LIVE!

80th Spanish Individual Championship 2015 LIVE!

The 80th Spanish Individual Chess Championship is taking place from August 23-31, 2015, in Linares, Spain. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with the participation of the strongest Spanish players. Top seeds are GM Francisco Vallejo Pons (2686), GM David Anton Guijarro (2635) and GM Ivan Salgado Lopez (2615). Tournament website/ Standings and statistics [...]

17th Open Sants, Hostafrancs & La Bordeta LIVE!

17th Open Sants, Hostafrancs & La Bordeta LIVE!

The 17th International Open of Sants, Hostafrancs & La Bordeta is taking place from August 21-30, in Sants, Barcelona. The event is a 10-round Swiss tournament with first prize in the amount of 2,500 EUR. Top seed is Peruvian GM Jorge Cori (2635). Tournament website/ Standings and statistics Starting August 21st, Season 8 of the Top [...]

2015 Serbian Team Championship LIVE!

2015 Serbian Team Championship LIVE!

The 2015 Serbian Team Chess Championship is taking place from August 20-30, at Hotel Sumarice, in Kragujevac, Serbia. The event is a team competition, consisting of 12 teams. Top seed is Novosadski SK DDOR with members: GM Aleksey Dreev (2638), GM Robert Markus (2621), GM Bojan Vuckovic (2564), GM Dusan Popovic (2531), GM Aleksandar Kovacevic (2496), [...]

10th Mediterranean Individual Chess Championships (Beirut, Lebanon)

10th Mediterranean Individual Chess Championships (Beirut, Lebanon)

The Lebanese Chess Federation, on behalf of the FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the 10th Mediterranean Individual Men and Women’s Chess Championships – Normal and Rapid chess, scheduled 15th (arrival) to 26th (departure) of October 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon. The Championships will be held under the patronage of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and [...]

Serbian Team Women Championship 2015 LIVE!

Serbian Team Women Championship 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Serbian Women Team Chess Championship is taking place from August 20-30, in Novi Sad, Serbia. The event is a round-robin team competition, consisting of 12 teams. Top seed is Jelica Pep (Goracici) with members: GM Natalija Zhukova (2482), WIM Marija Rakic (2354), WGM Svetlana Prudnikova (2313), Adela Velikic (2302), WIM Jovana Eric (2156), WGM Mirjana [...]

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival – Round 6 Video

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival – Round 6 Video

The 22nd Abu Dhabi Chess Festival is taking place from August 23-31, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Festival consists of the Masters, Open, Juniors, Blitz, Family and Homeland Protectors tournaments. The main event is the 9-round Swiss Masters, open for players rated 2000 Elo or above. 147 players from 35 different countries, including 57 Grandmasters, [...]

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival – Round 5 Video

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival – Round 5 Video

The 22nd Abu Dhabi Chess Festival is taking place from August 23-31, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Festival consists of the Masters, Open, Juniors, Blitz, Family and Homeland Protectors tournaments. The main event is the 9-round Swiss Masters, open for players rated 2000 Elo or above. 147 players from 35 different countries, including 57 Grandmasters, [...]

World U16 Olympiad 2015 LIVE!

World U16 Olympiad 2015 LIVE!

The Mongolian Chess Federation (MCF) organizes the World U-16 Youth Chess Olympiad from August 19-29, 2015, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. A total of 159 players from Australia, Belarus, Canada, China, France, Hungary, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, South Korea, Macau, Mogolia, Palau, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United States, and Uzbekistan are participating in the 10 rounds [...]

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