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News ‘September, 2015’

Chess magazines pack with Modern Chess 3! (downloadable pdf and pgn)

Chess magazines pack with Modern Chess 3! (downloadable pdf and pgn)

Chess Times, Chess Insider and Modern Chess

International Team Tournament for Schools “Riviera dei Cedri 2015″

International Team Tournament for Schools “Riviera dei Cedri 2015″

The International Team Tournament for Schools “Riviera dei Cedri 2015″ is included in the ninth edition of the International Chess Festival called “Riviera dei Cedri”. It is sponsorsed by the Italian Chess Federation. The ARCA (Association hosts the Riviera dei Cedri) has been involved for years in the promotion of sustainable tourism development on the [...]

Satka Autumn 2015 LIVE!

Satka Autumn 2015 LIVE!

The Annual Women’s Tournament Satka Autumn 2015 is organized by Chess Club “Vertical” from September 21st to October 1st, in Satka, a town on the western slope of the Southern Ural Mountains in Russia. 34 female players are vying in a 9-round Swiss format for the first prize of 50,000 RUB. Top seed is IM Marina [...]

Karjakin joins compatriot Svidler in FIDE World Cup Final and Candidates Tournament

Karjakin joins compatriot Svidler in FIDE World Cup Final and Candidates Tournament

Sergey Karjakin and Pavel Eljanov returned today to the playing hall at the Fairmont Flame Towers in Baku to decide the FIDE World Cup finalist and Candidates Tournament qualifier. After the games with the classical time control the result was even. In the first set of the rapid games Eljanov opened the score with a [...]

Peter Svidler in FIDE World Cup Final, qualifies for Candidates Tournament

Peter Svidler in FIDE World Cup Final, qualifies for Candidates Tournament

The return games of the 2015 FIDE World Cup Semifinals were completed in the Fairmont Flame Towers in Baku. Official website / Live games with analysis / Live games with chat  Previous reports: Round 1 pairings/ Round 2 tie-break/ Round 3 picturesque report/ Eljanov with six straight wins/ Andreikin defeats Kramnik in Russian derby/ Round 4 started with 4 wins/ Mamedyarov, Nakamura, Svidler, Vachier-Lagrave advance/ Giri, Karjakin, [...]

Global Chess Festival 2015 with Judit Polgar

Global Chess Festival 2015 with Judit Polgar

The Global Chess Festival is an international unique event that relies on the 1500 years-old mystical board game presenting the diversity of 1000 faces of chess. From the perspective of education, culture, science and games, the festival offers all-day family entertainment. The 2015 Global Chess Festival is organized by the Judit Polgar Chess Foundation and [...]

Open Tatry 2015 LIVE

Open Tatry 2015 LIVE

Open Tatry 2015 is taking place from September 26 to October 3, 2015, in Strbske Pleso, a resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 moves + 15′ + 30″. IM Tomas Krnan (2440) from Canada heads the field of 219 players from 11 different federations. [...]

Lev Gutman 70 GM Tournament LIVE!

Lev Gutman 70 GM Tournament LIVE!

The 70th birthday of GM Lev Gutman is celebrated with a GM tournament, held from September 21-30, 2015, in Lingen Germany. The event is a 10-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 moves + 30′ + 30″. Participants: IM Andreas Heimann GER (2548), GM Stellios Halkias GRE (2538), GM Viktor Mikhalevski ISR (2536), GM [...]

September Lviv Tradition 2015 LIVE!

September Lviv Tradition 2015 LIVE!

The September Lviv Tradition (IM Group) round-robin tournament is taking place from September 28 to October 4, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 12-player single round-robin tournament with an average Elo 2257, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The tempo of play is 90′ + 30″. [...]

Jahongir Vakhidov winner of IGB Malaysian Open 2015

Jahongir Vakhidov winner of IGB Malaysian Open 2015

The Malaysian Chess Festival held at Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur from 18-28 September 2015 has now come to an end with the conclusion of the concurrently played IGB Malaysian International Open Chess Championship, KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Seniors Open Chess Championship, and the Malaysian Chess Challenge. Fittingly it all ended at a [...]

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