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World Youth & Cadets Championship – Round 6 Photo Gallery

World Youth & Cadets Championship – Round 6 Photo Gallery

The photo gallery of round 6 is available and you can check it at this link. The photos by A. Kontokanis and D. Matisone include players from all sections and more will be added in the next hours. More photos will be uploaded to the official gallery of WYCC and on Flickr here.

GM Robert Zelcic wins Ptuj Open 2015

GM Robert Zelcic wins Ptuj Open 2015

The 2015 Ptuj International Chess Tournament took place from October 24-31, in Ptuj, a city in Slovenia. The event was a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo 90′/40 moves + 30′ + 30″. 65 players from Croatia, Czech Republic, Norway, Poland and Slovenia took part in the event but Croatian GM Robert Zelcic emerged a [...]

Friendship Games in Detroit, Michigan

Friendship Games in Detroit, Michigan

The Friendship Games, a 9-round Swiss FIDE rated tournament for title norms, takes place at the Royal Dearborn Hotel and Conference Center in Dearborn, Michigan (suburban Detroit) from 28th October to 1st November. The event is organized by Michigan Chess Festival LLC (MCFLLC) and the arbiter is IA Hal Bond of Canada. The tournament is [...]

Bilbao Chess 2015: Giri overtakes So in the leading position

Bilbao Chess 2015: Giri overtakes So in the leading position

The American Wesley So and the Dutch Anish Giri are most certainly the two favorurites to win Bilbao Masters Final, after the tremendous victory from this last one upon the game against Viswanathan Anand, and the ties Ananad resulted in against Liren Ding. In the Ibero-American tournament, with only four more rounds to go, the [...]

Ptuj Chess Open 2015

Ptuj Chess Open 2015

The 2015 Ptuj International Chess Tournament takes place from October 24-31, in Ptuj, a city in Slovenia. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo 90′/40 moves + 30′ + 30″. 65 players from Croatia, Czech Republic, Norway, Poland and Slovenia participate. Top seed is Croatian GM Robert Zelcic (2518). Official website/ Standings and [...]

Kings Tournament 2015

Kings Tournament 2015

The 9th edition of the Kings Tournament is taking place from 30th October to 3rd November, 2015, in Medias, Romania. The tournament is a 5-player Sheveningen match between Germany and host Romania. Germany: Daniel Fridman GM 2649 Rainer Buhmann GM 2615 Matthias Bluebaum GM 2588 Alexander Donchenko GM 2577 Dennis Wagner GM 2575 Romania: Constantin [...]

Christian Gagliardi wins 4th FOA Italian Blitz Qualifier

Christian Gagliardi wins 4th FOA Italian Blitz Qualifier

The 4th qualifier of the Italian Online Blitz Chess Championship took place on October 22nd, 2015, at the FIDE Online platform. The event was a 9-round Swiss blitz championship with tempo of play 3′ + 2″ and 68 players participated. ANM Christian Gagliardi emerged a solo winner with 8/9 points, leaving the runner-up, ANM Riccardo Alaimo, half a [...]

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 5

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 5

The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 continued with round 5 here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki. In most of the sections there are single leaders on the top with perfect 5/5 scores: Open 18 – Mosadeghpour Masoud IRI Girls 18 – WFM Varshini V IND Girls 16 – WFM Abdusattorova Bakhora UZB Open 14 [...]

So keeps the lead after reaching a tie with Anand

So keeps the lead after reaching a tie with Anand

In the Iberoamerican Championship, the former champions Bruzón and Granda are in first position, after Vallejo, who was the favourite, ended with in a tie in his game. In tomorrows resting day, the champions of the Masters Final will face the difficult challenge of winning school student of 12 years old. Official website/ 8th Bilbao Masters LIVE/ 6th Ibero-American Championship LIVE [...]

Minsk ready for European Rapid & Blitz Championships 2015

Minsk ready for European Rapid & Blitz Championships 2015

The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and Belarus Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2015, from 17-21 December, 2015, in Minsk, Belarus. The tournament venue will be Sports Palace,  Pr. Pobeditelei, [...]

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