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News ‘October, 2015’

Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2015

Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2015

The new edition of the Chess Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona is approaching. The Catalonian Chess Federation just beat its all-time record: for the first time we have reached 7.500 licenses. This big news, associated to the traditional dynamism of the Catalan chess clubs as for organizing different chess events, makes Catalonia the World´s most active [...]

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 4

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 4

The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 continued with round 4 here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki. The Open U18 group now has a sole leader as the untitled Mosadeghpour Masoud from Iran defeated the 2nd seed GM Alekseenko Kirill and is on top with perfect score. WFMs Harazinska Ewa and Varshini V share the [...]

Anjali Walsh – the world’s youngest licensed international chess trainer

Anjali Walsh – the world’s youngest licensed international chess trainer

8-year old girl is the youngest Developmental Instructor

GM Matthias Bluebaum is 2015 FOA World Junior Blitz Champion

GM Matthias Bluebaum is 2015 FOA World Junior Blitz Champion

The final stage of the The FIDE Online Juniors World Blitz Championship Semifinal was held on 22nd October, at 13:00 GMT/UTC, on the official FIDE Online platform. The event was a 16 player round-robin tournament with a total prize fund in the amount of US$ 4,250 and US$ 1,000 reserved for the winner. The Championship consisted of 8 qualifier tournaments, a semifinal [...]

Wesley So keeps leading 8th Bilbao Masters after two ties in Round 2

Wesley So keeps leading 8th Bilbao Masters after two ties in Round 2

The American Wesley So keeps alone the leading position 8th Bilbao Masters 2015 after playing, with blacks, against the al Dutch Arish Giri, in the Second Round of the tournament, that will end the following Sunday, after six rounds. In order to keep for himself the first leading position in the classification, the Philippine origin [...]

Chess visits the Italian Stock Exchange

Chess visits the Italian Stock Exchange

The new commission of FIDE, Skills Management Committee and its president Roberto Mogranzini were invited by the Milan stock exchange to hold a seminar during the TOL Expo

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 3

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 – Round 3

The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 continued with round 3 here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki. After multiple surprises and exciting games, leading groups are forming in each section. Mosadeghpour Masoud, FM Stathopoulos Ioannis and GM Alekseenko Kirill are on the top of the Open U18 group. The top-seeded Vaibhav Suri is half a [...]

TCEC Season 8 Superfinal – the strongest chess match in history!

TCEC Season 8 Superfinal – the strongest chess match in history!

Amazing chess all month of November

Ahmed Adly is Mediterranean Chess Champion

Ahmed Adly is Mediterranean Chess Champion

Egyptian Grandmaster Ahmed Adly won the 10th Mediterranean Individual Championships 2015 that was held from 16-25th October at Riviera Grand Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. Adly collected 7,5/9 points, leaving the silver medalist GM Mohamed Haddouche (Algeria) and bronze medalist FM Anastasios Pavlidis (Greece) half a point behind. The Championship was played over nine rounds of [...]

Zurich Chess Challenge 2016

Zurich Chess Challenge 2016

The 5th edition of the Zurich Chess Challenge is set to take place from 12-15th February 2016 at the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich, Switzerland. Participants: Viswanathan Anand (India), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Alexei Shirov (Latvia). The oldest chess club in the world and its [...]

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