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News ‘October, 2015’

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship – Round 2

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship – Round 2

The FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 resumed on Monday with the games of round two. All of the twelve age categories still have multiple leaders with perfect scores. However, there were some notable upsets where the lower seeded players defeated higher rated opposition: O16: FM Papadopoulos Argirios 2267 – FM Moroni Luca Jr [...]

15th Sautron Open 2015 LIVE!

15th Sautron Open 2015 LIVE!

The 15th Sautron Open 2015 takes place from October 24th through October 31st, in Sautron, a city in France. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 moves + 30′ + 30″. GM Jean-Pierre Le Roux (2572) from France heads the field of 202 players. The first prize is [...]

Johan Muhamad is 2015 FIDE Online Amateur Blitz Champion

Johan Muhamad is 2015 FIDE Online Amateur Blitz Champion

The final stage of the 1st FIDE World Online Amateur Blitz Championship 2015 was held on 15th 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$ 1,200 reserved for the winner. FULL Regulations The best 16 players qualified after [...]

Vladislav Artemiev wins Kustov Memorial Rapid

Vladislav Artemiev wins Kustov Memorial Rapid

The young Grandmaster Vladislav Artemiev took the winner’s trophy in the Kustov Memorial Rapid tournament after edging Anton Shomoev on tie-break. The two players finished the event with 9,0/11 points each. The Kustov Memorial, a stage in the Russian Rapid Grand Prix, was held from 23-25th October in Novokuznetsk. The tournament format was 11-round Swiss [...]

IM Bosboom clinches the title at Haarlem Masters 2015

IM Bosboom clinches the title at Haarlem Masters 2015

The 2015 Haarlem Masters Tournament took place from October 17-25, at the Stedelijk Gymnasium, in Haarlem. The event was a 10 player round-robin tournament and three Dutch players tied for the first place at 6/9 points each – IM Manuel Bosboom, FM Jap De Jager and Barry Brink. FM Ilias Van der Lende emerged clear fourth with [...]

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 started in Porto Carras

FIDE World Youth & Cadets Championship 2015 started in Porto Carras

The 2015 FIDE World Youth & Cadets Chess Championships opened on Sunday, October 25th, with brief introductory speeches and round one games in twelve age categories. The FIDE Events Commission Secretary and ECU General Secretary Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou greeted the participants and guests and wished them a pleasant stay in Greece. He expressed satisfaction that Porto [...]

Le Quang Liem wins SPICE Cup 2015

Le Quang Liem wins SPICE Cup 2015

The 2015 SPICE Cup Open, sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, was held on 17-22nd October at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The 9-round Swiss tournament was open to the players rated over 2100 FIDE and provided opportunity for GM/IM norms. The captain of the Webster University [...]

World Chess Championship for Disabled 2015 – Winners

World Chess Championship for Disabled 2015 – Winners

The World Chess Championship for Disabled 2015 has come to an end. Lakhdar Mazouz of Algeria, Advisor to the FIDE President in chess development in Africa was an official guest of the Round. He has made the first ceremonial move on Board 1 in the game Smirnov vs. Gurbanov. Also, Mr. Mazouz gave an interview [...]

Haarlem Masters 2015 LIVE!

Haarlem Masters 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Haarlem Masters Tournament is taking place from October 17-25, at the Stedelijk Gymnasium, in Haarlem. The event is a 10-player round-robin tournament with the participation of: IM Klekowski, Maciej (POL), FM De Jager, Jaap (NED), Yankelevich, Lev (GER), IM Bosboom, Manuel (NED), FM Erwich, Frank (NED), FM Van der Lende, Ilias (NED), Brink, [...]

Siberia and Nona win European Club Cup 2015

Siberia and Nona win European Club Cup 2015

The 31st European Club Cup and the 20th European Club Cup for Women finished last night in Skopje, FYR Macedonia, with the closing ceremony held in hotel Aleksandar Palace. Russian team Siberia became the winner of the Men’s tournament after splitting the points with one of the biggest rivals Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova in the last [...]

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