Chess

News ‘November, 2015’

Timur Gareev stormed through Figueira da Foz

Timur Gareev stormed through Figueira da Foz

Grandmaster Timur Gareev stormed through the 9th Festival Internacional de Xadrez da Figueira da Foz to take a clear first place with 8,5/9 points and the top prize of 1200 EUR. Point and a half behind the winner is GM Krzysztof Jakubowski from Poland. The 9th Festival Internacional de Xadrez da Figueira da Foz was [...]

Komodo is triple champion, wins the Top Chess Engine Championship 2015! (updated)

Komodo is triple champion, wins the Top Chess Engine Championship 2015! (updated)

Final score 50,3 – 46,5, Gold medal for Komodo

Harika Dronavalli winner of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship!

Harika Dronavalli winner of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship!

The 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship Final took place in Rome on November 26th 2015. The venue was the prestigious Circolo Canottieri Aniene in Rome, Italy, made available by its president, Giovanni Malago, who is also the president of the Italian Olympic Committee. The event was the culmination of the massive qualification process [...]

GM Rinat Jumabayev winner of 4th Central Asia Chess Cup (tie-break)

GM Rinat Jumabayev winner of 4th Central Asia Chess Cup (tie-break)

The 4th Central Asia Chess Cup of the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was held from 21-29th November at the Grand Hotel Tien Shan in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The tournament was organized by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation and FIDE. Entitled to participate were chess players from the Central Asian countries – Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and [...]

Studentski Grad Blitz Championship

Studentski Grad Blitz Championship

The popular chess club “Studentski Grad” held its annual blitz championship in the central library of the Studenski Grad campus in Belgrade, Serbia. The club invited its current and former members and supporters. Three players participated through the online platforms from distant Australia, France and Surgut (Ugra) Russia. After 11 rounds of the Swiss pairings [...]

Heusenstamm Sparkassen Open 2015 LIVE!

Heusenstamm Sparkassen Open 2015 LIVE!

The Heusenstamm Sparkassen Open 2015 is taking place from November 26-29, in Heusenstamm, Germany. The event is a 7-round Swiss open tournament with first prize in the amount of 1,000 EUR. Top seed is GM Konstantin Landa (2625) from Russia. Official website/ Standings and statistics

Belgrade Trophy 2015 LIVE!

Belgrade Trophy 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Belgrade Trophy International Chess Tournament is taking place from November 24-December 2, in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with time control 90′/ 40 moves + 30′ + 30″. GM Tamir Nabaty (2603) heads the field of 179 players from 13 different countries. Tournament website/ [...]

Karthikeyan Murali winner of the 2015 India Premier Championship

Karthikeyan Murali winner of the 2015 India Premier Championship

Sixteen year old Karthikeyan Murali of Tamil Nadu was crowned as the national champion, irrespective of the final round loss to IM Arghyadip Das in the ONGC 53rd National Premier Chess Championship, organised by Tiruvarur District Chess Association at Kasi’s Inn, Tiruvarur, today. Things went in his favour, as Vidit drew his game to be [...]

Draw for London Chess Classic published

Draw for London Chess Classic published

The draw for the highly anticipated London Chess Classic, which is just one week away now, was performed by Tournament Director Malcolm Pein and Deputy Arbiter David Sedgwick with the pupils of Marion Richardson Primary School on Monday 23rd November. This year’s London Chess Classic promises to be the most exciting to date, as it [...]

Myanmar International Open 2015 LIVE!

Myanmar International Open 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Myanmar International Open is taking place from 22-28th November at the Central Hotel, Bogyoke Aung San Road, Yangon. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with first prize in the amount of US$ 3,000. Top seed is Russian GM Dmitri Komarov (2517). Standings and statistics

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2015