Chess

News ‘November, 2015’

2nd Austrian Bundesliga 2015/2016

2nd Austrian Bundesliga 2015/2016

The 2nd Austrian Team Chess Championship 2015/2016 is taking place from October 17, 2015, to April 10, 2016. Twelve teams are competing in round-robin format to decide the winner. Top seed is ASVÖ Pamhagen, headed by Slovakian GMs Jan Markos and Peter Michalik. Official website Do not miss the TCEC Komodo – Stockfish Superfinal, currently live [...]

JAPFA ASEAN Chess Championships 2015

JAPFA ASEAN Chess Championships 2015

The 3rd JAPFA ASEAN Chess Championships will be held from 21-30 December 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. It has been four years since the championship has been held and is very timely indeed with the ambitious plans of the ASEAN Chess Confederation to refocus on helping the region’s best young players build on their success at [...]

FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess – Simul with Antoaneta Stefanova

FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess – Simul with Antoaneta Stefanova

The 10th Women’s World Chess Champion and 2002 European Women’s Chess Champion GM Antoaneta Stefanova from Bulgaria will hold a simultaneous exhibition in Nis, Serbia, on Saturday, 28th November, 2015. Her visit to Nis is organized and sponsored by FIDE and Commission for Women’s Chess (WOM) in interest of popularization of chess for young girls. [...]

53rd India National Premier Chess Championship – Round 12

53rd India National Premier Chess Championship – Round 12

Sixteen year old Karthikeyan Murali of Tamil Nadu emerged sole leader with 8.5 points beating Swapnil Dhopade of Railways in the twelfth and penultimate round of the ONGC 53rd National Premier Chess Championship, organised by Tiruvarur District Chess Association at Kasi’s Inn, Tiruvarur, today. An intense fight is on the cards tomorrow, as the trio [...]

Stockholm Chess Challenge – new title tournament for young talents

Stockholm Chess Challenge – new title tournament for young talents

Hallsberg’s tournament became a famous concept within Swedish chess. For decades, young Swedish chess talents had the chance to meet strong juniors from around the world – and always with the chance to take FIDE norms. Hallsberg tournament came to an end over ten years ago, and Swedish chess players mourned. But now it is resurrected. In a [...]

Indian Premier Championship 2015 LIVE!

Indian Premier Championship 2015 LIVE!

The Indian Premier Chess Championship is taking place from November 15-28, 2015. The event is an 11-category round-robin tournament with an average Elo rating 2503. Participants: GM SP Sethuraman 2651, GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2651, GM Sengupta Deep 2589, GM Kunte Abhijit 2515, GM Karthikeyan Murali 2498, IM Swapnil S. Dhopade 2497, GM Shyam Sundar M. [...]

Three title norms won in Kragujevac Tournaments

Three title norms won in Kragujevac Tournaments

For the second year running the Central Serbia Chess Federation organized the round robin tournaments for the GM and IM norms. The tournaments were held from 17-23rd November in Hotel “Sumarice” in Kragujevac. The Grandmaster event had 10 participants, while the IM event, dedicated to the memory of former CSCF President Milutin Karaklajic, had 6 [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Samara, Russia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Samara, Russia – Results

From 5 to 9 November 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Samara region, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the sanatorium Tsiolkovsky in Samara. The lecturer was IA Alexander Tkachev (RUS), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was IA Stanislav Yanusevsky (RUS). [...]

British Knockout Championship at the 7th London Chess Classic Festival

British Knockout Championship at the 7th London Chess Classic Festival

A new high-level event is joining the extensive list of tournaments that make up the 7th London Chess Classic Festival: Eight of Britain’s best chess players, with the exception of Michael Adams, who plays in the Classic itself, will contest the inaugural British Knockout Championship. The prize fund dwarfs that available in the British Championship [...]

Four-way tie for the first place at UT Dallas Open Fall 2015

Four-way tie for the first place at UT Dallas Open Fall 2015

The 2015 edition of UT Dallas Open Fall took place November 20 – 25 in the Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central. The event was a nine rounds event 45 players from 18 different countries participated. The first place was shared in a four-way tie by Grandmasters Conrad Holt (USA), Jeffery Xiong (USA), Gil Popilski (ISR) [...]

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2018