Chess

News ‘November, 2015’

1st Patagonia Open Tournament 2015 LIVE!

1st Patagonia Open Tournament 2015 LIVE!

The 1st Patagonia International Open Tournament is taking place from November 19-28, 2015, in Neuquen, Argentina. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with prize fund in the amount of 200,000 ARS. Peruvian GM Julio Granda Zuniga (2678) heads the field of 133 players from 7 different countries. Official website/ Standings and statistics Do [...]

46th National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

46th National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

The 46th Annual National Chess Congress will be held from November 27-29, 2015, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., Philadelphia, PA. The event has 10 sections: Premier, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 1000, Under 800 and Scholastic Under 600. The Premier to Under 1200 sections [...]

FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship final

FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship final

Live games with computer analysis start at 16:00 CET

25th World Senior Chess Championship 2015 – Winners

25th World Senior Chess Championship 2015 – Winners

In section “Women +65” the legendary GM Nona Gaprindashvili (GEO) won the tournament with 7 points out of 9 games

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: I have no plans of canceling my trip to USA

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: I have no plans of canceling my trip to USA

Restrictive measures against FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov were introduced on Wednesday, November 25, because he was allegedly “materially assisting and acting for or on behalf of the Government of Syria, Central Bank of Syria,” the U.S. Department of Treasury said in a statement. The Russian Financial Alliance Bank, which is co-owned by Ilyumzhinov and Syrian [...]

1st China Chess Queen 2015 LIVE!

1st China Chess Queen 2015 LIVE!

The 1st China Chess Queen Tournament is taking place from 24th November to 1st December, 2015, in Taizhou, China. The event is an 8-player knockout tournament with participants: Ju Wenjun, Zhao Xue, Tan Zhongyi, Shen Yang, Guo Qi, Lei Tingjie, Ding Yixin, Zhu Jiner. Official website/ Standings and statistics/ 1st China Chess King 2015 LIVE Do not miss [...]

1st China Chess King 2015 LIVE!

1st China Chess King 2015 LIVE!

The 1st China Chess King Tournament is taking place from 24th November to 1st December, 2015, in Taizhou, China. The event is an 8-player knockout tournament with participants: Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi, Wang Yue, Bu Xiangzhi, Ni Hua, Zhao Jun, Lu Shanglei. Official website/ Standings and statistics/ 1st China Chess Queen 2015 LIVE Do [...]

Pavlodar Open 2015

Pavlodar Open 2015

The 10th Pavlodar International Open will take place from 6-16th December at the Estaya St. 83 in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. The tournament is organized by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, Management of physical training and sports of the Pavlodar area, and Pavlodar Chess Federation. The playing format is 10-round Swiss and the tournament will be valid for [...]

53rd India National Premier Chess Championship – Round 9

53rd India National Premier Chess Championship – Round 9

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi of PSPB maintained his unbeaten record and a lead by full point, defeating the second placed P. Karthikeyan of Railways in the ninth round of the ONGC 53rd National Premier Chess Championship, organised by Tiruvarur District Chess Association, today. Karthikeyan Murali of Tamil Nadu moved ahead of Karthikeyan to second place with [...]

Padmini Rout retains title in Indian Premier Women Championship

Padmini Rout retains title in Indian Premier Women Championship

The Ramratna 42nd Indian National Premier Women Chess Championship was organized by the Bengal Chess Federation from November 13th through November 24th, 2015, at Bengal Gallery in Kolkota, India. The event was a 12 player single round-robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2219. IM Rout Padmini secured the title with 8.5/11 points, leaving [...]

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