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News ‘December, 2015’

GM Christian Cruz wins 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana

GM Christian Cruz wins 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana

The 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana was an international chess tournament which took place from December 18th to December 22nd, 2015, at Centro Comercial Outlet Factory, in Bogota, Colombia. The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE open with tempo of play 90′ + 30″ and a total of 76 players from 10 different countries [...]

4th Lorca Open 2015 LIVE!

4th Lorca Open 2015 LIVE!

The 4th Lorca Open 2015 is taking place from December 26-30, in Lorca, a city in southeastern Spain. The event is a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with first prize in the amount of 1,500 EUR. A total of 128 players from 10 different countries take part in the tournament. Top seed is Armenian player GM [...]

North American Open 2015

North American Open 2015

The 25th Annual North American Open will be held from 26-30th December, 2015, at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. The Open Section is a 5-day schedule (December 26-30) while all [...]

Bulgarian Court rules in favor of Kiril Georgiev

Bulgarian Court rules in favor of Kiril Georgiev

The Administrative Court of Sofia has ruled to cancel the decision of Bulgarian Chess Federation (BCF) and to lift all the sanctions that were imposed on Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev, ACP President Emil Sutovsky announced on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, the BCF will have to compensate the financial losses, which Grandmaster Georgiev has [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 5 Video

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 5 Video

World Champion Magnus Carlsen singled out on the top of the standings after five rounds of play in the 2015 Qatar Masters Open. Carlsen defeated Li Chao B of China and is now on 4,5/5 points, half a point ahead of the chasing pack of eight players. Live games with analysis Vijay Kumar presents the [...]

GM Sergey Fedorchuk wins Vandoeuvre Open 2015

GM Sergey Fedorchuk wins Vandoeuvre Open 2015

The 12th Vandoeuvre International Christmas Chess Open took place from December 19th through December 23rd, 2015, at Sports Park Vandoeuvre, France. The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with prize fund in total of 7,000 EUR. GM Sergey Fedorchuk from Ukraine emerged a solo winner with 7.5/9 points. He grabbed the first prize of [...]

Match Tournament Nutcracker 2015 LIVE!

Match Tournament Nutcracker 2015 LIVE!

The 2015 Match Tournament Nutcracker is taking place from December 19-26, in Moscow, Russia. The event is a double-round Scheveningen match between the team of “The Kings”, consisting of experienced top players GM Boris Gelfand (2731), GM Peter Leko (2705), GM Alexander Morozevich (2692), GM Evgeny Najer (2674) and the team of “The princes”, represented by [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 4 Video

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 4 Video

After four rounds of play in the 2015 Qatar Masters Open Magnus Carlsen, Maxim Matlakov and Wesley So have caught up with Anish Giri and Li Chao B on the shared first place with 3,5 points each. In the biggest upset of the day IM N R Vignesh (2422) defeated GM Wei Yi (2730) with [...]

Young Malaysian Leads JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships

Young Malaysian Leads JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships

Yeoh Li Tian is the surprise early leader in the Open section after three round of play in the JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships being held from 21-31 December 2015 at the Utut Adianto Chess School in Bekasi, Jakarta. The 16 year old Malaysian No. 1 has 2.5/3 after defeating fellow FM Nguyen Anh Khoi and [...]

Chess Family – the chess social network in the making

Chess Family – the chess social network in the making

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