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IMSA Elite Mind Games (Women’s Rapid) 2016 LIVE!

IMSA Elite Mind Games (Women’s Rapid) 2016 LIVE!

From February 25th to March 3th, The IMSA Elite Mind Games will be held in China, Huai’an, which is the city with great long history and significant cultural influence. This event is hosted by IMSA organization and the Sports management center of Chinese Sports General Administration, orgnized by Jiangsu Sports Bureau and Huai’an government. Jiang Su Sports [...]

Tan Zhongyi with perfect score in IMSA Elite Mind Games

Tan Zhongyi with perfect score in IMSA Elite Mind Games

The 2016 IMSA Elite Mind Games kicked off Friday at Huai’an, Jiangsu Province, China. For the rapid 25 min +10 sec/move chess competition, four rounds have been completed on the first day, and the men’s group battled fiercely. Leinier Dominguez, Ruslan Ponomariov and Wang Hao all scored 3 points out of 4 without losing one [...]

Shamkir Chess 2016 – 3rd Gashimov Memorial announced

Shamkir Chess 2016 – 3rd Gashimov Memorial announced

Chess in School Conference – European Parliament, Brussels

Chess in School Conference – European Parliament, Brussels

The Chess in School Conference, organized as a result of the co-operation of the European Chess Union and European Parliament, was held on 24 February in Brussels/Belgium. The Conference was attended by the European Union officials and Members of the European Parliament, FIDE, ECU and National Federations’ representatives, among whom Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, the ECU President, Mrs. Ana [...]

George Washington Open

George Washington Open

The George Washington Open will be held from February 26-28, 2016, at the Hyatt Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd, Herndon, Virginia. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (February 26-28) or 2-day schedule (February 27-28) to participate in. The tournament [...]

Najdorf Chess Festival 2016

Najdorf Chess Festival 2016

The 2016 Najdorf Chess Festival will take place from 8-16th July at the Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre at ul.Polna 7a in Warsaw, Poland. The Festival consists of four events: Open A – Open for players with Elo>=2200 Open B – Open for players with Elo 1600-2199 Open C – Open for players with Elo [...]

2nd Lviv Tradition February Chess Tournament 2016

2nd Lviv Tradition February Chess Tournament 2016

The 2nd Lviv Tradition February Chess Tournament 2016 is taking place from February 23-28, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 10-player single round-robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2259. Top seed is Indian player IM Upadhyaya Anwesh (2399). Facebook Group/ Lviv Tradition Archive/ Standings and statistics

Hou Yifan arrived to Lviv

Hou Yifan arrived to Lviv

Former women’s world champion and current challenger for the title Hou Yifan has arrived to Lviv, Ukraine, to play the World Championship Match 2016 against the reigning queen Mariya Muzychuk. Hou Yifan arrived with her mother and with trainer GM Vladimir Chuchelov. They were met at the airport by Deputy Mayor of Lviv for Andrei [...]

LIVE from Brussels – Chess in School Conference

LIVE from Brussels – Chess in School Conference

Video transmission from the European Parliament

How To Play Against Isolated Queen’s Pawn – Lessons From Russian Chess School

How To Play Against Isolated Queen’s Pawn – Lessons From Russian Chess School

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