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News ‘February, 2016’

Ju Wenjun wins Women’s Grand Prix in Tehran

Ju Wenjun wins Women’s Grand Prix in Tehran

Ju Wenjun emerged winner of the 2nd FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix after collecting 7,5/11 points in the dramatic finish. The tournament was held from 11-23rd February in Tehran, Iran. GM Ju Wenjun and the local star IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, who was the lowest rated player in the tournament, entered the last round with equal points. Khademalsharieh [...]

Dmitry Andreikin first in Serpukhov Rapid

Dmitry Andreikin first in Serpukhov Rapid

The 2016 Serpukhov Rapid tournament was held on 22nd February in Serpukhov, Moscow Oblast, Russia. The 7-round Swiss tournament with the time control 10′+5” was organized by the Serpukhov City Administration and Moscow Oblast Chess Federation. Former world championship candidate GM Dmitry Andreikin took a clear first place with 6,5/7 points. 178 players took participation [...]

Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The FIDE Event’s Commission (EVE) is holding an Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers from 21-24th March, 2016. Participation: Up to 30 participants (by priority) from all Continents. Deadline for registrations is Monday 14th March 2016. Schedule: 21st March – 17:00 to 20:00 Seminar (Part 1) Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 02:00 hour 22nd [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Abu Dhabi, UAE

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Abu Dhabi, UAE

A FIDE Seminar for International Organizers will be held from 29th March to 2nd April at the Abu Dhabi Novotel Hotel in conjunction with the Asian Nations Cup 2016. Objective: To educate and certify Organizers on an international basis. The seminar is organized Open by the FIDE Event’s Commission (EVE), the Leader Qualification Center of [...]

7th Manacor GM Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

7th Manacor GM Chess Tournament 2016 LIVE!

The 7th Manacor GM Chess Tournament is taking place from February 21-28, in Porto Christo, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. The event is a single round-robin tournament with an average rating of 2496. Top seed is GM Olexandr Bortnyk (2534). Official website/ Standings and statistcis

Tehran Women’s Grand Prix 2016 LIVE!

Tehran Women’s Grand Prix 2016 LIVE!

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Die Zeit celebrates 70th anniversary with a Magnus Carlsen simul

Die Zeit celebrates 70th anniversary with a Magnus Carlsen simul

This weekend Germany’s largest weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT celebrated its 70th birthday. The newspaper is known for its political, cultural, economic knowledge and in-depth-reporting. It also has done chess reporting for several decades in print and online (http://www.zeit.de/thema/schach-wm) – more than any other German major media. In the afternoon, evening and night of 20th February [...]

London Chess Classic 2016

London Chess Classic 2016

The 2016 London Chess Classic will be the eighth edition of the World’s most prestigious Chess Tournament and will climax the 2016 Grand Chess Tour. The winning formula of elite 10 player all play all, chess festival, conference and free school events will take place once again. The GCT players and wild cards will be [...]

Chess in School Conference in Brussels – Press Release

Chess in School Conference in Brussels – Press Release

The Chess in School Conference in the European Parliament will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 24th February 2016. The Conference will take place from 4.30 to 6.30 pm in the A1E1 Hall. The organizers of the Conference are the Educational Committee of the European Parliament, along with the European Chess Union. The main goal [...]

Croatian Women’s Championship 2016 LIVE!

Croatian Women’s Championship 2016 LIVE!

The Croatian Women’s Individual Chess Championship is taking place from 19-27th February, 2016, in the Croatian capital Zagreb. The event is a 10-player single round robin tournament with the participation of: WGM Medić Mirjana CRO 2204, WIM Šarić Kristina CRO 2194, WFM Purgar Ivona CRO 2170, WIM Jelica Mara CRO 2154, WIM Berke Ana CRO [...]

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