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News ‘March, 2016’

23rd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

23rd Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting you to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 21st until 29th of August, 2016. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is organizing [...]

Philadelphia Open 2016: Ruifeng Li and Aleksandar Indjic share first place

Philadelphia Open 2016: Ruifeng Li and Aleksandar Indjic share first place

The 10th Annual Philadelphia Open was held over the Easter weekend from March 23-27, 2016, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400 and Under 1100. The Open Section was a 5-day 9-round Swiss tournament with [...]

Karpos Open 2016 – Participants

Karpos Open 2016 – Participants

The 2016 Karpos Open is taking place from 1-7th April at the Hotel Aleksandar Palace in Skopje, FYR Macedonia. The 9-round Swiss tournament is offering 10,000 EUR in prizes. A total of 205 players from 25 federations registered to take participation. Among them are 27 Grandmasters and 30 International Masters. The tournament is organized by [...]

Grand Pacific Open 2016

Grand Pacific Open 2016

The 10th Annual Grand Pacific Open was held from 25-28th March at the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The 6-round Swiss event had three rating sections and guaranteed prize fund of $5000. The 10th Annual Grand Pacific Open drew a blowout record 152 players from around the world: Brazil, France, 6 states [...]

Huge! GM Kiril Georgiev releases his knowledge on Berlin vs Ruy Lopez

Huge! GM Kiril Georgiev releases his knowledge on Berlin vs Ruy Lopez

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Carifta Chess Championships 2016 – Final Report

Carifta Chess Championships 2016 – Final Report

The US Virgin Islands Chess Federation was the host for the 2016 edition of the CARIFTA Chess Championships. The tournament has now finished and winners in each of the sections are as follows: The under 12 section saw it come to the last round and with CM Nathan Smith of the Bahamas winning with almost [...]

Chess players from Liberia score first points in official competitions

Chess players from Liberia score first points in official competitions

The FIDE Zonal 4.4 Chess Championships are being held in Accra, Ghana. Round 1 got underway and saw all the favourites win except for on boards 12 and 15 where the unrated players from Liberia upset their opponents with a win. As mentioned in the first report on the zonal championship, Liberia is new member [...]

European Chess Universities Games 2016 in Croatia

European Chess Universities Games 2016 in Croatia

European Chess Universities Games 2016 in Zagreb and Rijeka, Croatia in July 2016.

Georgian Women Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

Georgian Women Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Asian Nations Cup 2016 (Women) LIVE!

Asian Nations Cup 2016 (Women) LIVE!

Live games with analysis

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