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News ‘April, 2016’

International Conference Chess Education in Schools

International Conference Chess Education in Schools

Chess Academy of Armenia and Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia, cooperating with FIDE, Armenian Chess Federation, and Armenian State Pedagogical University are organizing an International Conference, entitled “Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools”. The Conference is to take place on 30 September (arrival day) to 3 October (departure day), 2016, [...]

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

The Serbian Women’s Chess Championship took place from 20-28th April at Hotel Šumarice in Kragujevac. Ten players with the average elo 2160 competed in the round robin tournament. WIM Ljilja Drljevic, member of chess club Radnički-Bone Ćuprija, cruised to the victory and her first national title despite the loss in the first round. Final standings: [...]

Dutch Youth Chess 2016, boys and girls group A LIVE!

Dutch Youth Chess 2016, boys and girls group A LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Kasparov vs USA LIVE!

Kasparov vs USA LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Dutch Youth Chess, group B LIVE!

Dutch Youth Chess, group B LIVE!

The Dutch Youth Chess Championship takes place April 29 – May 7. Games will be live daily on Chessdom.com with computer engine analysis. This is groups B for boys and girls. New: Another strongest event in history is starting this May 1st – the Top Computer Chess Championship 2016. There are 10 engines over 3100 [...]

Dutch Youth Chess, group C LIVE!

Dutch Youth Chess, group C LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

The World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 took place from 19-27th April, 2016, in Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. For the first time the Championships were held in three sections: Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700. The total prize fund was 9000 EUR. The U2300 section had 43 participants. Zhuban Bigabylov (Kazakhstan) and [...]

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

The project “Education through Chess in School” is organized and guided by Polish Chess Federation in cooperation with the provincial chess unions and local authorities. It is addressed to primary schools for pupils from classes I-III. Key partners for Polish Chess Federation include Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Sport & Tourism. The idea [...]

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan took the winner’s trophy in the 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov after edging the European Blitz Champion Rauf Mamedov on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,5/9 points each. The 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov was held on 18-26th April at the Shodlik Palace [...]

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