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News ‘April, 2016’

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A new Turkish chess magazine with was born recently with the name “Satranç Sever” (literally translates into ‘Chess Lover’). The magazine is scheduled to be bimonthly and published by the founder and the owner of the first Turkish chess publishing house Analiz Publishing, FM Alper Efe Ataman, a renowned chess personality in Turkey and a [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

From 21 to 25 April 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Sochi, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Artiom Akhmetov (RUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar was Russian. Sixteen (16) National arbiters from Russia participated in the Seminar and six (6) [...]

GM Viktor Gavrikov passes away

GM Viktor Gavrikov passes away

RIP GM Viktor Gavrikov

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

FIDE has announced on Twitter the changes in the format for the upcoming 2016-2017 Grand Prix. The series will consist of four tournaments as before, but the field will be expanded to 24 participants. Another novelty is that the each stage will be played as 9-round Swiss event. The series will be organized by AGON. [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and the Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invites all eligible players to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016 to be held in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka from 30th July to 7th August. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss [...]

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

The 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship will not only go down in the history books as the strongest event but also as arguably the one with the most dramatic finale.

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

The 14th Dubai Junior Chess Tournament 2016 is going to be organized by Dubai Chess & Culture Club from 19th – 27th July 2016. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with time control 90′ + 30″, open to all chess players (Boys/ Girls) Under 14 Years (Born 2002 and later) who have registered FIDE ID. [...]

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10 to 12 June 2016 in Munich, Germany, by the FIDE Disabled Commission and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The Seminar will give FIDE Arbiter norms according [...]

TCEC Season 9 – groups and participants

TCEC Season 9 – groups and participants

Participants and groups announced

Slovenia Open 2016

Slovenia Open 2016

Live games with analysis

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