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News ‘June, 2016’

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

The Chinese Chess Association, in partnership with the International Chess Federation (FIDE), is organizing the fourth tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix series 2015/2016 from 1-15th July in Chengdu, China. A round robin tournament with twelve top women players will be held in Wang Jiang Hotel *****. The event is sponsored by Chinese Chess [...]

ECU Board Meeting Prague 2016 – Information and Decisions

ECU Board Meeting Prague 2016 – Information and Decisions

The second European Chess Union Board meeting in 2016, organized in Prague, Czech Republic, took place on 24th and 25th June after the kind invitation of the Czech Chess Federation. The meeting was held under the excellent conditions in the hotel Olympic during the 2016 Mitropa Cup. The President of the Czech Chess Federation Viktor [...]

MTS Logistics GM Tournament 2016 LIVE!

MTS Logistics GM Tournament 2016 LIVE!

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World Chess Open 2016

World Chess Open 2016

The 44th Annual World Open will be held from June 30-July 4, 2016 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event has 9 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900 and Unrated. The Open Section is a 9-round Swiss, 5-day tournament [...]

Dubai Chess Club organises Fide Trainer’s Seminar

Dubai Chess Club organises Fide Trainer’s Seminar

Dubai Chess and Culture Club will host a Fide Trainer’s Seminar on July 11-13 to be conducted by renowned Greek chess coach and author Grandmaster (GM) Efstratios Grivas. “The seminar supports the club’s mission of promoting chess in the grassroots by providing better access to world-class chess training and coaching resources,” said Yahya Mohamed, Planning [...]

7th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

7th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

The 7th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice. Three Opens, A for players with ≥1900 rating, B for players with < 1900 rating in 9 rounds and C for [...]

CSIT World Workers Chess Championship 2016

CSIT World Workers Chess Championship 2016

The CSIT World Workers Chess Championship will be held in Puebla, Mexico, from November 12/13 (arrival days) through November 19/20 (departure days) 2016. The CSIT World Workers Chess Championship is open to all chess players who have FIDE ID Number and had neither FIDE title above FIDE Master (FM) nor FIDE rating above 2350 as [...]

Ildar Raud Memorial 2016 LIVE!

Ildar Raud Memorial 2016 LIVE!

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Stockfish reduces distance, Fire 5 is on fire

Stockfish reduces distance, Fire 5 is on fire

Intense fight for the top positions in TCEC

Vidmar Memorial 2016 LIVE!

Vidmar Memorial 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

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