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News ‘September, 2016’

Hainan International Open 2016

Hainan International Open 2016

The 1st Hainan International Chess Open Tournament will take place from 6th to 17th December in Danzhou, Hainan, China. The event consists of the Open section for players rated over 1900 FIDE and Amateur section under 1900. Open section will be played from 6-17th December in 9 rounds according to Swiss system. 1 hour 30 [...]

World Chess Olympiad 2020 will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Ugra

World Chess Olympiad 2020 will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Ugra

The last round of 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku and the final session of FIDE General Assembly took place on 13th September. The main topic of the discussion of delegates of member countries of FIDE was choosing the city that will host the Chess Olympiad 2020. Khanty-Mansiysk was bidding as the candidate city. The [...]

Andrey Filatov: I consider my coaching debut a success

Andrey Filatov: I consider my coaching debut a success

The World Chess Olympiad in Baku concluded last week and Sport-Express published a big interview with RCF President Andrey Filatov. Russia’s men’s team won bronze medals. The women’s team, three-time Olympic champions, has ceded their title, having finished at 4th place. The President of the Russian Chess Federation, a well-known entrepreneur, has made his coaching [...]

World Chess Hall of Fame celebrates five years in Saint Louis

World Chess Hall of Fame celebrates five years in Saint Louis

Debuts Three New Exhibitions Spanning Nearly Five Centuries of Chess & Art Exhibits Open Thursday, September 29 and Feature Chess Sets from the Dr. George & Vivian Dean Collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection and Loans from Prominent Institutions and Lenders​​ SAINT LOUIS (Sept. 16, 2016) — This month, the World Chess Hall of Fame [...]

Krishnan Sasikiran: “Why I like Stockholm as a chess city”

Krishnan Sasikiran: “Why I like Stockholm as a chess city”

The Indian GM Krishnan Sasikiran (2658) has a special feeling for Stockholm, Sweden’s capital. He played in Hasselbacken Chess Open in May. Now he returns for Rilton Cup 2016/2017. The 46th Rilton Cup will be held from 27th December 2016 to 5th January 2017 at Clarion Hotel Stockholm, Ringvägen 98, Stockholm, Sweden. Top prize in [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Prague, Czech Republic – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Prague, Czech Republic – Results

From 23 to 26 August 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Prague, Czech Republic, by the Chess Federation of Czech Republic and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Alex McFarlane (SCO), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturers were IA Jirina Prokopova (CZE) and IA Petr Zaruba (CZE). The venue of the [...]

Hou Yifan and Ernesto Inarkiev in “Friendship Match”

Hou Yifan and Ernesto Inarkiev in “Friendship Match”

Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan and European Champion Ernesto Inarkiev will play a match on 17th September in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, capital of Kamchatka Krai on Russian Far East. The meeting is part of the “Friendship Match” between China and Russia, that will also include a strong tournament for children under 14 and simultaneous exhibition with GM [...]

Reykjavik Open 2017

Reykjavik Open 2017

The Reykjavik Open 2017 will be held for the 32nd time from April 19th till April 27th, 2017, in Harpa, the 28.000 sqm. concert hall, in Reykjavik, Iceland. The 2017 tournament is expected to be very strong. The total prize-fund in the 2017 edition will be €15.000, including many special prizes for various age – [...]

Leonardo da Vinci chess player?

Leonardo da Vinci chess player?

The famous Leonardo da Vinci was a chess player? Italian architect Franco Rocco claims ‘yes’ and to verify it an interesting exhibition is going on until 30th September in Milan, Italy (91 Monte Rosa Street, PwC Space). by Adolivio Capece The exhibition is carried out by Rocco, who made in-depth studies on the matter and [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Tangier, Morocco

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Tangier, Morocco

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 5 to 9 December 2016 in Tangier, Morocco, by the Moroccan Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Akkour Abdelfattah (MOR). [...]

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