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News ‘November, 2016’

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2016!

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2016!

Congratulations to Magnus Carlsen!

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 LIVE!

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Sochi welcomes the World Schools Individual Championships

Sochi welcomes the World Schools Individual Championships

The World Schools Individual Championships starts on December 2, 2016 in Sochi. More than 400 young chess players from 30 countries will take part in the event, for the first time ever hosted in Russia. The opening ceremony will take place in the concert hall of the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina in Sochi and is expected [...]

European Rapid and Blitz Championships 2016 – Registration Deadline Extended

European Rapid and Blitz Championships 2016 – Registration Deadline Extended

The 2016 European Individual Rapid & Blitz Championships are organized by the Estonian Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union.

Women Grand Prix Khanty Mansiysk 2016 LIVE!

Women Grand Prix Khanty Mansiysk 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

In Memoriam – GM Mark Taimanov

In Memoriam – GM Mark Taimanov

Mark Evgenyevich Taimanov, an outstanding grandmaster, participant of the legendary candidates tournament of 1953, candidates cycle of 1970-1972, and Match of Century of 1970, passed away in St. Petersburg. Mark Taimanov is a USSR champion (1956), five-time Leningrad champion (1948, 1950, 1952, 1961, 1973), Chess Olympiad champion (1956), four-time European Team Champion (1957, 1961, 1965, [...]

Meet your one-on-one chess tutor: Chessity’s teaching bots

Meet your one-on-one chess tutor: Chessity’s teaching bots

One-to-one tutoring has long been thought the most-effective approach to chess teaching, or any teaching for that matter. In many circumstances, however, this is simply not feasible. That’s where artificial intelligence comes to your aid. Teaching bots can serve as your own intelligent tutor system. Artificial intelligence is a game changer in education, experts say. [...]

Four leaders at FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansisyk

Four leaders at FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansisyk

After the 8th round the situation with the leaders of the GP Series hasn’t changed: 1. Ju Wenjun – 375,8 cumulative points, 2. Humpy Koneru – 335, 3. Alexandra Kosteniuk – 317,5.

In Memoriam – GM Urii Eliseev

In Memoriam – GM Urii Eliseev

The young Russian Grandmaster Urii Eliseev died in a tragic accident after falling from the 12th floor of apartment building in Moscow. Born in 1996, Eliseev was U16 Russian and world champion in 2012, winner of the 2013 RSGU Cup and the 2016 Moscow Open. Source: Russian Chess Federation Deepest condolences to the family and [...]

3rd Etna Chess Festival

3rd Etna Chess Festival

After two very successful editions, the Etna International Chess Festival returns to Hotel Biancaneve in Nicolosi, on the slopes of the volcano, for the third event that will take place from 3-9th December. No doubt players and guests will be treated to a memorable chess and tourist experience knowing that the organiser of the highly [...]

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