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News ‘December, 2016’

London Chess Classic – Round 8

London Chess Classic – Round 8

In a fascinating turn of events, the winner of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour has been crowned, while it is still unclear who will win the London Chess Classic! Going into the last leg of the tour, Nakamura needed to win clear first in London in order to catch Wesley So. After both players drew [...]

London Chess 2016 LIVE!

London Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

London Chess Classic – Round 7

London Chess Classic – Round 7

After a day full of fireworks, the players were quite conservative in their opening choices. Nakamura utilized Caruana’s preparation that Caruana used against him yesterday to deliver the only decisive result of the round, beating Vachier-Lagrave. The rest of the games were quite uneventful and did not affect the standings much. Wesley So decided to [...]

London Chess Classic – Round 6

London Chess Classic – Round 6

The players came back in a combative mood after the rest day as we saw the most explosive round of the 2016 London Chess Classic.Not only did this round bring the most decisive games in a single round, but the round also had the most exciting and brilliant games. The U.S. Champion startled everyone by [...]

European Rapid Chess 2016 LIVE!

European Rapid Chess 2016 LIVE!

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European Rapid and Blitz Chess 2016

European Rapid and Blitz Chess 2016

A total of 581 participants

London Chess Classic – Round 5

London Chess Classic – Round 5

The fifth round of the London Chess Classic was an important day for chess theory, as several of the players showcased their world class preparation.Caruana, Anand, and Giri surprised their opponents in the opening, with the last two playing important novelties and opening ideas that caught their opponents off guard and allowed them to draw [...]

World Schools Chess Championship 2016 – Medal Winners

World Schools Chess Championship 2016 – Medal Winners

The World Schools Individual Championship was held from December 2 till December 12 in Sochi. More than 400 young chess players from 30 countries took part in the event, for the first time ever hosted in Russia. In the spring of 2016, the Presidential Board of FIDE unanimously supported the bid made by Russian Chess [...]

Nutcracker Generation Tournament

Nutcracker Generation Tournament

A traditional Christmas event – Nutcracker Generation Tournament – will be held on December 16-23 in the Central Chess Club in Moscow. There will be two Scheveningen matches: Kings vs. Princes and Queens vs. Princesses. The lineup of the Kings: Boris Gelfand (Israel), Alexander Morozevich (Russia), Alexei Shirov (Latvia), Alexey Dreev (Russia); Princes: Vladimir Fedoseev, [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Khartoum, Sudan – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Khartoum, Sudan – Results

From 2 to 6 November 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Khartoum, Sudan, by the Sudan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Arab Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Hassan Khaled (EGY), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was FA Omer Musa (SUD). The lectures were in Arabic [...]

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