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Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The FIDE Events Commission will hold an Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers from 20-23rd March. 1. Participation: Up to 30 participants (by priority) from all Continents. Deadline for registrations is Tuesday 14th March 2017. 2. Schedule: • Monday, 20th March 17:00 to 21:00 Seminar (Part 1) Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 02:00 hour [...]

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura won the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters for a third consecutive year after defeating David Antón Guijarro (Spain) in a tense two-game speed playoff. In the regular part of the tournament Antón Guijarro, Nakamura and Yu Yangyi shared the first place with 8,0/10 points each in the field of 255 players. Ju Wenjun from China [...]

Hou Yifan gives away her final round in five moves

Hou Yifan gives away her final round in five moves

Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan from China has apologised for giving away her game against Lalith Babu M R from India in the last round of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival within five moves. In an exclusive interview with the Festival press team Hou Yifan tells Tania Sachdev she apologised to chess players, to her [...]

Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess is a melting pot of cultures, ages, nationalities and abilities. Watch the mood video to experience the ambience of #gibchess 2017.

Gibraltar Chess 2017 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess 2017 LIVE!

Final round and tiebreaks with computer analysis

Moscow Open – Round 4

Moscow Open – Round 4

Dmitry Gordievsky, Semen Lomasov, Boris Grachev (all from Moscow) and Ramil Faizrakhmanov (Kazan) top the table in the men’s competitions. Ramil managed to win over the ranking favorite Sanan Sjugirov (Kazan) in the fourth round. Nine chess players scored 3,5 points.

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

“Chess is a part of my life, but it is not my whole life!”… Four-time women’s world champion, Hou Yifan, gives a candid interview at #gibchess 2017.

ECU files a criminal complaint in Switzerland

ECU files a criminal complaint in Switzerland

After the ECU General Assembly in Baku, Azerbaijan, all the investigation’s reports and materials from Bulgaria, Montenegro and FIDE Ethics Commission, as well related with the case press items & letters from the above countries, including Serbia, were sent to the major legal office in Zug, Switzerland, for further evaluation. Additionally were forwarded to Switzerland [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Hammamet, Tunisia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Hammamet, Tunisia

From 12 to 16 January 2017, a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Hammamet, Tunisia, by the Tunisian Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Atrium Hotel in Hammamet. The lecturer was IA Bechir MESSAOUDI (TUN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Wajdi CHOUARI (TUN). The lectures and [...]

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