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US Women Chess 2017 LIVE!

US Women Chess 2017 LIVE!

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Webster University with 5th college title in a row

Webster University with 5th college title in a row

The College Chess Final Four event was held on 25-26th March at the Marshall Chess Club in New York. Webster University scored 8 points (winning all three matches) to claim its fifth consecutive President’s Cup. Texas Tech is second with 6,5 points, St. Louis University third with 5 points and UT Dallas is third with [...]

FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017

FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017

International Chess Federation (FIDE), Confederation Chess Americas (CCA), Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX), Minas Gerais State Chess Federation, the WCCC 2017 Organizing Committee have the honor to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations around the world to participate in the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship 2017 (under 8, under 10 and under 12 years old [...]

Statement of ECU President Zurab Azmapiarashvili

Statement of ECU President Zurab Azmapiarashvili

On my part, I would like to add that the Board has never shown disrespect towards FIDE president and all the fuss and rumors surrounding the subject are to be discussed during FIDE Presidential Board extraordinary meeting to resolve the matter.

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov resigned or not? (Update 2)

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov resigned or not? (Update 2)

Earlier today FIDE posted a news item announcing Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s resignation from the post of FIDE President. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced his resignation as FIDE President At the end of the Board meeting held in Athens, Greece on the 26th March 2017, Mr Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced his resignation from the position of FIDE President. The Presidential [...]

Entering the “Chess Dimension”

Entering the “Chess Dimension”

The 60 Minutes team discovers that Dr. B’s chess lessons are about more than kings and queens. They’re about winning graciously — and learning from losing. “Franklin Country is one of those places where, if you’re an out-of-towner, you’re going to be spotted pretty quickly,” says 60 Minutes producer Laura Dodd. She co-produced this week’s [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 4

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 4

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission has the pleasure to publish the fourth issue of the Arbiters’ Magazine. We continue our efforts to offer to all the Arbiters around the world the necessary knowledge and information, to enable them to exercise their duties in the best way. Many thanks to IA Aris Marghetis, Secretary of the FIDE [...]

GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

GM Maksim Chigaev first in the Sagaalgan Rapid 2017

The 15th Chess Festival Sagaalgan 2017 was held on 24-26th March at the Buddhist University in Ivolginsky datsan, near Ulan-Ude in the Russian Republic of Buryatia. The 13-round rapid tournament with the time control 15′+10” was a stage of the Rapid Grand Prix of Russia. An impressive number of 557 players participated in the single [...]

US Chess Championships 2017

US Chess Championships 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the nation’s top 24 chess players will gather in Saint Louis to compete for the titles of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion, which will be held simultaneously at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) from March 28 through April 10. The U.S. Chess Championship field [...]

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