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News ‘March, 2017’

1st FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017

1st FIDE World Cadet Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017

The 1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017 will be held in Minsk, Belarus, from 1st of June (arrivals) to 5th of June (departures) 2017. The championships will be held in Palace of Sport in Minsk, Belarus. Each federation can register unlimited number of players in each of the categories ‐ under [...]

The best chess player in the world arrested

The best chess player in the world arrested

A journalist investigation brings down Borislav Ivanov

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

The Chess Festival will take place from 18-25th June, 2017, at the “Kamin hall” of Restaurant Sidro and “Great hall” of Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake in Serbia.

1st Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship

1st Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship

The Sharjah Chess & Culture Club is organizing the 1st Sharjah Masters international Chess Championship, which will be held at Sharjah Chess & Culture Club from 22nd March to 31st March 2017. The Masters is held under the Patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Astana, Kazakhstan

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Astana, Kazakhstan

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 26 July 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Ashot Vardapetian (ARM), Chairman of the FIDE Rules Commission and FIDE Lecturer. The venue of the Seminar will be the Schoolchildren’s [...]

World Champion Tan Zhongyi honored in China

World Champion Tan Zhongyi honored in China

Tan Zhongyi, who recently became a new Women’s World Chess Champion, was honored at the celebration organized by the State Sports General Administration of Chess Sports Management Center, China Chess Association and Shandong Province authorities and businesses. The champion received a 100,000 yuan reward and a valuable sapphire from the famous Shandong Jingzhi company. Tan [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 23 July 2017 in Melbourne, Australia, by the Chess Victoria, in cooperation with the Australian Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Phyllis Hore Room, Kew Library, Corner Cotham Road and Civic Drive, Kew [...]

Karjakin takes up Putin offer for civil servant role

Karjakin takes up Putin offer for civil servant role

Sergey Karjakin has accepted President Vladimir Putin’s invitation to join the Civil Chamber of the Russian Federation. On Monday morning Karjakin posted a photo on his Twitter account showing the invitation signed by Putin. “According to the Federal law from April 4, 2005 ‘Of the Civil Chamber or Russian Federation’ (I am) inviting you to [...]

Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017

Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital International Chess Tournament 2017, which will take place from 1-8 April 2017 in St Clement Bay in Jersey. The Open tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move. The [...]

ISEM GM Chess Tournaments

ISEM GM Chess Tournaments

The İzmir Chess Training Center (ISEM) is holding two Scheveningen chess tournaments where a group of foreign Grandmasters is pitted against the local talent. The tournaments are taking place from 8-12th March at Iyonya Hotel in Izmir, Turkey. The organizer is IO Nese Kahmazalp, tournament director is IO Enis Bilyap and chief arbiter is IA [...]

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