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News ‘April, 2017’

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir

Azeri star Shakhriyar Mamedyarov repeated the last year’s success and took another trophy at the Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir. The ten-player round robin event was held from 20-30th April in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. In the final round Vladimir Kramnik defeated Pavel Eljanov, while the remaining games were drawn. Final standings: 1. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – 5,5 [...]

Anish Giri wins Reykjavik Open

Anish Giri wins Reykjavik Open

The 32nd Reykjavik Open 2017 took place from 19-27th April, 2017, in Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Shamkir Chess 2017 LIVE!

Shamkir Chess 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Kremenchuk, Ukraine

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Kremenchuk, Ukraine

From 20 to 25 April 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Kremenchuk, Poltava Region, Ukraine, by the Ukrainian Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Oleg Tovchyga (UKR), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Yuriy Gnyp (UKR). The lectures were in Russian language. 15 National Arbiters from Ukraine and [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Moscow, Russia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Moscow, Russia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 23 to 27 May 2017 in Moscow, Russia, by the Moscow Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Russian State Social University in Moscow. The Lecturer will be IA [...]

World Senior Team Championships 2017

World Senior Team Championships 2017

World Senior Team Championship 2017 Category 50+ and World Senior Team Championship 2017 Category 65+ are taking place from 24th April to 2nd May at the wonderful Creta Maris Resort in Hersonissos, Greece. Entitled to participate in the category 50+ are players who were born in the year 1967 or earlier. Entitled to participate in [...]

Nana Dzagnidze is 2017 European Women’s Champion

Nana Dzagnidze is 2017 European Women’s Champion

Georgian Grandmaster Nana Dzagnidze is the winner of the 18th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship, which was held from 11-22nd April at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Riga, Latvia. In the final decisive round Dzagnidze drew with Russian Natalija Pogonina, and emerged clear winner with 8,5/11 points. Second place was shared between two Russian players [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 to be held at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India from 2nd-10th July 2017 organized by Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of [...]

MindSports World Championships 2017

MindSports World Championships 2017

The 4th MindSports World Championships 2017 will be held from 19-27th August at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) in Doha, Qatar. The competitions in Scrabble, Chess, Go and Esports will offer a record prize fund of 200,000 USD. The chess programme will include: Bughouse – August 19th – Prize pool minimum $3000 Blitz [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Koror, Palau

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Koror, Palau

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 12 to 19 May 2017 in Koror, Palau, by the Palau Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The [...]

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