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News ‘April, 2017’

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Zurich

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Zurich

The winner of 2015 and 2016 is also on top in 2017 again – on the final day, the American Hikaru Nakamura again showed his outstanding class and won the Blitz tournament half a point ahead of the Indian Viswanathan Anand and a full point ahead of Ian Nepomniachtchi, who had shared first place with [...]

Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda 2017

Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda 2017

The 44th Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda was organized by the Club Polideportivo de La Roda from 12-16th April, 2017 at La Caja Blanca in La Roda, Albacete, Spain. International Masters Jose Angel Guerra Mendez (Cuba) and Juan Luis Ramiro Ovejero (Spain) excelled in the field of 263 players with 12 Grandmasters to [...]

Emilio Cordova wins Mexican Open 2017

Emilio Cordova wins Mexican Open 2017

The 63rd Open Chess Championship of Mexico was held from 11-16th April at the Hotel Radisson Poliforum, León, Guanajuato. More than 1300 players competed in the various age and elo sections. The main open event had 151 participants. Grandmaster Emilio Cordova from Peru emerged clear winner with 7,5/9 points. Official website Final standings: 1 GM [...]

Karpov Poikovsky Tournament 2017

Karpov Poikovsky Tournament 2017

The 18th Karpov Poikovsky Tournament is set to take place from 18-27th April at the Sports School “Neptune” in Poikovsky, Nefteyugansk Ugra, Russia. The round robin tournament with ten players has the average elo of 2679. The event will be visited by Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin and Olympic boxing champion Vyacheslav Yanovsky. Participants: Ernesto Inarkiev [...]

Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge LIVE!

Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Vyacheslav Ikonnikov winner of Metz Open 2017

Vyacheslav Ikonnikov winner of Metz Open 2017

The 35th International Metz Open was held from 8-14th April at the Complexe Sportif St Symphorien in Metz, France. Russian Grandmaster Vyacheslav Ikonnikov emerged clear winner ahead of Sergey Fedorchuk and Namig Guliyev. 73 participants competed in the 9-round Swiss tournament, organized by the chess club Metz Alekhine. The total prize fund was 10,000 EUR, [...]

European Women’s Chess Championship – Round 4

European Women’s Chess Championship – Round 4

Four rounds have been already played at the 18th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2017 in Riga and six players are in the lead. Nana Dzagnidze, the sole leader form the previous round drew her game against Anna Muzychuk, which gave the opportunity for other contestants to catch her lead. Former World Champion Mariya Muzychuk [...]

Dutch Chess 2017 qualification LIVE!

Dutch Chess 2017 qualification LIVE!

The Dutch qualifier for the 2017 Dutch Chess Championship is taking place this weekend. It is a double round robin 4 player event with Friso Nijboer, Twan Burg, Koen Leenhouts, and Ruud Janssen. More information on Schaaksite.nl, you can follow the games live here or via your mobile phone with the Chess Arena phone application.

French Youth Chess LIVE!

French Youth Chess LIVE!

Live games with analysis

GRENKE Chess Open starts with 1202 participants

GRENKE Chess Open starts with 1202 participants

The GRENKE Chess Open 2017 has broken all records. 1,202 participants have registered for what is currently the largest open chess tournament in the world. In group A, 688 participants including over 200 title holders are fighting for a total prize pool of 37,000 Euros, with 10,000 Euros awaiting the winner. In group B, 384 [...]

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