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News ‘May, 2017’

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Moscow, Russia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Moscow, Russia – Results

From 23 to 27 May 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Moscow, Russia, by the Russian State Social University and the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Artiom Akhmetov (RUS), FIDE Lecturer. Five (5) National Arbiters from Russia and Kazakhstan participated in the Seminar and all [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, Virginia, USA

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, Virginia, USA

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 2 to 4 August 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 777 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 23510. The Lecturer will be IA Carol Jarecki [...]

Samuel Sevian winner of Chicago Chess Open 2017

Samuel Sevian winner of Chicago Chess Open 2017

The 26th Annual Chicago Open was held on May 25-29, 2017, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event had 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The strongest Open section with 119 participants was completed over [...]

In Memoriam – IM Stefano Tatai

In Memoriam – IM Stefano Tatai

The legendary Italian chess player IM Stefano Tatai passed away on 30th May in Tenerife, Spain. Born in 1938, he became the National Master in 1958 and earned the prestigious title of International Master in 1966. Tatai was 12-times Italian chess champion, which is a national record: 1962 in Forte dei Marmi, 1965 in Florence, [...]

Belaya Ladya 2017 starts in Dagomys

Belaya Ladya 2017 starts in Dagomys

More than 8000 schoolchildren under 14 years of age participated in qualification tournaments in all regions of Russia during 2016/2017 academic year.

Alexander Morozevich wins Rashid Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

Alexander Morozevich wins Rashid Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

The International chess festival “Rashid Nezhmetdinov Cup” started with a rapid tournament that was held from 29-30th May at the Central Chess School in Kazan. GM Alexander Morozevich and IM Zhamsaran Tsydypov shared the first place with 8,5/11 points each. Morozevich claimed the winner’s trophy on better tie-break. The tournament format was 11-round FIDE rated [...]

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Saint Petersburg to Host Russian Championship Superfinals-2017

Saint Petersburg to Host Russian Championship Superfinals-2017

The Russian Chess Federation together with Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation announced the results of the bidding for the Russian Championship Superfinals 2017 as part of the Chess in Museums programme. The Superfinals of 70th Russian men’s championship and 67th Russian women’s championship will take place in December 2017. The tournament is a part [...]

European Individual Championship 2017

European Individual Championship 2017

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 was opened today in Minsk, Belarus with participation of 400 players! The battlefield is led by Russian GM Dmitry Andreikin, followed by GM David Navara (CZE), GM Dmitry Jakovenko (RUS), GM Baadur Jobava (GEO), Yuriy Kryvoruchko (UKR), GM Ruslan Ponomariov (UKR), GM Maxim Matlakov (RUS), GM Arkadij Naiditsch (AZE), GM [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Asmara, Eritrea

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Asmara, Eritrea

From 19 to 23 May 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Asmara, Eritrea, by the Eritrea Chess Federation, in cooperation with the African Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Hassan Khaled (EGY), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in English language. Twenty eight (28) people from Eritrea and [...]

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