Chess

News ‘May, 2017’

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Budapest, Hungary

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Budapest, Hungary

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 29 September to 1 October 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, by the Hungarian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Werner Stubenvoll (AUT), FIDE Qualification Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Miklos Orso (HUN). The [...]

Capablanca Memorial 2017

Capablanca Memorial 2017

The winner of the first tournament in 1962 was Miguel Najdorf. The record with most tournament wins is held by Vassily Ivanchuk with 6 titles.

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

What are Grand Prix participants mostly know for? Official YouTube channel of WorldChess, the broadcasting platform for the World Chess Championship cycle events. The interviews with players and organizers of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow can be found here.    

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

Grandmasters take you to the alternative reality created by journalists. Official YouTube channel of WorldChess, the broadcasting platform for the World Chess Championship cycle events. The interviews with players and organizers of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow can be found here.    

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017

One month before the Silver Lake Chess Festival 2017 there are already 150 registered participants from 14 countries. Among them are 44 titled players, including 16 Grandmasters. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament [...]

CAS dismissed Bulgarian Chess Federation appeal

CAS dismissed Bulgarian Chess Federation appeal

On 30th September 2016, the Bulgarian Chess Federation filled an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision of the European Chess Union General Assembly on 10th of September 2016 to expel the Bulgarian Chess federation from the European Chess Union. After an exchange of written submissions for both sides and [...]

“The Thinkers” by David Llada

“The Thinkers” by David Llada

Quality Chess is delighted to announce the publication of the book The Thinkers, by the world’s premier chess photographer, David Llada. Quality Chess has since our inception in 2004 worked tirelessly on producing chess books of high quality, no matter if they are opening books, training books or biographies, whether they are aimed at high [...]

Ding Liren wins FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow

Ding Liren wins FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow

With a win in the final round on Sunday, Ding Liren of China clinched the Moscow Grand Prix. Ding finished with 6 points, half point ahead of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan. Ding and Mamedyarov had led the tournament since Round 4. Ding beat Boris Gelfand of Israel and he did it with the Black pieces. [...]

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Second edition of Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour to be held in June 2017, with Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk and Baadur Jobava. Leuven, Belgium – 22 May 2017 – After the success of the first edition held in 2016, the [...]

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16 & U18 Chess Championships 2017 (open and girls) will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 16th of September (arrival) until 26th of September (departure) 2017. The Championships will be organized and held under the auspices of the Uruguayan Chess Federation (FUA), the Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) and [...]

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2015