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Russia and China leading in World Team Championship

Russia and China leading in World Team Championship

On June 20, the games of the 4th Round of the World Chess Team Championships were played in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the men’s event Russia beat Belarus 3:1 (the winners were Ian Nepomniachtchi and Maksim Matlakov). China blew out Egypt 3.5 to 0.5; Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi and Li Chao scored. Team Turkey created another sensation: [...]

Poland leads the World Team Championship

Poland leads the World Team Championship

On June 19, the matches of the 3rd round of the World Team Championships were played in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the men’s tournament the leaders, team Poland, defeated Egypt three to one (the winners were Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Jan Krzisztof Duda, the other two games were drawn). Russia won the match against Ukraine by a slim [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship concluded in Nis

European Amateur Chess Championship concluded in Nis

The European Amateur Chess Championship was held in excellent conditions from 9-17th June at the Tami Residence in Nis, Serbia. The Championship, organized by the Chess Federation of City of Nis and under the auspices of European Chess Union, consisted of three different rating categories: 0-1699, 1700-1999 and 2000-2300. The champion of the strongest category [...]

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 2

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 2

The second round of the Team World Championships took place in Khanty-Mansiysk on June 18. The guest of honor of this round was the Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra Natalya Komarova who, together with FIDE Vice-President Javier Ochoa, gave a start to the women’s match between Russia and Vietnam. After that the [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

The Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 2-10th July at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India. The event is organized by the Commonwealth Chess Association, All India Chess Federation and Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 [...]

Chess Handbook – Book for Arbiters

Chess Handbook – Book for Arbiters

IA Zoran Bojovic and IA Branislav Suhartovic 292 pages, Hardback, 1st Edition 2017 Competitive chess is not only about presenting your chess knowledge and turning it into a full point or defending a position for 5 hours and then missing to claim a three-fold repetition just because you are unaware of the chess rules and [...]

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

A surprise of the start was a tie in the match Turkey vs. Ukraine: all four games were drawn.

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian emerged winner of Altibox Norway Chess 2017 which was held in Stavagner, Norway from 5th-17th June. Aronian showed that he is in a great form having already won two tournaments this year (Grenke Chess Classic and now Altibox Norway Chess) and crossing again the 2800 line. Aronian was among the 10 of the [...]

Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants of the FIDE World Team Chess Championships which is ongoing in Khanty-Mansiysk. The message reads, in part: “Hospitable Yugra Territory is famous for hosting chess tournaments at the very highest level, and it has repeatedly hosted the most prestigious among them. Now, for the first [...]

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