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News ‘July, 2017’

52nd Honduras Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

52nd Honduras Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

From 4 to 9 July 2017 the 52nd Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the Chess Federation of Honduras and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer of the seminar was IA Santiago Garcia Ramos (MEX), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Hector Mejia Espinal (HON). The Technical Organizer was Juan [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia – Results

From 22 to 23 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Melbourne, Australia, by the Chess Victoria in cooperation with the Australia Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Phyllis Hore Room, Kew, in Melbourne, Australia. The lecturer was IA Peter Tsai (AUS), FIDE Lecturer [...]

Kaido Kulaots wins Heart of Finland 2017 on tiebreak

Kaido Kulaots wins Heart of Finland 2017 on tiebreak

Estonian Grandmaster Kaido Kulaots took the winner’s trophy in Heart of Finland 2017 tournament by the virtue of superior tie-break. This is his fourth win in the HoF Open, after 2008, 2013 and 2014. Kulaots, last year winner IM Vadim Moiseenko and IM Miroslav Vlasenko completed the event with 7,5/9 points each. The 27th Heart [...]

Andorra Chess Open 2017

Andorra Chess Open 2017

The 35th Andorra Chess Open takes place from 22nd to 30th July 2017 in Hotel Panorama, Andorra. A total of 153 players from 18 countries compete, including 13 Grandmasters and 18 International Masters. The tournament will be played according to Swiss System in 9 rounds, with the time control 40 moves in 90 minutes and [...]

Ernesto Inarkiev winner of Moscow Blitz Cup

Ernesto Inarkiev winner of Moscow Blitz Cup

On the International Chess Day, July 20, National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (NRU MGSU) hosted Moscow Blitz Cup dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of NRU MGSU President Valery Telichenko. Organizers: Chess Federation of Moscow with the support of a joint-stock company Vector Capital Partners. Tournament’s director: Zarif Safoev. Chief Arbiter: IA Artem [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Harare, Zimbabwe

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Harare, Zimbabwe

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 25 August 2017 in Harare, Zimbabwe, by the Zimbabwe Chess Federation, in cooperation with the African Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Rainbow Towers Hotel, in Harare. The Lecturer will be IA Hassan [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bhubaneswar, India

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bhubaneswar, India

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 27 to 29 August 2017 (at the same period with the Asian Cities Chess Championship 2017) in Bhubaneswar, India, by the All India Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Prof. Rathinam Anantharam (IND), Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ [...]

Yannick Pelletier wins Swiss Chess Championship

Yannick Pelletier wins Swiss Chess Championship

Grandmaster Yannick Pelletier convincingly won the Swiss Open Chess Championship that was held from 13-21st July in Grächen. Pelletier scored 7,5/9 points leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. This is Pelletier sixth national title, as he previously won in 1995, 2000, 2002, 2010 and 2014. Silver went to the 61-year-old IM Roland Ekström [...]

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2017

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial 2017

Lev Polugaevsky Memorial was held from 8-16th July at the Polugaevsky chess club in Samara, Russia. The 9-round Swiss event which is a stage in the Russian Cup gathered 107 participants, including 9 Grandmasters and 14 International Masters. The total prize fund was 11.000 EUR. Dmitry Frolyanov convincingly won the tournament with 8,0/9 points, leaving [...]

25th Southern Open in Orlando, Florida

25th Southern Open in Orlando, Florida

The 25th Annual Southern Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. There will be five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. The event has a $15,000 prize fund, unconditionally guaranteed. [...]

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