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News ‘July, 2017’

22nd Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

22nd Bradley Open in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

The 22nd Annual Bradley Open will be held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, 1 Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. 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 $8,000 [...]

Czech Open 2017 in Pardubice

Czech Open 2017 in Pardubice

The 28th International Chess and Games Festival Czech Open 2017 started on July 13th and will last until 30th of July. As usual, the event takes place in hockey Tipsport arena in Pardubice. The very first tournament of Czech Open was really successful. 131 teams made of four players have participated Cesky Lev Kolesovice Open. [...]

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

The Chess Federation of India has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zones 3.1 to 3.7 affiliated to Asian Chess Federation and FIDE to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 25 Aug – 2 Sep 2017 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. The tournament shall be run [...]

Andrew Paulson passed away

Andrew Paulson passed away

Founder of AGON Andrew Paulson passed away at the age of 59, Interfax quoted Alexey Kazakov, senior executive at Rambler&Co. The American businessman established AGON in 2012 and signed a long-term contract with FIDE to organize and promote the events of the World Championship cycle. From October 2013 he was President of the English Chess [...]

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

On July 18, a Russian grandmaster Alexander Morozevich celebrates his 40th anniversary. Our congratulations to the outstanding chess player! Alexander is the winner of many strong international tournaments. He has represented Russia in seven Olympiads and other team events, winning numerous team and board medals. Morozevich is a two-time World Championship Candidate and a two-time [...]

Heart of Finland 2017

Heart of Finland 2017

The 27th Heart of Finland Open is taking place from 17-23rd July in Jyväskylä, Finland. The playing venue is JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Rajakatu 35. The tournament system is 9-round Swiss with accelerated pairings in the first two rounds. The event is elo-rated and it is possible to obtain FIDE title norms. The total [...]

Kacper Piorun takes the trophy in Najdorf Memorial

Kacper Piorun takes the trophy in Najdorf Memorial

Grandmaster Kacper Piorun emerged clear winner of the Open A of Metlife Najdorf Chess Festival that was held from 8-17th July at the Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre in Warsaw, Poland. The Open A, reserved for the players rated above 2200, had 145 participants. Piorun scored 7,0/9 points, leaving a group of eleven players half [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Seoul, Korea

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Seoul, Korea

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 21 to 22 October 2017 in Seoul, Korea, by the Korean Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 24 to 27 August 2017 in Pocos de Caldas, MG, Brazil, by the Brazilian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Seminar will be held during the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships (21-31 August 2017). The Lecturer will be IA Antonio Bento (BRA), [...]

Bergamo Chess Open 2017

Bergamo Chess Open 2017

The popular weekend tournament, Bergamo Chess Open, has attracted 184 players competing in three elo-sections from 14-16th July. The main section, for players rated over 1900, had 67 participants. After six rounds of play the three members of 2600-elo club, Konstantin Landa, Ivan Salgado and Ivan Ivanisevic shared the first place with 5,0 points each. [...]

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