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News ‘August, 2017’

European Youth Chess Championship starting soon

European Youth Chess Championship starting soon

1121 young players coming from 46 European federations registered for the European Youth Chess Championship 2017 which takes place in Mamaia, Romania, from 4th-15th September. The Championship will be played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, boys and girls separately. The top three players in each group will be awarded [...]

FIDE World Cup starts in Tbilisi

FIDE World Cup starts in Tbilisi

The FIDE World Cup will be held from 2nd to 27th of September in Hualing Hotel in Tbilisi, Georgia. The final will take place in the Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi from 23rd till 27th of September. 128 player Knock Out tournament brings together the strongest players in the world, as well as qualifiers from every region [...]

EU Youth Chess Championship ended

EU Youth Chess Championship ended

15th EU Youth Chess Championship took place in Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic, from 18th-27th August. The Championship was organized in 4 age categories (U8, U10, U12, U14) for players from EU member countries, from EU candidate countries and from their neighboring countries. Fights for winning the EU Youth Chess Championship 2017 culminated on Sunday, [...]

Artur Pomar International Open

Artur Pomar International Open

An open tournament dedicated to legendary Grandmaster Artur Pomar will take place from 20-26th November at the Hotel Horizonte in Palma de Mallorka, Spain. The event will be held concurrently with the final leg of FIDE World Chess Grand Prix. The organizers are Federacio Balear d’Escacs and Chess Mallorca. The tournament format is 7-round Swiss [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2017 concluded

European Senior Chess Championship 2017 concluded

European Senior Chess Championship for 2017 which took place in Sabadell, Spain from 11th-21st August finished yesterday. The Championship was played in two different age categories: 50+ and 65+. The separate Women’s Championship was organized just for the 50+ category, while women 65+ played in the Open section and fought for separate prizes. In category [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

TCEC 2017 season coming soon – information and details

TCEC 2017 season coming soon – information and details

The new edition of TCEC is scheduled to take place in the last quarter of 2017. Once again the main goal of the championship will be to provide equal and fair conditions for the top chess engines to face each other and compete on a superb hardware. For this goal to be completed, the TCEC [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship – Round 3

European Youth Team Chess Championship – Round 3

Three rounds have been played in the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 which started on 16th of August in Rymanow Zdroj, Poland. 40 teams coming from 16 countries participate the Championship which is a new participation record. A press conference was held before the start of the Championship. It was attended by the representative [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City – Results

From 10 to 13 August 2017 a FIDE Arbiters´ Seminar was organized in Panama City, Panama, by the Panama Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Barbara Lopez Chavez Marino (CUB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was FA Roquelina Fandino Reyes (CUB). The venue of the Seminar was the Continental [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, USA – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, USA – Results

From 2 to 4 August 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Carol Jarecki (IVB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Boyd Reed (USA). The venue of the Seminar was the Sheraton Waterside [...]

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