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European Senior Chess Championship 2017

European Senior Chess Championship 2017

The 2017 European Senior Chess Championship will be held from 11th-21st August in Sabadell, Spain. The Championship will be played in two categories: Senior 50+ and Senior 65+. The separated women’s competition will be organized only for 50+ group while women in 65+ group will play in Open competition with separate prizes. The top seed [...]

Mark Dvoretsky’s library donated to Adi Akhmad Club

Mark Dvoretsky’s library donated to Adi Akhmad Club

The chess library of a famous coach Mark Dvoretsky (1947-2016) was solemnly donated to Adi Akhmad Sports Club (Troitskoe, the Republic of Ingushetia) at the Palace of Culture of Nazran. Inna Dvoretskaya, Leonid Dvoretsky, Boris Gelfand, Ernesto Inarkiev (for many years he had been Dvoretsky’s trainee), President of ISCU Alexander Kostiev and Editor-in-chief of the [...]

Sinquefield Cup – Round 6

Sinquefield Cup – Round 6

The day after the rest day produced only one decisive game but quite a lot of action! Levon Aronian took advantage of Wesley So’s poor form and won the game in style, which improved his position in the standings. Magnus Carlsen, who is chasing the leader by half a point, gave his all to close [...]

Aleksandr Lenderman wins 118th US Open Chess Championship

Aleksandr Lenderman wins 118th US Open Chess Championship

Grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman is the clear winner of the 118th US Open Chess Championship after concluding the event with 8,0/9 points. 396 players competed in the single section of the Championship that took place from 29th July to 6th August at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia. Final standings: 1. GM Lenderman Aleksandr NY [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia – Results

From 11 to 15 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Jakarta, Indonesia, by the Indonesian Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Gunadarma University and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Bunawan Bong (INA), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Hamid Majid (MAS). The lectures were in the English [...]

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Results

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Results

From 18th to June 24th, 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, by the Mongolian Chess federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturers were IA Sainbayar Tserendorj (MGL) and IA K.K Chan (HKG). The lectures were given in English language [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Astana, Kazakhstan – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Astana, Kazakhstan – Results

From 22 to 26 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Astana, Kazakhstan, by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Astana Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetian (ARM), FIDE Rules Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in Russian language. Twenty three [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Rize, Turkey

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Rize, Turkey

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 21 to 24 September 2017 in Rize, Turkey, by the Turkish Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Guran Unal (TUR), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Fahri Karabay (TUR). The language of the Seminar will be [...]

Sinquefield Cup – Round 5

Sinquefield Cup – Round 5

Round 5 of the Sinquefield Cup was the final round before the day off and the players certainly gave their all. The most remarkable games were played by the current and former World Champions. Viswanathan Anand played a sparkling sacrifice, completely demolishing Fabiano Caruana and winning in style. Magnus Carlsen was able to shake off [...]

Sinquefield Cup – Round 4

Sinquefield Cup – Round 4

The hard-fought game between Magnus Carlsen and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave produced the sole leader of the tournament for the first time. Far from the perfect, the game was a rollercoaster ride which started as advantageous for Carlsen but several mistakes later ended in Vachier-Lagrave’s favor. Clearly a heartbreaking loss for the World Champion, who needs to [...]

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