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News ‘December, 2017’

King Salman World Rapid Women Chess LIVE!

King Salman World Rapid Women Chess LIVE!

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Groningen Chess 2017 – 2018 LIVE!

Groningen Chess 2017 – 2018 LIVE!

The 2017 – 2018 edition of the Groningen Chess Festival will be held from 22 to 30 december.The venue will be Sportcentrum Rug&Hanze. The tournament is divided in 3 sections. Top seed is GM Maxim Turov. Other top players include GM Benjamin Bok, GM Sergei Tiviakov, GM Evgeny Postny, GM Dmitry Kryakvin, etc. Live games [...]

Basel chess festival 2018

Basel chess festival 2018

From 2 to 7 january in Basel will be held the traditional chess open. The venue will be hotel Landgasthof. Basel Chess 2018 is divided in 2 sections. Top seeded is Andreas Heimann.

40th International Chess Tournament “White Tower”

40th International Chess Tournament “White Tower”

From 2 to 8 january in Thessaloniki will be held 4Oth edition of White Tower chess open.The venue will be hotel Philippion.The tournament is divided in two sections.Top seed is GM Kiril Georgiev from Bulgaria. Official website www.whitetower2018.com Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top [...]

Rilton Chess Cup 2017 LIVE!

Rilton Chess Cup 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Greek Championship 2017

Greek Championship 2017

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Maksim Vavulin and Sergei Zhigalko winners of European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships

Maksim Vavulin and Sergei Zhigalko winners of European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships

The final European event for 2017, European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships, concluded yesterday in Katowice, Poland. “Spodek” Sport and Entertainment Centre, as the official playing venue, hosted both Championships. The blitz event gathered 1086 players, while rapid championship brought together nearly 1200 competitors coming from 41 European federations. Participants of different ages, professionals, amateurs, [...]

Russia wins World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 with a round to spare

Russia wins World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 with a round to spare

The way things were moving, it should not come as a surprise at all. They came, they saw, they conquered. Russia has scored the maximum possible 16 match points in 8 matches (2 match points per win) to stake claim on the first spot. Before the start of the event, the Russian coach had mentioned [...]

World Youth Chess Olympiad – India Green and Iran fight for second place

World Youth Chess Olympiad – India Green and Iran fight for second place

It was another match of demolition for Russia in the seventh round of the World Youth Chess Olympiad. This time the victim was Team Turkey. While the first board saw a quick draw between IM Sergei Lobanov and FM Deniz Ozen. On the fourth board, too, there was a not so special draw. On the [...]

Peter Svidler and Aleksandra Goryachkina are 2017 Russian Champions

Peter Svidler and Aleksandra Goryachkina are 2017 Russian Champions

The Superfinals of 70th Russian men’s championship and 67th Russian women’s championship took place on December 2-14 at the State Museum of Political History of Russia (2-4, Kuybysheva St., Saint Petersburg). In the open event, Peter Svidler and Nikita Vitiugov scored 7 points out of 11 and had to play a tie-break for the 1st [...]

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