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News ‘January, 2018’

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand

From 19 to 21 January 2018 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Bangkok, Thailand by the Thailand Chess Association in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer. The venue of the Seminar was the Thailand Chess Association [...]

1st Vajda Arpad Memorial 2018 live

1st Vajda Arpad Memorial 2018 live

The 1st Vajda Arpad Memorial is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 29 January to 7 February 2018 in the Csili Cultural Center in Budapest, Hungary. The top players are GM Nikola Sedlak, GM Gergely Aczel, GM etc… Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the [...]

Peskov: The Trustees Board supports Filatov’s candidacy to the office of the RCF President

Peskov: The Trustees Board supports Filatov’s candidacy to the office of the RCF President

Moscow, 31st January, TASS. The Trustees Board of the Russian CF is supporting the candidacy of Andrey Filatov to the position of the Federation President, the Head of the Board, Press-secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov told to the TASS question. Peskov said, “I can say on behalf of the Trustees Board, we [...]

Interview with Boris Savchenko

Interview with Boris Savchenko

Boris Savchenko is a constant participant and several-times winner of the previous editions of the Moscow Open. The grandmaster from Moscow told the correspondents of the tournament website of his recent success in the World Rapid Championship and the way this tournament started for him. – Hello, Boris! Several years ago you were ranked as [...]

Afghanistan Chess Federation supports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Afghanistan Chess Federation supports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

A statement supporting Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s candidacy for FIDE Presidency issued by Afghanistan Chess Federation was received by Ilyumzhinov office in Moscow.

2018 Grand Chess Tour Participants

2018 Grand Chess Tour Participants

The Grand Chess Tour (GCT) is pleased to announce the list of players that have been invited to participate as full tour participants for the 2018 GCT. The 2018 GCT event dates and tour point regulations have also now been finalized and are detailed below. A total of 10 players have been offered full tour [...]

Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018

Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018

Magnus Carlsen has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, after an exciting last round. At the start of the matches five grandmasters still stood a chance of winning, with Giri and Carlsen jointly leading the pack. Because both their games ended in a draw, they had to play a tie-break, consisting of two blitz games [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2018

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2018

Thailand Chess Association (TCA) in cooperation with Bangapi Chess Club on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) have the honour to officially invite all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 2018 Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, which will be held in Chiangmai, Thailand. This event will [...]

Interview with Alina Kashlinskaya

Interview with Alina Kashlinskaya

“I wanted to take part in a strong tournament, and also to spend some time with my family at home.”

Tata Steel Chess 2018 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess 2018 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

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