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News ‘February, 2018’

Alexander Donchenko is the winner in Northumbria Masters

Alexander Donchenko is the winner in Northumbria Masters

Northumbria Masters was held in Newcactle from 14 to 18 February. The winner is GM Alexander Donchenko with 7 points out of 9, followed by GM Jakhongir Vakhidov with 6,5 points and GM Daniel Gormally with 6 points. It was not clear until the last round, where Donchenko had to win against FM Berry Neil [...]

Interview with Alexandr Fier

Interview with Alexandr Fier

Alexandr Fier gains 37 ELO in a month

5th International Karun Cup

5th International Karun Cup

5th International Karun Cup is held from 17 to 24 February in Ahvaz-Golestan. The tournament is divided in 3 sections. The top seeded players are GM Amonatov Farrukh, GM Korneev Oleg etc … starting list 1 GM Amonatov Farrukh TJK 2624 2 GM Korneev Oleg ESP 2554 3 GM Sanikidze Tornike GEO 2533 4 GM [...]

Azerbaijan Women’s Championship 2018 live

Azerbaijan Women’s Championship 2018 live

The Azerbaijan Women’s Championship is a 9-round Swiss open taking place in ACF in Baku from 18-26 February, 2018. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Top seeded is WGM Ulviyya Fataliyeva. Live games with analysis will [...]

IM Jadranko Plenca is the winner in 7. Internationales Villach Open 2018

IM Jadranko Plenca is the winner in 7. Internationales Villach Open 2018

7. Internationales Villach Open 2018 was held from 10 to 17 February in Vilach. 101 players took part in the tournament. The winner is IM Jadranko Plenca with 7.5 out of 9, followed by IM Gal Drnovsek, GM Rui Gao with 7 points. full standings 1 IM Plenca Jadranko 7,5 2 IM Drnovsek Gal 7 [...]

78th Noteboom Tournament

78th Noteboom Tournament

The 78th Noteboom Tournament is a 6-round Swiss tournament taking place from 16-18 February 2018 in Oegstgeest, Netherlands. Players receive 100 minutes for the entire game, plus a 10-second increment starting from move one. Tournament is divided in 3 sections. Top seeded players are GM Benjamin Bok, GM Predrag Nikolic etc… Live game with analysis [...]

GRENKE Chess Classic 2018

GRENKE Chess Classic 2018

The players for this years GRENKE Chess Classic were revealed. The tournament will be held from 31 March-09 April, 2018. Venue: Schwarzwaldhallte Karlsruhe (Round 1 to 3), Kulturhaus LA8 Baden-Baden (Round 4 to 9) Time control: 100 min/40 moves + 50 min/20 moves + 15 min/rest of the game with a 30 sec increment from [...]

GM Round robin Third Saturday 66 – Novi Sad

GM Round robin Third Saturday 66 – Novi Sad

GM Third Saturday 66 was held from 11 to 16 February in Novi Sad. It was 10 players round-robin. The winner was IM Kaiqi Yang with 7 out of 9, who also made GM norm, followed by IM Zoran Runic with 6 points and IM Milos Stankovic with 5,5 points . The B tournament was [...]

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting the players to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 6th until 16rd of August, 2018. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is [...]

57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship live

57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship live

The Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX) and the Rio de Janeiro Chess Federation (FEXERJ) are organising the 57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship from 17-23 February 2018 at Guanabara Club, Rio de Janeiro. The tournament is a 10-player round-robin in which each player has 90 minutes for all moves, with a 30-second per move increment from move [...]

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