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News ‘March, 2018’

TCEC Superfinal Stockfish – Houdini starts at 17:30 CET

TCEC Superfinal Stockfish – Houdini starts at 17:30 CET

Stockfish, the open source engine by Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, Gary Linscott and a huge community of contributors, has convincingly won TCEC Premier Division. Stockfish collected 61,0/84 points to secure the gold medal and the right to challenge the current champion Houdini for the TCEC Grand Champion title. The Superfinal match of the Top Chess [...]

Ivan Saric is European Champion for 2018

Ivan	Saric is European Champion for 2018

2018 European Championship was held from 17 to 28 March in Batumi. 8 players had 7,5 points out of 10 before the last round. 3 of the games have finished draw. Croatian GM Ivan Saric defeated David Navara in the last round and won the title with 8,5 points out of 11. Seven players tied [...]

Zurab Azmaiparashvili ticket for ECU elections

Zurab Azmaiparashvili ticket for ECU elections

Mrs Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Woman Grandmaster and Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia, IM Malcolm Pein, Chief Executive of Chess in Schools and Communities and the organiser of the London Chess Classic, Mr Gunnar Bjornsson, President of the Iceland Chess Federation, joining the ticket.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen in Biel

World Champion Magnus Carlsen in Biel

The 51st edition of the International Chess Festival Biel will be exceptional. The organizing committee has managed to secure the participation of World Champion Magnus Carlsen (NOR)! The ACCENTUS Grand Master Tournament will be stronger than ever. A reigning World Champion has rarely played in Switzerland. This will happen next summer at the 51st Biel [...]

O2C Doeberl Cup 2018

O2C Doeberl Cup 2018

Australia’s Premier Grand Prix tournament since 1963! The 2018 edition of O2C Doeberl Cup is held from 29 March to 2 April at the Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden. First prize is 4,000 AUD (~€2,500). Players receive 90 minutes to make 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds [...]

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana is the final for the 2018 World Chess Championship. Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates in Berlin after a highly contested battle. The Candidates title gave Caruana a hefty prize of 95 000 eur and the right to challenge the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen. Replay: Candidates Berlin 2018 / Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 [...]

Grenke Chess Open 2018 live

Grenke Chess Open 2018 live

GRENKE Chess Open will be held in Karlsruhe from March 29 to April 2. The venue will be Congress Centre Karlsruhe. The prize fund of the event 60.000 EUR. Grenke Chess Open is divided in 3 sections. A-Open (for Players national rating/ELO >1850) B-Open (for players national rating/ELO < 2000) C-Open (for Players national rating [...]

Joel Kevin Quispe Cori and Ann Chumpitaz are champions of Peru for 2018

Joel Kevin Quispe Cori  and Ann Chumpitaz  are champions of Peru for 2018

Peru Individual Championships were held from 21 to 25 March in Lima. In the Open section 84 players took part. After 9 rounds the winner is IM Joel Kevin Quispe Cori with 7,5 points. Four players have finished with 7 points,. Second place is for FM Eduardo Jose Alcantara Martinez, third is IM Renato Terry. [...]

Bridge Resort Amateur Open

Bridge Resort Amateur Open

The Bridge Resort Amateur Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 1-7 April 2018 in Sochi, Russia. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. 152 players are taking part in the tournament. Live games with analysis will be provided daily on Chessdom.com with the [...]

11th Pedro Lezcano Montalvo Memorial

11th Pedro Lezcano Montalvo Memorial

The 11th Pedro Lezcano Montalvo Memorial is a 9-round Swiss open taking place from 24-31 March in Gran Canaria. 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. More then 100 players are expected. Top seeded are GM Karen [...]

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