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News ‘May, 2018’

White Rook 2018 starting in Dagomys

White Rook 2018 starting in Dagomys

On June 1, 2018, the 49th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) will start in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya has welcomed teams from foreign countries. This year, more than 100 teams from 78 regions of Russia and 22 countries of the world [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018 to be held at Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India from 25th June to 4th July and organized by Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as [...]

FIDE reports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to the Ethics Commission

FIDE reports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to the Ethics Commission

FIDE Ethics Commission is apparently set to examine the inclusion of fake person Glen Stark to Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s ticket for upcoming FIDE elections. To address inquiries and rumors that have come up in the press, FIDE Deputy President, Mr. Georgios Makropoulos, confirms that pursuant to the authorization provided by the FIDE Presidential Board by virtue [...]

Schaakweek Apeldoorn GM tournament

Schaakweek Apeldoorn GM tournament

The Schaakweek Apeldoorn GM tournament is a 10 player Round Robin tournament. The schedule of the tournament is: June 7th – 12.00 Opening June 7th to June 14th – 13.00 Rounds 1 to 8 June 15th – 11.00 Round 9 June 15th – 17.00 Prize giving ceremony The tournament will be played at Denksportcentrum Noord, [...]

Alex Shimanov wins Chicago open 2018

Alex Shimanov wins Chicago open 2018

The 27th Annual Chicago Open was held over Memorial Day weekend from May 24-28, 2018, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event had 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. 128 players took part in the [...]

QCD-Prof Lim Kok Ann – GM tournament

QCD-Prof Lim Kok Ann – GM tournament

The QCD-Prof Lim Kok Ann GM tournament is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 7-12 June 2018 in Singapore. Venue: Metropolitan YMCA (Palm Room), 60 Stevens Road. The purpose of this event is to provide local and regional chess enthusiasts with an opportunity in Singapore to attain International Master and Grandmaster titles. Additionally, we [...]

Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 starts with blitz chess matches on May 27th and the last round is June 7th. The 6 first rounds are played at Clarion Hotel Energy before the last 3 rounds, 5th-7th. June is played at Stavanger Concert Hall. The tournament will boast a fantastic field of players to Altibox Norway Chess 2018! [...]

American Continental Championship 2018

American Continental Championship 2018

The American Continental Championship is an 11-round Swiss tournament taking place from 1-10 June, 2018 in Montevideo, Uruguay. 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. 168 players are expected to take part. The top seeded are GM [...]

Polish Ekstraliga 2018

Polish Ekstraliga 2018

The 2018 Polish Extraliga is the top Polish team championship. Ten teams compete over nine rounds split into three 3-round sessions in June, September and October. A team can have a maximum of 15 players, with six taking part in each match and a female player on board six. The time control is 90 minutes [...]

Mumbai Mayor’s Cup 2018

Mumbai Mayor’s Cup 2018

11th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup is held from 3 to 9 June in Mumbai. The venue is Mount Litera School International BKC. The tournament is divided in 3 sections. 216 players are taking part in the group A. The top seeded are GM Martyn Kravtsiv, GM Mikheil Mchedlishvili, GM Farrukh Amonatov etc… Live games with analysis [...]

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