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News ‘July, 2018’

Statements by Deus X and Leela Chess Zero authors

Statements by Deus X and Leela Chess Zero authors

The authors clear the controversy

Eurasia Open Cup

Eurasia Open Cup

From 1 to 11 August in Yekaterinburg, under the patronage of the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region EV Kuyvashev, the most large-scale chess event of the Ural region of 2018 – the Eurasia Open Festival will be held. In the program of the Festival: match A.E. Karpov – N.N. Rashkovsky; the Cup of Russia among [...]

Copel Telecom Open 2018

Copel Telecom Open 2018

The Copel Telecom Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 1-5 August 2018 in Caiobá, Brazil. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. The event will be held in the modern and air-conditioned event hall of the Hotel Sesc Caiobá. 170 players are expected. [...]

Deus X – the Neural Network by Albert Silver powered by Leela Chess Zero

Deus X – the Neural Network by Albert Silver powered by Leela Chess Zero

Interview with the author of Deus X

Tiviakov wins Chefchaouen Open 2018

Tiviakov  wins Chefchaouen Open 2018

The Alwan Fannia Chess Association of Chefchaouen organizes the 17th Edition of Chefchaouen International Chess Festival from 23 to 29 July 2018 at Complex Mohamed 6 in Chefchaouen. 279 players took part in the tournament! The winner is GM Sergei Tiviakov with 8,5 points out of 9. Second is GM Aleksa Strikovic with 7,5 points [...]

Guseinov wins Sitges Open 2018

Guseinov wins Sitges Open 2018

The Sitges Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 22-29 July 2018 in Sitges, Spain. In group A 105 players took part in the tournament. The winner is GM Gadir Guseinov with 7,5 points out of 9. Six players have shared the second place with 6,5 points. Best tie-break was for IM Rolando [...]

Stanec wins Austrian Championship 2018

Stanec wins Austrian Championship 2018

Austrian Championship was held from 22 to 29 July in Vienna. It was 9 round Swiss system and 95 players took part. The winner is GM Nikolaus Stanec with 8 points. Second is GM Valentin Dragnev with 7 points and third is Florian Schwabeneder with 6,5 points and best tie-break. WIM Veronika Exler was the [...]

Admiraal wins Andora Open 2018

Admiraal wins Andora Open 2018

The Andorra Open, a traditional tournament in the heart of the Pyrenees, is celebrating its 36th edition from 21-29 July 2018. The 9-round Swiss tournament boosts a prize fund of 10,000 euros, with 2,100 for the winner. 139 players took part in the tournament. Dutch IM Miguoel Admiraal has been the champion of this 36th [...]

Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open 2018

Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open 2018

The Xtracon Open is a huge 10-round tournament taking place in Elsinore, Denmark which was held from 21-29 July 2018. It was previously known as the Politiken Cup before acquiring its new Danish IT company sponsor. 397 players took part in the tournament! Xtracon Chess Open has ended with lots of fighting chess and drama. [...]

Movsesian wins Czech Open 2018

Movsesian wins Czech Open 2018

The Czech Open was a 9-round Swiss tournament which took place from 12-28. July in the Tipsport Arena in Pardubice as part of the massive International Chess and Games Festival. There were 1218 players from 48 countries registered by 30th June 2018 in different sections. In group A 309 players took part! The winner is [...]

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