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49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

The 49th Ilmar Raud Memorial is organized by Viljandi CC Fellin from June 29 to July 5, 2015, at the Viljandi Sports Center, Vaksali 4 (500 meters from the bus station, by the Square of Liberty). in Viljandi, a town in southern Estonia. The event is played in memorial of Ilmar Raud, member of the Estonian team that scored bronze at [...]

Oleksiyenko, Korobov and Ter-Sahakyan joint winners of 8th Karen Asrian Memorial

Oleksiyenko, Korobov and Ter-Sahakyan joint winners of 8th Karen Asrian Memorial

The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 8th Karen Asrian Memorial Open Tournament on June 15-25, 2015, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. The international event was dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, who passed away in June 2008, at the age of 28. He was member of the Armenian national team which won the first gold [...]

8th Karen Asrian Memorial 2015 LIVE!

8th Karen Asrian Memorial 2015 LIVE!

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Serbia set for the 2015 European Team Chess Championship in Reykjavik

Serbia set for the 2015 European Team Chess Championship in Reykjavik

Captains of the Serbian national teams have announced their lineups for the 2015 European Team Chess Championship which will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 12-22nd November. GM Slavoljub Marjanovic, captain of the men’s team, retained the players from the 2014 Chess Olympiad with one change – national champion Dejan Antic will replace GM Aleksandar [...]

10th Edmonton International Chess Festival to take place in Canada

10th Edmonton International Chess Festival to take place in Canada

The 10th Edmonton International Chess Festival is scheduled to take place between June 19 and June 28, 2015, at the Edmonton Chess Club, in Alberta, Canada. The event promises to be a great tournament and a perfect way to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Alberta’s first annual International competition. It will be played in a 10 [...]

Judit Polgar new captain of the Hungarian National Men’s Chess Team

Judit Polgar new captain of the Hungarian National Men’s Chess Team

The best female player of all times, Judit Polgar, who retired from competitive chess after winning the team silver medal at the 2014 Chess Olympiad, has been appointed as the new captain and head coach for the Hungarian National Men’s Chess Team. The announcement came from Thomas Seszták, President of the Hungarian Chess Federation, who [...]

Veselin Topalov in support of Danailov

Veselin Topalov in support of Danailov

Veselin Topalov, the FIDE World Champion from San Luis 2005, published an open letter of support for Silvio Danailov. It comes at a moment when the chess life in Bulgaria is close to revolution and Danailov’s position as Bulgarian Chess Federation president is endangered by allegations of misuse of over 2,5 million eur, elections corruption, [...]

Teimour Radjabov torchbearer for the 1st European Games

Teimour Radjabov torchbearer for the 1st European Games

Grandmaster Teimour Radjabov had the honour to be one of the torchbearers for the 1st European Games that are set to take place 12-28th June in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Baku 2015 European Games will be the inaugural edition of the European Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes representing the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of [...]

First International White Rook finals begin in Dagomys

First International White Rook finals begin in Dagomys

The games of the first round of the 46th finals of the All-Russian Chess Tournament White Rook will be played in Dagomys today. For the first time since its inception, the finals have acquired international status. Aside from 328 young chess players from 75 Russian regions, foreign teams representing Israel, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia and [...]

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