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Magnus Carlsen picks white in FIDE World Cup

Magnus Carlsen picks white in FIDE World Cup

The opening ceremony of the FIDE World Cup took place at the Funicular restaurant in Tbilisi on 2nd September 2017. The players and guests were greeted by the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia Tariel Khechikashvili, the ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, the President of Georgian Chess Federation George Giorgadze and the FIDE Deputy [...]

FIDE World Cup starts in Tbilisi

FIDE World Cup starts in Tbilisi

The FIDE World Cup will be held from 2nd to 27th of September in Hualing Hotel in Tbilisi, Georgia. The final will take place in the Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi from 23rd till 27th of September. 128 player Knock Out tournament brings together the strongest players in the world, as well as qualifiers from every region [...]

Artur Pomar International Open

Artur Pomar International Open

An open tournament dedicated to legendary Grandmaster Artur Pomar will take place from 20-26th November at the Hotel Horizonte in Palma de Mallorka, Spain. The event will be held concurrently with the final leg of FIDE World Chess Grand Prix. The organizers are Federacio Balear d’Escacs and Chess Mallorca. The tournament format is 7-round Swiss [...]

FIDE World Cup 2017

FIDE World Cup 2017

World Chess Champion participates in the tournament for the first time in the history of the Chess World Cup.

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

The Chess Federation of India has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zones 3.1 to 3.7 affiliated to Asian Chess Federation and FIDE to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 25 Aug – 2 Sep 2017 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. The tournament shall be run [...]

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

On July 18, a Russian grandmaster Alexander Morozevich celebrates his 40th anniversary. Our congratulations to the outstanding chess player! Alexander is the winner of many strong international tournaments. He has represented Russia in seven Olympiads and other team events, winning numerous team and board medals. Morozevich is a two-time World Championship Candidate and a two-time [...]

Canadian Closed Chess Championship 2017

Canadian Closed Chess Championship 2017

The Canadian Closed Chess Championship is taking place in Montreal from June 27 to July 1st, 2017 at the Olympic Stadium. The tournament serves as a qualifier for the 2017 World Cup and the 2018 Continental Championship. It is also taken into account in determining the Canadian team at the 2018 Chess Olympiad. The tournament [...]

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

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Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants of the FIDE World Team Chess Championships which is ongoing in Khanty-Mansiysk. The message reads, in part: “Hospitable Yugra Territory is famous for hosting chess tournaments at the very highest level, and it has repeatedly hosted the most prestigious among them. Now, for the first [...]

FIDE World Team Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk

FIDE World Team Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk

The venue is the Ugra Chess Academy, a modern building located in the city center. The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will take place at the Concert and Theatre Center Ugra-Classic.

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