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Jan-Krzysztof Duda wins Polish Championship 2018

Jan-Krzysztof Duda wins Polish Championship 2018

The 2018 LOTTO Polish Championship was a 10-player single round-robin which took place in the Trading Room of the Warsaw Stock Exchange from 12-20 May. The top prize is 20,000 PLN (about $5,500) with the top two qualifying for the Polish Olympiad team. 20-year-old Jan-Krzysztof Duda won his 1st Polish Championship. He was leading with [...]

Glen Stark? Gary? Or maybe …Igor Shinder? Now officially #KirsanGate

Glen Stark? Gary? Or maybe …Igor Shinder? Now officially #KirsanGate

Evidence points to Igor Shinder as the man behind Glen Stark

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Croatian and European Chess Champion GM Ivan Saric spoke to Chessdom.com editor GM Marian Petrov about his recent victories Marian Petrov First of all, congratulations for conquering the Croatian title, that comes right after your European one! Ivan Saric I’m happy that I’ve managed to win the Croatian championship. But honestly, I’m not happy with [...]

Filatov: RCF has to examine the members of Kirsan’s ticket

Filatov: RCF has to examine the members of Kirsan’s ticket

The Glen Stark affair continues in Russia

Nigel Short announces candidacy for FIDE President 2018-2022

Nigel Short announces candidacy for FIDE President 2018-2022

Stay tuned for updates

Polish Championship 2018

Polish Championship 2018

The 2018 LOTTO Polish Championship is a 10-player single round-robin taking place in the Trading Room of the Warsaw Stock Exchange from 12-20 May. The top prize is 20,000 PLN (about $5,500) with the top two qualifying for the Polish Olympiad team. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes [...]

Virtual candidate in Ilyumzhinov’s ticket? (update 3)

Virtual candidate in Ilyumzhinov’s ticket? (update 3)

FIDE elections are coming this October 3rd during the Chess Olympiad in Batumi. Despite being on the US sanctions list and responsible for the closing of the FIDE bank accounts, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is running for President again, with the official support of Silvio Danailov, who is investigated in Bulgaria for embezzlement of public funds in association with a fake “European Chess Union” created in USA.

53rd Capablanca Memorial

53rd Capablanca Memorial

The 53rd edition of the Capablanca Memorial is taking place from May 9-19 in the Habana Libre Hotel in Havana, Cuba. The elite group of 6 players honouring the Cuban Chess World Champion José Raúl Capablanca in a double round-robin with new US Champion Sam Shankland the top seed. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 [...]

43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia

43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia

The official invitation for the 43rd Chess Olympiad and 89th FIDE Congress is issued by the Batumi Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee. On behalf of the Georgian Chess Federation and the Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee, it is my great honor to invite all FIDE member countries to 43rd Batumi Chess Olympiad and 89th FIDE congress, to [...]

2018 U.S. Chess Championship LIVE!

2018 U.S.  Chess Championship LIVE!

For the tenth consecutive year, the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship. The fields have now been confirmed and fans are sure to see great battles April 17-30, 2018. The 2018 U.S. Championship is an elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players [...]

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