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Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

The 42nd Chess Olympiad is scheduled to start on 1st September with a grand opening ceremony at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. The team of 400 artists, choreographers, composers and support staff is making the final dry runs of the ceremony that is supposed to last about one hour. The designer of the [...]

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

The 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism (Moscow), one of the leading private museums in Russia. The tournament will be opened on September 25, 2016, and will become the sixth event of the Chess in Museums project. Avtodor Group of Companies will be a co-organizer of the 10th [...]

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

The 10th and last player to join the line-up of the 8th London Chess Classic is none other than England’s number one, Michael Adams. The Cornishman has been the country’s leading player since 1999 and was once ranked number 4 in the world. Adams has consistently recorded outstanding performances and been a member of the [...]

Chess Olympiad 2016 LIVE!

Chess Olympiad 2016 LIVE!

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Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU becomes independent, strong, leads fight against corruption

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU becomes independent, strong, leads fight against corruption

More federations are now biding for the European championships since the procedure is open to any good proposal. European events are not anymore delivered in shady negotiations, as we witnessed in the General Assembly in Tromso.

Sinquefield Chess Cup 2016 LIVE!

Sinquefield Chess Cup 2016 LIVE!

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Sinquefield Cup Round 6 Report

Sinquefield Cup Round 6 Report

The rest day was exactly what the doctor prescribed, as the players were rejuvenated and came ready to fight. After three days of quiet games, Round 6 produced five exciting games and three decisive results. The most dramatic result of the round came when Wesley So beat Veselin Topalov, surpassing him by half a point and [...]

Baku Chess Olympiad to set new participation record

Baku Chess Olympiad to set new participation record

The Director of the Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee and Vice-President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, Mahir Mammedov, has been interviewed by the tournament’s press-service. – With less than a month left for the start of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, what is the status of preparations for this prestigious event? – There [...]

U16 Youth Chess Olympiad LIVE!

U16 Youth Chess Olympiad LIVE!

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Dutch Open Chess 2016 LIVE!

Dutch Open Chess 2016 LIVE!

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