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World Youth U-16 Olympiad 2014 LIVE!

World Youth U-16 Olympiad 2014 LIVE!

Only four months after the Chess Olympiad in Tromso where the greatest chess players of the world competed against each other it is already time to have a look at the best talents of the next generation. The Hungarian Chess Federation (HCF) is organizing the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad for teams in Győr (Hungary) on 12-22nd December 2014. [...]

Interview with GM Zoltan Almasi

Interview with GM Zoltan Almasi

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Zoltan Almasi visited the World Youth Chess Olympiad in Gyor. He shared his views on Olympic team spirit, high-speed cars and his coming simul challenge against the young talents of the WYCO. Official website

Pantsulaia, Popov, Gagunashvili and Grigoryan tie for the first in Quezon City

Pantsulaia, Popov, Gagunashvili and Grigoryan tie for the first in Quezon City

The 2014 edition of the Philippines International Chess Championship took place on 6-12th December 2014 at the Celebrity Sports Plaza in Quezon City, Philippines. The event was organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP), under the auspices of FIDE, with assistance from Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). The 10-round Swiss FIDE tournament with tempo of [...]

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad starting in Gyor

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad starting in Gyor

The Hungarian Chess Federation (HCF) is holding the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad for teams in Győr (Hungary) from 12th December (arrival) to 22nd December (departure). The U-16 Youth Olympiad is conducted under the auspices of FIDE. The tournament venue is located in the University of Győr (Nyugat- Magyarorszagi Egyetem), Liszt Ferenc út 42. Players [...]

4th Memorial Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska kicked off in Wroclaw

4th Memorial Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska kicked off in Wroclaw

The 4th Women Grandmaster Chess Tournament Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska kicked off at the Chess Club KSz Polonia Wrocław in Wroclaw, the largest city in western Poland. The tournament is organized by the Polish Chess Federation, Chess Club KSz Polonia Wrocław and Lower Silesian Chess Federation from 10th to 18th December 2014 in a 10-player female [...]

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

From 10th till 18th of December the Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska Women Grandmaster round-robin tournament will take place  for the 4th time. The event will be held in Wrocław, Poland right before the European Rapid and Blitz Championship (19th till 21st of December). Both events are organized by the Votum Polonia Wrocław Chess Club – current Polish Team Champions. The [...]

Hou Yifan to Headline Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge in March

Hou Yifan to Headline Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge in March

Three of the world’s best chess players are headed to the Hawaiian island of Oahu in March to take part in the “Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge” – a four player round robin invitational tournament being put on to help kick start a local scholastic chess academy. One lucky amateur player will win entry to the tournament [...]

Zambian Players vie for Honours at the African Junir Chess Championship in Angola

Zambian Players vie for Honours at the African Junir Chess Championship in Angola

The 2014 African Junior Chess Championships finally kicked off one day late in Angola after logistical problems delayed the arrival of a number of country delegations to the prestigious event. Article by Oliver Shalala in Luanda, Angola And the two players representing Zambia in the event being held in Saurimo today played their first round [...]

8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 LIVE!

8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 LIVE!

The 8th Kings Tournament Romgaz 2014 is taking place on 21-26th November in Medias, the second largest city in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania. The Olympic Champions 2014 – the Chinese team – will visit Romania and play 4 matches against the Romanian Olympic team in a Scheveningen system (each player of one team plays each [...]

German Masters Women 2014 LIVE!

German Masters Women 2014 LIVE!

The German Masters Women Individual Chess Tournament 2014 is organized by the German Chess Federation in collaboration with the Dresden Chess Festival and Meissen UKA on 16-24th November 2014. The event is taking place at Wyndham Garden Hotel in Dresden, the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. 10 of the best female German [...]

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