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Tunisia to consider bidding for 2022 Chess Olympiad

Tunisia to consider bidding for 2022 Chess Olympiad

The Tunisian Secretary of State for Sport welcomed African Chess Confederation President Lewis Ncube who is on a working visit to the country on the occasion of the conclusion of the African Junior Championship that took place from November 25 to December 4, 2016 in Hammamet. The meeting was attended by the Director General for [...]

Ju Wenjun wins Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix, qualifies for Women’s World Championship Match

Ju Wenjun wins Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix, qualifies for Women’s World Championship Match

The winner of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix series 2015/16 is announced in Khanty-Mansiysk. Magnus Carlsen has proved that he is a real chess king by winning the WCCM on the tie-break against Sergey Karjakin thus defending the title of world chess champion and world No. 1. Meanwhile Ju Wenjun of China has showed a [...]

Sochi welcomes the World Schools Individual Championships

Sochi welcomes the World Schools Individual Championships

The World Schools Individual Championships starts on December 2, 2016 in Sochi. More than 400 young chess players from 30 countries will take part in the event, for the first time ever hosted in Russia. The opening ceremony will take place in the concert hall of the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina in Sochi and is expected [...]

Women Grand Prix Khanty Mansiysk 2016 LIVE!

Women Grand Prix Khanty Mansiysk 2016 LIVE!

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In Memoriam – GM Mark Taimanov

In Memoriam – GM Mark Taimanov

Mark Evgenyevich Taimanov, an outstanding grandmaster, participant of the legendary candidates tournament of 1953, candidates cycle of 1970-1972, and Match of Century of 1970, passed away in St. Petersburg. Mark Taimanov is a USSR champion (1956), five-time Leningrad champion (1948, 1950, 1952, 1961, 1973), Chess Olympiad champion (1956), four-time European Team Champion (1957, 1961, 1965, [...]

Baku Chess Olympiad on DD TV

Baku Chess Olympiad on DD TV

India’s biggest television network Doordarshan will telecast four exclusive Highlights of the Baku Chess Olympiad on its DD Sports Channel from 21-24th November, 2016. Filmed and Produced by Vijay Kumar the 30 minutes highlights of each episode will be telecast as under: 1st Episode on 21st November from 8pm to 8:30pm (14:00hrs to 14:30hrs GMT) [...]

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk – Opening Ceremony

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk – Opening Ceremony

The final leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Series 2015/2016 takes place at the Ugra Chess Academy, famous for its world class competitions, including Women’s World Blitz and Rapid Championships of 2013 and 2014, 2014 Candidates tournament, final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix 2014/15. These days the Academy once again gathered renowned grandmasters, [...]

Queen of Katwe – Review by Mehul Gohil

Queen of Katwe – Review by Mehul Gohil

I think what the director, Mira Nair, did that other chess movie directors didn’t was bringing the camera real close to the characters.

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

The fourth edition of the Pro-Biz Cup will once again give you the opportunity to team up with one of your chess heroes. On Thursday 8 December the Pro-Biz Cup will take place at the prestigious locale of the Royal Automobile Club in London, from 10am to 3.30pm. The Royal Automobile Club has a long [...]

Finally time for a Swedish victory in Rilton Cup?

Finally time for a Swedish victory in Rilton Cup?

Ralf Åkesson was the last Swedish winner of the Rilton Cup, having won the event way back in 2003/2004. Is it finally time for a new Swedish victory in Rilton Cup? The new Swedish chess champion Erik Blomqvist leads the local Grandmaster force in Rilton Cup. “Evidently it’s been many years since the last Swedish [...]

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