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FIDE Zonal Championships in Africa

FIDE Zonal Championships in Africa

FIDE Zone 4.2 had their championships at the same time as Zone 4.3 and this event was held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

FIDE has announced on Twitter the changes in the format for the upcoming 2016-2017 Grand Prix. The series will consist of four tournaments as before, but the field will be expanded to 24 participants. Another novelty is that the each stage will be played as 9-round Swiss event. The series will be organized by AGON. [...]

Paul Truong interview by Chris Torres

Paul Truong interview by Chris Torres

Chris Torres, President of Chess & Music Academy in Northern California, conducted an interview with Paul Truong, Coach & Chief Strategist of Webster University #1 ranked Collegiate Chess program. Chris Torres: Congratulations on winning the Final Four for the 6th consecutive time. That is impressive. Paul Truong: Thank you. The credits have to go to [...]

Grand Chess Tour 2016 participants list

Grand Chess Tour 2016 participants list

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Sergey Karjakin’s tournament schedule before World Chess Championship Match (Updated)

Sergey Karjakin’s tournament schedule before World Chess Championship Match (Updated)

Karjakin will play in Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Bilbao Masters Final and Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Inspection visit for 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku

Inspection visit for 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku

A senior FIDE team comprised of Deputy President Mr. Georgios Makropoulos, Vice President Mr. Israel Gelfer, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Geoffrey Borg, Moscow Executive Director Mr. Berik Balgabaev and Chairman of Arbiters Commission, Mr. Takis Nikolopoulos visited Baku for an inspection of the playing venue and hotels which will be used during the forthcoming Olympiad [...]

Andscacs – the 3150 ELO computer chess engine from Andorra

Andscacs – the 3150 ELO computer chess engine from Andorra

Andscacs by Daniel Jose Queralto is the first of nine newcomers

Indian Team is the Winner of the Asian Nations Cup 2016!

Indian Team is the Winner of the Asian Nations Cup 2016!

Adhiban B, Sethuraman S.P, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Sengupta Deep and Sasikiran Krishnan and their captain Ramesh have become the heroes of the Asian Nations Cup 2016. With only one unexpected draw against Mongolian Open team, the Indian chess players have won the rest of their matches during the Asian team competition – Asian Nations Cup [...]

Colin Crouch Congress Chess LIVE!

Colin Crouch Congress Chess LIVE!

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Vidit Santosh Gujrathi: I always love to play in team tournaments

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi: I always love to play in team tournaments

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi is one of the leading Indian Grandmasters, a member of the national open team at the Asian Nations Cup 2016. Vidit has once won the World Youth Champion U-14. Also, he got the bronze medal in the World Junior Chess Championship. He has outplayed his opponent from China at Round 5 and [...]

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