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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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Chess lessons with Chessdom Online Academy

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Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Chessdom’s Chief Editor Goran Urosevic spoke to Espen Adgestein, manager to World Champion Magnus Carlsen, about television and media coverage of World Championship Match 2014 in Norway. Video by Vijay Kumar, photo Espen with NRK by Anastasya Karlovich Carlsen-Anand game 6 LIVE Chessdom: Mr.Agdestein, game 6 of the World Championship Mach is now in progress [...]

IV Budapest Open and V International Master Tournament (Photo Report)

IV Budapest Open and V International Master Tournament (Photo Report)

Hungary abounds with chess tournaments of all kind – for amateurs, professionals, closed ones specifically designed for norms and many other forms of chess promotion. The Budapest Open, accompanied with GM and IM tournaments, since its inception, five years ago, is getting in popularity and international acclaim. As IM Eric Kislik (USA) says: ‘I like [...]

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad hosted by Hungary

FIDE World Youth Chess Olympiad hosted by Hungary

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. In December this year Hungary is organizing a Chess Olympiad for the first time, the competition for youth [...]

Opening Ceremony of 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship

Opening Ceremony of 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship

The official opening ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and the challenger and former World Champion Vishwanathan Anand (India) took place at the Congress Hall of the Radisson Blu hotel in Sochi on November 7th, 2014. The ceremony was attended by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) [...]

2014 World Chess Championship LIVE (the opening ceremony day)

2014 World Chess Championship LIVE (the opening ceremony day)

Live with detailed coverage from the opening day

Armenia Joins the “White Castle”

Armenia Joins the “White Castle”

The President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov and the Vice-President of the Armenian Chess Federation Smbat Lputian in the presence of the President of Armenia and head of the Armenian Chess Federation Serzh Sargsyan signed an agreement on cooperation in promoting chess in schools and development of cooperation within the sphere of chess [...]

GMs Wei Yi and Zhao Jun qualified for the World Chess Cup in Baku 2015

GMs Wei Yi and Zhao Jun qualified for the World Chess Cup in Baku 2015

The 2014 Chess World Cup Zonal 3.5 took place from 26th October to 5th November 2014 in Zhongshan, China. The 11-round Swiss Open consisted of 54 players, including 6 GMs, 9 IMs, 4 FMs and 3 WGMs. GM Wei Yi topped the event with 8.5/11 and qualified for the World Chess Cup in Baku 2015. The second spot was taken [...]

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