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Vladislav Artemiev Wins 40th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial in Kazan

Vladislav Artemiev Wins 40th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial in Kazan

The 40th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial, a stage of the Russian Cup, finished in Kazan. 108 chess players from 7 national chess federations, including 20 grandmasters, took part in the tournament. Vladislav Artemiev from Kazan won the tournament having scored 7 points out of 9 and edged out Tigran Harutyunian (Armenia) who took the second place. [...]

European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2018

European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2018

European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2018 will take place from 5th-9th December 2018, in hotel Aleksandar Palace, in Skopje, FYR of Macedonia. The event will start with European Blitz Chess Championship 2018, which will take place on 6th and 7th of December, and will be played according to the Swiss system, in 11 paired rounds, with [...]

World’s Elite Chess Players Battle in Champions Showdown at the Saint Louis Chess Club

World’s Elite Chess Players Battle in Champions Showdown at the Saint Louis Chess Club

Over four days of exciting Chess 960, also known as Fischer Random, fans enjoyed watching ten of the strongest chess players in the world dazzle with their creativity and skill during 6 rapid and 14 blitz games. During the event, each player faced the same opponent in head-to-head matches, including former world champions Garry Kasparov [...]

M.Chigorin Memorial 2018

M.Chigorin Memorial 2018

International chess festival “M.Chigorin Memorial”, part of the Russian Cup Stage, will be held from October 26 – November 5. The venue is “Park” hotel (metro station “Krestovsky ostrov”, Severnaya doroga 12, St. Petersburg, Russia). Prize fund is 1650000 RUR. Time control: 90 minutes and 30 seconds increment per move from move 1. Last year [...]

Dimitrov wins 17th Memorial Kesarovski-Stanchev

Dimitrov wins 17th Memorial Kesarovski-Stanchev

17th Memorial Kesarovski-Stanchev “ was held from 06.09. – 15.09 in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. The venue was Park hotel Continental. The tournament was divided in 3 sections. In group A 62 players took part. The winner is IM Radoslav Dimitrov with 7 points out of 9. Six players have finished with 6,5 points. Second is [...]

San Miguel Open

San Miguel Open

The San Miguel Open is a 7-round Swiss tournament taking place from 17-23 September 2018 in Trevias, Spain. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – [...]

Isle of Man International 2018

Isle of Man International 2018

It’s that time again – the Chess.com Isle of Man Chess International starts on 20 October 2018 at the Villa Marina, Douglas, and runs for nine days up to 28 October. Once again the line-up is going to be incredible… … with a couple of exceptions. Last year you will recall one of the key [...]

Maghsoodloo and Maltsevskaya are the winners at the World Junior and World Girls Championships 2018

Maghsoodloo and Maltsevskaya are the winners at the World Junior and  World Girls Championships 2018

The World Junior Championship and World Girls Chess Championship under 20 were an 11-round Swiss open which took place in Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey from 5-15 September 2018. After 10 rounds, the Iranian chess phenom GM Parham Maghsoodloo was nearly perfect! He only lost half point to GM Firouzja. With 1 round to go, he already [...]

Chigaev wins RG Nezhemetdinov Cup in rapid chess

Chigaev wins RG Nezhemetdinov Cup  in rapid chess

The RG Nezhemetdinov Cup in rapid chess (the Rapid Grand Prix of Russia stage)was held at 12.09 in Kazan. 121 players took part in the tournament. The victory in the tournament was won by the GM Maxim Chigaev (Kemerovo region) with 8,5 points out of 11. Second was GM Timur Gareev (USA) also with 8,5 [...]

Satka Autumn 2018

Satka Autumn 2018

The Satka Autumn Russian Cup Women is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 11-19 September 2018 in Satka, Russia. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the [...]

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