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Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 3 Recap

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 3 Recap

Wesley So won the rapid portion of Paris Grand Chess Tour after drawing all his games today. However, unlike in Leuven where he had a three-point lead over the field going into the blitz, he only has a one-point lead now, thus putting himself in a more vulnerable position. Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru Nakamura are [...]

Ozgun Sahin, Anna Krzysztynska, Milos Ruzic and Kseniya Meremyanina are the winners at European Amateur Chess Championship 2018

Ozgun Sahin, Anna Krzysztynska, Milos Ruzic and Kseniya Meremyanina are the winners at European Amateur Chess Championship 2018

European Amateur Chess Championship 2018 was held from 13-21 June in Niksic, Montenegro. Montenegro Chess Federation in association with City of Niksic and under the auspices of the European Chess Union were the organizers. Venue was hotel Onogost. Prize fund was 5000 euro. The tournament was divided in 4 sections- Open under 2300, under 2000, [...]

Dmitry Kokarev and Mikhail Lebedev are the winners in Voronezh Master and Fide opens

Dmitry Kokarev and Mikhail Lebedev are the winners in Voronezh Master and Fide opens

22nd International Chess Festival “Voronezh-2018″ (Alekhine Memorial) was held in Voronezh from 10.06.2018 till 21.06.2018! The festival takes place yearly, it is supported by Voronezh region governor, Voronezh region government, Association of Chess Professionals. 130 players took part in the Masters section. Four players have finished with 7 points out of 9. The winner is [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 2 Recap

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 2 Recap

After three more days of rapid, Wesley So emerged as the sole leader of the tournament. He is now a full point ahead of the field, with Levon Aronian and Sergy Karjakin trailing him closely. Both So and Karjakin had an excellent showing today, scoring 2.5/3 points. The Russian grandmaster expressed that his rival is [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 1 Recap

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 1 Recap

Three days after the conclusion of Your Next move, the players continued on to Paris for the second leg of Grand Chess Tour. The wildcard for this event is former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik, who was also a wildcard in last year’s edition. After three rounds of rapid, Wesley So, Levon Aronian and Viswanathan Anand [...]

19th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships 2018

19th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships 2018

The 19th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships 2018 is now underway following a grand opening ceremony at the Royal Mandaya hotel in Davao City, Philippines. With 566 players from 12 countries, this year’s championship is the fourth biggest in history and once again the battle for bragging rights as the overall winners will be very much [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour 2018

Paris Grand Chess Tour  2018

The Paris Grand Chess Tour is the 2nd of 5 stages of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, in which 9 of the world’s best players and wild cards will play for a total prize fund of $1.2 million. Wesley so won the first event in Leuven. The Paris event takes place in the studios of [...]

HSG Open 2018

HSG Open 2018

13th HSG Open tournament, will be held in Hilversum from Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. 6 rounds of Swiss tournament with: Group A> 1900 (Fide rating) Group B> 1550 and

XXVII Open Internacional de Gros

XXVII Open Internacional  de Gros

XXVII Open Internacional de Gros will be held from 22 to 29 June. The time control is 90 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Awards 1.- 1.000 €. Trophy 2.- 800 €. Trophy 3.- 600 €. Trophy 4.- 400 €. 5.- 300 €. 6.- 250 €. 7.- [...]

Festival Astana Open 2018

Festival Astana Open 2018

“Astana Open 2018”, an international chess festival, starts in the capital of Kazakhstan from June 17th. The key events of the celebration will include the 1st stage of adult and the 3rd stage of children’s Cups of the Republic. The total prize pool of the festival will be 6 250 000 KZT. Kazakhstan Chess Federation [...]

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