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GM Axel Bachmann is 2014 FIBDA champion

GM Axel Bachmann is 2014 FIBDA champion

The 5th Iberoamerican Individual Chess Championship took place on 22-30rd July 2014 in Linares, a city located in the Andalusian Province of Jaen, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event was topped by the first seeded player GM Axel Bachmann (Paraguay). The winner collected 7,5 points, leaving the runner-up GM Jorge Cori (Peru) half a point behind. GM Oleg Korneev (Spain) and [...]

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men LIVE!

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men LIVE!

Live games with triple engine analysis

GM Sergei Ovsejevitsch claims Martigny Open 2014

GM Sergei Ovsejevitsch claims Martigny Open 2014

The 23rd edition of the traditional chess tournament Martigny Open was held on 25-28th July 2014 in Martigny, Switzerland. The event was a 7-round Swiss with a time control 90′ + 30″. GM Sergei Ovsejevitsch (UKR) emerged a clear winner with 6/7 points and grabbed the top prize of 1.500 CHF. Second place was shared [...]

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men games (teams 10-178)

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men games (teams 10-178)

Lower boards and matches men section

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women games live (teams 10 to 139)

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women games live (teams 10 to 139)

Lower boards and matches women section

5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” – final report

5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” – final report

Alessandro Monaco: This year too the participation in the 5th International Chess Festival “Terre degli Elimi” has been remarkable – a total of 108 players which is a new record for Sicily in the last ten years. There were 68 players in the Open A, 25 in the Open B and 15 in the Open [...]

GM Julio Granda Zuniga claims Andorra Open 2014

GM Julio Granda Zuniga claims Andorra Open 2014

Peruvian Grandmaster Julio Granda Zuniga took a clear first place in the 32nd Andorra International Chess Open that was held on 19-27th July at the Sant Gothard Hotel in Erts (La Massana). The 9-round Swiss event was organized by the Federació d’Escacs Valls d’Andorra. Granda Zuniga completed the tournament with 7,5/9 points, half a point [...]

44th Continental Chess Open in Sturbridge, Massachusetts

44th Continental Chess Open in Sturbridge, Massachusetts

The 44th Annual Continental Open will be held from August 7-10, 2014, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St (Rt 20 West), Sturbridge, Massachusetts (I-84 Exit 3, near I-90). The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. All sections have either [...]

13th Manhattan Open

13th Manhattan Open

The 13th Annual Manhattan Open is taking place from July 25-27, 2014, at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St. across from Penn Station, New York, NY. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2000, Under 1700 and Under 1400. All sections have either 3-day (July 25-27) or 2-day [...]

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave supreme in Biel

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave supreme in Biel

The 47th Biel Chess Festival “In Memoriam Hans Suri” took place on 12-25th July, 2014, in Biel/Bienne, a town in Switzerland. The strong event was a double round-robin tournament with the participation of: last-year winner Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2766, Anish Giri NED 2750, Radoslaw Wojtaszek POL 2733, Pentala Harikrishna IND 2726, Alexander Motylev 2698 and Yifan Hou CHN 2629 The average rating of the tournament of 2717 made [...]

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