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SPF Girls’ Invitational concluded

SPF Girls’ Invitational concluded

The 2016 Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational was held from 23-28th July at the SPICE Building at Luhr Library Building, Webster University in Saint Louis. Over 600 photos: https://picasaweb.google.com/116302832360230031699/6311345900046843313 # Name Rtng Club Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot 1-4 Alice Dong 2112 NJ W35 W28 W27 L5 W19 [...]

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

Summer Chess Festival Mare di Fano

A wonderful tournament on the Italian Adriatic coast will take place from 30th July to 6th August. The Summer Chess Festival ‘Mare di Fano’ will run for the fifth time, bringing together amateur and professional players. In the middle of the summer, chess aficionados will have an opportunity to enjoy sea, delicious Italian food and [...]

Vladimir Sakotic linked with ghost ECU in Delaware

Vladimir Sakotic linked with ghost ECU in Delaware

Each such invoice coming from Vladimir Sakotic contains the same bank account: A Banka DD Ljubljana, Slovenska 50, Ljubljana, Slovenia; European Chess Union, 16192 Coastal Highway, Lewis Delaware.

FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman claims 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament – Maktoum Bin Hamdan Cup

FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman claims 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament – Maktoum Bin Hamdan Cup

Fide Master (FM) Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh crowned himself this year’s champion of the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament – Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup following an exciting final-round victory over the UAE’s Candidate Master (CM) Omran Al Hosani on Tuesday at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Official website Rahman’s English Opening [...]

Schachgesellschaft Riehen enters European Club Cup 2016

Schachgesellschaft Riehen enters European Club Cup 2016

Schachgesellschaft Riehen from Switzerland is the first club to have completed the registration for the 2016 European Chess Club Cup. Schachgesellschaft Riehen lineup: GM Heimann Andreas GM Cvitan Ognjen IM Georgiadis loannis IM Brunner Nicolas IM Buss Ralph Schmidt-Schaeffer Sebastian Erismann Peter – captain The 2016 European Chess Club Cup (open and women) will be [...]

Serbia in the turmoil with European Championships

Serbia in the turmoil with European Championships

Following the police investigations in Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia and in connection with bank accounts in Slovenia and chess offshore companies in Delaware, the question of corruption in chess will apparently be raised in Serbia too. According to the information from Serbia, a second criminal charge against the former president of Serbian Chess Federation Miroslav Kopanja [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Thessaloniki, Greece

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Thessaloniki, Greece

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 3 to 9 October 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece, by the Chess Club of “Galaxias” and the Chess Academy of Sykeon-Neapolis, in cooperation with the Greek Chess Federation and the Thessaloniki-Halkidiki Chess Clubs’ Union and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Viron [...]

FM Mohammad Rahman leads 14th Dubai Juniors Tournament with one round to spare

FM Mohammad Rahman leads 14th Dubai Juniors Tournament with one round to spare

Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh maintains half-point lead after eighth-round draw with top-seed Viktor Matviishen of Ukraine in the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament. Fide Master (FM) Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh survived a tense battle against Ukrainian top-seed FM Viktor Matviishen to eke out a draw in Monday’s eighth round and maintain his slim lead [...]

European Chess Club Cup 2016

European Chess Club Cup 2016

Serbian Chess Federation invites all European Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE and ECU to participate in the 32nd European Club Cup and the 21st European Club Cup for Women. The events will be held in the Ballroom of the 5* Hotel Park, Novi Sad, Serbia. The dates are 5th November (arrival and opening) to 13th [...]

Manhattan Open 2016

Manhattan Open 2016

The 15th Annual Manhattan Open will be held from July 29-31, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave., New York, USA. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (July 29-31) or 2-day schedule (July 30-31) to participate in. [...]

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