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Master Chess Challenge every day in October

Master Chess Challenge every day in October

Enjoy Daily Master Chess Challenge against strong players and experienced trainers in Chess Arena every day this October. IM Spas Kozhuharov, IM Nikolay Milchev, IM Velislav Kukov and WGM Iva Videnova will play with any of you for free in October. 1st October: Play with IM Velislav Kukov (3′ + 1”) at 21:00 CET 2nd October: Play with WGM Iva Videnova (2′ + [...]

GM Solodovnichenko claims 6th Vasteras Open 2014

GM Solodovnichenko claims 6th Vasteras Open 2014

The 6th edition of Västerås Open was played on 26-28th September 2014 in Växhuset, Viktor Larssons plats, in Västerås, a city in central Sweden. The event was played in 8 rounds, 4 games with a rapid time control 15′ + 5″ and 4 games with the classic 90′ + 30″. 259 players from 13 different countries took [...]

GM Shirov scored 5,5/6 in match against GM Sveshnikov

GM Shirov scored 5,5/6 in match against GM Sveshnikov

The Rapid Match Alexei Shirov vs Evgeny Sveshnikov 2014 took place on 26-28th September 2014 in the Latvian capital Riga. The match was played in 6 games with a time control 50′ + 10″. GM Alexei Shirov won the event, scoring 5,5/6 points. The only drawn game was in Sveshnikov’s brand 2.c3 Sicilian Defence. Read more about [...]

Van der Hoeven faces Van Kampen in a sharp ICCF game

Van der Hoeven faces Van Kampen in a sharp ICCF game

The International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) organizes exhibition games between top FIDE Grandmasters and CC Grandmasters. Enjoy the sharp duel GM David Van der Hoeven (2654) – GM Robin van Kampen (2631 Fide) here or visit the official website to replay the other games. More about ICCF: Correspondence chess is a type of the world-wide well-known game of chess, [...]

GM Ziaur Rahman leads 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship of Bangladesh 2014

GM Ziaur Rahman leads 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship of Bangladesh 2014

The 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship 2014 is organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited from 20th September 2014 to 10th October 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The event consists of 14 players, vying in a 13-day round-robin [...]

WFM Dina Belenkaya leads Satka Autumn 2014

WFM Dina Belenkaya leads Satka Autumn 2014

The Annual Women’s Tournament Satka Autumn 2014 is organized by Chess Club “Vertical” on 20-30th September 2014 in Satka, a town on the western slope of the Southern Ural Mountains in Russia. 32 female players are vying in a 9-round Swiss format. WFM Dina Belenkaya (2340) is leading with 5/6 points, leaving the nearest followers half point [...]

IM Andrei Obodchuk is 2014 IPCA World Champion

IM Andrei Obodchuk is 2014 IPCA World Champion

The 14th Individual IPCA World Chess Championship was held on 15-24th September 2014 in Banja Junakovic – Apatin, in Serbia. Vojvodina Chess Federation (SSV) and International Physically Disabled Chess Association (IPCA) organized the event in a 9-round Swiss format with a time control 90′ + 30″. IM Andrei Obodchuk (Russia) emerged a clear winner on 7,5/9 points, [...]

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014 is scheduled to take place on 14-20th December 2014 at the Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik, in Zadar, a city in Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The tournament will be organized by the Croatian Chess Federation and Chess Federation Zadar and will be split into two Groups – Open A (9-round Swiss valid [...]

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

The exciting seventh season of the strongest computer chess championship TCEC is in progress and the reigning champion Stockfish takes the lead. The engine with modification 160914 has 3,5/4 points, followed by Gull 3, Critter 1.6a and Chiron 2 on 3/4 points each. Protector drew against Stockfish in the third round of the competition to stop [...]

5th Hartford Open

5th Hartford Open

The 5th Annual Hartford Open will be held from September 26-28, 2014, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2010, Under 1610 and Under 1210. All sections have either 3-day (September 26-28) or 2-day (September 27-28) schedules to play in. The tournament format is [...]

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