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Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Live video commentary

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Live video commentary

Live video from the playing hall

8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The FIDE Events Commission is organizing the 8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers from 22-25 June 2015. Successful Seminar attendees will be granted a FIDE IO Norm necessary for the FIDE IO title application. Applications for titles can reach FIDE office until 1st of July for the 2015 FIDE Congress in Abu Dhabi. [...]

Play against International Masters for free

Play against International Masters for free

Enjoy Daily Master Chess Challenge against strong players and experienced trainers! IM, WGM Iva Videnova, IM Nikolay Milchev and IM Velislav Kukov deliver free Master Challenges every day in Chess Arena. Sign up here ANALYSIS OF YOUR CHESS GAMES BY A GM (5 GAMES + 1 FREE for €49.90)! Schedule: Friday, 22nd May at 20:00 CET  - Play with IM, WGM Iva [...]

GM Deepan first on tiebreak in Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) Tournament 2015

GM Deepan first on tiebreak in Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) Tournament 2015

The 1st Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) FIDE Rated Tournament took place from 17-24th May, 2015, in Sivakasi, a town in Virudhunagar District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. Former Asian Junior champion GM Deepan Chakkaravarthy took the trophy in a 493-player competition. Deepan shared the [...]

US players dominate in the American Continental Championship

US players dominate in the American Continental Championship

The 10th American Continental Chess Championship is currently in progress in the Telecommunications Tower (ANTEL Tower), in Montevideo, the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The event is organized by the Uruguay Chess Federation (FUA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Montevideo Municipality and ANTEL Telecommunications company. The first two tables were occupied by American players [...]

In Memoriam – Joaquim Durão

In Memoriam – Joaquim Durão

We have been sadly informed that Portuguese International Master Joaquim Durão passed away today, at the age of 84. Mr. Durão was the first Portuguese player to win the title of International Master in 1975 and represented the country in 10 Chess Olympiads. He was 13 times Portuguese Chess Champion and President of the Portuguese [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 13-16 August 2015 in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, by the Trinidad & Tobago Chess Association and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Tennis Center of Port of Spain. The Lecturer of the Seminar will be IA [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Blantyre, Malawi – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Blantyre, Malawi – Results

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized from 21 to 24 April 2015 in Blantyre, Malawi, by the Malawi Chess Association, in cooperation with the Africa Chess Union and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue was the Shire Highlands Hotel, in Blantyre. The Seminar was held concurrently with the FIDE Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships. [...]

Arkadij Naiditsch to play for Azerbaijan

Arkadij Naiditsch to play for Azerbaijan

Top rated German chess player Arkadij Naiditsch is set to change the federation and play for Azerbaijan in the future, Stefan Loffler reports for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Naiditsch is the only German player rated over 2700 FIDE and he defeated the World Champion Magnus Carlsen twice in six months. Naiditsch has long been at [...]

Milan makes its move: “Food for the Mind” at the Expo 2015

Milan makes its move: “Food for the Mind” at the Expo 2015

On June 20-28 the biggest world nutrition exposition will offer the chance to taste some “food for the mind” thanks to “Expo Milan 2015 Chess Move”

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