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New-Open di Lugano: Chess in paradise

New-Open di Lugano: Chess in paradise

Enjoy the holidays in one of the most beautiful Swiss cities! Lugano is considered as a part of “Mediterranean Switzerland” due to its mild climate and its location on the bay of the lake Lugano. The city also offers wonderful landscape composed of the Alps and the quiet lake and is at the same time [...]

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union in Prague, Czech Republic, from 17th August (arrival) to 28th August (departure) 2016. The tournament is played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, Boys and Girls separately. The entry form [...]

GM Vladimir Epishin claims 21st HIT Open 2016

GM Vladimir Epishin claims 21st HIT Open 2016

The 21st HIT Open 2016 was taking place from January 29 to February 4, in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The event was organized by Chess Club Nova Gorica in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format with prize fund in total of 6,000 EUR. GM Vladimir Epishin from Russia emerged a solo winner with 7.5/9 points, leaving the nearest followers [...]

3rd Open Iasi International Chess Festival

3rd Open Iasi International Chess Festival

The 3rd International Chess Festival Open Iasi is scheduled to take place from June 13-20, 2016, at the Polyvalent Hall of Iasi, the largest city in eastern Romania. The huge event will be split into 16 different tournaments: Open A – 9-round Swiss tournament, open to all players; Open B – 9-round Swiss open tournament [...]

Zurich Chess Challenge 2016 – Statistics

Zurich Chess Challenge 2016 – Statistics

The 5th edition of the Zurich Chess Challenge is scheduled to take place from 12-15th February 2016 at the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich, Switzerland. The event is organized by Zurich Chess Club and sponsored by Zurich Chess Club (founded 1809), Savoy Chess Corner, “IGC International Gemological Laboratories”. Official website/ Zurich Chess Challenge LIVE/ Zurich Blitz [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2016

European Senior Chess Championship 2016

The 16th European Senior Chess Championship will take place in Yerevan, Armenia from June 4 (day of arrival) to 14 June (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the Chess House named after Tigran Petrosian. The European Senior Chess Championship will be played in two categories: one for those who shall have [...]

IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess 2016

IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess 2016

Nagpur boy Sadhwani Raunak (7.5) emerged Champion on better tie-breaks, after the 9th and final round of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess Tournament 2016 that concluded at Mount Litera School International, Bandra (East), Mumbai. Tying for the top spot at 7.5 points with Sadhwani Raunak were Rahman Mohammad Fahad (Ban) and Aditya Mittal [...]

GM Iordachescu and WFM Hincu lead 2016 Moldovan championships

GM Iordachescu and WFM Hincu lead 2016 Moldovan championships

The 2016 Moldovan Individual Chess Championships for men and women are taking place from 2-10 February, in the Moldova’s capital city Chisinau. Both events are played in a 10-player single round-robin format with time control 90′/40 moves + 30′ + 30″. GM Viorel Iordachescu leads the men’s section with 4.5/6 points, while 19 years old [...]

RSSU School Champions Cup concluded

RSSU School Champions Cup concluded

The RSSU School Champions Cup, part of the 12th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, was concluded on 6th February at the Russian State Social University. The competitions were held in the age groups U9, U11, U13 and U15, for boys and girls. In the U9 Boys group Gleb Pidluzhny (Klaipeda, Lithuania) celebrated the [...]

GM Pavel Maletin clinches the title at 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016

GM Pavel Maletin clinches the title at 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016

The 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016 was held from January 28th to February 5th, in the city of Mashdad, Iran. The event was organized by the Khorasan Chess Association in a 9-round Swiss format with time control 90′ + 30″. A total of 178 players from 18 different federation took part in the tournament, including 7 GMs and [...]

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