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Vazquez Igarza tops San Sebastian Open 2014

Vazquez Igarza tops San Sebastian Open 2014

Grandmaster Renier Vazquez Igarza claims the 37th San Sebastian International Open 2014 with 7.5/9 points and grabs the top prize of 1400 €. The event took place from 12th to 19th April, 2014, at the Gros Xake Taldea in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain. More information here. The last-year champion GM Daniel Alsina Leal shares second place [...]

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 – Side Events

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 – Side Events

The Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 announces the side events which will take place along with the main competition. – 9 Blitz tournaments: Prizes in each tournament. Overall Prizes for best total performance in the tournaments. Total prize fund 60,000 NOK (7250 EUR) – 1 Tournament over 3 days. Total prize fund 40,000 NOK (4800 EUR)

13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 1 Video

13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 1 Video

The 13th Asian Continental Individual Open and Women’s Chess Championships are taking place 16th to 26th April 2014 in Sharjah , United Arab Emirates. The top five from the 2014 Asian Open Championship qualify for the 2015 World Cup. The 2014 Asian Women’s champion qualifies for the 2015 Women’s World Championship. Live Games Open / [...]

Fagernes Chess Open LIVE!

Fagernes Chess Open LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Biel to hold 47th Chess Festival

Biel to hold 47th Chess Festival

The recent people’s referendum approved the budget of city of Biel and the International Chess Festival will continue to receive financial support, albeit slightly reduced compared to previous years. The organizers will nevertheless hold a traditional six-player double round robin Grandmaster Tournament on 14-24th July, 2014. The participants will be announced at a later stage, [...]

Open International d’Echecs de Martinique 2014

Open International d’Echecs de Martinique 2014

The 3rd Open International d’Echecs de la Martinique was organized by the Ligue d’Echecs de Martinique from 12-16th April, 2014, at the Hotel la Bateliere 20 rue des Alizes 97233 Schoelcher Martinique. 88 players from France, Barbados, Spain, Czech Republic, Lithuania. Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and Switzerland competed in the 9-round Swiss event. The field [...]

Kiril Georgiev clear first in Karpos Open 2014

Kiril Georgiev clear first in Karpos Open 2014

The fourth edition of Karpos Open took place in Skopje from 29 March-5 April 2014, at Hotel Aleksandar Palace. The event was a 9 rounds open tournament with a prize fund of 25,000 EUR and a total of 262 players from 38 different countries, 17 of which over 2600 ELO. The Bulgarian Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev [...]

Marija Rakic leads Chess Ladies Vienna

Marija Rakic leads Chess Ladies Vienna

Ten participants are competing in the Chess Ladies Vienna round-robin tournament, in Vienna, Austria from 12th to 20th April, 2014. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes till the end of the game + 30 sec per move from the beginning of the game. WIM Marija Rakic is leading with [...]

Kuljasevic claims first International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”

Kuljasevic claims first International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”

Croatian Grandmaster Davorin Kuljasevic is the winner of the 1st International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”. The event took place in the walled city with medieval castle Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, on 10 – 13 April, 2014. Kuljasevic collected 5.5 points and shared 1st place in a 3-way tie with WGM Iva Videnova (Bulgaria) and FM Xia Jie [...]

International Bad Ragazer Oster-Open 2014

International Bad Ragazer Oster-Open 2014

The 9th International Bad Ragazer Oster-Open is set to take place on 17-20th April at the Saal des Mehrzweckgebäudes in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. Currently 108 players are registered to take part in the 7-round Swiss event. Top prizes are CHF 1000, 700, 500, 400, 300. Last year winner was GM Viesturs Meijers Participants: 1 GM [...]

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