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GM Boris Savchenko wins Zudov Memorial 2014

GM Boris Savchenko wins Zudov Memorial 2014

The 10. Zudov Memorial Chess Tournament was held on 10-19th September 2014 in Nizhny Tagil, a city of Russia, located 25 kilometers east of the virtual border between Europe and Asia. The 9-round Swiss event welcomed 51 players from 3 different countries (Armenia, Italy and Russia). GM Boris Savchenko (Russia) won a sharp game against his countryman GM [...]

TCEC Season 7 starting today (update)

TCEC Season 7 starting today (update)

Starting today at 18:00 CET

GM Luka Paichadze winner of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A 2014

GM Luka Paichadze winner of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A 2014

Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia and Georgian Chess Federation organized the 2014 edition of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A on 9-17 September 2014 at the Chess Palace in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia. The 9-round Swiss event consisted of 65 players from 8 different countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Georgia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine), [...]

GM Sergey Fedorchuk winner in Villepinte

GM Sergey Fedorchuk winner in Villepinte

The 16th International Villepinte Rapid Chess Tournament took place on 14th September 2014 at the Gymnase Victor Hugo, avenue du President Kennedy parc de la Noue 93420, in Villepinte, a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. The event was a 9-round Swiss Rapid Open with a time control 15 minutes per player and a prize [...]

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

The 2014 editions of Xtracon Grand Master and Lady Chess are scheduled to be held on 11-18th October 2014 at the Asgård Skole, Norsvey 2 in Køge, a market town and seaport on the coast of Køge Bugt, Denmark. The Xtracon Grand Master 2014 will be a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 90′ + [...]

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

The traditional Marostica Chess Festival took place on 12-14th September 2014 at Piazza Castello in Marostica, a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy, mostly famous for its living chess event and for the local cherry variety. A chess game with living characters represented a Middle Aged story (see below). The story of [...]

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

41st National Women Challengers (National B) Chess Champoinship 2014 took place on 7-15th September 2014 at the Peddem Sports Complex Peddem, in Mapusa, a town in North Goa, India. The event was an 11-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds [...]

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Hotel “Bleart”****  in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. The 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ will be [...]

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

The 12th edition of the Amantea Chess Festival took place on 7-14th September 2014 at Hotel “La Tonnara” in Amantea, an Italian town and tourist center on the southern Tyrrhenian Sea coast. 61 players competed in a 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the [...]

IM Simon Bekker-Jensen clear first at Skovbo GM (KKSA) 2014

IM Simon Bekker-Jensen clear first at Skovbo GM (KKSA) 2014

The Skovbo GM tournament (KKSA) was held on 5-14th September at the Borup Kulturhus, Møllevej 2, 4140 Borup, Denmark. The 9-round Swiss event with a time control 90′ + 30″ has attracted 52 participants from 6 different countries (Denmark, Iceland, France, Italy, Russia and Sweden). IM Simon Bekker-Jensen emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points and deservedly grabbed [...]

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