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Interview with Boris Chatalbashev-winner of Basel chess open 2018

Interview with Boris Chatalbashev-winner of Basel chess open 2018

GM Boris Chatalbashev is the winner of the Basel chess open 2018. He is a man on fire at the moment, winning a lot of tournaments last 12 months. GM Chatalbashev spoke with Chessdom’s new editor GM Marian Petrov on his recent success and the string of victories. You recently won the strong Basel open. [...]

Interview with Vladislav Nevednichy – winner of White Tower 2018

Interview with Vladislav Nevednichy – winner of White Tower 2018

GM Vladislav Nevednichy is the winner of the strong White Tower 2018 chess tournament. A strong showing by GM Nevednichy and a victory in a direct match for the first place with GM Kiril Georgiev gave him the 2018 title in the event. Replay the games with analysis You had a fantastic  start of the [...]

ECU files a criminal complaint in Slovenia

ECU files a criminal complaint in Slovenia

On 11th January 2018, the European Chess Union filed a criminal complaint in Slovenia against anyone responsible for the shadow operation of the offshore company ECU LLC Delaware and the faked ECU Bank account in Slovenia involved, till now, in known transactions of more than 1 million euros. All the timeline of the story, court [...]

INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers 12-15 March 2018 1. Participation: Up to 30 participants (by priority) from all Continents. Deadline for registrations is Wednesday 7th March 2018 2. Schedule: • Monday, 12th March 17:00 to 21:00 Seminar (Part 1) Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 02:00 hour • Tuesday, 13th March 17:00 to 21:00 [...]

Davit Jojua is the winner of Roquetas Del Mar

Davit Jojua is the winner of Roquetas Del Mar

XXIX Open Internacional de Roquetas took place from 2 to 7 January in Roquetas De Mar. With 168 participants in the tournament, 8 players made 7 points out of 9. The best tiebreaks went to GM Davit Jojua, who was the winner, second was GM Forcen Esteban Daniel and third Dmitry Svetushkin. All or them [...]

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018 will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 29th March- 2nd April. The European Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championships are open to all players representing the Chess Federations, members of the European Chess Union regardless of their title or rating. There is also no limit of participants [...]

Boris Chatalbashev is the winner of Basel chess open 2018

Boris Chatalbashev is the winner of  Basel chess open 2018

Chess Festival Basel, 2nd to 7th January 2018 The traditional Chess Festival Basel took place again at the beginning of this year in the beautiful multi-purpose hall of the Landgasthof Riehen. Switzerland’s third-largest chess festival after Biel and Zurich is very popular in the region and they were 143 chess players from 16 nations The [...]

Third win for Deep Sengupta in Hastings

Third win for Deep Sengupta in Hastings

Tradewise 93th Hastings International Congres was held from 28 Decembre to 7th January in Hastings. 353 players from 27 countries were participating in all the events during the tournament.The event is jointly sponsored by Hastings Borough Council and Tradewise Insurance Services. Indian grandmaster and two-times Masters winner, GM Deep Sengupta, was here to defend his [...]

Interview with Robert Houdart, author of the champion engine Houdini

Interview with Robert Houdart, author of the champion engine Houdini

Robert Houdart speaks about a possible match with AlphaZero

Grandmaster Dana Reizniece-Ozola in bid for Eurogroup president

Grandmaster Dana Reizniece-Ozola in bid for Eurogroup president

Latvian Finance Minister and leader of the national women’s chess team GM Dana Reizniece-Ozola applied for the position of Eurogroup president on Thursday, Reuters reported. The president of the group is referred to as the “President of the eurozone”. Reizniece-Ozola, 36, is expected to be one of several candidates for the key European post that [...]

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