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Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

Russian Superfinal Championships 2015

The 2015 Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women will be held in Chita on August 8-21. The fields are completed after the conclusion of the Higher League in Kaliningrad. The event is sponsored by RCF, Timchenko Charitable Foundation, Zabaykalsky Krai government and chess federation, and Norilsk Nikel. The following players have the right to [...]

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament (Update)

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice. Three Opens, A [...]

GM Del Rio De Angelis with top prize in Montcada Open

GM Del Rio De Angelis with top prize in Montcada Open

The 23rd Open Internacional Ciutat de Montcada was held from 25th June to 3rd July at the Espai Cultural Kursaal in Montcada i Reixac, Spain. Th main Open A had 85 participants from 19 countries, including 12 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters. Grandmaster Salvador Del Rio De Angelis took a clear first place with 7,5/9 [...]

Chess For Girls 2015 concluded in Vienna

Chess For Girls 2015 concluded in Vienna

15-year old WGM Gunay Mammadzada from Azerbaijan scored 8-1 to win Chess For Girls 2015! IM Sara Khadem (IRI) and WGM Zhansaya Abdumalik (KAZ) tied for 2nd and 3rd with 6-3 while IM Nastassia Ziaziulkina finished fourth with 5.5-3.5. Final standings: 1. WGM Mammadzada Gunay AZE – 8.0 2-3. IM Khademalsharieh Sarasadat IRI and WGM Abdumalik Zhansaya KAZ – 6.0 4. IM Ziaziulkina [...]

Jon Ludvig Hammer goes for third title in Rilton Cup: Brief interview

Jon Ludvig Hammer goes for third title in Rilton Cup: Brief interview

Jon Ludvig Hammer who beat Magnus Carlsen in Norway Chess lately will return to the 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival in Stockholm and hunt for his third title in a row. No one has managed that in Rilton´s 45 year long history. Best so far is Radoslaw Wоjtaszek with two wins 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 and a 2nd [...]

8th New York International

8th New York International

The Marshall Chess Club is organizing the 8th New York International which will be held in two sections: Championship on July 15-19 and U2200 on July 23-26. In honor of the Marshall’s 100-year anniversary (the club was established in 1915), the NY International will be returning home to 23 W. 10th St. this year. The [...]

GM Vaibhav Suri convincing in the 6th qualifier of FIDE World Online Junior Blitz

GM Vaibhav Suri convincing in the 6th qualifier of FIDE World Online Junior Blitz

Vaibhav Suri from India, a Grandmaster since the age of 15, convincingly won the 6th Qualifier tournament of the FIDE World Online Blitz Championship 2015 that was held on 2nd July on the official FIDE Online platform. The playing format was 11-round Swiss with the time control 3′+2”. In the field of 32 players Vaibhav [...]

Pirc Defence expert GM Boris Chatalbashev wins 19th Pirc Memorial Maribor 2015

Pirc Defence expert GM Boris Chatalbashev wins 19th Pirc Memorial Maribor 2015

The 19th Pirc Open Maribor International Open Tournament took place from June 25 to July 2, in Maribor, the second-largest city in Slovenia. The event in Memoriam of GM Vasja Pirc was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ X 40 moves + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website/ LIVE games with analysis Bulgarian GM Boris Chatalbashev emerged a clear [...]

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Ukraine to hold World Championship Match Mariya Muzychuk – Hou Yifan

Ukraine to hold World Championship Match Mariya Muzychuk – Hou Yifan

FIDE delegation led by President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Lviv to accept the application from the Ukrainian Chess Federation to hold the Women’s World Championship Match. The World Championship Match between Mariya Muzychuk and challenger, former World Champion, winner of FIDE Grand Prix, Hou Yifan is supposed to start on 8th March, 2016, in Lviv. FIDE [...]

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