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GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

The 2014 edition of Heusenstammer Schloss-Open was held on 20-23rd November 2014 at the Culture and Sports Center Mart Insee, in Heusenstamm, a town in Germany. The event was organized under the patronage of Heusenstamm’s Mayor Peter Jakobya in a 7-round Swiss format with prize fund in the amount of 5.500 €. Chinese GM Li Chao emerged a [...]

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

The 18th edition of Neujahrs Open is organized by Chess Club “SV Chemie Guben 1990 e.V.” on 2-6th January 2015 in Guben, a town on the Lusatian Neisse river in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 120 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 seconds increment [...]

Yuriy Kuzubov and Anna Muzychuk are 2014 Ukrainian champions

Yuriy Kuzubov and Anna Muzychuk are 2014 Ukrainian champions

The 2014 Ukrainian Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place on 10-22nd November 2014 in the city of Lviv, Ukraine. The 83rd Ukrainian Men’s Championship was topped by GM Yuriy Kuzubov and GM Pavel Eljanov on 7.5/11 points, but Kuzubov prevailed on a better tie-break score and grabbed the trophy GM Anton Korobov [...]

Chess Club “Liburnija” is 2014 Croatian Cup champion for women

Chess Club “Liburnija” is 2014 Croatian Cup champion for women

The Croatian Chess Federation and Croatian Comission for women’s chess organized the 2014 edition of the Croatian Cup for women on 22-23rd November 2014 at the Palace Hotel**** in Zagreb, the capital and largest city of Croatia. The event was a 5-round Swiss Team rapid tournament with tempo of play 30′ + 30″, valid for [...]

Libiszewski, Petkov, Farahat and Lazarev share first in Marakesh

Libiszewski, Petkov, Farahat and Lazarev share first in Marakesh

The 8th International Chess Trophy Mohammed SEKKAT 2014 was organized on 17-21st November 2014 in Marakesh, the fourth largest city of Morocco. The event was organized by the Royal Moroccan Federation of Chess Foundation SEKKAT under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco. The tournament was played  in a 9-round Swiss format [...]

FIDE International Organizers Seminars in Vladivostok and Belgorod

FIDE International Organizers Seminars in Vladivostok and Belgorod

Two FIDE Seminars for International Organizers were held on November 1-3, 2014 in Vladivostok, Russia and November 8-10, 2014 in Belgorod, Russia. Seminars were organized by the FIDE Event’s Commission (EVE). The Lecturer in both Seminars was the IO Alexander Kostyev, ISCU President. Technical Organizer was NA Tsintsadze Vyacheslav in Vladivostok and IA Ivanov Alexander [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Yaounde, Cameroon

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Yaounde, Cameroon

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 26 to 28 November 2014 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, by the African Chess Confederation, in cooperation with the Cameroon Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be Hotel AZUR, in Yaoundé. The Lecturer will be IA Stephen Boyd (FRA), [...]

GM Kiril Georgiev wins Alkaloid 2014 Rapid Open

GM Kiril Georgiev wins Alkaloid 2014 Rapid Open

The 2014 edition of Alkaloid International Rapid Chess Tournament took place on 23rd November 2014 at Hotel Continental in Skopje, the capital and largest city of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The event was organized by Chess Club Alkaloid – Skopje in a 9-round Swiss FIDE Rapid format with tempo of play 15′ + [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE! (game 11)

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE! (game 11)

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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sauremo, Angola

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sauremo, Angola

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 2 to 4 December 2014 in Sauremo, Angola, by the Angola Chess Federation, in cooperation with the African Chess Union and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Carlos Dias (POR), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be Portuguese and [...]

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