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Youth tournament “Jednaki u svemu” in Niš

Youth tournament “Jednaki u svemu” in Niš

Youth chess tournament “Jednaki u svemu” was held from 27-29th July at the Hotel Zeleni Vir in Niš, Serbia. 40 kids competed in 7-round tournament with the standard time control. Tijana Petrovic from Požarevac is the overall winner with 6,5/7 points. Winner of all age groups are awarded with trophies and medals. Standings below. Final [...]

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

Nona Gaprindashvili Cup 2015

The International Open Chess Tournament Nona Gaprindashvili Cup is scheduled to take place from 8-17th September at the Chess Palace in Tbilisi, Georgia. The tournament is organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia and Georgian chess federation. There will be two sections: – A Open tournament for any player (Fide rating 2001 [...]

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

Asian Continental Chess Championships 2015

The UAE Chess Federation and Al Ain Chess Club on behalf of Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invite Federations to participate in the Asian Continental Chess Championships (Open and Women’s) from 1-13 August 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Al Ain, UAE. Each Federation from FIDE Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 [...]

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

Asian Junior & Girls Under-20 Chess Championships 2015

On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Kyrgyz Chess Federation has the honor to invite all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2015 Asian Junior Chess Championships under 20 from 2nd (arrival) to 12th October (departure) 2015 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The Championships will be played according to [...]

GM Fernando Peralta wins rapid tournament in Olot

GM Fernando Peralta wins rapid tournament in Olot

The 16th Obert d’Escacs Ciutat d’Olot was held on 26th July at the Casino Olotí in Olot, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+5” was organized by the Club d’Escacs Olot and gathered 90 participants. Grandmaster Fernando Peralta from Argentina emerged clear winner with 8,0/9 points to claim the top prize of [...]

Open International de Martigny 2015

Open International de Martigny 2015

The 24th Open International de Martigny is taking place from 31st July to 3rd August at the Hotel Vatel in Martigny, Switzerland. The tournament is organized by the Cercle de l’Echiquier de Martigny and supported by Commune de Martigny, Etat du Valais, Fonds du sport and Hôtel Vatel Martigny. The playing format is 7-round Swiss [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Benasque – Results

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Benasque – Results

The FIDE Seminar for International Organizers was held at Casa de la Cultura de Benasque in Benasque, Spain from July 3-5, 2015. The Seminar was organized by the City of Benasque, Spanish Chess Federation (FEDA) and FIDE Events’ Commission (EVE). The Lecturer was FIDE Vice President Martha Fierro (IO, FT, WGM) and the lectures were [...]

Mischuk and Sabuk lead 4th Lviv Tradition tournament

Mischuk and Sabuk lead 4th Lviv Tradition tournament

The 4th “Lviv Tradition” chess tournament is taking place from July 27, through August 1, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 10-player round-robin tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The average Elo rating is 2230. Ukrainian IM Dmitry Mischuk and Polish player Piotr Sabuk lead [...]

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

The Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” is organizing the 5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015 on 18-25th August at the Poseidon Resort Hotel in Loutraki, Korinthia, Greece. Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Loutraki – Perahora – Agioi Theodoroi, Municipality of Korinth are supporting the event. The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system in [...]

Annotated Game: GM Mikhail Antipov – Purushoth. G Gobikrishnan

Annotated Game: GM Mikhail Antipov – Purushoth. G Gobikrishnan

Russian Grandmaster Mikhail Antipov stormed through the 7th qualifier tournament of the FIDE Online Juniors World Blitz Championship that was held last Tursday on the official FIDE Online platform by scoring 11 points from 11 games. Below is annotated one of his victories. The 8th and final Juniors World Blitz qualifier tournament will be held [...]

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