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Pakistan Plans To Widen Player Base With Rapid Events

Pakistan Plans To Widen Player Base With Rapid Events

The Chess Federation of Pakistan has initiated steps to widen the player base across the nation. They have identified conduct of rapid events across the nation before start of Provincial and National Chess Championships. The third of the series of the tournaments was organised in Faisal Town, a suburb of Lahore with a participation of [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan

From 15 to 16 October 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Baku, Azerbaijan, by the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the office of the Azerbaijan Chess federation in Baku. The lecturer was IA Faik Gasanov (AZE), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in Russian language, with [...]

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

The International Chess Festival “Mikhail Chigorin Memorial” 2014 was held on 17-26th October 2014 at Hotel “Park” in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. The 9-round Swiss event with prize fund in the amount of 1.800.000 RUB (nearly 35.000 €) was won by Serbian Olympic representative GM Ivan Ivanisevic with 7.5/9 points. Russian GM Ivan [...]

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Press Release

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Press Release

The 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament has just started, gathering 480 players, including 25 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters. The traditional arbiter Horst Leckner has opened the event with a speech (as you can see on the picture), while the sunny Bavarian autumn weather welcomed the tournament guests. The spectators are in expectation [...]

Clement Stahl wins Réunion Open

Clement Stahl wins Réunion Open

The 16th International Réunion Island Open was held from 18th to 25th October at the Salle des Fetes de Bellepierre in Saint-Denis, Réunion Island. The tournament was organized by the Echiquier du Nord and was completed over 9 rounds of Swiss system. 57 players from 13 clubs competed. Clement Stahl from Club du Canal St-Martin [...]

Team Chess Championship Evo Morales

Team Chess Championship Evo Morales

The 2014 Team Chess Championship EVO MORALES is organized by Chess Club ACIB CSYDAM, Bolivian Consulate and Cuyana Chess Federation on 8-9th November 2014 on Gomensoro  2530, San José, in Guaymallén, a central department of Mendoza Province in Argentine. Evo Morales, who is serving as Bolivian President since 2006, played a friendly chess match against [...]

OIBM Bad Wiessee 2014

OIBM Bad Wiessee 2014

The 18th Offene Internationale Bayerische Schachmeisterschaft is scheduled to take place from 25th October to 2nd November 2014 in Bad Wiessee, a spa town on Lake Tagernsee in Bavarian Region of Germany. The event is 9-round Swiss Open Tournament with the time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest [...]

Historical win for Hou Yifan in Corsica

Historical win for Hou Yifan in Corsica

The reigning World Women Champion Hou Yifan continues to write history winning the strong 18th Corsican Circuit that took place on 18-22nd October 2014 in Corsica, an island in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to France. The hefty prize fund in the amount of 95.000 € gathered 800 players from 30 different countries, including the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand. Hou [...]

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

The 3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy is running from 23rd October to 25th October 2014 in Cap d’Agde, a Mediterranean resort of the town of Adge in France. The event is a mixed match of Franco-Russian friendship, in honor of the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov. Russia will be represented by GM Valentina Gunina (ELO [...]

6th Korbach Open 2014

6th Korbach Open 2014

The 6th Korbach Open 2014 is taking place on 23-26th October 2014 in Korbach, Germany. The event is split into three tournaments: Open A (7-round Swiss tournament, open to all), Open B (7-round Swiss open for players rated below 2000 DWZ) and Open C (7-round Swiss tournament for players under 1400 DWZ). The main prizes [...]

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