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GM Mladen Palac wins Humanitarian Gunja Open 2014

GM Mladen Palac wins Humanitarian Gunja Open 2014

Humanitarian Rapid Open Gunja 2014 was organized by Chess Club “Gunja” in collaboration with Gunja Municipality on 14th September 2014 in Gunja, a village and municipality in the hinterland of the left banks of the Sava River in the region of Cvelferija, Croatia. Earlier this year Balkans were struck by the worst flooding in the last 120 [...]

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open is scheduled to take part on 5-11 December 2014 at the FSA Playing Hall of INDES in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador and one of the largest urban centers in the Central America isthmus. The tournament will be played in a 9-round Swiss format, valid for FIDE rating [...]

Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014

Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014

The 13th Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014 is set to take place on 13th September at the Instituto Montesclaros in Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+5” is organized by the Club Ajedrez Campoo. Top prizes are EUR 1000 / 750 / 510 / 415 / 330 / [...]

GM Ghaem Maghami wins ECO Chess Cup 2014

GM Ghaem Maghami wins ECO Chess Cup 2014

ECO Cultural Institute (ECI) in collaboration with Iran Chess Federation organized the first edition of “ECO Chess Cup” from 3rd to 12th of September 2014 in the Iranian capital Tehran to improve cooperation and exchange culture between member countries of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). 10 players from 10 different federation of member countries of ECO including Islamic [...]

IM Irina Bulmaga convincing in Braila

IM Irina Bulmaga convincing in Braila

The 7th edition of the Annual Women’s International Tournament “Maria Albulet Memorial” took place on 3-12th Septeber 2014 at the Memorial House “Petre Stefanescu-Goangă” in Braila, the 11th most populous city in Romania. 10 players from 4 different countries took part in a round-robin event. First seeded IM/WGM Irina Bulmaga stormed through the tournament, finishing clear first with 8/10 [...]

GM Bassem Amin lifts Mediterranean trophy on his birthday

GM Bassem Amin lifts Mediterranean trophy on his birthday

The 9th Mediterranean Men & Women’s Chess Championships 2014 took place from 2-10th September at the Atlantica Caldera Creta Paradise Hotel in Chania, Crete, Greece, sponsored by Kydon Sports Club and Krommydakis Group of Companies, and co-organized by Mediterranean Chess Association, Region of Crete and Municipality of Platanias. 2014 Mediterranean Men & Women’s trophies went to Egypt after the [...]

Radnicki Vodovod and Jelica Pep are 2014 Serbian Team Champions

Radnicki Vodovod and Jelica Pep are 2014 Serbian Team Champions

The Serbian First League Team Championship for men and women was held from 30th August to 9th September 2014 in the town of Palic, Serbia. Chess Club “Radnicki Vodovod” – Kragujevac emerged a clear winner of the Men’s Championship. GM Rapport Richard 2704 HUN, GM Ivanisevic Ivan 2613 SRB, GM Perunovic Milos 2602 SRB, GM Damljanovic Branko 2539 SRB, GM Bogosavljevic [...]

GM Kirill Stupak tops Mohamed Slama Memorial in Tunisia – Photo Report

GM Kirill Stupak tops Mohamed Slama Memorial in Tunisia – Photo Report

The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial took place from 31st August to 14th September at the luxurious Hotel Monastir Center****, situated in the center of the splendid touristic city of Monastir, Tunisia and adjoining a beautiful sandy beach. The event was organized by FM/ IO/ FA Jawhar Ben Fredj under the auspices of Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El [...]

Portuguese Absolute Championship 2014 – Video

Portuguese Absolute Championship 2014 – Video

The final stage of the Portuguese Chess Championship 2014 is taking place from 7th to 13th September at the Hotel AS in Lisbon, the capital and the largest city of Portugal. See the full list of participants here. GM Antonio Fernandes is leading with 3,5/4 points, leaving the nearest followers full point behind. FM Viktor Ulyanovskyy and IM Jorge Viterbo [...]

GM Erwin L’Ami wins Chefchaouen Festival

GM Erwin L’Ami wins Chefchaouen Festival

The 13th edition of the International Chess Festival  took place on 1-5th September 2014 in Chefchaouen, a city in northwest Morocco, famous for its buildings in shades of blue. The festival consisted of a 9-round Swiss Open and a 13-round Marathon blitz, both won by GM Erwin L’Ami from the Netherlands. L’Ami emerged a clear [...]

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