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3rd Lviv Tradition Chess Tournament 2016

3rd Lviv Tradition Chess Tournament 2016

The 3rd Lviv Tradition April Chess Tournament 2016 is taking place from April 25-30, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, Ukraine. The event consists of two 10-player single round-robin FIDE Category 1 tournaments. Facebook Group / Lviv Tradition Archive / 2nd Lviv Tradition Chief Organizer and Chief Arbiter – IA, IO [...]

FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships

FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships

The FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships will be happening in Mauritius at the Riu Le Morne Hotel. The event for the women’s section will be a round robin event starting on 24th of April and finishing on the 1st of May. The Federations represented are Angola, Botswana, Mauritius and South Africa. The top players are WFM [...]

12th European Chess Solving Championship

12th European Chess Solving Championship

The Greek Chess Composition Committee, in co-operation with the Greek Chess Federation, organized the 12th European Chess Solving Championship from 15-17th April at the “Oasis Hotel Apartments” in Glyfada, a cosmopolitan suburb of Athens. Seven-times world champion and seven-times European champion GM Piotr Murdzia added another feather in the cap by winning the individual gold [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Winners

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Winners

The Asian Youth Chess Championships held from 5th Apr to 14 Apr 2016 at the Cultural Central Palace of Mongolian trade Union welcomed more than 470 players from 18 countries. The competition was organised by the Mongolian Chess Federation under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation and World Chess Federation. This year’s edition is [...]

GM Gawain Jones is double champion at the 18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament

GM Gawain Jones is double champion at the 18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament

England’s Grandmaster (GM) Gawain Jones claimed the Dubai Open Chess Tournament – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Cup after a masterful performance in Tuesday night’s final round at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Jones, who also won the Dubai Open Blitz Cup last Friday, outplayed Russia’s GM Boris Savchenko to finish the tournament undefeated with 7.5 [...]

GM Miroslav Markovic is 2016 Serbian Chess Champion

GM Miroslav Markovic is 2016 Serbian Chess Champion

The Serbian Individual Chess Championship took place from 11-19th April, 2016, in Pirot. The event was a 10 player round robin with classical time control. GM Miroslav Markovic is the new champion after concluding the tournament with 7,0/9 points. Markovic was 1998 Yugoslav champion and world top-100 player in 1999, but he hasn’t played much [...]

Eastern Class Championships 2016

Eastern Class Championships 2016

The 25th Annual Eastern Class Championships will be held from April 22-24, 2016, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either a 3-day (April 22-24) or 2-day schedule (April [...]

GM Boris Savchenko leads 18th Dubai Open Tournament with one round to go

GM Boris Savchenko leads 18th Dubai Open Tournament with one round to go

Russia’s Grandmaster (GM) Boris Savchenko picked up his fourth win in a row at the expense of Dutch GM Ivan Sokolov to grab the pole position with seven points heading into the final round of the Dubai Open Chess Tournament – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Cup at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Dubai Chess Open LIVE [...]

Gabuzyan, Ni Shiqun take gold medals in World University Chess Championship

Gabuzyan, Ni Shiqun take gold medals in World University Chess Championship

GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan of Armenia and WGM Ni Shiqun of China won the men’s and women’s gold medals, respectively, in the FISU World University Chess Championship held at the Khalidiya Palace Raihaan by Rotana in Abu Dhabi. In the final round, Gabuzyan turned back the English Opening of IM Marko Nenezic of Serbia in 65 [...]

Four tied for the lead after 7 rounds at Dubai Open Chess Tournament

Four tied for the lead after 7 rounds at Dubai Open Chess Tournament

Sokolov, Akopian, Jones, Savchenko have six points each British Grandmaster (GM) Gawain Jones and Russia’s GM Boris Savchenko caught up with the leaders after grinding down their respective opponents in drawn-out endgames in the seventh round of the Dubai Open Chess Tournament – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Cup at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Sixth-round joint [...]

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