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Follow Houdini – Komodo LIVE!

Follow Houdini – Komodo LIVE!

The reigning TCEC champion Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 3 on 5.5/7 points, leaving the nearest follower Critter 1.5 points behind. Only Komodo (4/6 points) cam come closer if  beating Houdini in their seventh game, which is in progress. Follow “the unlimited” duel Houdini-Komodo LIVE at the official website (the engines played 111 (!) moves so far and it seems that many more are [...]

Jones goes down again in Remco Heite Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Jones goes down again in Remco Heite Invitational 2014 – Press Release

The Remco Heite Invitational Chess Tournament 2014 is taking place on 14-16th November 2014 at Hotel Holland Inn in Wolvega, a town in the Netherlands. Official website/ LIVE games with analysis Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen The second round had many similarities with the first. True, yesterday Black was very much OK, whereas this morning [...]

A déjà-vu for L’Ami, almost a déjà vu for Van Wely and Fridman – Press Release

A déjà-vu for L’Ami, almost a déjà vu for Van Wely and Fridman – Press Release

Press Release by Peter Boel It’s a good tradition in the Remco Heite tournament: as so often, the first round was highly spectacular in all respects. Erwin l’Ami was lucky enough to find himself in a position in which he had already shown how it should be played, and Gawain Jones didn’t find a real [...]

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

The WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 is taking place on 12-20th November 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The highest team chess event in Bangladesh consists of 9 teams: Sreejan Chess Club, Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club, Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar, Bangladesh Navy Chess Team (Junior), Fire-Service & Civil Defense Sports Club, [...]

Ukrainian chess center Lviv to host numerous tournaments

Ukrainian chess center Lviv to host numerous tournaments

The splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine, will be hosting numerous chess events. The 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial 2014 had just ended, when the National finals for Men and Women kicked off. Twelve of the best Ukrainian male and female players will be guests of the 4-Star Hotel Warszawa**** from 10th to 22nd November 2014 [...]

List of FIDE titles approved by the 4th quarter Presidential Board 2014

List of FIDE titles approved by the 4th quarter Presidential Board 2014

The 4th quarter Presidential Board meeting held in Sochi, Russia from 7th to 10th November 2014 approved the following FIDE titles:  GM Lorenzini, Martin ARG Obregon, Andres Carlos ARG Ju, Wenjun CHN Gonzalez Acosta, Bernal CRC Hawkins, Jonathan ENG Pavlidis, Antonios GRE Idani, Pouya IRI Pakleza, Zbigniuew POL Sivuk, Vitaly UKR Nguyen, Duc Hoa USA [...]

IM Amirreza Pourramezanali claims Lian Open 2014

IM Amirreza Pourramezanali claims Lian Open 2014

The 6th Lian Open 2014 was organized by Bushehr Chess Association on behalf of the Iranian Chess Federation from 5th to 11th November 2014 at the Bushehr Chess House in Bushehr, the capital city of the Bushehr Province in Iran. The event was a 9-round Swiss Open with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. 129 players [...]

Play for free with GM/ IM/ WGM every day in November!

Play for free with GM/ IM/ WGM every day in November!

Enjoy Daily Master Chess Challenge against strong players and experienced trainers. Every day of November offers you free Chess Arena Challenges against IM Nikolay Milchev, IM Velislav Kukov, WGM Iva Videnova and many more yet to come. Wednesday, 12th November at 20:00 CET - Play with IM Velislav Kukov (3′ + 1″) Thursday, 13th November 2014 at 18:00 CET - Play with WGM [...]

International Chess Open Graz 2015

International Chess Open Graz 2015

The International Chess Open Graz 2015 will take place on 13-20th February 2015 at the beautiful and modern Hotel Spa Novapark in Graz, the second-largest city in Austria. The event will be split into 3 tournaments: Open A (open to all), Open B (for players rated below 2000) and Open C (for participants rated less than 1700). [...]

GM Zdenko Kozul wins Durres Open 2014

GM Zdenko Kozul wins Durres Open 2014

The 2nd International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ was organized by the Albanian Chess Federation on 1-8th November 2014 in Durres, Albania. The 9-round Swiss Open gathered 98 players from 11 different federations. They were provided with excellent conditions in the splendid 4-star Hotel “Bleart”**** near the city of Durres. More than one quarter of the players received prizes, as the organizers split [...]

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