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Vitaly Kunin wins Bamberg Open

Vitaly Kunin wins Bamberg Open

The Bamberg Open (Prof. Dr. Robert Pfleger Memorial) was a 7-round Swiss tournament which took place from 6-13 May 2018 in Bamberg, Germany. 125 players took part in the tournament. Before the last round they were 6 players with 5 out of 6 and plenty more with 4,5 points. Two of the games between 5 [...]

Brazil Open – Three Borders

Brazil Open – Three Borders

The Brazil Open – Three Borders is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 16-20 May 2018 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. The venue is hotel Da AVM . Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Around 100 players are expected to take part. Top seeded [...]

Emre Can wins Bosna Open 2018

Emre Can wins Bosna Open 2018

8th International Chess Tournament „Bosna 2018“ was held from 5 to 11 May at hotel „SARAJ“, Sarajevo. 135 players took part in the tournament. Until the round 7 GM Zdenko Kozul and IM Velimir Ivic were leaders with 6 points. In round 8 they both lost to Turkish GMs Mustafa Yilmaz and Emre Can. The [...]

Odisha GM Open Chess Festival 2018

Odisha GM Open Chess Festival 2018

KIIT (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology) is proud to organize 11 KIIT International Chess Festival in association with All Odisha Chess Association. It will be held from 25 May to 6 June. The venue is International Chess Hall, Campus 15 B, KIIT University, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It will be 10 rounds Swiss system. Time control [...]

Chicago Open 2018

Chicago Open 2018

The 27th Annual Chicago Open will be held over Memorial Day weekend from May 24-28, 2018, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event has 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The Open Section is a [...]

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Croatian and European Chess Champion GM Ivan Saric spoke to Chessdom.com editor GM Marian Petrov about his recent victories Marian Petrov First of all, congratulations for conquering the Croatian title, that comes right after your European one! Ivan Saric I’m happy that I’ve managed to win the Croatian championship. But honestly, I’m not happy with [...]

African Individual Chess Championships 2018

African Individual Chess Championships 2018

African Individual Chess Championships will be held in Lusaka, Zambia from 12 to 22 May. Organizers are the African Chess Confederation and the Chess Federation of Zambia. The venue is Warm Harbor Hotel. 30 players are expected in the Open section and 22 in the Women section. The top seeded players are the Egyptians GM [...]

Nidjat Mamedov wins Nakhchivan Open 2018

Nidjat Mamedov wins Nakhchivan Open 2018

The Nakhchivan Open 2018, dedicated to the memory of former Azerbaijan President Heydar Aliyev, was held from May 1st to 11th at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. 58 players took part in the group A tournament. The winner is GM Nidjat Mamedov with 6,5 points out of 9. Second is GM Sergei Tiviakov [...]

INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The INTERNET based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers is set to take place from 18-21st June, 2018. 1. Participation: Up to 30 participants (by priority) from all Continents. Deadline for registrations is Thursday 14th June 2018 2. Schedule: • Monday, 18th June 17:00 to 20:00 Seminar (Part 1) Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 02:00 hour [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Damascus – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Damascus – Results

A FIDE Arbiters Seminar was organized from 1-5 April 2018 in Damascus, Syria, by Syrian Chess Federation and the Syrian Olympic Commission, in cooperation with Asian Chess Association and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Elmohafza Club, in Damascus. The lecturer was IA Hassan Khaled (EGY), FIDE Lecturer. The [...]

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