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XIII Benidorm Chess Festival met 600+ participants

XIII Benidorm Chess Festival met 600+ participants

The 13th International Chess Festival Benidorm 2014 took place from 28th November to 8th December 2014 in Benidorm, Spain. The traditional festival was split into many chess events: Open “A” for players U2300, Open “B” for players U2000, Champions Cup, Champions Cup U18, Champions Cup U16, Champions Cup U14, Champions Cup U12, Champions Cup U10, Champions Cup U8, simultaneous exhibition, [...]

Goran Krastev wins 128th MGU Open 2014

Goran Krastev wins 128th MGU Open 2014

The 128th MGU Open 2014 took place on 6-7th December, 2014, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event was organized in honor of Captain Petko Voyvoda (born 6th December 1844) and Nikola Vaptsarov (born 7th December 1909), in a 6-round Swiss format, open to all players rated below 2200. More information here [...]

Four players in the lead of 6th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open

Four players in the lead of 6th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open

The 6th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open 2014 is taking place on 8-12th December 2014 at the Red Rock Hotel in Penang, a state in Malaysia, located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The event is split into two 9-round Swiss tournaments: – Open Tournament - open to all players – Challenger Tournament - open to [...]

GM Artur Kogan claims Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez

GM Artur Kogan claims Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez

Torneo Internacional Centro Goya Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2014 – Memorial Rafael Fuentes Gonzalez was held on 1-8th December at the Club de Ajedrez de la Fundación La Caja de Canarias in Las Palmas, Spain. The 9-round Swiss open, organized by the Federación Insular de Ajedrez de Gran Canaria and Club de Ajedrez Centro Goya, consisted of 78 [...]

Akobian versus Becerra Match on Twitch

Akobian versus Becerra Match on Twitch

A six game match between the U.S.A. players GM Varuzhan Akobian (2637) and GM Julio Becerra (2546) will take part from Monday, 8th December to Wednesday, 10th December. The event is sponsored by Falbo Knows Tennis and is being held at the Spring Hill Suites in Lawrence, Kansas. The match will begin at 10 am CST and be [...]

XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament 2015

XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament 2015

The XXIII Montcada International Chess Tournament is scheduled to be held from 25th June to 3rd July 2015 at the brand new Teatro Municipal, in Montcada i Reixac, Spain. The event will be a 9-round Swiss open tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms, with a playing venue situated just 5 km from Barcelona. The tempo of play is [...]

IM Bargan and GM Sanduleac share first in Latea Veche

IM Bargan and GM Sanduleac share first in Latea Veche

The 3rd Balta Albastra Ed Cup 2014 was organized by the Chess Club “Bicazul” and SC Tavias SRL Bacău on 4-7th December 2014 in Letea Veche, a commune in Bacău County, Romania. The event was a 7-round Swiss tournament, valid for FIDE and Romanian rating, with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. Moldovan players IM [...]

Lysyj retains the lead in the Superfinal, Gunina joins the leaders in the women’s tournament

Lysyj retains the lead in the Superfinal, Gunina joins the leaders in the women’s tournament

The Russian Chess Championship Superfinal, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, is taking place from 27th November till 8th December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). The Superfinal is the main individual competition in the Russian chess [...]

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

From 10th till 18th of December the Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska Women Grandmaster round-robin tournament will take place  for the 4th time. The event will be held in Wrocław, Poland right before the European Rapid and Blitz Championship (19th till 21st of December). Both events are organized by the Votum Polonia Wrocław Chess Club – current Polish Team Champions. The [...]

Lysyj strengthens his lead at the Superfinal, Galliamova catches up with Goriachkina

Lysyj strengthens his lead at the Superfinal, Galliamova catches up with Goriachkina

The Russian Chess Championship Superfinal, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, is taking place from 27th November till 8th December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). The Superfinal is the main individual competition in the Russian chess [...]

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