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4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

4th Mohamed Slama Memorial – Photo Report

The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial is in progress 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 Festival is organized by Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El Mediouni in a 9-round Swiss format. The hefty prize fund in the amount of [...]

Hovhannes Gabuzyan tops Armenian Championship

Hovhannes Gabuzyan tops Armenian Championship

The 75th Armenian Men’s Individual Chess Championship was held from 21st August to 4th September in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. The event was easily won by the top seeded player GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan (2582). He scored 10/13 points, leaving the runner-up 1,5 point behind. FM David Shahinyan remained second on 8,5 points. Third [...]

GM Kotronias perfect in Nikaia

GM Kotronias perfect in Nikaia

The 22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014 was held from 26th August to 2nd September 2014 at the Cultural Complex “Manos Loizos” in Nikaia suburb in the western part of the Athens-Piraeus agglomeration, in Greece. The event was dedicated to the National Resistance against the occupation forces from 1940 to 1944. The top seeded GM Vasilios Kotronias stormed through the tournament with [...]

6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The 6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers to be held on 6-9th October.

136th New York State Championship

136th New York State Championship

The 136th Annual New York State Championship will be held from August 29-September 1, 2014, at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. The Open section has either 4-day (August 29-September 1) or 3-day (August 30-September 1) schedules to [...]

22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014

22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014

The 22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014 is taking place from 26th August to 2nd September 2014 in Nikaia suburb in the western part of the Athens-Piraeus agglomeration, in Greece. The event is dedicated to the National Resistance against the occupation forces from 1940 to 1944 and is played at the Cultural Complex “Manos Loizos” in a 9-round [...]

GM Bela Khotenashvili leads Erfurt Woman Grandmaster Tournament 2014

GM Bela Khotenashvili leads Erfurt Woman Grandmaster Tournament 2014

The 3. International Erfurt Women Grandmaster Tournament takes place on 24-31st August 2014 at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Erfurt, a capital city of the German Federal State of Thuringia. Georgian GM Bela Khotenashvili is a sole leader with 4,5 points out of 6 rounds. She won against GM Monika Socko (Poland), IM Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska (Germany) [...]

GM Ivan Sokolov VIDEO commentaries on Abu Dhabi Masters

GM Ivan Sokolov VIDEO commentaries on Abu Dhabi Masters

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament was held on 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. Grandmasters Yuriy Kuzubov (UKR 2667) and Tigran Petrosian (ARM 2641) shared the first place, but Kuzubov took the winner’s trophy thanks to the slightly better tie-break score. You can see the round 9 video, presented by Vijay Kumar [...]

Fressinet and Maisuradze are second time champions of France

Fressinet and Maisuradze are second time champions of France

The 89th French Individual Chess Championship for men and women took place on 17-28th August 2014 in Nimes, a city located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Cévennes mountains in Southern France. Twenty-four of the best French chess players (12 men and 12 women) participated in round-robin tournaments to decide the 2014 champions of France. GM Laurent Fressinet [...]

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