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Marostica Chess Festival 2014

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

The traditional Marostica Chess Festival took place on 12-14th September 2014 at Piazza Castello in Marostica, a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy, mostly famous for its living chess event and for the local cherry variety. A chess game with living characters represented a Middle Aged story (see below). The story of [...]

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

41st National Women Challengers (National B) Chess Champoinship 2014 took place on 7-15th September 2014 at the Peddem Sports Complex Peddem, in Mapusa, a town in North Goa, India. The event was an 11-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds [...]

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Hotel “Bleart”****  in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. The 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ will be [...]

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

The 12th edition of the Amantea Chess Festival took place on 7-14th September 2014 at Hotel “La Tonnara” in Amantea, an Italian town and tourist center on the southern Tyrrhenian Sea coast. 61 players competed in a 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the [...]

IM Simon Bekker-Jensen clear first at Skovbo GM (KKSA) 2014

IM Simon Bekker-Jensen clear first at Skovbo GM (KKSA) 2014

The Skovbo GM tournament (KKSA) was held on 5-14th September at the Borup Kulturhus, Møllevej 2, 4140 Borup, Denmark. The 9-round Swiss event with a time control 90′ + 30″ has attracted 52 participants from 6 different countries (Denmark, Iceland, France, Italy, Russia and Sweden). IM Simon Bekker-Jensen emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points and deservedly grabbed [...]

GM Mladen Palac wins Humanitarian Gunja Open 2014

GM Mladen Palac wins Humanitarian Gunja Open 2014

Humanitarian Rapid Open Gunja 2014 was organized by Chess Club “Gunja” in collaboration with Gunja Municipality on 14th September 2014 in Gunja, a village and municipality in the hinterland of the left banks of the Sava River in the region of Cvelferija, Croatia. Earlier this year Balkans were struck by the worst flooding in the last 120 [...]

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open 2014

San Salvador Chess Open is scheduled to take part on 5-11 December 2014 at the FSA Playing Hall of INDES in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador and one of the largest urban centers in the Central America isthmus. The tournament will be played in a 9-round Swiss format, valid for FIDE rating [...]

Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014

Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014

The 13th Open de Ajedrez Ciudad de Reinosa 2014 is set to take place on 13th September at the Instituto Montesclaros in Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+5” is organized by the Club Ajedrez Campoo. Top prizes are EUR 1000 / 750 / 510 / 415 / 330 / [...]

GM Ghaem Maghami wins ECO Chess Cup 2014

GM Ghaem Maghami wins ECO Chess Cup 2014

ECO Cultural Institute (ECI) in collaboration with Iran Chess Federation organized the first edition of “ECO Chess Cup” from 3rd to 12th of September 2014 in the Iranian capital Tehran to improve cooperation and exchange culture between member countries of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). 10 players from 10 different federation of member countries of ECO including Islamic [...]

IM Irina Bulmaga convincing in Braila

IM Irina Bulmaga convincing in Braila

The 7th edition of the Annual Women’s International Tournament “Maria Albulet Memorial” took place on 3-12th Septeber 2014 at the Memorial House “Petre Stefanescu-Goangă” in Braila, the 11th most populous city in Romania. 10 players from 4 different countries took part in a round-robin event. First seeded IM/WGM Irina Bulmaga stormed through the tournament, finishing clear first with 8/10 [...]

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