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White Rook 2017 in Dagomys

White Rook 2017 in Dagomys

Russian Chess Federation has the honour to invite young and ambitious players from all over the world to take part in the final stage of prestigious chess competition among secondary school teams Belaya Ladya, also known as White Rook, which will be held in Hotel Dagomys 4* (Sochi, Krasnodar Region) on June 1-9, 2017. Belaya [...]

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2017

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2017

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting the players to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 13th until 23rd of August, 2017. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is [...]

European Corporate Chess Championship 2017

European Corporate Chess Championship 2017

The 1st European Corporate Chess Championship 2017 will take place in the Town Hall of Honour of the City of Asnières, Paris, France, 24–25 November 2017. The tournament will be played as a Swiss Open in 9 rounds, with time control 15 minutes per game + 3 seconds per move starting from move 1. Each [...]

Vladimir Fedoseev wins Aeroflot Open 2017

Vladimir Fedoseev wins Aeroflot Open 2017

The 15th Aeroflot Open took place from 21st February to 1st March at the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow, Russia. The main event of the festival with 140.000 EUR in prizes attracted 98 players from 28 countries. Grandmaster Vladimir Fedoseev took a clear first place with 7 points in 9 rounds. He qualified to participate in [...]

Sharjah Grand Prix: Alexander Grischuk takes the winner’s trophy

Sharjah Grand Prix: Alexander Grischuk takes the winner’s trophy

The ninth and final round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played today at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Alexander Grischuk played a relatively short draw, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov used the opportunity to defeat Hou Yifan and join them on the shared first place. The final ranking was [...]

Sharjah Grand Prix: Mamedyarov wins to catch Vachier-Lagrave

Sharjah Grand Prix: Mamedyarov wins to catch Vachier-Lagrave

The fourth round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played today at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov defeated Michael Adams in an aggressive display of the Queen’s Gambit Exchange variation. White got better out of the opening, but black has put up an inspired defence. Only in the time [...]

Sharjah Grand Prix: Nakamura wins, Vachier-Lagrave in lead

Sharjah Grand Prix: Nakamura wins, Vachier-Lagrave in lead

The third round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played today at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club. The top two finishers in the four-tournament series, which will also include competitions in Moscow, Geneva and Palma de Mallorca, Spain, will qualify for the Candidates tournament next year to select a challenger for [...]

FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix – Opening Ceremony

FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix – Opening Ceremony

The first stage in the new World Chess Championship cycle – the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix – was opened tonight at the beautiful Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club, established in 2013. The opening ceremony was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, head of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Culture, Youth, [...]

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship – Round 1

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship – Round 1

The third day of play at the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship is over and all the results of the first round are in. After the regular time control 21 matches out of 32 had been decided. The remaining 11 matches continued on Monday with quick-play tiebreaks. LIVE games with analysis Nine players were eliminated [...]

1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

The 1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled will take place from 22-29th June at the Park Inn Resort and Conference Center Orlando by Radisson in Orlando, USA. The official invitation to all eligible participants is approved by the FIDE Commission “Chess for the Disabled” (DIS). The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for [...]

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