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Julio Granda Zuniga with crushing score in LLucmajor Open

Julio Granda Zuniga with crushing score in LLucmajor Open

Peruvian Grandmaster Julio Granda Zuniga completely dominated the 5th Open Internacional de LLucmajor that was held from 8-15th May at the Club Nautico de LLucmajor, Mallorca, Spain. Granda Zuniga finished the event with 8,5/9 points, conceding only one draw in the 2nd round and then proceeding to defeat a host of Grandmasters. With 2699,3 live [...]

Asian Chess Summit 2016

Asian Chess Summit 2016

The Asian Chess Federation cordially invites Presidents and Delegates of National Chess Federations in Asia to the Asian Chess Summit, a chess family gathering from 28th August to 1st September 2016 in Al Ain, UAE. The Asian Chess Summit encompasses the following: 28th August – Arrival 29th August – Asian Chess Symposium Asian Chess Development [...]

GM Artyom Timofeev wins Tatarstan Grand Prix

GM Artyom Timofeev wins Tatarstan Grand Prix

The final tournament of the Tatarstan Chess Federation Cup took place on May 14-15 at the Nezhmetdinov Chess Club in Kazan. 16 players competed in mixed format. First, two groups with eight players were held. Top four players from each proceeded to the knock-out section. The defending champion Gata Kamsky was unable to repeat his [...]

Vladimir Putin awards a medal to Andrey Filatov

Vladimir Putin awards a medal to Andrey Filatov

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on awarding the President of the Russian Chess Federation and FIDE Vice President Andrey Filatov with a medal of Class 2 Order For Merit to the Fatherland, for merits in development of physical culture and sports, and long-standing commitment and diligent work. The document – decree No 225 [...]

2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting

2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting

The 2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting will be held in Madrid, in the period 10 to 13 June 2016. Federations and individuals who are interested to send proposals to be discussed in the Meeting and in the Baku FIDE Congress Arbiters’ Commission Meeting (September 2016) are kindly requested to send them to the FIDE [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Monrovia, Liberia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Monrovia, Liberia – Results

From 3 to 7 May 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Monrovia, Liberia, by the Liberian Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Africa Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Omar Salama (ISL), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in English language. Twenty seven (27) people from Liberia and [...]

Internet Lecture about Anti cheating regulations and guidelines for Arbiters in Arabic language

Internet Lecture about Anti cheating regulations and guidelines for Arbiters in Arabic language

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, in cooperation with the FIDE Anti Cheating Committee, will organize a lecture, in order to present the Anti cheating regulations and guidelines for Arbiters that are in effect from 1 January 2014. The lecture will be held on Internet, on 4 June 2016, 20.00-23.00, Dubai Time (UTC+4). The Lecturer will be [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Indianapolis, USA

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Indianapolis, USA

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 3 to 5 August 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46219 The Lecturer will be IA Carol Jarecki [...]

Grzegorz Gajewski with winner’s trophy in Wunsiedel

Grzegorz Gajewski with winner’s trophy in Wunsiedel

Grandmaster Grzegorz Gajewski emerged winner of the 10th Wunsiedel Schach-Festival that was held from 5-8th May in Wunsiedel, Germany. Gajewski, who was the second of Viswanathan Anand at Candidates Tournament, collected 6 points from 7 games to become clear winner of the Master section. There were 142 players in the field. The Amateur Section had [...]

GM Nebojsa Nikcevic stormed through Cetinje Open 2016

GM Nebojsa Nikcevic stormed through Cetinje Open 2016

Grandmaster Nebojsa Nikcevic convincingly won the International Open Tournament Cetinje 2016 that was held from 4-10th May in Cetinje, Montenegro. Despite being seeded 17th in the starting list, Nikcevic finished with 8,0/9 points, leaving the chasing pack point and a half behind. The tournament was organized on the occasion of 10 years of Montenegro statehood [...]

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