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Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Las Vegas, Nevada – After five days of gruelling daily chess matches Wesley So is the champion of the inaugural Millionaire Chess Open. As the top winner he takes home $100,000 from the highest stakes in open chess tournament history. “I am so happy to be the winner of the Millionaire Chess Open. With competition [...]

Houdini maintains perfect lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b

Houdini maintains perfect lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b

TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b is underway and Houdini 4 maintains the lead with perfect 6/6 score after defeating Nightmare in the sixth round. The game started with the Fianchetto Variation of King’s Indian Defence and White gave up on move 93. Komodo outplayed Senpai in the sixth round to obtain second place with [...]

GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

The PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament took place on 4-12th October 2014 at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man. The Master Section was a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with a time control 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves, with 30 seconds added per [...]

Houdini leads TCEC with perfect 5/5 score

Houdini leads TCEC with perfect 5/5 score

Houdini takes the lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b. The engine has a perfect 5/5 score defeating Crafty, Spark, The Baron, Senpai and Scorpio. Naum is clear second with 4/5 points, while the rating favorite Komodo is currently third with 3,5/4 points. Follow Arminius 090314 vs. The Baron 3.36 LIVE at the official website or join [...]

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

The 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship-2014 was organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited from 20th September 2014 to 4th October 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. GM Ziaur Rahman emerged a clear winner with 11 points, leaving the [...]

FM Kiril Kozionov claims Kolomenskaya versta 2014

FM Kiril Kozionov claims Kolomenskaya versta 2014

The International Chess Tournament “Kolomenskaya versta” 2014 was held on 4-10th October 2014 in the ancient city of Kolomna, situated in the confluence of the Moscow and Oka Rivers in Russia. The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE Tournament, valid for IM norms. Russian FM Kiril Kozionov won the event with 6,5/9, leaving the nearest followers [...]

VIII International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota

VIII International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota

The 8th International Chess Festival of the Central University of Bogota is taking place on 9-13th October 2014 in the Colombian capital. The Festival consists of three separate tournaments: Elite Group, University Tournament and School Championship, played in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format. The time control in the School Tournament will be 30′, while the [...]

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015 – Press Conference

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015 – Press Conference

The 77th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament is set to take place from 9-25th January 2015. After this year’s success with the individual rounds in the Rijksmuseum and at the High Tech Campus, Tata Steel Masters will once again add two locations as playing venues. A press conference with tournament director Jeroen van [...]

XIII International Chess Open Menton 2014

XIII International Chess Open Menton 2014

The 13th International Chess Open Menton 2014 is taking place on 19-26th October 2014 in Menton, a city in France situated on the French Riviera. The event will be a 9-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 20 seconds increment starting [...]

Chess Openings 24/7: What’s New

Chess Openings 24/7: What’s New

Most readers are already familiar with CHOPIN, and its regularly updated content that stands high above all other commercially available opening encyclopedias. Don’t waste endless hours gathering information all over the Internet just to end up analyzing each move with chess engines – we have already done your homework and completed almost 75% of the [...]

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