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FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 (open and girls) will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from the 20th of September (arrival) till the 4th of October (departure) 2016. The Championships will be organized and held by AI “UgraMegaSport” with the assistance of the Ugra Chess Federation and under the auspices of Russian [...]

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

The Serbian Women’s Chess Championship took place from 20-28th April at Hotel Šumarice in Kragujevac. Ten players with the average elo 2160 competed in the round robin tournament. WIM Ljilja Drljevic, member of chess club Radnički-Bone Ćuprija, cruised to the victory and her first national title despite the loss in the first round. Final standings: [...]

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

The project “Education through Chess in School” is organized and guided by Polish Chess Federation in cooperation with the provincial chess unions and local authorities. It is addressed to primary schools for pupils from classes I-III. Key partners for Polish Chess Federation include Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Sport & Tourism. The idea [...]

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan took the winner’s trophy in the 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov after edging the European Blitz Champion Rauf Mamedov on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,5/9 points each. The 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov was held on 18-26th April at the Shodlik Palace [...]

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A new Turkish chess magazine with was born recently with the name “Satranç Sever” (literally translates into ‘Chess Lover’). The magazine is scheduled to be bimonthly and published by the founder and the owner of the first Turkish chess publishing house Analiz Publishing, FM Alper Efe Ataman, a renowned chess personality in Turkey and a [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

From 21 to 25 April 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Sochi, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Artiom Akhmetov (RUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar was Russian. Sixteen (16) National arbiters from Russia participated in the Seminar and six (6) [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and the Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invites all eligible players to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016 to be held in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka from 30th July to 7th August. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss [...]

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

The 14th Dubai Junior Chess Tournament 2016 is going to be organized by Dubai Chess & Culture Club from 19th – 27th July 2016. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with time control 90′ + 30″, open to all chess players (Boys/ Girls) Under 14 Years (Born 2002 and later) who have registered FIDE ID. [...]

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10 to 12 June 2016 in Munich, Germany, by the FIDE Disabled Commission and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The Seminar will give FIDE Arbiter norms according [...]

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

The 25th Annual Eastern Class Championships were held from April 22-24, 2016, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event had 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. [...]

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