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Lysyj retains the lead in the Superfinal, Gunina joins the leaders in the women’s tournament

Lysyj retains the lead in the Superfinal, Gunina joins the leaders in the women’s tournament

The Russian Chess Championship Superfinal, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, is taking place from 27th November till 8th December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). The Superfinal is the main individual competition in the Russian chess [...]

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

4th Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska to be held in Wroclaw

From 10th till 18th of December the Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska Women Grandmaster round-robin tournament will take place  for the 4th time. The event will be held in Wrocław, Poland right before the European Rapid and Blitz Championship (19th till 21st of December). Both events are organized by the Votum Polonia Wrocław Chess Club – current Polish Team Champions. The [...]

Lysyj strengthens his lead at the Superfinal, Galliamova catches up with Goriachkina

Lysyj strengthens his lead at the Superfinal, Galliamova catches up with Goriachkina

The Russian Chess Championship Superfinal, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, is taking place from 27th November till 8th December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). The Superfinal is the main individual competition in the Russian chess [...]

128 MGU Open to be held in Sofia

128 MGU Open to be held in Sofia

The 128th MGU Open 2014 is scheduled to be held on 6-7th December, 2014, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event is organized in honor of Captain Petko Voyvoda (born 6th December 1844) and Nikola Vaptsarov (born 7th December 1909), in a 6-round Swiss format, open to all players [...]

45th National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

45th National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

The 45th Annual National Chess Congress was held on 28-30th November at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 6-round Swiss event had ten sections and offered $35,000 in prizes: Premier: $3000-1500-800-400-200, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, U2400/Unr $1600-800. FIDE rated Under 2200: $2000-1000-500-300-200. Under 2000: $2000-1000-500-300-200. Under 1800: $2000-1000-500-300-200. [...]

Igor Lysyj and Aleksandra Goriachkina lead Russian Superfinal

Igor Lysyj and Aleksandra Goriachkina lead Russian Superfinal

The Russian Chess Championship Superfinal, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, is taking place from 27th November till 8th December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). The Superfinal is the main individual competition in the Russian chess [...]

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6th London Chess Classic 2014 – Press Release

6TH LONDON CHESS CLASSIC (6-14 DECEMBER 2014) PLAY  A SUPERSTAR! SUPER RAPIDPLAY OPEN (6-7 DECEMBER) This year’s London Chess Classic offers a unique opportunity for a few amateur players to experience what it’s like to face a legend of the game in a genuine one-to-one tournament game. Before the superstars cross swords with each other [...]

9 players share first for Belgrade Trophy 2014

9 players share first for Belgrade Trophy 2014

The 28th Belgrade Trophy 2014 was held from 24th November to 2nd December 2014 at the Centar Balasevic Hotel***** in Belgrade, Serbia. The tournament was organized by the Serbian Chess Federation and supported by the Parliament of Belgrade City in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format with the prize fund in the amount of 6.000 €. The first place was shared in [...]

Basel Chess Festival 2015

Basel Chess Festival 2015

The 2015 edition of Basel Chess Festival is scheduled to be held on 1-5th January 2015 at Hotel Hilton in Basel, Switzerland. The event will be split into two main tournaments – Master Section and Amateur Tournament. The format of the competitions will be 7-round Swiss FIDE with tempo of play 100 minutes for 40 [...]

World Amateur Chess Championship 2015

World Amateur Chess Championship 2015

The World Amateur Chess Championships will be held in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. The dates are 13 April (arrivals, technical meeting) to 22 April 2015 (departures). The games will take place in the conference center of the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort, on the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki, 100 [...]

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