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3rd Polish – Hungarian Friendship Chess Tournament

3rd Polish – Hungarian Friendship Chess Tournament

The most spectacular chess event in Poland will take place this weekend (21-22nd March, 2015) in Katowice, Southern Poland. For the third time chess players from all over the world will have a chance to fight against each other in one of the biggest halls in Europe – The International Conference Centre in Katowice. The [...]

Vladislav Artemiev winner of Agzamov Memorial

Vladislav Artemiev winner of Agzamov Memorial

The 17-years old Russian Grandmaster Vladislav Artemiev took the winner’s trophy in the 9th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov after edging his compatriot Vladislav Tkachiev on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,0/9 points each. The 9th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov was held on 10-20th March at the Shodlik Palace [...]

Western Class Championships 2015

Western Class Championships 2015

The 22nd Annual Western Class Championships will be held from March 20-22, 2015, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either 3-day (March 20-22) or 2-day (March 21-22) schedules [...]

Yeoh and Nur Nabila win 2015 Malaysian Championship

Yeoh and Nur Nabila win 2015 Malaysian Championship

The 2015 Malaysian Individual Chess Championship for men and women took place from 14th to 18th March in Kuala Lumpur, the capital and most populous city of Malaysia. The event was organized by the Malaysian Chess Federation and split into two tournaments – 9-round Swiss open for men and 9-round Swiss open for women. The [...]

1st Open Tournament “Eftihios Krommidakis” to be held in Crete

1st Open Tournament “Eftihios Krommidakis” to be held in Crete

The 1st International Open Chess Tournament “Eftihios Krommidakis” is scheduled to take place from 13th to 19th April, 2015, in the Hotel Caldera Creta Paradise (****), Gerani, Platanias, in the Greek island of Crete. The event is organized by Kydon Sports Club and Krommmidakis Group in collaboration with the Region of Crete, the Municipality of  Chania and the [...]

International Chess Festival “Waves of the Danube”

International Chess Festival “Waves of the Danube”

The International Chess Festival “Waves of the Danube” is scheduled to take place from 30th April to 3rd May, 2015, in  Continental Hotel, Drobeta Turnu Severin, in Romania. The event is organized by Chess Club Oltenia and is separated into five different FIDE tournaments with guaranteed prize fund in total of 12,000 RON (approximately 2,700 €): – PROLOGOS [...]

GM Illya Nyzhnyk tops Mid-America Open

GM Illya Nyzhnyk tops Mid-America Open

GM Illya Nyzhnyk of Webster University took a clear first place with 4,5/5 points to claim the top prize of 2100 USD

Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son and Pham Le Thao Nguyen qualify for World Chess Championships

Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son and Pham Le Thao Nguyen qualify for World Chess Championships

Grandmasters Le Quang Liem and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (both from Vietnam) have qualified for the 2015 World Chess Cup in Baku after claiming the top two places in the FIDE Zone 3.3 Championship. IM Pham Le Thao Nguyen qualified for the next Women’s World Championship after winning the women’s section of the Zonal Championship. [...]

Kolkata Grandmasters Chess Tournament – Participants

Kolkata Grandmasters Chess Tournament – Participants

Dibyendu Barua Chess Academy and Allsport Management are organizing the 2nd International Grandmasters Chess Tournament from 15-24th March at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations, 9A Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata-71, India. The total prize fund is INR 10,00,000/- (approx 15,000 EUR). The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws Of Chess and FIDE [...]

Borka Franciskovic is Croatian champion for the sixth time

Borka Franciskovic is Croatian champion for the sixth time

The Croatian Individual Women’s Chess Championship was held from 9th to 15th March, 2015, in Djakovo, a city in Croatia. The event was a 10-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. WIM Borka Franciskovic (2325) emerged a clear winner scoring 7/9 points and leaving the nearest followers half a point behind. [...]

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