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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Muscat, Oman

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Muscat, Oman

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized in Muscat, Oman, from 20 to 24 May 2015, by the Oman Chess Committee and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the City Seasons Hotel in Muscat. The Lecturer of the Seminar will be IA Dr. Hesham El Gindy (EGY), [...]

GM Yuri Vovk tops International Open “Petrovac 2015″

GM Yuri Vovk tops International Open “Petrovac 2015″

Montenegro Chess Federation and “Vile Oliva” organized the International Open Chess Tournament “Petrovac 2015″ from 8-14th May. The 9-round Swiss open was held at the hotel “Vile Oliva” in Petrovac, Budva Riviera, Montenegro. Top seed Ukrainian player  GM Yuri Vovk emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind. The second place [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015

The European Amateur Chess Championship will be held in Kaunas, Lithuania, from August 8 (day of arrival) through August 17 (day of departure) 2015. The tournament will be held in the Palace of Army Officers (Mickeviciaus str. 19, Kaunas, Lithuania). The official accommodating hotels will be Daniela Hotel (4*) and Kaunas Hotel (4*). The Championship [...]

Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015

Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015

The 19th Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015 will be held from 10-20th June at the Voronezh Chess Club, F.Engels str. 34, in Voronezh, Russian Federation. The festival program includes following events: 1. Chess 960 (Fischer chess) – 10.06 (Wednesday). Start at 11:00. 7 rounds Swiss, 15 minutes + 3 seconds per move. 2. Rapid tournament [...]

2015 American Continental Championship to be held in Montevideo

2015 American Continental Championship to be held in Montevideo

The 10th American Continental Chess Championship is scheduled to take place from 15-24th May, 2015, in Montevideo, the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The venue of play will be the Telecommunications Tower (ANTEL Tower), the tallest building in the country. The event is organized by the Uruguay Chess Federation (FUA), under the auspices of [...]

Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation

Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation

Fabiano, who has dual citizenship in the United States and Italy, has been playing for the Italian Chess Federation for a number of years.

IM Emory Tate wins 1st Pathena Open Chess Tournament – Press Release

IM Emory Tate wins 1st Pathena Open Chess Tournament – Press Release

IM Emory Tate won in great attacking style the first Pathena Open Chess Tournament, organised in the first week of May in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In the seven-round tournament he was the best player and after six rounds it was already clear that he would be the winner. In an impressive attacking way, he managed [...]

8th Paleochora Open Chess Tournament 2015

8th Paleochora Open Chess Tournament 2015

The 8th edition of Paleochora Open Chess tournament will be held from 17-24th July 2015, in Paleochora town, part of the Mediterranean island of Crete. The event is organized by the Municipality of Kantanos – Selino and Chania Chess Academy, in collaboration with the Region of Chania and Greek Chess Federation. The tournament will be [...]

GM Bassem Amin and WGM Khaled Mona are 2015 African champions

GM Bassem Amin and WGM Khaled Mona are 2015 African champions

The African Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place from 2-10th May, 2015, in Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the second-largest city in Africa. The event was split into two 9-round Swiss tournaments – Men’s Section and Women’s Section. Egyptian players GM Bassem Amin and GM Ahmed Adly tied for the first place with [...]

40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

From 6 to 10 April 2015 the 40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the Chess IQ Academy (a FIDE Academy in USA) and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer and Technical Organizer of the seminar was IA/IO Sevan Muradian (USA), Secretary of the FIDE Rules Commission and FIDE Lecturer. The [...]

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