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Belaya Ladya 2017 starts in Dagomys

Belaya Ladya 2017 starts in Dagomys

More than 8000 schoolchildren under 14 years of age participated in qualification tournaments in all regions of Russia during 2016/2017 academic year.

Alexander Morozevich wins Rashid Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

Alexander Morozevich wins Rashid Nezhmetdinov Rapid Cup

The International chess festival “Rashid Nezhmetdinov Cup” started with a rapid tournament that was held from 29-30th May at the Central Chess School in Kazan. GM Alexander Morozevich and IM Zhamsaran Tsydypov shared the first place with 8,5/11 points each. Morozevich claimed the winner’s trophy on better tie-break. The tournament format was 11-round FIDE rated [...]

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Saint Petersburg to Host Russian Championship Superfinals-2017

Saint Petersburg to Host Russian Championship Superfinals-2017

The Russian Chess Federation together with Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation announced the results of the bidding for the Russian Championship Superfinals 2017 as part of the Chess in Museums programme. The Superfinals of 70th Russian men’s championship and 67th Russian women’s championship will take place in December 2017. The tournament is a part [...]

European Individual Championship 2017

European Individual Championship 2017

European Individual Chess Championship 2017 was opened today in Minsk, Belarus with participation of 400 players! The battlefield is led by Russian GM Dmitry Andreikin, followed by GM David Navara (CZE), GM Dmitry Jakovenko (RUS), GM Baadur Jobava (GEO), Yuriy Kryvoruchko (UKR), GM Ruslan Ponomariov (UKR), GM Maxim Matlakov (RUS), GM Arkadij Naiditsch (AZE), GM [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Asmara, Eritrea

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Asmara, Eritrea

From 19 to 23 May 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Asmara, Eritrea, by the Eritrea Chess Federation, in cooperation with the African Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Hassan Khaled (EGY), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in English language. Twenty eight (28) people from Eritrea and [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Budapest, Hungary

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Budapest, Hungary

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 29 September to 1 October 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, by the Hungarian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Werner Stubenvoll (AUT), FIDE Qualification Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Miklos Orso (HUN). The [...]

Capablanca Memorial 2017

Capablanca Memorial 2017

The winner of the first tournament in 1962 was Miguel Najdorf. The record with most tournament wins is held by Vassily Ivanchuk with 6 titles.

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

What are Grand Prix participants mostly know for? Official YouTube channel of WorldChess, the broadcasting platform for the World Chess Championship cycle events. The interviews with players and organizers of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow can be found here.    

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

Grandmasters take you to the alternative reality created by journalists. Official YouTube channel of WorldChess, the broadcasting platform for the World Chess Championship cycle events. The interviews with players and organizers of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow can be found here.    

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