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Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

Asian Cities Chess Team Championship 2017

The Chess Federation of India has the honor to invite all Chess Federations in Zones 3.1 to 3.7 affiliated to Asian Chess Federation and FIDE to participate in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the DUBAI CUP from 25 Aug – 2 Sep 2017 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. The tournament shall be run [...]

Andrew Paulson passed away

Andrew Paulson passed away

Founder of AGON Andrew Paulson passed away at the age of 59, Interfax quoted Alexey Kazakov, senior executive at Rambler&Co. The American businessman established AGON in 2012 and signed a long-term contract with FIDE to organize and promote the events of the World Championship cycle. From October 2013 he was President of the English Chess [...]

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

Alexander Morozevich turns 40

On July 18, a Russian grandmaster Alexander Morozevich celebrates his 40th anniversary. Our congratulations to the outstanding chess player! Alexander is the winner of many strong international tournaments. He has represented Russia in seven Olympiads and other team events, winning numerous team and board medals. Morozevich is a two-time World Championship Candidate and a two-time [...]

Heart of Finland 2017

Heart of Finland 2017

The 27th Heart of Finland Open is taking place from 17-23rd July in Jyväskylä, Finland. The playing venue is JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Rajakatu 35. The tournament system is 9-round Swiss with accelerated pairings in the first two rounds. The event is elo-rated and it is possible to obtain FIDE title norms. The total [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Seoul, Korea

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Seoul, Korea

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 21 to 22 October 2017 in Seoul, Korea, by the Korean Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 24 to 27 August 2017 in Pocos de Caldas, MG, Brazil, by the Brazilian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Seminar will be held during the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships (21-31 August 2017). The Lecturer will be IA Antonio Bento (BRA), [...]

Bergamo Chess Open 2017

Bergamo Chess Open 2017

The popular weekend tournament, Bergamo Chess Open, has attracted 184 players competing in three elo-sections from 14-16th July. The main section, for players rated over 1900, had 67 participants. After six rounds of play the three members of 2600-elo club, Konstantin Landa, Ivan Salgado and Ivan Ivanisevic shared the first place with 5,0 points each. [...]

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017

The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2017 (for boys & girls under 20) which will be held in Tarvisio, Italy from November 12th to 26th. The Championship will be organized and conducted by Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi under the auspices of FIDE and the Italian Chess Federation FSI. Participation Each National Federation can enter one [...]

Dortmund Chess 2017 LIVE!

Dortmund Chess 2017 LIVE!

Dortmund Chess 2017 will be an eight player single round robin event that will take place from 15-23rd July. It includes GM Vladimir Kramnik, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek, GM Dmitry Andreikin, GM Wang Yue, GM Vladimir Fedoseev, and GM Matthias Blubaum. Live games with analysis will be daily on [...]

Ikaros 2017: More players than ever before

Ikaros 2017: More players than ever before

182 chess players from 14 countries take part in the 40th edition of Ikaros International Chess Tournament. The Open Aegean Championship “Ikaros” 2017, which is the main event, is held from 9 to 16 July at the Sport Center of Aghios Kirykos at the island of Ikaria. Almost all of the geographical areas of Greece [...]

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