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International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014

International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014

The 2nd International chess tournament Golden Island Krk 2014 is organized by the Chess club “Draga” Rijeka and Chess club “Krk” on 6-12th April, 2014, at the Hotel Malin in Malinska, Island Krk, Croatia. Tournament System: Swiss, FIDE variant, 9 rounds, 90 minutes + 30 sec increment for every move (from the beginning of the [...]

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

Upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars

The list of the upcoming FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars, that have been scheduled, is as follows: RUSSIA, Sochi, 17-22 April 2014 (Russian lang.) ENGLAND, Sunningdale, 18-20 April 2014 (English lang.) AUSTRALIA, Melbourne, 17-18 May 2014 (English lang.) PALESTINE, Ramallah, 1-4 June 2014 (Arab lang.) MACAU, 4-8 June 2014 (English lang.) USA, Tarrytown, 8-12 June 2014 (English [...]

Four players share first place in Long Island Open

Four players share first place in Long Island Open

The 8th Annual Long Island Open was held from March 28-30, 2014, at the Ramada Plaza Long Island MacArthur Airport Hotel, 1730 N. Ocean Ave, Holtsville, New York. The event had 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1700, Under 1300 and Under 900, with a prize fund of $12,000 prize fund. Thee were four Grandmasters [...]

Blitz Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk

Blitz Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Ugra Chess Academy has organized a blitz tournament on 29th March as one of the side events taking place during the FIDE Candidates Tournament. The 9-round Swiss with 80 participants was held at the beautiful Ugra Athletic Stadium. The total prize fund was 2000 EUR, with 200 EUR reserved for the winner. There were [...]

Filipino GM Oliver Barbosa wins title in Kolkata Open

Filipino GM Oliver Barbosa wins title in Kolkata Open

Grandmaster Oliver Barbosa of Philippines edged out MR Lalith Babu of PSPB on better tiebreak to win the 19th International Open GM Chess Tournament, organised by Alekhine Chess Club. Both scored 7.5 points in ten rounds. Oliver also won a cash prize of four lakh rupees and Lalith Babu had to be content with the [...]

Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Candidates 2014

Candidates Tournament 2014 with record breaking interest

Candidates Tournament 2014 with record breaking interest

Candidates Tournament 2013 in London was one of the most successful events of last year. With high interest, good organization, and large media coverage, it became the pillar of the first half of the year and was only surpassed in visitors by the World Championship in Chennai. Candidates Tournament 2014 is improving last year’s London [...]

3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival 2014

The 3rd Balkan Rapid Chess Festival will take place on 12-13th April in Hotel Geranion, near Nikiti-Halkidiki, Greece. The 10-round Swiss-system FIDE rated event with the time control 15 min + 3 sec is organized by the Municipality of Sithonia in cooperation with Thessaloniki & Halkidiki Chess Union. The scoring system is 3 points for [...]

Day of draws in Candidates Tournament, Anand still in full point lead

Day of draws in Candidates Tournament, Anand still in full point lead

All four games of the 11th round of the FIDE World Candidates Tournament ended in draws. The first to split the point were former World Champions Vladimir Kramnik and Viswanathan Anand. Peter Svidler and Levon Aronian, Dmitry Andreikin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, followed the suit around the first time control. Sergey Karjakin was pressing for a [...]

Serbian Women’s Chess Championship 2014

Serbian Women’s Chess Championship 2014

The 8th Serbian Chess Championship for women is taking place from 27th March to 6th April in Banja Junaković, Apatin. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The defending champion is WGM Marija Manakova. Participants: WGM Vojinovic Jovana 2323 WIM Rakic Marija 2304 WGM Stojanovic Andjelija 2295 WGM Manakova Marija 2289 WGM Maksimovic [...]

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