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A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A new Turkish chess magazine with was born recently with the name “Satranç Sever” (literally translates into ‘Chess Lover’). The magazine is scheduled to be bimonthly and published by the founder and the owner of the first Turkish chess publishing house Analiz Publishing, FM Alper Efe Ataman, a renowned chess personality in Turkey and a [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, Russia – Results

From 21 to 25 April 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Sochi, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Artiom Akhmetov (RUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar was Russian. Sixteen (16) National arbiters from Russia participated in the Seminar and six (6) [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and the Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invites all eligible players to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016 to be held in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka from 30th July to 7th August. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss [...]

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

The 14th Dubai Junior Chess Tournament 2016 is going to be organized by Dubai Chess & Culture Club from 19th – 27th July 2016. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with time control 90′ + 30″, open to all chess players (Boys/ Girls) Under 14 Years (Born 2002 and later) who have registered FIDE ID. [...]

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

Disabled Commission’s FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Munich, Germany

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10 to 12 June 2016 in Munich, Germany, by the FIDE Disabled Commission and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer. The language of the Seminar will be English. The Seminar will give FIDE Arbiter norms according [...]

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

The 25th Annual Eastern Class Championships were held from April 22-24, 2016, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event had 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. [...]

3rd Lviv Tradition Chess Tournament 2016

3rd Lviv Tradition Chess Tournament 2016

The 3rd Lviv Tradition April Chess Tournament 2016 is taking place from April 25-30, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, Ukraine. The event consists of two 10-player single round-robin FIDE Category 1 tournaments. Facebook Group / Lviv Tradition Archive / 2nd Lviv Tradition Chief Organizer and Chief Arbiter – IA, IO [...]

FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships

FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships

The FIDE Zone 4.3 Championships will be happening in Mauritius at the Riu Le Morne Hotel. The event for the women’s section will be a round robin event starting on 24th of April and finishing on the 1st of May. The Federations represented are Angola, Botswana, Mauritius and South Africa. The top players are WFM [...]

12th European Chess Solving Championship

12th European Chess Solving Championship

The Greek Chess Composition Committee, in co-operation with the Greek Chess Federation, organized the 12th European Chess Solving Championship from 15-17th April at the “Oasis Hotel Apartments” in Glyfada, a cosmopolitan suburb of Athens. Seven-times world champion and seven-times European champion GM Piotr Murdzia added another feather in the cap by winning the individual gold [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Winners

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Winners

The Asian Youth Chess Championships held from 5th Apr to 14 Apr 2016 at the Cultural Central Palace of Mongolian trade Union welcomed more than 470 players from 18 countries. The competition was organised by the Mongolian Chess Federation under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation and World Chess Federation. This year’s edition is [...]

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