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Match Korchnoi-Uhlmann tied 2-2

Match Korchnoi-Uhlmann tied 2-2

The rapid match between the chess legends Viktor Korchnoi and Wolfgang Uhlmann concluded today in Zurich. After the first batch of games on Sunday the result was 1-1. On Monday Korchnoi won the third game with black pieces, but Uhlmann equalised in the next game for the final score 2-2. The match was one of [...]

GM Georg Meier convincing in Vaxjo

GM Georg Meier convincing in Vaxjo

The Elite Hotels Open and Lilla Elite Hotels Open took place from 13-15th February, 2015, in Vaxjo, a city in Sweden. The events were played in an 8-round Swiss format with tempo of play 15′ + 5″ for the first 4 rounds and 90′ + 30″ for the second half of the tournament. German Olympic player GM Georg Meier won The [...]

7th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

7th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

Successful Seminar attendees will grant a FIDE IO Norm necessary for the FIDE IO title application and they can apply till 31st of March 2015 for the title.

IM Alexander Donchenko wins Aarhus Chess House GM Tournament 2015

IM Alexander Donchenko wins Aarhus Chess House GM Tournament 2015

The Aarhus Chess House GM Tournament 2015 took place from 7th to 14th February, 2015, in Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark. The event was a 10-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. German player IM Alexander Donchenko emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points and earned a GM norm, [...]

Alexander Nosenko tops Lienz Open 2015

Alexander Nosenko tops Lienz Open 2015

The 18th International Lienz Open took place from 7th to 14th February, 2015, at the RGO-Arena Julius-Durst-Straße 6, 9900 Lienz, a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with first prize in the amount of 1900 EUR in cash. Ukrainian GM Alexander Nosenko edged IM Roland Loetscher from Switzerland [...]

Kuwait Chess Championships 2015

Kuwait Chess Championships 2015

The Kuwait Chess Federation organized Kuwait Men’s and Women’s Individual Chess Championships, together with Under 16 Individual Championship from 27th January to 7th February 7, 2015. The men’s event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. CM Khaled Hashem and Bader Alkhaldi  shared the first place with 7.5 /9 points each, but [...]

GM Abdullah Al-Rakib wins CJKS-Prime Distribution Group GM Chess Tournament

GM Abdullah Al-Rakib wins CJKS-Prime Distribution Group GM Chess Tournament

The CJKS-Prime Distribution Group GM Tournament 2015 took place on 5-13th February, 2015, in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The event was a 10-player round-robin tournament including 3 Grandmasters, 4 International Masters, 1 Woman Grandmaster and 2 FIDE Masters. The winners received two thousand five hundred US dollars (2,500 $) in total. GM Abdullah Al-Rakib of Bangladesh Navy became champion. Rakib earned 6 [...]

6th Pfalz Open 2015

6th Pfalz Open 2015

The 6th edition of Pfaltz Open 2015 is taking place from 13th to 17th February, 2015 in Neustadt, Germany. The event is split into two tournaments, Open A (open to all players rated 1850 ELO or more) and Open B (for Participants rated below 1950 ELO). Open A wants to be Played in a 9-round [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Casablanca, Morocco – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Casablanca, Morocco – Results

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized from 1-4th February in Casablanca, Morocco, by the Royal Morocco Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Movenpick Hotel in Sana’a. The lecturer was IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA [...]

GM Nikita Maiorov wins Bergquell Open

GM Nikita Maiorov wins Bergquell Open

GM Nikita Maiorov (Belarus) emerged a clear winner of the Bergquell Open 2015 with 5,5/7 points. The event was organized by Chess Club 1994 OberlanD e.V. from 7th to 12th February in Lautersdorf, Germany. The second place was shared in a three-way tie by GM Yuri Solodovnichenko (Ukraine), GM Henrik Teske (Germany) and GM Vladimir [...]

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