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EU Youth Chess Championship ended

EU Youth Chess Championship ended

15th EU Youth Chess Championship took place in Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic, from 18th-27th August. The Championship was organized in 4 age categories (U8, U10, U12, U14) for players from EU member countries, from EU candidate countries and from their neighboring countries. Fights for winning the EU Youth Chess Championship 2017 culminated on Sunday, [...]

Artur Pomar International Open

Artur Pomar International Open

An open tournament dedicated to legendary Grandmaster Artur Pomar will take place from 20-26th November at the Hotel Horizonte in Palma de Mallorka, Spain. The event will be held concurrently with the final leg of FIDE World Chess Grand Prix. The organizers are Federacio Balear d’Escacs and Chess Mallorca. The tournament format is 7-round Swiss [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2017 concluded

European Senior Chess Championship 2017 concluded

European Senior Chess Championship for 2017 which took place in Sabadell, Spain from 11th-21st August finished yesterday. The Championship was played in two different age categories: 50+ and 65+. The separate Women’s Championship was organized just for the 50+ category, while women 65+ played in the Open section and fought for separate prizes. In category [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship – Round 3

European Youth Team Chess Championship – Round 3

Three rounds have been played in the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 which started on 16th of August in Rymanow Zdroj, Poland. 40 teams coming from 16 countries participate the Championship which is a new participation record. A press conference was held before the start of the Championship. It was attended by the representative [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City – Results

From 10 to 13 August 2017 a FIDE Arbiters´ Seminar was organized in Panama City, Panama, by the Panama Chess Federation and under the auspice of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Barbara Lopez Chavez Marino (CUB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was FA Roquelina Fandino Reyes (CUB). The venue of the Seminar was the Continental [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, USA – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Norfolk, USA – Results

From 2 to 4 August 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Carol Jarecki (IVB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Boyd Reed (USA). The venue of the Seminar was the Sheraton Waterside [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2017

European Senior Chess Championship 2017

The 2017 European Senior Chess Championship will be held from 11th-21st August in Sabadell, Spain. The Championship will be played in two categories: Senior 50+ and Senior 65+. The separated women’s competition will be organized only for 50+ group while women in 65+ group will play in Open competition with separate prizes. The top seed [...]

Mark Dvoretsky’s library donated to Adi Akhmad Club

Mark Dvoretsky’s library donated to Adi Akhmad Club

The chess library of a famous coach Mark Dvoretsky (1947-2016) was solemnly donated to Adi Akhmad Sports Club (Troitskoe, the Republic of Ingushetia) at the Palace of Culture of Nazran. Inna Dvoretskaya, Leonid Dvoretsky, Boris Gelfand, Ernesto Inarkiev (for many years he had been Dvoretsky’s trainee), President of ISCU Alexander Kostiev and Editor-in-chief of the [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia – Results

From 11 to 15 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Jakarta, Indonesia, by the Indonesian Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Gunadarma University and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer was IA Bunawan Bong (INA), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Hamid Majid (MAS). The lectures were in the English [...]

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Results

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Results

From 18th to June 24th, 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, by the Mongolian Chess federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Jamie Kenmure (AUS), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturers were IA Sainbayar Tserendorj (MGL) and IA K.K Chan (HKG). The lectures were given in English language [...]

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