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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in New Delhi, India

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in New Delhi, India

From 4 to 6 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in New Delhi, India, by the Delhi Chess Association, in cooperation with the All India Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Park Plaza Hotel in New Delhi. The Lecturer was IA Prof. R. Anatharam [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City, Panama

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Panama City, Panama

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10 to 13 August 2017 in Panama City, Panama, by the Panama Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Barbara Lopez Chavez (CUB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be FA Roquelina Fandino Reyes (CUB). The venue of the [...]

Faroes Chess 2017 LIVE!

Faroes Chess 2017 LIVE!

The Faroes Chess Open 2017 will be daily live on Chessdom and on your mobile phones via the ChessArena android application for android. Top seeded players are GM Julio Granda Zuniga, GM Helgi Dam Ziska, GM Allan Stig Rasmussen, IM Srinath Narayanan, GM Miguel Munoz, etc.

Ernesto Inarkiev simul at United Nations

Ernesto Inarkiev simul at United Nations

During the free day of Geneva Grand Prix a group of players and officials visited the United Nations Office in the Palais des Nations. Ernesto Inarkiev played a simul against the members of the UN Chess Club. He won all the games, but admitted it was tougher than he expected. Inarkiev added that he was [...]

Magnus Carlsen about winning Your Next Move in Leuven

Magnus Carlsen about winning Your Next Move in Leuven

After two days of rapid in Leuven I was in a good mood, coming off two wins in a row. The third day however, turned out to be a difficult one. First I had the black pieces against the notoriously solid Anish Giri, and I played the King’s Indian in search of a complicated struggle. [...]

Geneva: Harikrishna defeats Aronian, joins Grischuk and Radjabov in lead

Geneva: Harikrishna defeats Aronian, joins Grischuk and Radjabov in lead

Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna defeated the top seed Levon Aronian in the sixth round of Geneva Grand Prix to join Alexander Grischuk and Teimour Radjabov, who drew each other, on the top of the crosstable with 4 points. As Aronian weakened the king with careless 20.f4 and then 21.b5, Harikrishna pounced on the opportunity, and [...]

Abhijeet Gupta with a hat-trick in Commonwealth Chess Championships

Abhijeet Gupta with a hat-trick in Commonwealth Chess Championships

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta came up with an inspired performance in the final round to defeat Aleksander Wohl of Australia and annexed the gold medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017. The Delhi-based stretched his total Commonwealth titles to four in the last five years and completed a hat-trick of titles. [...]

2nd ECU Congress – ECU General Assembly 2017

2nd ECU Congress – ECU General Assembly 2017

The 2nd ECU Congress and the Annual ECU General Assembly will be held in Creta Maris Beach Resort, Creta, Greece from 1st-5th November 2017, concurrently with the European Team Championships. The official venue will be Creta Maris Convention Centre. Schedule: Wednesday 1 November: Arrival of Delegates/Congress Participants Thursday 2 November: Commissions’ Meetings Friday 3 November: [...]

“What do you know, you never played Kasparov”

“What do you know, you never played Kasparov”

Alexander Grischuk is always entertaining speaker in the press meetings. As he became co-leader in the Geneva Grand Prix, Grischuk was interviewed by WGM Anna Burtasova. After explaining why it is good to be tempo down in the reversed Dragon Sicilian, and why do Russians swim in Wijk aan Zee in the middle of winter, [...]

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik is showing his best chess

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