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Kirill Alekseenko wins Andranik Margaryan Memorial

Kirill Alekseenko wins Andranik Margaryan Memorial

The 18-years old Russian talent IM Kirill Alekseenko took a clear first place at the Andranik Margaryan Memorial that was held from 8-16th January in Armenia. Alekseenko collected 6,5/9 points, leaving the second placed GM Hovik Hayrapetyan half a point behind. The 10-player round robin event with the average elo 2446 was organized by the [...]

Golden State Open 2015

Golden State Open 2015

The 6th Annual Golden State Open will be held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 16-19, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Dublin-Pleasanton, 6680 Regional St, Dublin, California. The event has six sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The tournament format is 7-round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10. [...]

Liberty Bell Open 2015

Liberty Bell Open 2015

The 47th Annual Liberty Bell Open will be held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 16-19, 2015, at the Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event has six sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. The Open Section has either 4-day (January 16-19) or 3-day [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

The seminar is organized by the FIDE Events’ Commission (EVE), Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the Saudi Chess Association.

Seven players with perfect 4/4 score in Floripa Open 2015

Seven players with perfect 4/4 score in Floripa Open 2015

The Brazil Chess Federation and the Chess Club Florianopolis – CXF organize the 2015 edition of Floripa Open from 14th to 18th January, 2015 in Florianopolis, the capital city and second largest city of Santa Catarina state in the Southern region of Brazil. The event is a 10-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ [...]

Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup

Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup

The 2015 Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup is scheduled to take place from 29th January to 9th February in Moscow, Russia. The Festival 2015 Consists of Eight Tournaments: – Tournament A – Men’s Cup of Russia Stage (price fund is 1500 000 RR, first place is 500 000 RR) – Tournament B [...]

GM Rauf Mamedov is 2015 Azerbaijani Champion

GM Rauf Mamedov is 2015 Azerbaijani Champion

The 70th  Azerbaijan Chess Championship 2015 for men took place from 6th to 15th January. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with 22 participants and tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. GM Rauf Mamedov, GM Eltaj Safarli and GM Vasif Durarbayli shared the first place with 6.5/9 points each, but Mamedov prevailed on a [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Moscow

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Moscow

Objective: To educate and certify Organizers on an international basis. The seminar is co-organized during the Moscow Open Festival by the FIDE Events’ Commission (EVE), the Russian State Social University with the support of the Russian Chess Federation. Subject: This seminar will be held at Moscow, Russia from February 5 to February 7, 2015. Successfully [...]

Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial 2015 kicks off in Taganrog

Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial 2015 kicks off in Taganrog

The 2015 Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial, Stage of Russian Chess Cup Men 2015, is going to be held from 14th to 27th January, 2015, at the Congress Hotel, in Taganrog, Russia. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with first prize in the amount of 300.000 RUB. The preliminary list of players consists of 80 participants.. The [...]

17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament to be held in April, 2015

17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament to be held in April, 2015

The 17th Dubai Open Chess Tournament 2015 SHEIKH RASHID BIN HAMDAN AL MAKTOUM CUP is scheduled to take place from 5th to 16th April, 2015, at the Dubai Chess & Culture Club (Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Hall) in the United Arab Emirates. The event is organized under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al [...]

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