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GM Kotronias perfect in Nikaia

GM Kotronias perfect in Nikaia

The 22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014 was held from 26th August to 2nd September 2014 at the Cultural Complex “Manos Loizos” in Nikaia suburb in the western part of the Athens-Piraeus agglomeration, in Greece. The event was dedicated to the National Resistance against the occupation forces from 1940 to 1944. The top seeded GM Vasilios Kotronias stormed through the tournament with [...]

6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The 6th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers to be held on 6-9th October.

136th New York State Championship

136th New York State Championship

The 136th Annual New York State Championship will be held from August 29-September 1, 2014, at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. The Open section has either 4-day (August 29-September 1) or 3-day (August 30-September 1) schedules to [...]

22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014

22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014

The 22nd Nikaia International Chess Open 2014 is taking place from 26th August to 2nd September 2014 in Nikaia suburb in the western part of the Athens-Piraeus agglomeration, in Greece. The event is dedicated to the National Resistance against the occupation forces from 1940 to 1944 and is played at the Cultural Complex “Manos Loizos” in a 9-round [...]

GM Bela Khotenashvili leads Erfurt Woman Grandmaster Tournament 2014

GM Bela Khotenashvili leads Erfurt Woman Grandmaster Tournament 2014

The 3. International Erfurt Women Grandmaster Tournament takes place on 24-31st August 2014 at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Erfurt, a capital city of the German Federal State of Thuringia. Georgian GM Bela Khotenashvili is a sole leader with 4,5 points out of 6 rounds. She won against GM Monika Socko (Poland), IM Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska (Germany) [...]

GM Ivan Sokolov VIDEO commentaries on Abu Dhabi Masters

GM Ivan Sokolov VIDEO commentaries on Abu Dhabi Masters

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament was held on 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. Grandmasters Yuriy Kuzubov (UKR 2667) and Tigran Petrosian (ARM 2641) shared the first place, but Kuzubov took the winner’s trophy thanks to the slightly better tie-break score. You can see the round 9 video, presented by Vijay Kumar [...]

Fressinet and Maisuradze are second time champions of France

Fressinet and Maisuradze are second time champions of France

The 89th French Individual Chess Championship for men and women took place on 17-28th August 2014 in Nimes, a city located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Cévennes mountains in Southern France. Twenty-four of the best French chess players (12 men and 12 women) participated in round-robin tournaments to decide the 2014 champions of France. GM Laurent Fressinet [...]

16. International Chess Festival of Trieste 2014

16. International Chess Festival of Trieste 2014

The 16th International Chess Festival of Trieste is scheduled to take place from 30th August to 6th September 2014 in the city of Trieste, Italy. The event is split into two main tournaments – Open-A “Master” for players rated over 1799 and Open-B Libero and Zora Polojaz 9. Trophy for players rated lower than 2100. The [...]

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Players

Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Players

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the strongest chess tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Round 1 pairings: Levon Aronian – Hikaru Nakamura, Veselin Topalov – Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Magnus Carlsen Live games with analysis [...]

Sjugirov and Kulon are 2014 World University Champions

Sjugirov and Kulon are 2014 World University Champions

GM Sanan Sjugirov (Russia) and WIM Klaudia Kulon (Poland) are champions of the 13th World University Chess Championship 2014 that took place from 17th to 24th August 2014 at the Conference Center of the Park Hotel Diament Katowice in the splendid city of Katowice, Poland. The top seeded Russian player GM Sanan Sjugirov shared first place in a three-way tie with [...]

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