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Stockfish maintains the lead in TCEC Season 6 – FRC

Stockfish maintains the lead in TCEC Season 6 – FRC

The TCEC Grand champion Stockfish, modification 260614, maintains the lead in TCEC Season 6 – FRC after 26 rounds. The strongest engine has 23.5 points, full three points ahead of the main competitor Houdini 4, who collected 20,5. Critter 1.6a is on third position with 17/26, while Fire 3.1 has 14 points Follow Round 27th LIVE to see the direct encounter between the [...]

37th Ikaros Chess Tournament 2014 – Press Release

37th Ikaros Chess Tournament 2014 – Press Release

Indestructible chess wings for Hungarian GM Prohazska The 22-year-old GM Prohaszka (Hungary, 2585) maintains his perfect score and leads after the 6th round of the International Open Aegean Championship “Ikaros 2014”. He’s been followed by Khairallah (Lebanon, 2296), Hookham (Scotland, 2104), Nikolaidis (Greece, 2093) all with 5/6 and Gazis (Greece, 2214), Sienczewski (Poland, 2060), Skalkotas (Greece, [...]

GM Enrico Sevillano winner of Pacific Southwest Open

GM Enrico Sevillano winner of Pacific Southwest Open

The 2014 Pacific Southwest Open was held on 4-6th July at the Radisson LAX, 6225 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA. The tournament format was 6-round Swiss with time control 40/2, SD/1, d/5, in four sections – Open, Premier (under 2000), Amateur (Under 1800) and Reserve-Booster (Under 1600/unrated). The Open section had 46 [...]

19th Pacific Coast Open

19th Pacific Coast Open

The 19th Annual Pacific Coast Open will be held from July 17-20, 2014, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California. The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. All sections have either 4-day (July 17-20), 3-day (July 18-20) or 2-day (July [...]

GM Kaido Kulaots claims 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament

GM Kaido Kulaots claims 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament

The 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament took place from 7th to 13th July, 2014, at the Harju building of Jyväskylä College, in the city of Jyväskylä, situated in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. The top seeded GM Kaido Kulaots emerged a clear winner for second consecutive year. The Estonian champion collected 7,5/9 points, leaving the nearest [...]

GM Igor Kovalenko storms through Liepajas Rokade-2014

GM Igor Kovalenko storms through Liepajas Rokade-2014

Latvian champion GM Igor Kovalenko simply crushed the opposition in the 21st edition of Liepajas Rokade Chess Festival 2014, that took part on 10-12th July 2014 in Liepaja, a city in western Latvia, situated on the Baltic Sea. Kovalenko finished first with the impressive score 12,5/13 points in the Open Tournament, full 3 points ahead [...]

9th Poti Chess Tournament “Nana Aleksandria’s Cup – 2014″

9th Poti Chess Tournament “Nana Aleksandria’s Cup – 2014″

The 9th International Chess Tournament “Nana Aleksandria’s Cup – 2014″ is taking place from 12th to 20th July, 2014, in Poti, a port city in Georgia, situated on the eastern Black Sea coast. The event is organized by Local Management of Poti, Georgian Chess Federation and Chess and Draughts complex sport school of Poti “Nana” with media support [...]

Kulaots, Gleizerov, Moiseenko and Ulibin lead 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament (PHOTOS)

Kulaots, Gleizerov, Moiseenko and Ulibin lead 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament (PHOTOS)

The 24th Heart of Finland Chess Tournament 2014 is in progress at the Harju building of Jyväskylä College, in the city of Jyväskylä, situated in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. The 9-round Swiss is led by Estonian champion GM Kaido Kulaots and Russians GM Evgeny Gleizerov, IM Vadim Moiseenko and GM Mikhail Ulibin on [...]

IM Mher Hovhannisyan leads Belgian Chess Championship 2014

IM Mher Hovhannisyan leads Belgian Chess Championship 2014

Belgian Individual Men Chess Championship 2014 is taking place from 5th to 13th July, 2014, at the Hotel Charleroi Airport in the city of Charleroi, the fifth most populous city in Belgium. The event is a 10-player round robin valid for FIDE rating and norms. IM Mher Hovhannisyan leads with 4,5/5, a full point ahead of the [...]

6th Rethymno Chess Tournament

6th Rethymno Chess Tournament

The 6th Rethymno International Chess Tournament is taking place from 12th to 19th July, 2014, at the Municipal House of Culture, in the city of Rethymno on island Crete, Greece. The event is a 9 round Swiss, valid for FIDE title norms. The time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes [...]

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