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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Marrakech – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Marrakech – Results

From 5 to 9 December 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Marrakech, Morocco, by the Royal Morocco Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Arab Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & SPA Hotel in Marrakech. The lecturer was IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), [...]

World Schools Chess Championship 2016 – Medal Winners

World Schools Chess Championship 2016 – Medal Winners

The World Schools Individual Championship was held from December 2 till December 12 in Sochi. More than 400 young chess players from 30 countries took part in the event, for the first time ever hosted in Russia. In the spring of 2016, the Presidential Board of FIDE unanimously supported the bid made by Russian Chess [...]

Nutcracker Generation Tournament

Nutcracker Generation Tournament

A traditional Christmas event – Nutcracker Generation Tournament – will be held on December 16-23 in the Central Chess Club in Moscow. There will be two Scheveningen matches: Kings vs. Princes and Queens vs. Princesses. The lineup of the Kings: Boris Gelfand (Israel), Alexander Morozevich (Russia), Alexei Shirov (Latvia), Alexey Dreev (Russia); Princes: Vladimir Fedoseev, [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Khartoum, Sudan – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Khartoum, Sudan – Results

From 2 to 6 November 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Khartoum, Sudan, by the Sudan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Arab Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Hassan Khaled (EGY), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was FA Omer Musa (SUD). The lectures were in Arabic [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi – Results

From 6 to 10 December 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Sochi, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Seminar was organized during the 2016 World Schools Chess Championships. The lecturer was IA Alexander Tkachev (RUS), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturers were IA Alexander Ivanov (RUS). The [...]

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2017

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2017

Latvian Chess Federation, under the auspices of European Chess Union organizes the 18th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship, which will be held in Riga, Latvia, from 10th to 23rd April, 2017. Riga is a city with long lasting chess tradition, great respect for culture, sports and art and the hosts are delighted to welcome the best [...]

Fabiano Caruana has a new Manager

Fabiano Caruana has a new Manager

United States Chess Champion and number-two player in the world Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana is taking another step in furthering his already illustrious career. Team Caruana is excited to announce Chicago attorney Rhonda S. Coleman as Fabiano Caruana’s new manager. Coleman will draw on her experience in sports and entertainment and transactional law to spearhead Caruana’s [...]

FIDE Trainers’ Seminar in Athens, Greece

FIDE Trainers’ Seminar in Athens, Greece

A FIDE Trainers’ Seminar will be held from 13-15th January 2017 in Peristeri, Athens, Greece (Dimosthenous 12 – 12132). The objective is to educate and certify Trainers and Chess-Teachers on an international basis. This FIDE Trainers’ Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles Diploma is approved by FIDE and the FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG). The seminar is [...]

Bachar Kouatly is new President of the French Chess Federation

Bachar Kouatly is new President of the French Chess Federation

The French Chess Federation held its electoral General Assembly on Saturday 10th December. The delegates from the chess clubs were electing the new President and Board members. The list of Bachar Kouatly won 62.29% of the votes and 20 seats in the Board. The list of Stéphane Escafre won 35,69% and 4 seats in the [...]

19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts registration

19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament starts registration

Dubai Chess and Culture Club has opened the registration for the 19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament – Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup, which will be held from 3rd – 12th April 2017, at Dubai Chess & Culture Club (Dubai, UAE). According to the Club’s representatives, many of the world’s leading chess grandmasters have already expressed their [...]

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