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Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation

Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation

Fabiano, who has dual citizenship in the United States and Italy, has been playing for the Italian Chess Federation for a number of years.

IM Emory Tate wins 1st Pathena Open Chess Tournament – Press Release

IM Emory Tate wins 1st Pathena Open Chess Tournament – Press Release

IM Emory Tate won in great attacking style the first Pathena Open Chess Tournament, organised in the first week of May in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In the seven-round tournament he was the best player and after six rounds it was already clear that he would be the winner. In an impressive attacking way, he managed [...]

8th Paleochora Open Chess Tournament 2015

8th Paleochora Open Chess Tournament 2015

The 8th edition of Paleochora Open Chess tournament will be held from 17-24th July 2015, in Paleochora town, part of the Mediterranean island of Crete. The event is organized by the Municipality of Kantanos – Selino and Chania Chess Academy, in collaboration with the Region of Chania and Greek Chess Federation. The tournament will be [...]

GM Bassem Amin and WGM Khaled Mona are 2015 African champions

GM Bassem Amin and WGM Khaled Mona are 2015 African champions

The African Individual Chess Championships for men and women took place from 2-10th May, 2015, in Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the second-largest city in Africa. The event was split into two 9-round Swiss tournaments – Men’s Section and Women’s Section. Egyptian players GM Bassem Amin and GM Ahmed Adly tied for the first place with [...]

40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

From 6 to 10 April 2015 the 40th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the Chess IQ Academy (a FIDE Academy in USA) and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer and Technical Organizer of the seminar was IA/IO Sevan Muradian (USA), Secretary of the FIDE Rules Commission and FIDE Lecturer. The [...]

GM Eltaj Safarli wins Nakhchivan Open 2015

GM Eltaj Safarli wins Nakhchivan Open 2015

The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2015, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, took place from 1-10th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival was organized in a 9-round Swiss format by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation. GM Eltaj Safarli and GM [...]

FIDE titles approved by the first quarter Presidential Board

FIDE titles approved by the first quarter Presidential Board

FIDE has published the official list of titles approved by the 1st quarter Presidential Board meeting held in Chengdu, China on 27-28 April 2015. You can see the full list below. Play online chess Chess Arena Video Channel   GM Mammadov, Zaur Fazahir AZE Sevdimaliyev, Urfan Adil AZE Ringoir, Tanguy BEL Kadric, Denis BIH Liu, Qingnan [...]

GM Ivan Lopez Salgado wins 1st International Tournament “Neoclassical chess”

GM Ivan Lopez Salgado wins 1st International Tournament “Neoclassical chess”

The 1st International Chess Tournament “Neoclassical chess” took place on 9th May, 2015, in Hotel Holiday Inn, Madrid – Bernabeu. The event was separated into two tournaments – Master Tournament and Open B, both with tournament format 8-player round-robin and tempo of play 20′ + 10″. The Master section was a strong 13th category chess [...]

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2015

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2015

The 45th International Chess Tournament Bosna 2015 will take place from 30th May to 6th June at the Hotel Holiday in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. The tournament is organized by the Chess Club Bosna Sarajevo and sponsored by Canton Sarajevo and Federation BiH. The 9-round Swiss event will offer 12.800 EUR in prizes (39 awards), [...]

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2015

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2015

The Chess Festival will take place from 20-28th June, 2015, on Silver Lake, Veliko Gradište, Serbia.

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