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Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 5 Video

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 5 Video

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament is taking place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. The main event of the Festival is Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu Dhabi players. After five round of play Russian Grandmaster [...]

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 3 and 4 Videos

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 3 and 4 Videos

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament is taking place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. The main event of the Festival is Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu Dhabi players. After four rounds of play Grandmasters Kryvoruchko [...]

GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov wins Abu Dhabi Blitz

GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov wins Abu Dhabi Blitz

The Abu Dhabi Blitz Tournament, part of the 21st Abu Dhabi Chess Festival, featured 108 participants from 26 countries. After 11 rounds of play Grandmaster Aleksandr Rakhmanov from Russia took a clear first place with 9,5/11 points, narowly edging GM Yuriy Kuzubov (UKR) and IM Gagare (IND). Full standings below. Video by Vijay Kumar, including [...]

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 2 Video

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 2 Video

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament is taking place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. The Festival is supported by the Abu Dhabi Sport Council and consists of following sections: – Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu [...]

13. World University Championship, Katowice 2014 – Photo and Video report

13. World University Championship, Katowice 2014 – Photo and Video report

The 13th World University Chess Championship is taking place on 18-24th August 2014 in Katowice, a city in Southern Poland. The event is split into two sections – Men’s Tournament consisting of 46 players from 16 different countries and Women’s Tournament including 26 players from 18 federations. All the participants were born between 1st January 1986 and 31st [...]

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 1 Video

Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival – Round 1 Video

The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament is taking place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. The Festival is supported by the Abu Dhabi Sport Council and consists of following sections: – Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu [...]

Videos and press conferences from the Chess Olympiad 2014 day 1

Videos and press conferences from the Chess Olympiad 2014 day 1

Including interviews with Caruana, Bachmann, Van Kampen, etc

Interviews with Carlsen, Wesley So, Ulf Andersson

Interviews with Carlsen, Wesley So, Ulf Andersson

Interviews from the airport… and a chess beer in Tromso

Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations

Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations

With only two days to go before the Chess Olympiad Tromsø begins, Susan Polgar reports from the scene on last-minute preparations, taking a look at the venue and artwork by the official Olympiad artist Chris Reddy. Chess Olympiad Tromsø YouTube channel

Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 – Video

Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 – Video

The Georgian Chess Federation is bidding to hold the Chess Olympiad 2018 and the World Cup 2017 in Batumi, a popular resort on the Black Sea. The proposed budget for both events is exceeding 20 million USD. 1,6 million USD is allocated for the travel fund for 80 Nations, while around 2 millions USD will [...]

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