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Interview with Alexandr Fier

Interview with Alexandr Fier

Alexaner Fier gains 37 ELO in a month

Azerbaijan Women’s Championship 2018 live

Azerbaijan Women’s Championship 2018 live

The Azerbaijan Women’s Championship is a 9-round Swiss open taking place in ACF in Baku from 18-26 February, 2018. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Top seeded is WGM Ulviyya Fataliyeva. Live games with analysis will [...]

IM Jadranko Plenca is the winner in 7. Internationales Villach Open 2018

IM Jadranko Plenca is the winner in 7. Internationales Villach Open 2018

7. Internationales Villach Open 2018 was held from 10 to 17 February in Vilach. 101 players took part in the tournament. The winner is IM Jadranko Plenca with 7.5 out of 9, followed by IM Gal Drnovsek, GM Rui Gao with 7 points. full standings 1 IM Plenca Jadranko 7,5 2 IM Drnovsek Gal 7 [...]

GRENKE Chess Classic 2018

GRENKE Chess Classic 2018

The players for this years GRENKE Chess Classic were revealed. The tournament will be held from 31 March-09 April, 2018. Venue: Schwarzwaldhallte Karlsruhe (Round 1 to 3), Kulturhaus LA8 Baden-Baden (Round 4 to 9) Time control: 100 min/40 moves + 50 min/20 moves + 15 min/rest of the game with a 30 sec increment from [...]

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Committee has the honor of inviting the players to take part in a distinguished chess annual event, which consists of numerous FIDE registered tournaments. It will be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE from 6th until 16rd of August, 2018. Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club is [...]

57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship live

57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship live

The Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX) and the Rio de Janeiro Chess Federation (FEXERJ) are organising the 57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship from 17-23 February 2018 at Guanabara Club, Rio de Janeiro. The tournament is a 10-player round-robin in which each player has 90 minutes for all moves, with a 30-second per move increment from move [...]

32nd Chess Open Cannes

32nd Chess Open Cannes

32nd International chess open Pierre & Vacances will be held from 19 to 25 February in Cannes. The open will be divided in 3 sections . A tournament for players rated 2200 and more. Tournament B for 2100 players and less. Players ranked between 2100 and 2200 can choose between the tournament A and B. [...]

Mikhail Tal Memorial – Qualification

Mikhail Tal Memorial – Qualification

The 2018 Mikhail Tal Memorial will take place from 1-5th March at the Central Chess Club in Moscow. The qualification tournament with reigning European champion Maxim Matlakov, Daniil Dubov, Grigoriy Oparin and Andrey Esipenko is scheduled for 18th February at the same venue. The playing format will be double round robin with rapid time control [...]

Aeroflot Open 2018 live

Aeroflot Open 2018 live

The 16th International Chess Festival Aeroflot Chess Open 2018 will be held in Moscow from February 19 to March 2, 2018. The Organizers of the destival are the “Aeroflot-Russian Airlines”, the Russian Chess Federation and the Association of Chess Federations and once again venue of the event is hotel “Cosmos”. This time the festival has [...]

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

The Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) are scheduled to take place from April 30 – May 11, 2018, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. All events are 9-round Swiss with one rest day. Team composition: 6 boards, 2 [...]

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