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5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015

The Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” is organizing the 5th International Tournament Isthmia 2015 on 18-25th August at the Poseidon Resort Hotel in Loutraki, Korinthia, Greece. Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Loutraki – Perahora – Agioi Theodoroi, Municipality of Korinth are supporting the event. The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system in [...]

Annotated Game: GM Mikhail Antipov – Purushoth. G Gobikrishnan

Annotated Game: GM Mikhail Antipov – Purushoth. G Gobikrishnan

Russian Grandmaster Mikhail Antipov stormed through the 7th qualifier tournament of the FIDE Online Juniors World Blitz Championship that was held last Tursday on the official FIDE Online platform by scoring 11 points from 11 games. Below is annotated one of his victories. The 8th and final Juniors World Blitz qualifier tournament will be held [...]

26th Czech Open 2015 takes place in Pardubice

26th Czech Open 2015 takes place in Pardubice

The Czech Open 2015 International chess and games festival takes place from July 16 to August 2, 2015, in Pardubice, Tipsport arena. Many chess tournaments took place in Pardubice during the last week. One of the most important and star-studded was rapid chess tournament, in which also very strong chess players took part. “This is [...]

Pavel Smirnov clear first in Primorsky Debut in Vladivostok

Pavel Smirnov clear first in Primorsky Debut in Vladivostok

Primorsky Debut, a stage in the Cup of Russia, was held from 21-29th July, 2015, at the DVFU campus in Vladivostok. 57 players, including 11 Grandmasters competed in the 9-round Swiss tournament. Pavel Smirnov took the winner’s trophy after concluding the race with 7,5/9 points, leaving the second placed Aleksey Goganov half a point behind. [...]

ECU Newsletter July 2015

ECU Newsletter July 2015

The July 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is now available for download from ECU website. This edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter contains: – Report about Glorney Gilbert International 2015; (reposted below) – Report about European Youth Team Chess Championship 2015; – Report about European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015; – Report [...]

WGMs Ambartsumova, Shaydullina, Nikolova, Videnova enter FIDE Online Women Blitz Championship 2015

WGMs Ambartsumova, Shaydullina, Nikolova, Videnova enter FIDE Online Women Blitz Championship 2015

The 3rd qualifying tournament of the ongoing FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is set to take place on 30th July (at 7:00 GMT/UTC time) on the official FIDE Online platform. The FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is a new attractive event in which players can participate from the comfort of their [...]

FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015

FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015

The FIDE World Junior Under-20 Championships 2015 (open and girls under 20) will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from the 31st of August -1st of September (arrival) till the 16th of September (departure) 2015. The Championships will be organized and held by Ugra Chess Federation under the auspices of Russian Chess Federation and FIDE. The [...]

WGM Margarita Voiska wins “Thracian princess” Women’s Open

WGM Margarita Voiska wins “Thracian princess” Women’s Open

The Open Women’s Bulgarian chess championship “Thracian princess” celebrated its 10th anniversary with the annual edition of the tournament from July 20 through July 26, 2015. The event was played in a 9-round Swiss format with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. The venue of play was County Youth House of Vratsa, a city in [...]

FM Tuan Minh Le wins Vietnam Championship 2015

FM Tuan Minh Le wins Vietnam Championship 2015

The 2015 Vietnam Chess Championship was organized by Liên đoàn Cờ Việt Nam from July 16 through July 24. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament that gathered 82 players from 14 different countries. The 19-year-old FM Tuan Minh Le emerged a sole winner with 7/9 points. He added 14 new Elo points to his rating [...]

Montenegro Chess Championships 2015

Montenegro Chess Championships 2015

The 2015 Montenegro Chess Championships for men and women are taking place from 25th July to 4th August in the city of Pljevlja. The men’s tournament is a 12-player round robin with the average elo 2382. The country’s top female player WIM Tojana Blagojevic is competing in this section. After three round of play the [...]

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