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Houdini vs. Stockfish LIVE on TCEC

Houdini vs. Stockfish LIVE on TCEC

The TCEC – Season 6 Grand champion Stockfish, modification 091114, maintains the lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 3 with 17/24 points. Komodo 1324 is clear second with 16 points. The third seeded Houdini is facing Stockfish right now. Follow the encounter LIVE at the official website or replay the games in the Archive mode. Stage 3 rules Stage 3 [...]

19th Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2014 LIVE!

19th Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2014 LIVE!

The 19th Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona round-robin tournament 2014 is taking place from 28th November to 2nd December 2014 in Hotel Catalonia, Eixample 1864, situated at Roger de Llúria Str., 60 (08009) in Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain. The event is organized by the Catalonian Chess Federation and sponsored by Catalonia Hotels, the Barcelona [...]

Russian Championship Superfinal (men) 2014 LIVE!

Russian Championship Superfinal (men) 2014 LIVE!

The Russian Superfinal for men is taking place from 28th November to 8th December at the Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko, with the support of the Government of [...]

74th Italian Individual Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

74th Italian Individual Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

The 74th Italian Individual Chess Championship for men is taking place from 22nd November to 5th December 2014 at the Presso l’Hotel “Villa Rota Resort” in Boscotrecase, a commune (municipality) in the Province of Naples in the Italian region Campania. The event is a 12-player round-robin tournament, including most of the best Italian chess players: 2012 [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2014 LIVE!

Qatar Masters Open 2014 LIVE!

The Qatar Masters 2014, a new mega-open chess tournament, is taking place from 25th November to 5th December at the 5-star Crowne Plaza Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The organizers are excited to have such great chess players as Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Anish Giri, Alexei Shirov, Gata Kamsky, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov and many others. The event is a 9-round Swiss FIDE [...]

Qatar Masters Open – Round 2 Video

Qatar Masters Open – Round 2 Video

After two rounds of the Qatar Masters Open being played here at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Doha, Grandmasters Anish Giri, Pentala Harikrishna, Robin Van Kampen and 11 others who won both round games are jointly leading on 2 points each. GM Arkadij Naiditsch and Viktor Bologan lost to IM Inna Gaponenko and FM Vazquez Guillermo respectively [...]

GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

GM Li Chao claims Heusenstammer Schloss-Open 2014

The 2014 edition of Heusenstammer Schloss-Open was held on 20-23rd November 2014 at the Culture and Sports Center Mart Insee, in Heusenstamm, a town in Germany. The event was organized under the patronage of Heusenstamm’s Mayor Peter Jakobya in a 7-round Swiss format with prize fund in the amount of 5.500 €. Chinese GM Li Chao emerged a [...]

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

XVIII Neujahrs Open in Guben 2015

The 18th edition of Neujahrs Open is organized by Chess Club “SV Chemie Guben 1990 e.V.” on 2-6th January 2015 in Guben, a town on the Lusatian Neisse river in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 120 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 seconds increment [...]

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

Russian Championship Superfinal 2014

The Russian Championship Superfinal for men and women is taking place from 28th November to 8th December at the Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Charity Foundation Elena and Gennady Timchenko, with the support of [...]

Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open – Round 6

Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open – Round 6

At the GM Zaw Win Lay Memorial Myanmar Open, Sergei Tiviakov is living up to his top billing by taking the sole lead with a 5,5/6 points going into the rest day after three days of grueling play. He is closely followed by Nguyen Duc Hoa (whom Tiviakov took a short draw with Black in [...]

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