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Four players with perfect score at EIWCC 2016

Four players with perfect score at EIWCC 2016

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship takes place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. After three rounds of the competition four players emerged as leaders [...]

Alexander Grischuk wins Igor Kurnosov Memorial

Alexander Grischuk wins Igor Kurnosov Memorial

A rapid tournament dedicated to the memory of GM Igor Kurnosov was held from 26-28th May at the congress hall of the World Trade Center in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Grandmaster Alexander Grischuk took a clear fist place with 9,0/11 points in the field of 143 players. The stage of the Russian Rapid Grand-Prix was organized by [...]

Andrey Filatov: We are just at the start of a long journey

Andrey Filatov: We are just at the start of a long journey

On June 1, the International Children’s Day, Dagomys will host another final of White Castle, a team chess tournament for schools. For the second consecutive year, foreign teams will participate in the final along with Russian schoolchildren. This year the tournament will welcome more youngsters from abroad, and the RCF takes special pride in succeeding [...]

GM Gareev blindfold simul in Amsterdam

GM Gareev blindfold simul in Amsterdam

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American Continental Championship 2016

American Continental Championship 2016

The 11th American Continental Chess Championship is taking place from 28th May to 5th June, 2016, at the CIFCO in San Salvador, El Salvador. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss and top four finishers will qualify for the 2017 FIDE World Cup. Top prizes are USD 5000/3400/2400/1700/1200/900 etc The preliminary list has 79 players from [...]

Asian Continental Chess 2016 LIVE!

Asian Continental Chess 2016 LIVE!

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The Telegraph corrects error on Panama Papers

The Telegraph corrects error on Panama Papers

Representatives of the UK newspaper The Telegraph have confirmed that President of the Russian Chess Federation and Vice-President of FIDE Andrey Filatov is not associated with Telecom Ltd Express, a company mentioned in the article Chess Drawn in the Panama Papers Scandal, and apologized for the error. Earlier the online version of the newspaper published [...]

European Individual Women Chess 2016 LIVE!

European Individual Women Chess 2016 LIVE!

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35th Zalakaros Chess Festival

35th Zalakaros Chess Festival

The 35th Zalakaros Chess Festival is taking place from 27th May to 4th June, 2016, in Zalakaros, a town in Hungary, famous for its thermal bath. The event is organized by the Hungarian Chess Federation and Zalakaros City Council, under the patronage of Mr. Tamás Seszták, President of the Hungarian Chess Federation, and Mr. Ferenc [...]

“Magnus” documentary to be shown in UK, Ireland and France

“Magnus” documentary to be shown in UK, Ireland and France

TrustNordisk has struck multiple Cannes deals for the Norwegian documentary about chess world champion Magnus Carlsen. Arrow Films has picked up UK and Ireland rights for Benjamin Ree’s Norwegian documentary Magnus. The deal was struck in Cannes with Scandinavian sales agent TrustNordisk, who also closed a deal with Pretty Pictures for France. Rights were previously [...]

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