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Chess lessons with GMs Kuljasevic, Chatalbashev, Arnaudov

Chess lessons with GMs Kuljasevic, Chatalbashev, Arnaudov

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Rochefort International Chess Festival 2015

Rochefort International Chess Festival 2015

The 14th Rochefort International Chess Festival is set to take place on 21-27th February, 2015, Room Colbert, at the Congress Palace, Rochefort, France. Just days before the huge 31st Cappelle-la-Grande Open, the Rochefort Open is an excellent occasion for the players to test their preparation and use the perfect training opportunity. The organizers have invested [...]

GM Smagin: “Match with Anand will not be easy for Carlsen”

GM Smagin: “Match with Anand will not be easy for Carlsen”

Grandmaster Sergey Smagin, Vice-President of the Moscow Chess Federation, believes that the FIDE World Championship Match in Sochi will not be an easy walk for Magnus Carlsen. “I am convinced that this World Championship Match will not be similar to the previous one. This year Viswanathan Anand won two major tournaments, one of them being [...]

24th World Senior Chess Championships 50+ LIVE!

24th World Senior Chess Championships 50+ LIVE!

The 24th FIDE World Senior Chess Championships are held from 23rd October to 5th November 2014 in the conference center of the 5 – star hotel “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini, Greece. The Section Seniors 50+ consists of 47 players from 23 different countries are taking part in the event, including 10 GMs, 7 IMs and 7 [...]

Simultaneous chess exhibition by Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala

Simultaneous chess exhibition by Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala

Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala (2727), the current 2nd player of India and the 23rd player in the World, held a simultaneous chess exhibition on 29th October at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Belgrade. GM Harikrishna played on 30 boards against public figures (actors, politicians, athletes, etc.), University professors, representatives of the media, children, etc. [...]

Match Carlsen-Anand: Venue, Schedule, Tickets

Match Carlsen-Anand: Venue, Schedule, Tickets

Russian Federation and the city of Sochi are hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014. It will take place from November 7th to November 28th, 2014. The match is between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 Viswanathan Anand (India). The FWCM 2014 shall be played over a maximum [...]

Komodo, Houdini and Gull lead TCEC Season 7 – Stage 2

Komodo, Houdini and Gull lead TCEC Season 7 – Stage 2

Three engines lead the Top Computer Chess Championship TCEC. Komodo, Houdini and Gull obtained 4/5 points to share first place, followed by Stockfish (3.5/5), Chiron (3/5) and Junior (3/5). The leaders won their games in the fifth round. Gull defeated Hannibal, Houdini outplayed Naum, while Komodo  won against Chiron. You can see some of the interesting fragments [...]

OIBM: Nisipeanu and Bluebaum superior after 5 rounds

OIBM: Nisipeanu and Bluebaum superior after 5 rounds

German players GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu and  IM Matthias Bluebaum lead 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament with perfect 5/5 score. They are followed by a group of no less than 19 players who obtained 4.5/5 points. Nisipeanu was much better after move 15th in his game against Graf and easily converted, while Bluebaum defeated Ukrainian GM Olekseinko in a [...]

UTDallas Fall FIDE Open

UTDallas Fall FIDE Open

The University of Texas at Dallas is organizing the 2014 UTDallas Fall FIDE Open from 21-26th November at the Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central, 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas, USA. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control G/90+30sec is open to players rated over 2000 FIDE or 2200 USCF. The event is [...]

“Shchelkunchik-2014″ battle of the generations in Moscow

“Shchelkunchik-2014″ battle of the generations in Moscow

The battle of the generations “Shchelkunchik-2014″ Chess Tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation, businessman Oleg Skvortsov and Chess Support Fund on 19-25th December 2014. The Pre-New Year’s tournament will be held in Moscow Central Chess House to gather “Kings” and “Princes”. The team of the “Kings” will consist of the experienced GM Peter [...]

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