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Spice Cup Open 2014 LIVE!

Spice Cup Open 2014 LIVE!

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World Senior Chess Championships 2014 started in Katerini

World Senior Chess Championships 2014 started in Katerini

The 24th FIDE World Senior Championships have started at the Olympus Riviera of Katerini in Greece, with the participation of 163 players from 40 countries and a prize fund of €20.000 for the winners! The event is held under excellent playing conditions in the conference center of the 5-star “Mediterranean Village” resort hotel. Top names [...]

OIBM Bad Wiesse 2014

OIBM Bad Wiesse 2014

The 18th Offene Internationale Bayerische Schachmeisterschaft is scheduled to take place from 25th October to 2nd November 2014 in Bad Wiessee, a spa town on Lake Tagernsee in Bavarian Region of Germany. The event is 9-round Swiss Open Tournament with the time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest [...]

Leaders emerge at EYCC 2014 in Batumi

Leaders emerge at EYCC 2014 in Batumi

The 24th European Youth Chess Championship 2014 is afoot in Georgian coastal town Batumi. After 5 rounds we already have the leaders in their age groups. In the group Boys U18 Valerii Iovcov (MDA) and FM Melih Yurtseven (TUR) are in the lead with 4.5 points. U16 IM Maksim Vavulin (RUS) and Andreas Kelires (CYP) [...]

TCEC Stage 2 starts today with average ELO 3000+

TCEC Stage 2 starts today with average ELO 3000+

TCEC super-computer in search for new openings

Historical win for Hou Yifan in Corsica

Historical win for Hou Yifan in Corsica

The reigning World Women Champion Hou Yifan continues to write history winning the strong 18th Corsican Circuit that took place on 18-22nd October 2014 in Corsica, an island in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to France. The hefty prize fund in the amount of 95.000 € gathered 800 players from 30 different countries, including the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand. Hou [...]

Philippine International Chess Championship

Philippine International Chess Championship

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines has the honor to invite all Chess Federations affiliated with FIDE to participate in the Philippine International Chess Championship on 5-12th December 2014 in Quezon City, Philippines. This event is organized by National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the auspices of FIDE with assistance from Philippine [...]

Magnus Carlsen to play in Tata Steel, De Rotterdam and Nieuwspoort added as venues

Magnus Carlsen to play in Tata Steel, De Rotterdam and Nieuwspoort added as venues

Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will take on some of his biggest competitors at the 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament from 9-25 January, 2015. Current world number two and rising star of the chess world Fabiano Caruana, and winner of the 2014 Tata Steel Chess Tournament Levon Aronian will both play at the tournament. [...]

Reno Western States Open 2014

Reno Western States Open 2014

The 32nd Annual Sands Regency Reno – Western States Open was held on 17-19th October at the Sands Regency Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The tournament consisted of five sections and was completed over six rounds of Swiss system. The total prize fund was $25,000 based on 275 entries, with $16,250 guaranteed. A total of [...]

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy in Cap d’Agde

The 3rd Anatoly Karpov Trophy is running from 23rd October to 25th October 2014 in Cap d’Agde, a Mediterranean resort of the town of Adge in France. The event is a mixed match of Franco-Russian friendship, in honor of the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov. Russia will be represented by GM Valentina Gunina (ELO [...]

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