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The 2016 London Chess Classic starts on Friday, 9th December at Olympia Conference Centre in London, England. The event features all the world’s Top 10 players, except the World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. London Chess Classic is one of the four events in Grand Chess Tour series, played in 9 rounds with the [...]
The 2017 World Amateur Chess Championships for men and women with a FIDE rating under 2300 will be held from 1-9th April in the Rocca Albornoziana in Spoleto, Italy. There will be separate championships for categories Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700. In each rating section, a separate championship for women shall be organized only if there [...]
The Tunisian Secretary of State for Sport welcomed African Chess Confederation President Lewis Ncube who is on a working visit to the country on the occasion of the conclusion of the African Junior Championship that took place from November 25 to December 4, 2016 in Hammamet. The meeting was attended by the Director General for [...]
World Championship challenger Sergey Karjakin took a ceremonial kick-off in the football match of his favourite Spartak Moscow and Rubin Kazan on the Otkrytie Arena. Rubin was in the lead but Spartak turned the score and won by 2-1. In 2013 Magnus Carlsen started the match Real Madrid-Valladolid.
In the conference hall of the Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi, the opening ceremony of the World Schools Chess Championship took place on 2nd December. 499 players from 30 countries arrived to take part in the competition. The tournament is hosted in Russia for the first time ever. Alexander Tkachiev, Deputy Executive Director of RCF, read [...]