The 6th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 18-23rd August, 2016, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main sections: A) [...]
After the announcement of my candidacy for the presidency of the French Chess Federation on my site Chess and Strategy, I come back to you as agreed to make a first point of stage. As you know doubtless, on March 26th of this year, Mr Diego Salazar has been revoked after three years at the [...]
The two-times World Youth Chess Champion WGM Stavroula Tsolakidou was the last to carry the Olympic torch and light the circle in her home city of Kavala. The city of Kavala chose the young chess Champion as the honored athlete. The ceremony took place in the presence of local authorities, representatives of the Olympic Committee [...]
FIDE Zone 4.2 had their championships at the same time as Zone 4.3 and this event was held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
The strongest ever edition of the premier computer chess championship TCEC is currently going on. A total of 32 engines, 12 of which over 3100 ELO, are competing for the coveted title. TCEC is currently in the Preliminary stages. After two rounds of Stage 1a leaders in the standings with 2,0/2 are Komodo (3225), Texel [...]
Live games with computer analysis
The match Poland-Hungary will be one of the many accompanying events of this year’s festival in Katowice. This is the second leg encounter after the meeting held in Budapest in 2014. Top Polish and Hungarian players will participate in the match in Katowice on 3-6 May. A day later everyone will enter the 4th Polish-Hungarian [...]
Brilliancy at the start of TCEC