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Moscow Open 2015 – Youth Open H started

Moscow Open 2015 – Youth Open H started

The opening ceremony of the Moscow Open 2015 – RSSU Chess Cup, section H, was held on Friday at the Russian State Social University. The participants were welcomed by the RSSU Rector Natalia Pochinok, prefect of the North-Eastern Moscow District Valery Vinogradov, ECU General Secretary Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and Tournament Director Alexander Kostyev. More than 700 [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 5 (Video)

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 5 (Video)

Daily news broadcast featuring The Governor of Gibraltar HE Lieutenant General Sir James Dutton, Chess Festival Director Stuart Conquest and some of the top players including Sara Sadat Khadem-al-sharieh, Stephen Whatley and Pentala Harikrishna during the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament. Presented by: Tania Sachdev (IM) Special guest: Stuart Conquest (GM) Produced by: Georgina [...]

Gibraltar Chess 2015 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess 2015 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Gibraltar

Vladimir Fedoseev wins Dvorkovich Memorial 2015

Vladimir Fedoseev wins Dvorkovich Memorial 2015

The 2015 Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial, stage of the Russian Chess Cup Men 2015, was held from 18-26th January, 2015, at the Congress Hotel in Taganrog, Russia. The 9-round Swiss tournament gathered 82 players from Armenia, Spain, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia. Among them were 21 Grandmasters. The total prize fund was RUB 1,2 million. Talented junior [...]

Two tournaments kicked off in Casablanca

Two tournaments kicked off in Casablanca

The 2nd edition International Prize from His Majesty King Mohammed VI is in progress at the Sacré coeur Cathedral, in the splendid city of Casablanca, situated on the western part of Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. The event is organized under the auspices of the Council of the Greater Casablanca Region, the Council of the City of Casablanca [...]

Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 – Side Events

Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 – Side Events

The Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 is scheduled to take place from 13-19th February, 2015, at the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville, in Zurich, Switzerland. The supporting programme features Sergey Karjakin who will be playing a simultaneous exhibition against the sponsors at the “Zunfthaus zur Saffran” on 12th February. A real gem will be the rapid [...]

Australian Junior Championships 2015

Australian Junior Championships 2015

Yi Liu has become the 2015 Australian Junior Champion after winning the Under 18 Open section of the Australian Junior Championship. He scored 8/9, conceding two draws on his way to first place. Kristine Quek is the 2015 Australian Girls Champion, winning the Under 18 Girls section with 6.5/8. Other title winners were Patrick Gong [...]

Around 1600 players to compete in Moscow Open 2015

Around 1600 players to compete in Moscow Open 2015

Grandmasters Ian Nepomniachtchi, Francisco Vallejo and Igor Lysyj are the top-seeded players in the Moscow Open main event, the 2015 Cup of Russia qualifier. More than 250 chess players are participating in this event. The Women’s Cup of Russia stage rating favorites are World Women’s Junior Champion Aleksandra Goryachkina (2451), Georgian Women’s Champion Nino Batsiashvili [...]

40th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

40th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

The Chess IQ Academy is going to organize an Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar, from 6 to 11 April 2015, under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer and Technical Organizer will be IA Sevan Muradian (USA), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures will be in English language. The Seminar will give FIDE Arbiter norms and titles, according [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jerusalem, Israel

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Jerusalem, Israel

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 1 to 3 March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel, by the Israel Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Seminar will be organized parallel to the European Individual Chess Championship 2015. The Lecturer will be IA Almog Burstein (ISR), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers [...]

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