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Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

The Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 2-10th July at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India. The event is organized by the Commonwealth Chess Association, All India Chess Federation and Delhi Chess Association. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 [...]

Chess Handbook – Book for Arbiters

Chess Handbook – Book for Arbiters

IA Zoran Bojovic and IA Branislav Suhartovic 292 pages, Hardback, 1st Edition 2017 Competitive chess is not only about presenting your chess knowledge and turning it into a full point or defending a position for 5 hours and then missing to claim a three-fold repetition just because you are unaware of the chess rules and [...]

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 1

A surprise of the start was a tie in the match Turkey vs. Ukraine: all four games were drawn.

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess

Levon Aronian emerged winner of Altibox Norway Chess 2017 which was held in Stavagner, Norway from 5th-17th June. Aronian showed that he is in a great form having already won two tournaments this year (Grenke Chess Classic and now Altibox Norway Chess) and crossing again the 2800 line. Aronian was among the 10 of the [...]

Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Vladimir Putin welcomes the participants of FIDE World Team Chess Championships

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants of the FIDE World Team Chess Championships which is ongoing in Khanty-Mansiysk. The message reads, in part: “Hospitable Yugra Territory is famous for hosting chess tournaments at the very highest level, and it has repeatedly hosted the most prestigious among them. Now, for the first [...]

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

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FIDE World Team Chess Championships – Opening Ceremony

FIDE World Team Chess Championships – Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony for FIDE Open and Women’s World Team Chess Championships took place in the capital of Ugra. For the first time in the history of chess, both events will be held at the same time and in the same place from June 16 to June 27, 2017. Grand opening ceremony was staged in [...]

Philadelphia International 2017

Philadelphia International 2017

The 11th Philadelphia International will be held from June 24-29, 2017, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be a single section with 9-rounds of Swiss system and the time control 40/2, SD/30 d10. FIDE title norms are possible. The total prize fund is $10,000 guaranteed: $3000-1500-1000-700-600-500-400-300-200, top FIDE [...]

European School Chess Championship 2017 – Round 5

European School Chess Championship 2017 – Round 5

The European School Chess Championship 2017 has started on 10th June in Budva, Montenegro. The short opening ceremony was held just before the start of the first round where the speech took the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Dr. Srdjan Darmanovic who declared the Championship opened. The opening ceremony was attended the President of [...]

Ivanchuk – Navara 2017 LIVE!

Ivanchuk – Navara 2017 LIVE!

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