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ACP-FIDE veterans program for 2016

ACP-FIDE veterans program for 2016

The ACP-FIDE veterans’ program continues for the third year. As it was in 2014 and 2015, six distinguished chess veterans will get an award of 5000 USD each. Here is the list of awardees for 2016: Arturo Pomar (Spain) Oscar Panno (Argentina) Milunka Lazarevic (Serbia) Sergey Pinchuk (Uzbekistan) Marta Litynska (Ukraine) Evgeny Sveshnikov (Russia) On [...]

First rated chess game on Antarctica

First rated chess game on Antarctica

Top rated female player and former World Champion Hou Yifan is visiting Chile from 2-10th February. The first activity was a 60-board simultaneous exhibition at the Plaza de la Constitución del Palacio de la Moneda. On the same day Hou Yifan visited Universidad San Sebastián to attend the national Youth Championship. Finally, the main activity [...]

GM Rauf Mamedov to visit Bay Area

GM Rauf Mamedov to visit Bay Area

European Blitz Champion GM Rauf Mamedov will participate in two events at the new Bay Area Chess office which is located at 2050 Concourse Drive #42, San Jose 95131, USA. On 11th February Mamedov will give a lecture titled “The Secrets of Chess Strategy” and then he will hold a 25-board simultaneous exhibition. On 17th [...]

Hikaru Nakamura repeats success in Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura repeats success in Gibraltar Masters

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has won the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, which concluded at the Caleta Hotel on Thursday 4 February. Nakamura successfully defended the trophy that he won in the previous edition of the tournament. After the regular 10 rounds of the play Nakamura and French star Maxime Vachier-Lagrave tied for the first place [...]

“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

“Nona-75th Anniversary” International Open Chess Tournament

The International Open Chess Tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the legendary chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili is scheduled to take place from 21-30th April, 2016, at the Chess Palace in Tbilis, Georgia. The tournament is organzied by the Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia, Tbilisi city Hall and Georgian Chess Federation. Sections: – [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

European Amateur Chess Championship 2016

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2016 will be held in Ruzomberok, northern Slovakia, from June 5 (day of arrival) to June 12 (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the „Sports hall Koniaren“, and the official accommodating hotel is Hotel Kultura. The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations, which [...]

Three players lead with perfect score in Moscow Open A Tournament

Three players lead with perfect score in Moscow Open A Tournament

After four round of play in the Men’s Cup of Russia stage, the main event of the RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, three players are in joint lead with perfect score – Urii Eliseev (Moscow), Vasiliy Korchmar (Saratov) and Oleg Ivanov (Ukraine). Thirteen participants follow on 3,5 points each, including the main favorites of [...]

Southwest Class Championships 2016

Southwest Class Championships 2016

The 7th Southwest Class Championships will be held from February 11-15, 2016, at the DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The Master Section is a 9-round Swiss over 5-day schedule (February 11-15) [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 2

FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 2

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission has the pleasure to publish the second issue of the Arbiters’ Magazine (PDF). We continue our efforts to offer to all Arbiters around the world the necessary knowledge and information, to enable them to exercise their duties in the best way. Many thanks to the Arbiters’ Commission Editorial Subcommittee of IA [...]

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

Hou Yifan in Norway Chess 2016 Qualifier

The Norway Chess 2016, sponsored by Altibox, is scheduled to take place in Stavanger from April 18-30. It is going to be a ten player single round robin event. Six of the players have been announced and they include the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), the ex world champions Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Veselin Topalov [...]

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