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Farrukh Amonatov wins Mumbai Mayor’s Cup

Farrukh Amonatov wins Mumbai Mayor’s Cup

11th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup was held from 3 to 9 June in Mumbai. The venue was Mount Litera School International BKC. The tournament was divided in 3 sections. 216 players took part in the group A. The winner is GM Farrukh Amonatov with 8 out of 10 and better tie-break from the second GM Roeland [...]

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour Leuven

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour Leuven

The Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour is being held in the historic Town Hall of Leuven, Belgium from 12-16 June. The first stage of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour sees Caruana, Nakamura, So, MVL, Anand, Aronian, Grischuk, Mamedyarov, Karjakin and wild card Giri compete for a $150,000 prize fund. 2017 saw World Champion Magnus [...]

Italy wins Mitropa Cup

Italy wins Mitropa Cup

The Mitropa Cup is a 10-team round-robin event for the national teams of Central European countries. In its 37th edition for the Open section and 15th for the Women’s section it’s being held in Isola Capo Rizzuto, Italy from 31 May to 9 June 2018. Teams of four in the Open and in the Women’s [...]

Indian Schoolchildren win Belaya Ladya International Final

Indian Schoolchildren win Belaya Ladya International Final

On June 8, 2018, the 49th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) finished in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya has welcomed teams from foreign countries. This year, 100 teams – 79 Russian from 78 regions of Russia and also from Armenia, Belarus, Czech [...]

Germany wins Women Mitropa Cup

Germany wins Women Mitropa Cup

The Mitropa Cup is a 10-team round-robin event for the national teams of Central European countries. In its 37th edition for the Open section and 15th for the Women’s section it’s being held in Isola Capo Rizzuto, Italy from 31 May to 9 June 2018. Teams of four in the Open and in the Women’s [...]

Asian Nations Chess Cup 2018

Asian Nations Chess Cup 2018

The Chess Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the 2018 Asian Nations Cup (Chess Team Championship) to be held 26 July to 4 August 2018 in Hamadan, Iran. Regulation 1. Participation 1.1 All chess federations in Zones 3.1 to [...]

Bidding opens to Host the 2020 World Chess Candidates Tournament

Bidding opens to Host the 2020 World Chess Candidates Tournament

London-based World Chess, the official organizer of the World Chess Championship Cycle, in partnership with FIDE, the sport’s governing body, has today published the ‘Call of Interest’ to find a host for the 2020 World Chess Candidates Tournament. Chess federations, sport or commercial organizations, cities and countries are encouraged to apply. The Candidates is one [...]

Georgios Makropoulos and FIDE Forward announce electoral ticket

Georgios Makropoulos and FIDE Forward announce electoral ticket

Malcolm Pein to be the candidate for Deputy President

Vladimir Putin greets White Rook participants

Vladimir Putin greets White Rook participants

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to participants, organisers and guests of the 49th Belaya Ladya (White Rook) national open school team chess tournament. The message is published on the official website of the Russian President. “All these years, your prestigious tournament has been working to fulfill its mission, which is to promote chess, [...]

Interview with Viswanathan Anand

Interview with Viswanathan Anand

The Organizing Committee of the 2018 Chess Olympiad conducted and interview with the Indian Grandmaster and the former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, who is also the Goodwill Ambassador of the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

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