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European Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants Update

European Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Participants Update

Georgian Chess Federation and European Chess Union are organizing the 2014 European Youth Chess Championships, which will take place in Batumi (Black See), Georgia between October the 18th (arrival) and October the 29th (departure). The Championships will be held in 5***** Batumi hotel “Sheraton Batumi” (built in 2010). In case of need second 5***** playing [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Windhoek, Namibia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Windhoek, Namibia

From 12 to 14 September 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Windhoek, Namibia, by the Namibian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Werner Stubenvoll (AUT), FIDE Lecturer. The lectures were in English language. Fourteen (14) people from Namibia participated in the Seminar and all of them participated in [...]

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

Xtracon Grand Master 2014 and Lady Chess 2014 to be held in Køge

The 2014 editions of Xtracon Grand Master and Lady Chess are scheduled to be held on 11-18th October 2014 at the Asgård Skole, Norsvey 2 in Køge, a market town and seaport on the coast of Køge Bugt, Denmark. The Xtracon Grand Master 2014 will be a 9-round Swiss Open with a time control 90′ + [...]

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 3 Video

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 3 Video

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. Vijay Kumar presents the round 3 video

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

The traditional Marostica Chess Festival took place on 12-14th September 2014 at Piazza Castello in Marostica, a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy, mostly famous for its living chess event and for the local cherry variety. A chess game with living characters represented a Middle Aged story (see below). The story of [...]

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

41st National Women Challengers (National B) Chess Champoinship 2014 took place on 7-15th September 2014 at the Peddem Sports Complex Peddem, in Mapusa, a town in North Goa, India. The event was an 11-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds [...]

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open 2014 (Video)

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open 2014 (Video)

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. The event is organized by the DAT Chess Centre, Wilayah Kompleks, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. [...]

11th Malaysian Chess Festival – Swensen’s Rapid Age Group Championship

11th Malaysian Chess Festival – Swensen’s Rapid Age Group Championship

The Swensen’s Rapid Age Group Championship, a part of the 11th Malaysian Chess Festival, was a one day event with over 540 children from 7 countries in the age groups of 6-16 taking part part. Video by Vijay Kumar

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

International Open Chess Tournament Durres 2014

Albanian Chess Federation is organizing the International Open Chess Tournament “Durres 2014″ on 1-8th November 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Hotel “Bleart”****  in Durres, one of the most ancient and significant cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Coast. The 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ will be [...]

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

Grandmasters David, Vovk and Rasmussen share first place in Amantea Open 2014

The 12th edition of the Amantea Chess Festival took place on 7-14th September 2014 at Hotel “La Tonnara” in Amantea, an Italian town and tourist center on the southern Tyrrhenian Sea coast. 61 players competed in a 9-round Swiss tournament with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the [...]

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