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Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

Greek Team Chess Championship 2015

The Greek Team Chess Championship will take place from July 3-8, 2015 in Patras, Greece. The championship, that dates back to 1951, will be held for the 43th time this year. Last year’s winners “PS Peristeriou” will try to defend their title against the 33 strongest teams from all over the country. The event is [...]

Suat Atalik takes the trophy in Silver Lake Open

Suat Atalik takes the trophy in Silver Lake Open

Turkish Grandmaster Suat Atalik lifted the winner’s trophy in the main section of the Silver Lake Chess Festival after edging GM Dusan Popovic on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,0/9 points each, leaving Grandmasters Aleksandar Kovacevic and Branko Damljanovic half a point behind. In the B section reserved for U2100 players Valentin Mitev (BUL [...]

Junior Danilo Besedes wins the Silver Star Blitz

Junior Danilo Besedes wins the Silver Star Blitz

The 18-years old Danilo Besedes emerged surprising winner of the Silver Star Blitz tournament, leaving as many as 12 Grandmasters behind. A total of 63 players competed. Besedes concluded the event with 7,5/9 points. The Silver Star Blitz tournament was held on 23rd June on the “Silver Star” Danube sightseeing boat, as a part of [...]

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

Chess Association of “West Azarbaijan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation is pleased to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments from 22-29 July 2015, at Morvarid Hotel, in Urmia, Iran. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open for local and foreign players who [...]

Stefansson and Postny joint winners of 10th Annual Open Teplice

Stefansson and Postny joint winners of 10th Annual Open Teplice

The 10th Annual Open Teplice took place from June 13 through June 21, 2015, at the Estrade Hall in Culture House of Teplice, one of the largest spa towns in the Czech Republic. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. 164 players from 22 different countries were [...]

Silver Lake 2015 LIVE!

Silver Lake 2015 LIVE!

Branicevo Chess Union, Chess Club VGSK, municipality Veliko Gradište and Danubia Hotels are organizing the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2015″ from 20-28th June, 2015, on Silver Lake, Veliko Gradište, Serbia. The event is a 9-round FIDE-Swiss tournament with the participation of 72 players from 13 different countries, including 14 GMs, 18 IMs and 14 FMs. Top seed is [...]

UAE’s GM Salem A.R. Saleh rules 12th Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament

UAE’s GM Salem A.R. Saleh rules 12th Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament

First Emirati to win the championship in 12 years Dubai, UAE – The UAE’s Grandmaster GM Salem A.R. Saleh reaffirmed his place among the world’s elite grandmasters after winning the 12th Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament at the Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid hall of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Saleh, seeded second in the tournament, only needed [...]

49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

49th Ilmar Raud Memorial 2015

The 49th Ilmar Raud Memorial is organized by Viljandi CC Fellin from June 29 to July 5, 2015, at the Viljandi Sports Center, Vaksali 4 (500 meters from the bus station, by the Square of Liberty). in Viljandi, a town in southern Estonia. The event is played in memorial of Ilmar Raud, member of the Estonian team that scored bronze at [...]

Norway Chess 2015 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2015 LIVE!

The Norway Chess 2015 super tournament is taking place from 15-26th June at Flor & Fjære (introductory blitz tournament), Hotel Scandic Stavanger Forus, Utstein Kloster Rennesøy (round 4) and Vitenfabrikken, Sandnes (rest day). From this year Norway Chess has joined forces with Sinquefield Cup and London Chess Classic to form the Grand Chess Tour circuit. Each [...]

Oleksiyenko, Korobov and Ter-Sahakyan joint winners of 8th Karen Asrian Memorial

Oleksiyenko, Korobov and Ter-Sahakyan joint winners of 8th Karen Asrian Memorial

The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 8th Karen Asrian Memorial Open Tournament on June 15-25, 2015, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. The international event was dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, who passed away in June 2008, at the age of 28. He was member of the Armenian national team which won the first gold [...]

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