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Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

Grand Chess Tour Leuven LIVE!

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Ikaros 2016 – strong field, low cost and additional discounts

Ikaros 2016 – strong field, low cost and additional discounts

Summer is here and Ikaros 2016 is coming

World Champion Magnus Carlsen to play in Baku Chess Olympiad

World Champion Magnus Carlsen to play in Baku Chess Olympiad

The Norwegian Chess Federation has announced today the lineups for the upcoming World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will spearhead the men’s team and use the competition to shape the form before the World Championship Match in New York. Open section: GM Magnus Carlsen GM Jon Ludvig Hammer GM Aryan Tari [...]

Top Chess Engine Championship – Stage 2 starts today

Top Chess Engine Championship – Stage 2 starts today

At 12:00 CEST today!

Johann Hjartarson is champion of Iceland

Johann Hjartarson is champion of Iceland

The 2016 Icelandic Chess Championship was held from 31st May to 11th June at the Tónlistarskóli in Seltjarnarness. Twelve players with the average elo 2403 competed in the round robin tournament. Former World Championship candidate GM Johann Hjartarson finished clear first with 8,5/11 points to claim his 6th title of national champion. Previously he won [...]

Teplice Open 2016

Teplice Open 2016

SK Teplice is holding its 11th International Chess Tournament from 11-19th June at the House of Culture in Teplice, Czech Republic. 179 players from 30 countries are competing in the 9-round Swiss event. Among them are 17 Grandmasters and 23 International Masters. The total prize fund is 170.000,- CZK. Official website Participants: 1 GM Movsesian [...]

Serbia set for 2016 Chess Olympiad

Serbia set for 2016 Chess Olympiad

The Serbian Chess Federation has announced the complete lineups for the 42nd FIDE Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. Men’s team: GM Ivan Ivanišević, GM Robert Markuš, GM Nikola Sedlak, GM Aleksandar Inđić, GM Miroslav Marković. Captain is GM Slavoljub Marjanović. Women’s team: WGM Jovana Vojinović, Adela Velikić, WGM Irina Chelushkina, WIM Ljilja Drljević and WIM [...]

English teams for the 2016 Chess Olympiad announced

English teams for the 2016 Chess Olympiad announced

The 42nd FIDE Chess Olympiad starts on September 2nd in Baku, Azerbaijan. The English Chess Federation has announced the teams for Open and Women’s section. The Open team comprises Michael Adams, David Howell, Nigel Short, Luke McShane, and Gawain Jones. The non-playing captain will be Malcolm Pein. The Women’s team comprises Jovanka Houska, Dagne Ciuksyte, [...]

Aleksei Pridorozhni stormed through Nezhmetdinov Memorial

Aleksei Pridorozhni stormed through Nezhmetdinov Memorial

Aleksei Pridorozhni, Grandmaster from Surgut in Ugra, convincingly won the 38th Nezhmetdinov Cup that was held from May 31st to June 8th at the Central Chess School in Kazan, Russia. Pridorozhni signed 8 points from nine rounds, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Full standings below. The tournament with the 10,000 EUR prize [...]

Russia – China 2016 chess match LIVE!

Russia – China 2016 chess match LIVE!

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