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13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015

13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015

The 13th Delhi International Chess Festival 2015 is set to take place on 9-16th January, 2015, at the Ludlow Castle Sports Complex, Civil Lines, New Delhi, India. The Festival is following immediately after the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament. The event will consist of three sections: – Category A, for players who crossed [...]

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Round 3 Press Release

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Round 3 Press Release

The third round of the 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament upset some of the leaders. Last year’s winner GM Alexander Delchev (2633) lost against the lower rated FM Ludwig Deglmann (2340). The game finished in 23 (!) moves with a classical worth to see mating combination. Meanwhile, GM Sebastian Bogner (2575) lost with White pieces against [...]

Chess at EXPO 2015

Chess at EXPO 2015

Società Scacchistica Milanese, a historical chess club established in 1881, will organize a number of promotional chess events before and during EXPO 2015, which is starting from 1st May 2015 in Milan, Italy. The introduction took place on the city square in front of “Castello Sforzesco”, the castle of the renaissance noble family Sforza. The [...]

GM Granda Zuniga is 2014 American Continental champion

GM Granda Zuniga is 2014 American Continental champion

The American Continental Chess Championship 2014 took place on 18-26th October 2014 at the Hotel Pipa Atlântico – Convention Center on Praia da Pipa in Brazil. The event was an 11-round Swiss Open with a prize fund in the amount of 20,000 USD. The first place was split in a six-way tie by GM Granda Zuniga Julio (Peru), GM [...]

Ilya Makoveev only player with perfect score at EYCC in Batumi

Ilya Makoveev only player with perfect score at EYCC in Batumi

The 7th round of the European Youth Chess Championship 2014 in Batumi was played on Sunday. The first seed in the youngest Open group Ilya Makoveev from Russia is the only player who managed to win all 7 games in the tournament. In the youngest girls group three players with 6 points are in the [...]

“Indian Chess History” Released

“Indian Chess History” Released

The classic “Indian Chess History” by Manuel Aaron and Vijay D Pandit has been officially released. The first copy was presented by FIDE Vice President D.V. Sundar to the AICF President P.R.Venketrama Raja in the presence of Ashok Jain, President, Maharashtra Chess Association and a large number of State representatives from around the country on [...]

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

Serbian GM Ivan Ivanisevic winner of Chigorin Memorial 2014

The International Chess Festival “Mikhail Chigorin Memorial” 2014 was held on 17-26th October 2014 at Hotel “Park” in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. The 9-round Swiss event with prize fund in the amount of 1.800.000 RUB (nearly 35.000 €) was won by Serbian Olympic representative GM Ivan Ivanisevic with 7.5/9 points. Russian GM Ivan [...]

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Press Release

18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Chess Tournament – Press Release

The 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament has just started, gathering 480 players, including 25 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters. The traditional arbiter Horst Leckner has opened the event with a speech (as you can see on the picture), while the sunny Bavarian autumn weather welcomed the tournament guests. The spectators are in expectation [...]

Spice Cup Open 2014 LIVE!

Spice Cup Open 2014 LIVE!

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Canadian GM Eric Hansen is winner of Guernsey Open

Canadian GM Eric Hansen is winner of Guernsey Open

The 40th Guernsey International Chess Festival took place on 19-25 October 2014 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey. The Festival consisted of two events – Open and Holiday (U1800 FIDE). Both sections were played over seven rounds of Swiss system. Grandmaster Eric Hansen from Canada won the main Open tournament with 6,5/7 points, leaving the second [...]

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