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Kasparov vs USA LIVE!

Kasparov vs USA LIVE!

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Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

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World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

The World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 took place from 19-27th April, 2016, in Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. For the first time the Championships were held in three sections: Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700. The total prize fund was 9000 EUR. The U2300 section had 43 participants. Zhuban Bigabylov (Kazakhstan) and [...]

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

Chess in School Conference in Warsaw, Poland

The project “Education through Chess in School” is organized and guided by Polish Chess Federation in cooperation with the provincial chess unions and local authorities. It is addressed to primary schools for pupils from classes I-III. Key partners for Polish Chess Federation include Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Sport & Tourism. The idea [...]

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan took the winner’s trophy in the 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov after edging the European Blitz Champion Rauf Mamedov on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,5/9 points each. The 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov was held on 18-26th April at the Shodlik Palace [...]

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A New Chess Magazine Launched in Turkey

A new Turkish chess magazine with was born recently with the name “Satranç Sever” (literally translates into ‘Chess Lover’). The magazine is scheduled to be bimonthly and published by the founder and the owner of the first Turkish chess publishing house Analiz Publishing, FM Alper Efe Ataman, a renowned chess personality in Turkey and a [...]

GM Viktor Gavrikov passes away

GM Viktor Gavrikov passes away

RIP GM Viktor Gavrikov

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

FIDE has announced on Twitter the changes in the format for the upcoming 2016-2017 Grand Prix. The series will consist of four tournaments as before, but the field will be expanded to 24 participants. Another novelty is that the each stage will be played as 9-round Swiss event. The series will be organized by AGON. [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and the Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invites all eligible players to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016 to be held in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka from 30th July to 7th August. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss [...]

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

The 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship will not only go down in the history books as the strongest event but also as arguably the one with the most dramatic finale.

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