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Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

The Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) are scheduled to take place from April 30 – May 11, 2018, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. All events are 9-round Swiss with one rest day. Team composition: 6 boards, 2 [...]

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Chess Union (ECU) and Romanian Chess Federation have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated to ECU to participate in the 18th European Youth Rapid & Blitz U-8,10,12,14,16,18 Championship which will be held from 31st July to 5th August 2018 in the city of Oradea, Romania. The 18th European Youth Rapid&Blitz Championships [...]

Trouble for chess as Swiss bank account about to close

Trouble for chess as Swiss bank account about to close

Chess is one more time hitting mainstream media with an unpopular topic. BBC, The Telegraph, and a number of other sources quote FIDE Treasurer Dr. Adrian M. Siegel on the information that “UBS has announced that they will immediately close our [FIDE] accounts”. This is a result of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s two year presence on the [...]

International Chess Open Graz 2018 live

International Chess Open Graz 2018 live

Chess Open Graz 2018 starts on 17th of February and lasts until the 23rd. It takes place in Hotel Novapark. The tournament is divided in 3 sections. A-tournament: open; B-tournament:

4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris 2018 live

4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris 2018 live

The 4th International Open Chess Tournament Vardaris is organized by Chess Club “SACH” of Thessaloniki and Cooperativa “Allostropos”. It will be held from 15 to 19 February. Playing venue will be Hotel Holiday Inn, Thessaloniki. Swiss System 7 rounds (accelerated for the first round only for A and B group). Tournament is divided in 4 [...]

TCEC Premier Division – the strongest computer chess event in history

TCEC Premier Division – the strongest computer chess event in history

Participants and information

Andscacs wins TCEC Division 1

Andscacs wins TCEC Division 1

Andscacs and Fizbo qualify for the Premier division

2018 Candidates Tournament

2018 Candidates Tournament

The 2018 Candidates Chess Tournament will take place 10-28 March in Berlin. The prize fund will total €420,000, or an estimated $500,000 at the current exchange rate. In addition to €420,000, the prize will also include 10% of the pay-per-view revenues from the event. The winner will get a chance to fight for the World [...]

GM Parham Maghsoodloo is the winner of 26th International Fajr Festival

GM	Parham Maghsoodloo is the winner of 26th International Fajr Festival

GM Parham Maghsoodloo is the winner of 26th International Fajr Festival which was held from 3 to 10 February in Mazandaran – Amol. Iranian GM won it with great result 7,5 out of 9, point clear from IM Amin Tabatabaei, GM Pavel Ponkratov and few more players with 6,5. After a slow start he gathered [...]

Aleksandar Indjić is the winner of the Portugal Open 2018

Aleksandar Indjić is the winner of the Portugal Open 2018

The Serbian grandmaster Aleksandar Indjić is the winner of the Portugal Open 2018 The strongest tournament ever held in Portugal, that gathered 272 chess players from 42 countries in the second pavilion of the Municipal Sports Complex of Vistoso Casal, in Lisbon. Indjić made 7.5 points in 9 possible, the same as the Russians Anton [...]

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