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Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

The 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 27th December, 2015 to 5th January, 2016, in Clarion Hotel Stockholm, in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region. Official website/ LIVE games with analysis Dutch player GM Sergei Tiviakov returns to the Swedish tournament Rilton Cup – after 25 [...]

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the 2015 Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round of the event. The 2015 Commonwealth Chess Championship was held from 22-30th June at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India. The event has attracted 298 [...]

Filipino GM Roland Salvador wins Expo Chess in Milan

Filipino GM Roland Salvador wins Expo Chess in Milan

GM Roland Salvador from Philippines won “Expo Milan Chess Move 2015”, hosted in Milan 20th to 28th June, during Expo, the world biggest event about food and nutrition

Children’s Day held at Russian Higher League

Children’s Day held at Russian Higher League

The Russian Higher League, the 4th stage of the 68th Russian Men’s Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Championship, is being held in Kaliningrad from June 21 till July 2 as part of the Chess in Museums international program implemented by the Russian Chess Federation together with Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation. On June [...]

FIDE Chess For Girls – Vienna

FIDE Chess For Girls – Vienna

Chess For Girls project is sponsored by FIDE (FIDE Women’s Commission), Webster University – SPICE, and the Susan Polgar Foundation, with support from the Austrian Chess Federation, Vienna Chess Federation and hosted by Webster University Vienna. The organizers have invited the top 10 highest rated girls in the world (1 per country limit) to Webster [...]

In Memoriam – Gaguik Oganessian

In Memoriam – Gaguik Oganessian

The Executive Secretary of Armenian Chess Federation Gaguik Oganessian passed away at the age of 68. His last appearance at the chess scene was in Stavanger, Norway, just a couple of days ago. Rest in piece Gaguik Oganessian! Armenian Chess Federation website / Chess in Armenia Magazine Part of Gaguik Oganessian’s remarkable biography and great personality is [...]

GM Krasimir Rusev winner of Visma GM Tournament 2015

GM Krasimir Rusev winner of Visma GM Tournament 2015

The 2015 Visma Chess Festival took place from 24-28th June, in Vaxjo, Sweden. The event was separated into three 10-player round robin tournaments, valid for FIDE rating and norms. Bulgarian GM Krasimir Rusev and IM Daniel Howard Fernandez of England tied for the first place in Visma GM Tournament with 6,5/9 points each, but Rusev prevailed on [...]

6th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

6th Qualification Tournament of the World Online Amateur Championship

The 6th Qualification Tournament of the 1st FIDE World Online Amateur Blitz Championship 2015 was held on 25th June on the official FIDE Online platform. An impressive number of 112 participants from 38 countries competed in the 11-round Swiss event. The top represented countries are India, Italy, Philippines, United States, Brazil, Greece and Bangladesh. Top [...]

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 [...]

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