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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!

Live games with computer analysis

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 [...]

Clement Stahl wins Réunion Open

Clement Stahl wins Réunion Open

The 16th International Réunion Island Open was held from 18th to 25th October at the Salle des Fetes de Bellepierre in Saint-Denis, Réunion Island. The tournament was organized by the Echiquier du Nord and was completed over 9 rounds of Swiss system. 57 players from 13 clubs competed. Clement Stahl from Club du Canal St-Martin [...]

Team Chess Championship Evo Morales

Team Chess Championship Evo Morales

The 2014 Team Chess Championship EVO MORALES is organized by Chess Club ACIB CSYDAM, Bolivian Consulate and Cuyana Chess Federation on 8-9th November 2014 on Gomensoro  2530, San José, in Guaymallén, a central department of Mendoza Province in Argentine. Evo Morales, who is serving as Bolivian President since 2006, played a friendly chess match against [...]

World Senior Chess Championships 2014 started in Katerini

World Senior Chess Championships 2014 started in Katerini

The 24th FIDE World Senior Championships have started at the Olympus Riviera of Katerini in Greece, with the participation of 163 players from 40 countries and a prize fund of €20.000 for the winners! The event is held under excellent playing conditions in the conference center of the 5-star “Mediterranean Village” resort hotel. Top names [...]

OIBM Bad Wiessee 2014

OIBM Bad Wiessee 2014

The 18th Offene Internationale Bayerische Schachmeisterschaft is scheduled to take place from 25th October to 2nd November 2014 in Bad Wiessee, a spa town on Lake Tagernsee in Bavarian Region of Germany. The event is 9-round Swiss Open Tournament with the time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest [...]

Leaders emerge at EYCC 2014 in Batumi

Leaders emerge at EYCC 2014 in Batumi

The 24th European Youth Chess Championship 2014 is afoot in Georgian coastal town Batumi. After 5 rounds we already have the leaders in their age groups. In the group Boys U18 Valerii Iovcov (MDA) and FM Melih Yurtseven (TUR) are in the lead with 4.5 points. U16 IM Maksim Vavulin (RUS) and Andreas Kelires (CYP) [...]

TCEC Stage 2 starts today with average ELO 3000+

TCEC Stage 2 starts today with average ELO 3000+

TCEC super-computer in search for new openings

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