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Quinn Emanuel law firm to represent Russian Chess Federation

Quinn Emanuel law firm to represent Russian Chess Federation

The international law firm Quinn Emanuel will represent the interests of the Russian Chess Federation (the – “RCF”) in connection with publication of the false information about the RCF President Andrey Filatov. The engagement agreement has been signed today. On May 10, The Telegraph and a number of other media published articles containing false information [...]

Exciting development in TCEC 1a preliminary group

Exciting development in TCEC 1a preliminary group

Many engines with a chance to qualify

GM Valentin Iotov joins the Chessdom team

GM Valentin Iotov joins the Chessdom team

All games of Carlsen and Karjakin in 2016 with commentary

GM Grigorov: a farewell to Viktor Gavrikov, a fantastic coach and great person

GM Grigorov: a farewell to Viktor Gavrikov, a fantastic coach and great person

Just like in chess, in his personal life, he was best characterized by his aim for perfection

Vladimir Putin awards a medal to Andrey Filatov

Vladimir Putin awards a medal to Andrey Filatov

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on awarding the President of the Russian Chess Federation and FIDE Vice President Andrey Filatov with a medal of Class 2 Order For Merit to the Fatherland, for merits in development of physical culture and sports, and long-standing commitment and diligent work. The document – decree No 225 [...]

Abdumalik and Kostenko are champions of Kazakhstan

Abdumalik and Kostenko are champions of Kazakhstan

The 2016 Kazakhstan Chess Championships for men and women were held from 3-13th May at the Astana International Hotel in Almaty. The women’s championship was 10-player round robin with the average elo 2108. Top-seeded WGM Zhansaya Abdumalik took the title with 7,0/9 points, half a point ahead of WGM Yelena Ankudinova. The men’s section was [...]

2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting

2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting

The 2016 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting will be held in Madrid, in the period 10 to 13 June 2016. Federations and individuals who are interested to send proposals to be discussed in the Meeting and in the Baku FIDE Congress Arbiters’ Commission Meeting (September 2016) are kindly requested to send them to the FIDE [...]

24th New York State Open

24th New York State Open

The 24th Annual New York State Open will be held from May 20-22, 2016, at the Tiki Resort, 2 Canada St., Lake George, New York. The event has 4 sections: Open, Senior, Under 1610 and Under 1210. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (May 20-22) or 2-day schedule (May 21-22) to participate in. The [...]

Limburg Open 2016 LIVE!

Limburg Open 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Grzegorz Gajewski with winner’s trophy in Wunsiedel

Grzegorz Gajewski with winner’s trophy in Wunsiedel

Grandmaster Grzegorz Gajewski emerged winner of the 10th Wunsiedel Schach-Festival that was held from 5-8th May in Wunsiedel, Germany. Gajewski, who was the second of Viswanathan Anand at Candidates Tournament, collected 6 points from 7 games to become clear winner of the Master section. There were 142 players in the field. The Amateur Section had [...]

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