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Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess is a melting pot of cultures, ages, nationalities and abilities. Watch the mood video to experience the ambience of #gibchess 2017.

Gibraltar Chess 2017 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess 2017 LIVE!

Final round and tiebreaks with computer analysis

Moscow Open – Round 4

Moscow Open – Round 4

Dmitry Gordievsky, Semen Lomasov, Boris Grachev (all from Moscow) and Ramil Faizrakhmanov (Kazan) top the table in the men’s competitions. Ramil managed to win over the ranking favorite Sanan Sjugirov (Kazan) in the fourth round. Nine chess players scored 3,5 points.

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

“Chess is a part of my life, but it is not my whole life!”… Four-time women’s world champion, Hou Yifan, gives a candid interview at #gibchess 2017.

ECU files a criminal complaint in Switzerland

ECU files a criminal complaint in Switzerland

After the ECU General Assembly in Baku, Azerbaijan, all the investigation’s reports and materials from Bulgaria, Montenegro and FIDE Ethics Commission, as well related with the case press items & letters from the above countries, including Serbia, were sent to the major legal office in Zug, Switzerland, for further evaluation. Additionally were forwarded to Switzerland [...]

49th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

49th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

From 24 to 28 January 2017 the 49th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetyan (ARM), FIDE Rules Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer and the Technical Organizer was IA Mihail Prevenios (GRE), FIDE Lecturer. The Lectures were [...]

Young players set the fashion in Moscow Open

Young players set the fashion in Moscow Open

Three rounds have been played in the main tournament of the RSSU Cup, 2017 Moscow Open. The sole leaders will appear not so soon, and participants are trying to score the maximum number of points in the starting games. It’s worth saying, there are many very young chess players among the leaders. Seven players keep [...]

2017 Grand Chess Tour – Participants and Event Allocations

2017 Grand Chess Tour – Participants and Event Allocations

The Grand Chess Tour is pleased to announce the event allocations for the nine tour participants of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. All invited players accepted their invitations except for GM Vladimir Kramnik, who has been replaced by GM Levon Aronian. The 9 tour participants will all compete in the 2017 Sinquefield Cup and the [...]

ECU Board Meeting in Antalya, Turkey

ECU Board Meeting in Antalya, Turkey

The first ECU Board meeting in 2017 took place on 27th and 28th January in Antalya, Turkey. The Turkish Chess Federation hosted the Board members under the excellent conditions at Mardan Palace, during the Turkish Youth Championship 2017. The ECU Board members had the chance to make the first ceremonial moves at the last rounds of the [...]

Andrey Filatov: My main goal is to make chess popular

Andrey Filatov: My main goal is to make chess popular

Three years ago, Russian businessman Andrey Filatov became the President of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF). Now he takes a step back to assess the work he and the RCF have accomplished in that time. In this interview with Sport Express, Mr. Filatov talks about how chess is experiencing a boom, both in Russia and [...]

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