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Remco Heite Invitational 2014 LIVE!

Remco Heite Invitational 2014 LIVE!

The Remco Heite Invitational Chess Tournament 2014 is taking place on 14-16th November 2014 at Hotel Holland Inn in Wolvega, a town in the Netherlands. The event will be a 6 player single round-robin tournament with the strong participation of GM Loek Van Wely, GM Gawain Jones, GM Daniel Fridman, GM Sipke Ernst, GM Dimitri Reindrman and [...]

14th European Youth Rapid Team Tournament 2014 LIVE!

14th European Youth Rapid Team Tournament 2014 LIVE!

The 14th European Youth Rapid Team Chess Championship is organized by the European Chess Union and Estonian Chess Federation on 12-17th November 2014 at the Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel Conference Centre in Tallinn, the capital and largest city of Estonia. Boys and girls under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 participate in the event. Top seeded players [...]

Jones goes down again in Remco Heite Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Jones goes down again in Remco Heite Invitational 2014 – Press Release

The Remco Heite Invitational Chess Tournament 2014 is taking place on 14-16th November 2014 at Hotel Holland Inn in Wolvega, a town in the Netherlands. Official website/ LIVE games with analysis Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen The second round had many similarities with the first. True, yesterday Black was very much OK, whereas this morning [...]

Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Chessdom’s Chief Editor Goran Urosevic spoke to Espen Adgestein, manager to World Champion Magnus Carlsen, about television and media coverage of World Championship Match 2014 in Norway. Video by Vijay Kumar, photo Espen with NRK by Anastasya Karlovich Carlsen-Anand game 6 LIVE Chessdom: Mr.Agdestein, game 6 of the World Championship Mach is now in progress [...]

GM Alexander Ipatov is Turkish Chess Champion

GM Alexander Ipatov is Turkish Chess Champion

The 2014 Turkish Individual Chess Championship took place on 1-15th November 2014 in Buldan, a town and a district of Denizli Province in the inner Aegean Region of Turkey. The event was 13-round closed tournament, consisting of 14 players. First place and gold medal is for the young star and2012 World junior champion GM Alexander [...]

A déjà-vu for L’Ami, almost a déjà vu for Van Wely and Fridman – Press Release

A déjà-vu for L’Ami, almost a déjà vu for Van Wely and Fridman – Press Release

Press Release by Peter Boel It’s a good tradition in the Remco Heite tournament: as so often, the first round was highly spectacular in all respects. Erwin l’Ami was lucky enough to find himself in a position in which he had already shown how it should be played, and Gawain Jones didn’t find a real [...]

The charm of chess in downtown Milan

The charm of chess in downtown Milan

The first weekend of November was dedicated to the promotion of the sport at multiple levels, which gathered a large audience of curious chess fans, but also families who were able to spend time together and experience the beauty of the mind sport that chess is. Chess is all in one, a sport, an art, [...]

Tal Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Tal Memorial 2014 LIVE!

Concurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi. Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4′+2”. The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media [...]

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 kicked off – Photo Report

The WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 is taking place on 12-20th November 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The highest team chess event in Bangladesh consists of 9 teams: Sreejan Chess Club, Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club, Sultana Kamal Smirity Pathagar, Bangladesh Navy Chess Team (Junior), Fire-Service & Civil Defense Sports Club, [...]

Ukrainian chess center Lviv to host numerous tournaments

Ukrainian chess center Lviv to host numerous tournaments

The splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine, will be hosting numerous chess events. The 3rd Yury Privalov Memorial 2014 had just ended, when the National finals for Men and Women kicked off. Twelve of the best Ukrainian male and female players will be guests of the 4-Star Hotel Warszawa**** from 10th to 22nd November 2014 [...]

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