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46th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

46th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

On 6, 7 and 13 February 2016 the 46th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the Chess IQ Academy (USA) and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer and Technical Organizer of the seminar was IA/IO Sevan Muradian (USA), Secretary of the FIDE Rules Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was [...]

Kacper Piorun winner of Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament

Kacper Piorun winner of Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament

The 4th Polish-Hungarian Friendship Tournament in Katowice attracted almost 600 players from twelve different countries. There were 21 grandmasters who took part in the OPEN tournament with over 240 players. The winner of the main tournament is GM Kacper Piorun (POL) who gathered 7,5 points out of 9 games. Second place goes to GM Bartosz [...]

Russian Team Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

Russian Team Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

The rule of three in TCEC Stage 1a

The rule of three in TCEC Stage 1a

The battle for qualification positions heats up

Australian Teams for the Baku Chess Olympiad

Australian Teams for the Baku Chess Olympiad

Jamie Kenmure informs about the lineups of the Australian teams for the 42nd Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Open: 1.GM David Smerdon 2.GM Zong-Yuan Zhao 3.IM Moulthun Ly 4.IM Anton Smirnov 5.GM Max Illingworth Women: 1.WIM Heather Richards 2.WIM Giang Nguyen 3.WIM Emma Guo 4.WIM Biljana Dekic 5.WIM Alexandra Jule

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2016 – Participants

The 17th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will take place from 26th May to 8th June at the complex Comandor-Amiral in Mamaia, Romania. The Championship is organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union. The Championship is open to all players representing the Chess [...]

Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 LIVE!

Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Wesley So vs Ding Liren LIVE!

Wesley So vs Ding Liren LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Rogule and Sveshnikov are 2016 Latvian Chess Champions

Rogule and Sveshnikov are 2016 Latvian Chess Champions

The 2016 Latvia Chess Championships for men and women were held from 30th April to 6th May in Riga. The men’s section was 9-round Swiss with 29 participants and women’s section was 7-round Swiss with 17 players. IM Vladimir Sveshnikov won the men’s championship with 7,0 points. IM Nikita Meskovs is second with 6,5 points, [...]

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

Silver Lake Open – 14 countries represented and counting

The Silver Lake Chess Festival 2016 will take place from 19-26th June in Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake, Serbia. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament for players rated over 2000 FIDE – Open “B”, tournament for players rated under 2200 FIDE – [...]

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