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Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy is VIetnam’s 8th Grandmaster

Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy is VIetnam’s 8th Grandmaster

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese chess master Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy has achieved his third Grandmaster (GM) norm after finishing supreme with 7.5 points at the fifth First Saturday – Borloy-Androvitzky Karoly Memorial, held recently in Budapest, Hungary. Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy is set to become Vietnam’s eighth Grandmaster. Huy competed in a double round robin [...]

Chess Olympiad 2014 – visas issues pointed again by FIDE

Chess Olympiad 2014 – visas issues pointed again by FIDE

Multiple questions have remained unanswered

Svidler leads by one point in match vs Gelfand – PHOTOS

Svidler leads by one point in match vs Gelfand – PHOTOS

The 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament 2014 is in progress in the Israeli capital. The great chess festival in Jerusalem continues with the high-profile match Gelfand vs. Svidler. Four games of the match were played in two days. The current result is 2,5-1,5 in favor of the guest GM Peter Svidler. The only decisive game so [...]

4th International Chess Tournament Isthmia 2014 – Participants

4th International Chess Tournament Isthmia 2014 – Participants

The Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” is organizing the 4th International Chess Tournament Isthmia 2014 on 18-25th August at the Alkyon Hotel in Vrachati, Korinthia, Greece. Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Velo Vocha, Municipality of Korinth and Regional Unity of Korinthia are supporting the event. The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system [...]

11th Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational

11th Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational

The 11th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational chess tournament, held July 10-15 at Webster University, wrapped up on Tuesday, July 15, in an unprecedented three-way tie. The co-champions include top-seeded Kimberly Ding of New Jersey, Natasha Morales Santos of Puerto Rico and Neeshmy Nunez Gonzales of Costa Rica. Ultimately, rules of FIDE, the International Chess [...]

Lithuania and Saint Petersburg win gold medals in FIDE World Senior Team Chess Championship 2014

Lithuania and Saint Petersburg win gold medals in FIDE World Senior Team Chess Championship 2014

The FIDE World Senior Team Chess Championship 2014 took place on 13-21st July at the Vilnius Town Hall, Didžioji g. 31, LT-01128 Vilnius, Lithuania. The Championship consisted of two sections: – Section 1 with 18 teams: Open tournament for teams with players 50+, including women’s teams with players 50+ which have separate ranking and prizes [...]

GM Daniel Semcesen tops Schack-SM 2014

GM Daniel Semcesen tops Schack-SM 2014

The 2014 edition of Schack-SM was hosted by the town of Borlange, situated in Dalarna County, Sweden from 11-20th July, 2014. GM Daniel Semcesen was a sole winner of the tournament with 6/9 points, leaving the runner-up GM Erik Blomqvist half a point behind. Third place was shared by GM Pontus Carlsson and GM Emanuel Berg on 5 [...]

IM Arghyadip Das lifts the trophy in Leiden

IM Arghyadip Das lifts the trophy in Leiden

The 8th edition of Leiden Chess Tournament was held on 11-20th July, 2014, in Leiden, a city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The event was organized by the Stichting Denksportpromotie Nederland, a foundation for mind sports, in a 9-round Swiss format. The last-year’s tradition goes on in Leiden. After GM S. P. Sethuraman won the [...]

Tikhookeansky Meridian in Vladivostok

Tikhookeansky Meridian in Vladivostok

The Tikhookeansky Meridian was held on 18-20th July at the DVFU campus in Vladivostok. The 11-round rapid chess tournament was a stage in the circuit Rapid Cup of Russia. 65 players competed. The total prize fund was 450,000 RUB (approx 9500 EUR), with 2100 EUR reserved for the winner. Grandmasters Artyom Timofeev, Vladimir Belous and [...]

Tromso reply to FIDE and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Tromso reply to FIDE and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

All teams allowed to participate

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