Chess

imperia

News from ‘Chess News’

ECU press release: “Budva investigation” unveils new details

ECU press release: “Budva investigation” unveils new details

The scandal with the European Youth Chess Championship in 2013 that forced Vladimir Sakotic to resign from his position of MCF President might have much deeper implications than the breaking of the law concluded by the local authorities. The current ECU Board was asked to investigate a number of issues concerning the organization of the [...]

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament

6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be held this summer from Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice. Three Opens, A [...]

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Live video commentary

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Live video commentary

Live video from the playing hall

8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers

The FIDE Events Commission is organizing the 8th Internet based FIDE Seminar for International Organizers from 22-25 June 2015. Successful Seminar attendees will be granted a FIDE IO Norm necessary for the FIDE IO title application. Applications for titles can reach FIDE office until 1st of July for the 2015 FIDE Congress in Abu Dhabi. [...]

Play against International Masters for free

Play against International Masters for free

Enjoy Daily Master Chess Challenge against strong players and experienced trainers! IM, WGM Iva Videnova, IM Nikolay Milchev and IM Velislav Kukov deliver free Master Challenges every day in Chess Arena. Sign up here ANALYSIS OF YOUR CHESS GAMES BY A GM (5 GAMES + 1 FREE for €49.90)! Schedule: Friday, 22nd May at 20:00 CET  - Play with IM, WGM Iva [...]

GM Deepan first on tiebreak in Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) Tournament 2015

GM Deepan first on tiebreak in Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) Tournament 2015

The 1st Sivakasi Chess Sparklers (SCS) FIDE Rated Tournament took place from 17-24th May, 2015, in Sivakasi, a town in Virudhunagar District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. Former Asian Junior champion GM Deepan Chakkaravarthy took the trophy in a 493-player competition. Deepan shared the [...]

US players dominate in the American Continental Championship

US players dominate in the American Continental Championship

The 10th American Continental Chess Championship is currently in progress in the Telecommunications Tower (ANTEL Tower), in Montevideo, the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The event is organized by the Uruguay Chess Federation (FUA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Montevideo Municipality and ANTEL Telecommunications company. The first two tables were occupied by American players [...]

Tough day for the favorites at EIWCC 2015

Tough day for the favorites at EIWCC 2015

The 3rd round of the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2015 brought about lots of surprises. The first seed and Georgia #1 GM Nana Dzagnidze (2570) saved the game against GM Elina Danielian (ARM 2458) and managed to draw with a perpetual check. (Note: Dzagnidze is not paired for the remainder of the event) On [...]

In Memoriam – Joaquim Durão

In Memoriam – Joaquim Durão

We have been sadly informed that Portuguese International Master Joaquim Durão passed away today, at the age of 84. Mr. Durão was the first Portuguese player to win the title of International Master in 1975 and represented the country in 10 Chess Olympiads. He was 13 times Portuguese Chess Champion and President of the Portuguese [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Blantyre, Malawi – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Blantyre, Malawi – Results

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized from 21 to 24 April 2015 in Blantyre, Malawi, by the Malawi Chess Association, in cooperation with the Africa Chess Union and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue was the Shire Highlands Hotel, in Blantyre. The Seminar was held concurrently with the FIDE Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships. [...]

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2015