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“Tashir” Tigran Petrosian Memorial

“Tashir” Tigran Petrosian Memorial

The 21st category super-tournament Tigran Petrosian Memorial, sponsored by Tashir Group, will be held on 3-11th November at the Hotel Novotel Moscow City. Chairman of the organizing committee is the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. The prize fund is 100 000 euros. The tournament format will be round robin with eight players: [...]

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Russian Federation and the city of Sochi are hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014. It will take place from November 7th to November 28th, 2014. The match is between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 Vishvanathan Anand (India). The WCM 2014 shall be played over a maximum [...]

Kamsky, Barbosa and Erenburg share first in Washington Chess Congress

Kamsky, Barbosa and Erenburg share first in Washington Chess Congress

The Washington Chess Congress was held from October 8-13, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event had 4 sections: Premier, Under 2100, Under 1700 and Under 1300. The tournament format was 7-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10. The total prize fund was around $23,000, [...]

The teams of “Zagreb” and “Mladost” are 2014 Croatian champions

The teams of “Zagreb” and “Mladost” are 2014 Croatian champions

The 23rd Croatian Team Chess Championships for Men and Women were organized by the Croatian Chess Federation on 3-13th October 2014 at the Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa in Bol on island Brac in Croatia. Men’s Section was convincingly won by Chess Club “Zagreb” (Zagreb) with 18/18 points. The team consisted of GM Vladimir Malakhov from Russia [...]

GM Miroslav Tosic winner of Crna Trava Rapid

GM Miroslav Tosic winner of Crna Trava Rapid

The event was organized by SO Crna Trava, chess clubs Komren Niš and Radnički Ćuprija, and sponsored by Chessdom.com

FIDE Grand Prix round moves to Tbilisi from Tehran

FIDE Grand Prix round moves to Tbilisi from Tehran

Dates remain the same, Jobava substitutes Ghaem Maghami

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 8 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 8 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 8 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Las Vegas, Nevada – After five days of gruelling daily chess matches Wesley So is the champion of the inaugural Millionaire Chess Open. As the top winner he takes home $100,000 from the highest stakes in open chess tournament history. “I am so happy to be the winner of the Millionaire Chess Open. With competition [...]

Houdini maintains perfect lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b

Houdini maintains perfect lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b

TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1b is underway and Houdini 4 maintains the lead with perfect 6/6 score after defeating Nightmare in the sixth round. The game started with the Fianchetto Variation of King’s Indian Defence and White gave up on move 93. Komodo outplayed Senpai in the sixth round to obtain second place with [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Gelfand and Caruana share first place

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Gelfand and Caruana share first place

Boris Gelfand and Fabiano Caruana finished joint winners of the Grand Prix in Baku after drawing their respective games in the final round. Their nearest followers didn’t win either, and the only decisive match was Alexander Grischuk’s victory against Leinier Dominguez. Caruana took the winner’s trophy on better tie-break (greater number of wins), but the [...]

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