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FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Baku, Azerbaijan

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Baku, Azerbaijan

The FIDE Events Commission is holding a Seminar for International Organizers from 3-5th September during the 42nd Chess Olympiad at the “Crystal Hall” in Baku, Azerbaijan. Successful Seminar’s attendees will grant a FIDE IO Norm necessary for the FIDE IO title application. Detailed International Organizers Titles Regulations. Schedule: Saturday 3rd September 09:30 to 13:00 Seminar [...]

9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open

9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open

The 9th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open GM Chess Tournament 2016 is taking place from 2-9th June at the Mount Litera School, Bandra Kurla Complex, in Mumbai, India. The event organized by Venus Chess Academy consists of three sections: Category A for players rated above 2000, Category B for players rated under 2000, and Category [...]

Antoaneta Stefanova grabs the lead at EIWCC 2016

Antoaneta Stefanova grabs the lead at EIWCC 2016

The top seed of the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016 GM Antoaneta Stefanova (BUL 2507) defeated the overnight leader WIM Yuliya Shvayger (ISR 2415) and took the pole position. The ex World Champion emerged as leader before the rest day and will face IM Elisabeth Paehtz (GER 2489) in the 7th round. The rest [...]

Asian Continental Chess 2016 LIVE!

Asian Continental Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Vladimir Putin greets Belaya Ladya participants

Vladimir Putin greets Belaya Ladya participants

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to everyone taking part in the Belaya Ladya national open chess tournament between school teams. The message is published on the official site of the Russian President. “It is important that the Russian Chess Federation’s Chess at School programme is producing tangible results, and we see more and [...]

Vladimir Belous wins Chicago Chess Open 2016

Vladimir Belous wins Chicago Chess Open 2016

The 25th Annual Chicago Open was held on May 26-30, 2016, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois. The event had 8 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The strongest Open section with 126 participants was completed over [...]

Boris Grachev convincing in KiiT International Chess Festival

Boris Grachev convincing in KiiT International Chess Festival

The 9th KiiT International Chess Festival 2016 took place from 23-30th May at the KiiT University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. The tournament was organized by the All Odisha Chess Association and KiiT University, under the auspices of AICF. Russian Grandmaster Boris Grachev stormed through the Elite Category to take the winner’s trophy with 8,5/10 points, [...]

Nirvana leads the Top Chess Engine Championship after 5 rounds

Nirvana leads the Top Chess Engine Championship after 5 rounds

Stockfish, Andscacs and Jonny tied for second

Gata Kamsky clear first in Nezhmetdinov Cup Rapid

Gata Kamsky clear first in Nezhmetdinov Cup Rapid

The 38th Nezhmetdinov Cup started with the rapid tournament that was held on 29-30th May at the Central Chess School in Kazan, Russia. The tournament format was 9-round Swiss with the time control 15 min + 5 sec. GM Gata Kamsky took a clear first place with 7,5 points in the field of 107 players. [...]

Renault Russia becomes partner of RCF

Renault Russia becomes partner of RCF

On Tuesday Renault Russia company entered a partnership deal with the Russian Chess Federation. The papers were signed by Andrey Pankov, General Director of Renault Russia, and RCF President Andrey Filatov. According to this deal, Renault Kaptur becomes the official car of RCF and will be granted to the winners of men’s and women’s Superfinals. [...]

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