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Magnus Carlsen visited Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Magnus Carlsen visited Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

World Champion Magnus Carlsen visited Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology on 8th April to meet the students and guests and to give a simultaneous exhibition. The event was organized by Runa Capital fund, Phystech-Union and Sberbank Technologies, with the purpose to give an opportunity to talented students to meet the World Chess Champion and [...]

Field completed for 1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014

Field completed for 1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014

The Cyprus Chess Federation and FIDE Zone 1.10, with the support of ECU and the FIDE Events Commission, are holding the 1st Individual FIDE Zone (1.10) Championship 2014 in Larnaca, Cyprus, on 21–30th April 2014. The event is a twelve-player round-robin. Each member Federation is sending one player as its representative. The host Federation will [...]

14th Bangkok Chess Club Open – Participants

14th Bangkok Chess Club Open – Participants

The 14th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2014 will take place from 12th to 19th of April 2014 at the 5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel. The event is organized by the Bangkok Chess Club. There are two groups of play: Open category for all players, and Challenger category for players rated below 2100 or unrated (ratings [...]

Russia takes gold in European Senior Team Championship

Russia takes gold in European Senior Team Championship

The European Senior Team Championship 2014 was held from 1-9th April in Sibenik, Croatia. 36 teams competed in the 9-round Swiss event. Russia 1 took a clear first place with 16 match points (8 wins and loss against Croatia) to claim another gold medal in this competition. The winning team consisted of Grandmasters Semen Dvoirys, [...]

Russian Team Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Russian Team Chess Championship 2014 LIVE!

Live games with triple engine analysis

Webster chess team wins President’s Cup – Final Four of Chess

Webster chess team wins President’s Cup – Final Four of Chess

After a weekend in New York City, Webster University chess team members returned to St. Louis with some impressive hardware: their second consecutive President’s Cup, known as the “Final Four of College Chess.” To take home the 2014 national title, the chess Gorloks completed a weekend sweep by defeating Texas Tech University in the third [...]

Two Leaders, Many Challengers in KL International Open

Two Leaders, Many Challengers in KL International Open

With his second successive win in round six of the DYTM Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah KL International Open IM Mouthun Ly has joined GM Sergei Tiviakov on top of the leaderboard with 5/6 and is now also in contention for a GM title norm. Ly beat fellow IM Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy while Tiviakov with [...]

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, Round 1 Pairings

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, Round 1 Pairings

The 4th tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 is taking place from 7th to 22nd April at the beautiful Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, FIDE, Russian Chess Federation and Ugra Chess Academy. The Women’s Grand-Prix [...]

Dramatic fourteenth round of TCEC Stage 2, Stockfish jumps ahead of Komodo, while Hannibal is back in the game

Dramatic fourteenth round of TCEC Stage 2, Stockfish jumps ahead of Komodo, while Hannibal is back in the game

Big battle for the qualification spots, follow the last round live

European Chess Union: A Union Of The Many

European Chess Union: A Union Of The Many

“ECU Back to Europe” has announced the platform of Zurab Azmaiparashvili’s Campaign Team for the ECU elections 2014. In Tromsø the Azmaiparashvili Campaign will unveil the first ECU General Sponsorship contract for €400,000 over four years, with the goal of finding two more such sponsors in year two, more than doubling the ECU annual budget. [...]

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