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Gabor Papp wins 2016 World Chess Open

Gabor Papp wins 2016 World Chess Open

The 44th Annual World Open was held from June 30-July 4, 2016 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event had 9 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900 and Unrated. The main Open section had 220 participants. After 9 rounds [...]

Evgeny Postny to play in next Rilton Cup

Evgeny Postny to play in next Rilton Cup

The Israeli player Evgeny Postny, 35 years of age, is the first 2600+ player to sign up for Rilton Cup 2016/2017 which will be played between December 27th and January 5th. GM Evgeny Postny has 2632 in ELO and will surely be among the favorites to win the trophy. By Ingemar Falk It’s more than [...]

1st Chess Stars Cup LIVE!

1st Chess Stars Cup LIVE!

With many top GMs

One week to Ikaros Chess 2016

One week to Ikaros Chess 2016

Updated participants list

Complete repertoire with or against Slav – by GM Davorin Kuljasevic

Complete repertoire with or against Slav – by GM Davorin Kuljasevic

More GMs release their chess knowledge

Komodo (11.0 / 15) leads TCEC at halftime

Komodo (11.0 / 15) leads TCEC at halftime

Halftime report of TCEC Stage 2

Grigory Oparin and Evgenija Ovod win Russian Higher Leagues

Grigory Oparin and Evgenija Ovod win Russian Higher Leagues

The Russian Higher Leagues for men and women were held from 22nd June to 1st July in Kolomna, Moscow Oblast. Top five finishers from each section qualify for the Superfinal which will take place in Novosibirsk. Grigory Oparin won the men’s championship outright with 6,5 points from 9 rounds. Eight players finished half a point [...]

GM Branko Damljanovic winner of Silver Lake Open

GM Branko Damljanovic winner of Silver Lake Open

The 10th Silver Lake Chess Festival was held from 19-26th June in Silver Lake, Veliko Gradiste, Serbia, with a record number of 260 participants. The Festival consisted of Open A for players rated over 2000, Open B for players rated under 2200, Open C for players rated under 1700, Silver Star Blitz, Bughouse tournament and [...]

Russian Higher League 2016 LIVE!

Russian Higher League 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

Chengdu FIDE Women Grand Prix

The Chinese Chess Association, in partnership with the International Chess Federation (FIDE), is organizing the fourth tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix series 2015/2016 from 1-15th July in Chengdu, China. A round robin tournament with twelve top women players will be held in Wang Jiang Hotel *****. The event is sponsored by Chinese Chess [...]

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