Rapid marathon announced for this weekend
FIDE and FOA have announced a daily continuous series of online rated events. The tournaments are with blitz, bullet and rapid time controls, and have specific division by rating. All times in GMT/UTC Bullet: daily at 14:16, 18:16, 22:16 with time control 1+1 and maximum 9 rounds Blitz: daily at 1:16, 5:16, 9:16, 13:16, 17:16, [...]
GM Slim Belkhodja (TUN) is the winner of the Paul Keres Memorial 2016 GP with 36 points in his best 5 tournaments, and 48,5 total points, the same as the 2nd winner FM Dirk Paulsen (GER). Average performance of 5 best tournaments (2331 to 2300) gave the first place to the Tunisian GM. Mr. Mario [...]
1.680.000 rated games have been played in FIDE Online Arena and 750 Arena titles have been awarded to the members.
Chess is the first and only sport, recognized by the International Olympic Committee, which can be officially played online. FIDE Online Arena is the only official online chess platform of the World Chess Federation where online official games, tournaments, and World Championships can be played. All this with official international rating and titles. Just a [...]
The 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship Final took place in Rome on November 26th 2015. The venue was the prestigious Circolo Canottieri Aniene in Rome, Italy, made available by its president, Giovanni Malago, who is also the president of the Italian Olympic Committee. The event was the culmination of the massive qualification process [...]