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FIDE Online Arena Newsletter

FIDE Online Arena Newsletter

1.680.000 rated games have been played in FIDE Online Arena and 750 Arena titles have been awarded to the members.

FOA Rapid and Blitz holiday events

FOA Rapid and Blitz holiday events

Paul Keres dedicated event on January 7th

FIDE New Year’s Online Grand Prix 2016

FIDE New Year’s Online Grand Prix 2016

Information about the New Year Eve’s tournaments

FOA presents new interface

FOA presents new interface

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 [...]

Harika Dronavalli winner of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship!

Harika Dronavalli winner of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship!

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 [...]

FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship final

FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship final

Live games with computer analysis start at 16:00 CET

Gianpietro Pagnoncelli, President of FSI: the new generations communicate and think in a digital way

Gianpietro Pagnoncelli, President of FSI: the new generations communicate and think in a digital way

Interview with the President of the Italian Chess Federation

Italian Ministry of Education to support online chess classroom on Junior Arena

Italian Ministry of Education to support online chess classroom on Junior Arena

One of the most popular Italian daily newspapers, la Repubblica, announced that the Italian Ministry of Education will support the internet chess teaching program that will be conducted through the official Junior online playing platform. The newspaper cites the numerous studies that prove that playing chess helps kids to excel in school, particularly in mathematics. [...]

Chess federations to hold team events on FIDE Online Arena

Chess federations to hold team events on FIDE Online Arena

The FIDE Executive Board of the 86th FIDE Congress has accepted the Online Commission’s proposal to allow National Federations to organize online team events, in order to enable financially weak clubs to participate in costly league championships, especially when long distance transportation is an issue. Such tournaments and matches will be hosted by the FIDE [...]

WGM Adriana Nikolova storms through FOA Women World Blitz Semifinal

WGM Adriana Nikolova storms through FOA Women World Blitz Semifinal

The Semifinal of FOA Women World Blitz Chess Championship was held on Thursday, October 29th, 2015, on the official FIDE Online platform. The event was an 11-round Swiss tournament that gathered 50 players qualified after 8 individual tournaments. Bulgarian player WGM Adriana Nikolova scored 10/11 points to win the tournament, leaving the nearest followers full two points [...]

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