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Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU today is a transparent Organization

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU today is a transparent Organization

ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and Chessdom editor Goran Urosevic have met in Tbilisi for a long interview on several important subjects – development of chess, events organization, sponsorship, European Chess Union and Batumi Chess Olympiad. The first part of the interview was published on Saturday. The second part is concluding the conversation with Mr.Azmaiparashvili. Q: [...]

Interview with Israel Gelfer

Interview with Israel Gelfer

FIDE Vice President Israel Gelfer arrived to Tbilisi to attend the FIDE Grand Prix and discuss with Georgian Chess Federation the preparation for the World Cup and Chess Olympiad. Q: Mr.Gelfer, you are here in Tbilisi for the closing ceremony of the FIDE Grand Prix. What can you say about the tournament? A: I was [...]

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: Without Mahir Mamedov this tournament would never happen

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: Without Mahir Mamedov this tournament would never happen

ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and Chessdom editor Goran Urosevic have met in Tbilisi for a long interview on several important subjects – development of chess, events organization, sponsorship, European Chess Union and Batumi Chess Olympiad. The interview will be published in two parts, with the second part coming up in few days. Update: The 2nd [...]

Levan Kipiani: I think chess has a bright future in Georgia

Levan Kipiani: I think chess has a bright future in Georgia

Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia, Mr.Levan Kipiani, visited the Grand Prix venue and made the honorary move in the game between Rustam Kasimdzhanov and Baadur Jobava. Mr.Kipiani kindly agreed to give a short statement for the tournament website. Q: Mr.Kipiani, you are visiting the playing venue of the FIDE Grand Prix here [...]

Evgeny Tomashevsky remains humble: “It is also matter of luck”

Evgeny Tomashevsky remains humble: “It is also matter of luck”

After nine rounds of play in the FIDE Grand Prix in Tbilisi Russian Grandmaster Evgeny Tomashevsky is enjoying a big 1,5 points lead ahead of the nearest follower. However, he warns that nothing is over yet: “I don’t think the tournament is over, there are still two more games to go and everyone wants to [...]

Interview with Grandmaster Alexandr Fier

Interview with Grandmaster Alexandr Fier

“I could learn a lot from the Georgian school, of more playing here and talking to the players. It’s quite different let’s say, to start that they do have a school.”

Interview with IM Milan Zajic: “Success is when you do what makes you happy”

Interview with IM Milan Zajic: “Success is when you do what makes you happy”

IM Milan Zajic, 16 years old talented chess player from Serbia with current rating 2452, continues his amazing string of successful performances, winning the strong “Georgi Tringov” Memorial Open Tournament in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Zajic head the field of 289 players, including 14 GMs and 23 IMs, performing 2622 ELO, adding 23 new points to his [...]

Interview with Daniil Dubov

Interview with Daniil Dubov

Daniil Dubov won over Vladimir Belous in the old masters’ style and approached the leader of the Alexander Pochinok Memorial Men’s Student Grandmaster Tournament. We addressed several questions to the Moscow grandmaster. Q: Daniil, congrats on the bright victory! Tell us about the key moments. A: Thank you. There was uncompromising struggle during the whole [...]

Interview with Russian Champion Igor Lysyj

Interview with Russian Champion Igor Lysyj

The reigning Champion of Russia told the correspondent of the Moscow Open official website about his start at the tournament and shared his plans for the rest of the year. Q: Igor, tell us about your start at the Moscow Open, please. A: The start was quite hard: I won one game playing with the [...]

Guliskhan Nakhbayeva: Kazakhstan Is Experiencing a Chess Boom

Guliskhan Nakhbayeva: Kazakhstan Is Experiencing a Chess Boom

Guliskhan Nakhbayeva from Kazakhstan started with three victories and is one of the leaders of the Tournament B – Women’s Cup of Russia stage. Now everybody, who wanted to find out more about this chess player from Kazakhstan, will have such a chance. Q: Guliskhan, congratulations on a great start! How can you describe your [...]

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