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38th Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2015

38th Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2015

The 38th International Chess Tournament “Ikaros” 2015 will be held from Saturday 11th till Sunday 19th of July at Aghios Kirykos, the capital town of Ikaria.

1st Asian University Chess Championship 2015

1st Asian University Chess Championship 2015

Federation of University Sports of China and Asian University Sports Federation are announcing the 1st Asian University Chess Championship, which will be held from 18-25th October in Capital University of Physical Education and Sports in Beijing, China. Events: – Men’s Individual Event – Women’s Individual Event – Team Event Only competitors who meet the following [...]

FIDE Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships

FIDE Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships

The Chess Association of Malawi has the honour of inviting all chess federations in Zone 4.3 that are affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the 2015 Zone 4.3 Individual Chess Championships. The event is held under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation. The Championships will be held from 17th April [...]

Eastern Class Championships 2015

Eastern Class Championships 2015

The 24th Annual Eastern Class Championships will be held from April 24-26, 2015, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. All sections have either 3-day (April 24-26) or 2-day (April 25-26) schedules [...]

FIDE Zone 4.2 Individual Chess Championships

FIDE Zone 4.2 Individual Chess Championships

The Uganda Chess Federation (UCF) under the auspices of the African Chess Confederation (ACC) has the honour of inviting all chess federations in Zone 4.2 that are affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the 2015 Zone 4.2 Individual Chess Championships. The event will comprise an Open Section and a Women’s Section. [...]

GM Humpy Koneru to lead India at FIDE World Women’s Team Championship 2015

GM Humpy Koneru to lead India at FIDE World Women’s Team Championship 2015

The World Women’s Team Championship is organized by the Chinese Chess Federation and FIDE from 18-29th April, 2015, in Chengdu, China. The championship will be played in round robin system with 9 rounds. Each team will play against with all other teams. Colors and starting numbers will be drawn at opening ceremony or technical meeting. Tournament website/ LIVE games with [...]

15th Bangkok Chess Club Tournament

15th Bangkok Chess Club Tournament

The 15th Bangkok Chess Club Tournament which also incorporates the Thailand Open Championship 2015 is now underway at the Dusit Thani Resort in Pattaya, Thailand. Held annually with Thailand’s biggest holiday period when the Songkran Water Festival takes place, the event which is taking place from 12-19 April 2015 comprises an International Open and a [...]

JAPFA GM Tournament 2015

JAPFA GM Tournament 2015

The 10th JAPFA International Chess Festival is set to start at the Hotel Kartika Chandra in Jakarta, Indonesia. The main event of the Festival is the GM tournament, taking place from 14-23rd April as a round robin event with 12 players. GM Sergey Tiviakov 2662 Netherlands GM Geetha Narayanan Gopal 2577 India GM Rogelio Antonio [...]

Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015

Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015

The 19th Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015 will be held from 10-21st June at the Voronezh Chess Club, F.Engels str. 34, in Voronezh, Russian Federation. The festival program includes following events: 1. Chess 960 (Fischer chess) – 10.06 (Wednesday). Start at 11:00. 7 rounds swiss, 15 minutes + 3 seconds per move. 2. Rapid tournament [...]

Nakamura vs Robson, an amazing mate (video)

Nakamura vs Robson, an amazing mate (video)

Video analysis by GM Davorin Kuljasevic

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