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Women’s World Championship Match 2013

Women’s World Championship Match 2013

The Women’s World Championship Match 2013 between the reigning World Champion Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) and her challenger Hou Yifan (China) will be organized by the FIDE and Chinese Chess Association on 10-27 September 2013, in the city of Taizhou, China. The winner of the FWWCM 2013 will be declared Women’s World Champion for the period [...]

Renova Grand Prix, Zug 2013

Renova Grand Prix, Zug 2013

Live games with analysis

2013 U.S. Championships Celebrate 5 Years in Saint Louis

2013 U.S. Championships Celebrate 5 Years in Saint Louis

The fields are set for both the 2013 U.S. Championship and 2013 U.S. Women’s Championship, scheduled to be held simultaneously May 2 through May 13 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL). This marks the fifth consecutive year that each of these prestigious events will be held in Saint Louis. The [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2013, World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Anand 2013, World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen has won the Candidates tournament 2013 and will be the official challenger of reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand. The World Chess Championship 2013 is scheduled for November this year, more information soon on Chessdom.com. Magnus Carlsen won the Candidates after a few dramatic last days. He lost the lead against Ivanchuk, but managed [...]

36th Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2013

36th Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2013

Aegean Open Championship 2013

Norway Chess 2013 with impressive lineup

Norway Chess 2013 with impressive lineup

The Norway Chess 2013 tournament will be played from 7th to 18th May in Stavanger, Norway. Sponsors and local authorities are investing 5 million NOK (approx 672,000 EUR) for the prize fund and organizational costs. The organizers initially intended to hold the strongest chess tournament ever in Norway, but with the impressive lineup that has [...]

Alekhine Memorial in Louvre and State Russian Museum

Alekhine Memorial in Louvre and State Russian Museum

Several days ago Head of the Board of RCF Ilya Levitov hinted in an interview that the Alexander Alekhine Memorial should take place in April. Businessmen Andrei Filatov and Gennady Timchenko are willing to continue the concept of holding strong chess events in museums, as was established with the World Championship Match between Anand and [...]

Candidates Chess 2013

Candidates Chess 2013

Ready for the strongest event of the first half of 2013

The rating favorites Ukraine start against India

The rating favorites Ukraine start against India

USA will meet the hosts from Kazakhstan

Bunratty Chess 2013

Bunratty Chess 2013

Bunratty Chess Festival is going to celebrate 20 years of chess. This year’s tournament will be held February 27th – March 3rd in Ireland. The tournament is divided into four sections, Minor (for beginners), Major (intermediate), Challengers (advanced) and Masters (for the top national and international players). As part of the Twentieth Anniversary the organizing [...]

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