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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

International Chess Festival 2nd “OPEN IASI” 2015

International Chess Festival 2nd “OPEN IASI” 2015

The International Chess Festival 2nd “OPEN IASI” is scheduled to take place in Iasi, Romania, from 29th May to 6th June, 2015. The venue of play is Polyvalent Hall and the tempo of play in Open A and Open B is 90′ + 30″. The festival will have three sections with total prize fund 23,000 € and will be valid for [...]

FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2015 – Lineups

FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2015 – Lineups

The World Team Chess Championship 2015 is organized by the Armenian Chess Federation under the auspices of FIDE, from 18-29th April in Tsakhkadzor, Armenia. The tournament will be held at the Golden Palace Tsakhkadzor Hotel. According to FIDE Regulations and the decision of FIDE President the following federations participate in the championship: Russia, China, Hungary, [...]

42nd International Tournament La Roda (Albacete)

42nd International Tournament La Roda (Albacete)

The 42nd International Chess Tournament La Roda (Albacete) is taking place from 1-5th April, 2015, at La Caja Blanca in La Roda, Albacete, Spain. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″. The prize fund in total of 11,000 € will be awarded as follows: 2,000 €/ 1,300 €/ 1,000 €/ 800 €/ 700 €/ 600 €/ [...]

LXI Mexican International Open Tournament 2015

LXI Mexican International Open Tournament 2015

The LXI Mexican International Open Tournament is taking place from 31st March to 5th April, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel****, in the city of Monterrey, the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico. The event i a 9-round Swiss with tempo of play 90′+30″. GM Emilio [...]

Scottish Chess Championships 2015

Scottish Chess Championships 2015

The 122nd Scottish Championship and International Open will take place at the Tom Fleming Centre in Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh on July 11-19, 2015. The event will be a 9-round Swiss title norm opportunities. Play shall be governed by the 2014 FIDE Laws of Chess. Accelerated pairings will be used in the first three [...]

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