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TCEC Season 11 press release

TCEC Season 11 press release

TCEC is bringing the competition to the next level

2 Million USD for FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships

2 Million USD for FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships

FIDE is pleased to announce that, under the aegis of the General Sports Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the 2017 King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between the 26th and 30th December 2017. The first two Rapid Championships (Open and Women) will be on [...]

Reykjavík Open 2018

Reykjavík Open 2018

The GAMMA Reykjavík Open 2018, set for 6-14th March, will be a very special event as this edition will be dedicated to the chess king Bobby Fischer. An Icelandic citizen in his last years, Robert James Fischer was born on March 9th 1943. That means he would have turned 75 years old during GAMMA Reykjavik [...]

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

The ninth London Chess Classic kicks off at the DeepMind Google HQ on 1 December 2017 and will continue at the Olympia Conference Centre from 3 to 11 December 2017. It is the concluding leg of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour and features a prize fund of $300,000. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2826 Levon Aronian (Armenia) [...]

State Museum of Political History of Russia to host Russian Superfinals

State Museum of Political History of Russia to host Russian Superfinals

The Superfinals of 70th Russian men’s championship and 67th Russian women’s championship will take place on December 2-15 at the State Museum of Political History of Russia (2-4, Kuybysheva St., Saint Petersburg). The organizers are the Russian Chess Federation, Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation, the State Museum of Political History of Russia, Chess Federation [...]

Opening Ceremony of European Team Chess Championship

Opening Ceremony of European Team Chess Championship

The 2017 European Team Chess Championship was declared open in a ceremony that took place on 27th October in Creta Maris resort in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece. After hearing the anthems of Greece and European Chess Union, the first speaker was Mr.Ioannis Mastorakis, mayor of Hersonissos, who welcomed the players and guests and wished them pleasant [...]

TCEC Season 10 starts this Saturday at 14:00 CEST

TCEC Season 10 starts this Saturday at 14:00 CEST

The long awaited season is here!

Fire – the chess engine releases a new version

Fire – the chess engine releases a new version

The author Norman Schmidt about Fire and the upcoming TCEC

World Chess Cup 2017 LIVE!

World Chess Cup 2017 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Moscow Blitz Championship in Gorbushkin Dvor

Moscow Blitz Championship in Gorbushkin Dvor

One of the main events in the chess life of the capital – the final of the Moscow Blitz Championship – will take place on Sunday, 3rd September, at the the media hall of the hypermall “Gorbushkin Dvor”. This year’s event will be the strongest women’s tournament in history with Alexandra Kosteniuk, Ekaterina Lagno, Valentina [...]

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