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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 [...]

Chita preparing for Russian Superfinal Championships

Chita preparing for Russian Superfinal Championships

“When we got application from Chita, it immediately fascinated us, and we decided to hold the tournament here.”

O2C Doeberl Cup 2015

O2C Doeberl Cup 2015

The 2015 O2C Doeberl Cup is set to take place from 2-6th April at the University House, 1 Balmain Cres, in Canberra, Australia. The Doeberl Cup is the longest running weekend chess event in Australia, taking place every year since 1963. The event consists of four sections: – Premier, 9-round Swiss, for players rated over [...]

Adams to replace Radjabov in Shamkir Chess Tournament

Adams to replace Radjabov in Shamkir Chess Tournament

Grandmaster Teimour Radjabov was forced to withdraw from the 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial for health reasons, Extratime.az reports quoting the tournament press service. Radjabov will be replaced with Michael Adams (England). The official website is currently showing photos of nine participants. The organizers have also announced live games commentary in three languages. GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko [...]

VMCG-Schachfestival to take place in Lueneburg

VMCG-Schachfestival to take place in Lueneburg

The VMCG Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 15-23rd August, 2015, in Lueneburg, a town in the German state of Lower Saxony. The venue of play is the 4-Star Seminaris Hotel****, Soltauer Straße 3, 21335 Lüneburg, while the main tournament sponsor is VMCG (Vanhoff Management Consulting AG). The event will be split into three tournaments: [...]

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