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44th International Chess Tournament Bosna 2014

44th International Chess Tournament Bosna 2014

The 44th International Chess Tournament “Bosna 2014″ will be held in Sarajevo from 30th May to 6th June 2014. The playing venue will be in hotel Saraj, Nevjestina 5, Sarajevo. The total prize fund is 35,700 KM (national currency in Bosnia and Herzegovina) or cca 18,225 EUR. The top prize in A tournament is cca [...]

Vugar Gashimov Memorial – Press Release

Vugar Gashimov Memorial – Press Release

In order to honor the memory of Vugar Gashimov, European champion and leading world chess player who passed away recently, “Synergy Group” organizes strong round robin tournament to be held in April in Azerbaijan. A memorial for Vugar Gashimov will bring together such world-known names as the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), world #5 [...]

Vugar Gashimov Memorial, Field Completed

Vugar Gashimov Memorial, Field Completed

Azerbaijan will hold two round robin tournaments in memory of Vugar Gashimov from 19 to 30 April in Shamkir, Teymur Tushiev of ExtraTime.az confirmed for Chessdom. The A Tournament will be a six-player double round robin with Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Fabiano Caruana (Italy), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Sergey Karjakin (Russia) and local stars Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and [...]

18th Mid-America Open

18th Mid-America Open

The 18th Annual Mid-America Open will be held from March 14-16, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis-Clayton, 7750 Carondelet Ave., St. Louis, Missouri. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. All sections have either 3-day (March 14-16) or 2-day (March 15-16) [...]

First photos from Khanty Mansiysk Candidates playing venue

First photos from Khanty Mansiysk Candidates playing venue

After a long trip, Chessdom has arrived in Khanty Mansiysk. In the following days expect many detailed reports from the Candidates, minute by minute updates, and the breaking news as they happen. Here are the first photos of the playing hall. Everything is ready, the pieces are set on the boards, and the large screens [...]

Alexander Grischuk to play in Norway Chess 2014

Alexander Grischuk to play in Norway Chess 2014

Alexander Grischuk has confirmed his participation in the Norway Chess Tournament 2014. So far eight players have been signed from the 10-player field. The remaining two names will be announced later. The tournament dates are 2-13th June. The tournament will take place across at least three different venues: Inge Brigt Aarbakke factory hall in Bryne, [...]

Reykjavik Chess Open 2014 LIVE!

Reykjavik Chess Open 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

23rd Eastern Class Championships

23rd Eastern Class Championships

The 23rd Annual Eastern Class Championships will be held from March 14-16, 2014, 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 (March 14-16) or 2-day (March 15-16) schedules [...]

Cappelle La Grande 2014 LIVE!

Cappelle La Grande 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Match Dominguez – Robson

Match Dominguez – Robson

Webster University sophomore GM Ray Robson, the #1 ranked junior in the United States, will take on former World Blitz Champion GM Leinier Dominguez, the 12th ranked player in the world, this Saturday and Sunday in Saint Louis. The format will be a 10-game match (4 rapid games 25′ 10″ and 6 blitz games 3′ [...]

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