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FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016

The FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 (open and girls) will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, from the 20th of September (arrival) till the 4th of October (departure) 2016. The Championships will be organized and held by AI “UgraMegaSport” with the assistance of the Ugra Chess Federation and under the auspices of Russian [...]

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

Ljilja Drljevic is new Serbian Women’s Champion

The Serbian Women’s Chess Championship took place from 20-28th April at Hotel Šumarice in Kragujevac. Ten players with the average elo 2160 competed in the round robin tournament. WIM Ljilja Drljevic, member of chess club Radnički-Bone Ćuprija, cruised to the victory and her first national title despite the loss in the first round. Final standings: [...]

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 – Winners

The World Amateur Chess Championships 2016 took place from 19-27th April, 2016, in Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. For the first time the Championships were held in three sections: Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700. The total prize fund was 9000 EUR. The U2300 section had 43 participants. Zhuban Bigabylov (Kazakhstan) and [...]

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Farrukh Amonatov winner of Agzamov Memorial

Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan took the winner’s trophy in the 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov after edging the European Blitz Champion Rauf Mamedov on tie-break. The two players finished on 7,5/9 points each. The 10th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov was held on 18-26th April at the Shodlik Palace [...]

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

Changes in FIDE Grand Prix

FIDE has announced on Twitter the changes in the format for the upcoming 2016-2017 Grand Prix. The series will consist of four tournaments as before, but the field will be expanded to 24 participants. Another novelty is that the each stage will be played as 9-round Swiss event. The series will be organized by AGON. [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and the Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invites all eligible players to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2016 to be held in Waskaduwa, Sri Lanka from 30th July to 7th August. The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss [...]

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

Caruana, Paikidze crowned 2016 U.S. Chess Champions

The 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship will not only go down in the history books as the strongest event but also as arguably the one with the most dramatic finale.

Asian Schools Chess Championships 2016

Asian Schools Chess Championships 2016

The I.R. Iran Chess Federation under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the World Chess Federation (FIDE), has the honour of inviting all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 12th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2016 to be organized in Tehran, Iran from 9th July (arrival) to 18th July (departure) 2016. [...]

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

GM Alexander Ivanov takes top prize in Eastern Class Championships

The 25th Annual Eastern Class Championships were held from April 22-24, 2016, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event had 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. [...]

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