Pogonina catches up with Kosteniuk. Six players remain on top in the men’s Superfinal.
Kosteniuk and Girya leading In Novosibirsk. Svidler, Riazantsev, Fedoseev, and Goganov are on top in the men’s championship.
The fourth edition of the Pro-Biz Cup will once again give you the opportunity to team up with one of your chess heroes. On Thursday 8 December the Pro-Biz Cup will take place at the prestigious locale of the Royal Automobile Club in London, from 10am to 3.30pm. The Royal Automobile Club has a long [...]
The second round of the Russian Superfinal was played on October 17 in Novosibirsk. Dmitry Jakovenko suffered a disappointing loss in the men’s championship. Having White against Aleksey Goganov, he obtained a significant advantage out of the opening and developed it methodically. However, prior to the first control Jakovenko missed the strongest continuation, wrongly offering [...]
The first round of the Russian Superfinals was played on October 16 in Novosibirsk. Sergey Akhapov, Head of the Physical Culture and Sports Department of Novosibirsk Region, Honored master of sports in underwater swimming, made a ceremonial first move in Svidler-Inarkiev. The 7-time Russian champion, playing White, scored a victory in a nice attacking style. [...]
The 2016 European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship will be held in Tallinn, Estonia, from December 14-18, 2016. The competition venue will be Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel. The Championship, dedicated to Paul Keres 100 Memorial, is open to all players representing Chess Federations which are ECU members (FIDE zones 1.1. [...]
The 2016 Magistral d’Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona is organized by the Catalonia Chess Federation from 22-28th October in Barcelona, Spain. The 8-player round robin tournament of 14th category is sponsored by the Barcelona City Hall. Participants: GM Arkadij Naiditsch (2684) Azerbaijan GM Jan Krzysztof Duda (2678) Poland GM Vadim Zvjaginsev (2573) Russia GM David Antón [...]
For the third year in a row the Central Serbia Chess Federation organizes the round robin tournaments for title norms. The 10-player Grandmaster tournament will be held from 17-23rd November, 2016, in hotel “Sumarice” in Kragujevac. The rate of play is 90 minutes per player for 40 moves + 30 minutes to finish the game [...]