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2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled

The 2nd World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled will be held at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA from August 8-12, 2018. The event is organized under the auspices of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), US Chess and the New Jersey Chess Federation. The main sponsors are the US Chess [...]

Viktor Kupreichik Memorial in Minsk

Viktor Kupreichik Memorial in Minsk

The International Rapid Chess Tournament “Memorial tournament in honour of Viktor Kupreichik” will take place from 20-24th June 2018 in the Palace of Sports at the address: Minsk, pr. Pobediteley 4. General organisation of the tournament is carried out by Belarus Chess Federation. Direct staging of the tournament is under the responsibility of the panel [...]

2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament

2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament

The 2nd Hersonissos International Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 17-24th June at the Lyttos Beach Hotel in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece. The event is organized by the Heraklion Chess Club, Heraklio OAA, Hersonissos Chess Academy, Candia Chess Club, and supported by the Municipality of Hersonissos and Administration of Crete. Situated next to a [...]

European Women’s Chess Championship starting

European Women’s Chess Championship starting

Everything is set for European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2018 which takes place from 8th-20th April, in Hotel Belluve, located in the national park of Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia. 144 players from 30 different European federations registered for the event, among whom 13 Grandmasters, 29 International masters, 35 Women Grandmasters, 22 Women International masters and in [...]

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana 2018 is the World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Caruana is the final for the 2018 World Chess Championship. Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates in Berlin after a highly contested battle. The Candidates title gave Caruana a hefty prize of 95 000 eur and the right to challenge the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen. Replay: Candidates Berlin 2018 / Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 [...]

Candidates Chess 2018 LIVE!

Candidates Chess 2018 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

Viswanathan Anand and Sergey Karjakin triumphant at Tal Memorial

Viswanathan Anand and Sergey Karjakin triumphant at Tal Memorial

The 11th edition of the International tournament dedicated to the memory of the 8th world chess champion Mikhail Tal was held in the Museum of the Russian Impressionism and in the Central Chess Club in Moscow on March 1-5. The super tournament was divided in two parts: rapid and blitz. Chess stars Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander [...]

15th Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

15th Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

The 15th Annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational is set to take place from July 21-26, 2018 at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Since 2003, the Susan Polgar Foundation, through its supporters, donors & partners, has awarded $5+ million in scholarships & prizes! Rules & Conditions The Annual SPF Girls’ Invitational (SPFGI), in its [...]

Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial rapid

Viswanathan Anand wins Tal Memorial rapid

Final three rounds of the rapid tournament of Tal Memorial were played in the Museum of the Russian Impressionism in Moscow on March 4. Viswanathan Anand won the rapid part of the super tournament with 6 points out of 9. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sergey Karjakin, and Hikaru Nakamura are half a point behind. Thanks to the [...]

Andrey Sumets winner of Rochefort Masters

Andrey Sumets winner of Rochefort Masters

The 17th Rochefort Chess Festival was held from 17h to 23th February at the Congres Palais, in Rochefort, France. The event was a big success with 220 participants, 10 GM and more than 30 titled players. 76 players competed in the Masters section which was reserved for the players rated above 1900. Grandmaster Andrey Sumets [...]

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