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European Youth Chess Championship 2016

European Youth Chess Championship 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union in Prague, Czech Republic, from 17th August (arrival) to 28th August (departure) 2016. The tournament is played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, Boys and Girls separately. The entry form [...]

GM Vladimir Epishin claims 21st HIT Open 2016

GM Vladimir Epishin claims 21st HIT Open 2016

The 21st HIT Open 2016 was taking place from January 29 to February 4, in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The event was organized by Chess Club Nova Gorica in a 9-round Swiss FIDE format with prize fund in total of 6,000 EUR. GM Vladimir Epishin from Russia emerged a solo winner with 7.5/9 points, leaving the nearest followers [...]

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 – All Winners

RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016 – All Winners

The final tournament of the program of the 12th International RSSU Cup, the 2016 Moscow Open – RSSU Cup in blitz chess gathered 218 participants.

Magistral Ciudad de León 2016

Magistral Ciudad de León 2016

The 29th edition of the Magistral Ciudad de León is set to take place from the 9th to the 13th of June in the Auditorium in León, Spain. A five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand (India, 46 years old), the prodigy whom many see as future champion Wei Yi (China, 16 years old), the most promising [...]

European Senior Chess Championship 2016

European Senior Chess Championship 2016

The 16th European Senior Chess Championship will take place in Yerevan, Armenia from June 4 (day of arrival) to 14 June (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the Chess House named after Tigran Petrosian. The European Senior Chess Championship will be played in two categories: one for those who shall have [...]

IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess 2016

IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess 2016

Nagpur boy Sadhwani Raunak (7.5) emerged Champion on better tie-breaks, after the 9th and final round of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Junior Chess Tournament 2016 that concluded at Mount Litera School International, Bandra (East), Mumbai. Tying for the top spot at 7.5 points with Sadhwani Raunak were Rahman Mohammad Fahad (Ban) and Aditya Mittal [...]

GM Urii Eliseev wins 2016 Moscow Open A

GM Urii Eliseev wins 2016 Moscow Open A

GM Urii Eliseev and FM Dmitry Gordievsky shared the fist place in the 2016 Moscow Open Men’s Cup of Russia Stage, the main event of the 12th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, by scoring 7,5/9 points each. According to the tie-break criteria Eliseev was awarded with the winner’s trophy. In the ultra-exciting last [...]

RSSU School Champions Cup concluded

RSSU School Champions Cup concluded

The RSSU School Champions Cup, part of the 12th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, was concluded on 6th February at the Russian State Social University. The competitions were held in the age groups U9, U11, U13 and U15, for boys and girls. In the U9 Boys group Gleb Pidluzhny (Klaipeda, Lithuania) celebrated the [...]

GM Pavel Maletin clinches the title at 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016

GM Pavel Maletin clinches the title at 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016

The 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016 was held from January 28th to February 5th, in the city of Mashdad, Iran. The event was organized by the Khorasan Chess Association in a 9-round Swiss format with time control 90′ + 30″. A total of 178 players from 18 different federation took part in the tournament, including 7 GMs and [...]

Hikaru Nakamura repeats success in Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura repeats success in Gibraltar Masters

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has won the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, which concluded at the Caleta Hotel on Thursday 4 February. Nakamura successfully defended the trophy that he won in the previous edition of the tournament. After the regular 10 rounds of the play Nakamura and French star Maxime Vachier-Lagrave tied for the first place [...]

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