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13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 2 Video

13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 2 Video

The 13th Asian Continental Individual Open and Women’s Chess Championships are taking place 16th to 26th April 2014 in Sharjah , United Arab Emirates. The top five from the 2014 Asian Open Championship qualify for the 2015 World Cup. The 2014 Asian Women’s champion qualifies for the 2015 Women’s World Championship. After two rounds of [...]

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 – Side Events

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 – Side Events

The Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 announces the side events which will take place along with the main competition. – 9 Blitz tournaments: Prizes in each tournament. Overall Prizes for best total performance in the tournaments. Total prize fund 60,000 NOK (7250 EUR) – 1 Tournament over 3 days. Total prize fund 40,000 NOK (4800 EUR)

Aleksandar Indjic is the new Serbian champion

Aleksandar Indjic is the new Serbian champion

The 19-year-old Grandmaster Aleksandar Indjic is the new Serbian chess champion for men. He was the sole winner of the prestigious 12-player round robin tournament and deservedly got the top prize of 1000 EU. Collecting 7,5/11, Indjic left the nearest opponent half a point behind. GM Milos Perunovic became second with 7 points, while GM Nikola [...]

Tromsø Chess Olympiad signs KPMG as main partner, but still millions short

Tromsø Chess Olympiad signs KPMG as main partner, but still millions short

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 announced that KPMG has become one of the main partners of the Chess Olympiad to take place in Tromsø in the first half of August. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services in 155 countries worldwide. Børge Robertsen, Managing Director of Tromsø Chess Olympiad [...]

Open International d’Echecs de Martinique 2014

Open International d’Echecs de Martinique 2014

The 3rd Open International d’Echecs de la Martinique was organized by the Ligue d’Echecs de Martinique from 12-16th April, 2014, at the Hotel la Bateliere 20 rue des Alizes 97233 Schoelcher Martinique. 88 players from France, Barbados, Spain, Czech Republic, Lithuania. Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and Switzerland competed in the 9-round Swiss event. The field [...]

Hou Yifan maintains full point lead in Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix

Hou Yifan maintains full point lead in Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix

Hou Yifan express keeps a steady pace forward in Khanty-Mansiysk FIDE Grand Prix after today’s win against Anna Ushenina, to the despair of second place, requested by Anna Muzychuk, who also won her game against Zhao Xue. Just like in yesterday’s standings, third comes the local hero, Olga Girya, with a remarkable 4.5/7, after winning [...]

Kiril Georgiev clear first in Karpos Open 2014

Kiril Georgiev clear first in Karpos Open 2014

The fourth edition of Karpos Open took place in Skopje from 29 March-5 April 2014, at Hotel Aleksandar Palace. The event was a 9 rounds open tournament with a prize fund of 25,000 EUR and a total of 262 players from 38 different countries, 17 of which over 2600 ELO. The Bulgarian Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev [...]

Marija Rakic leads Chess Ladies Vienna

Marija Rakic leads Chess Ladies Vienna

Ten participants are competing in the Chess Ladies Vienna round-robin tournament, in Vienna, Austria from 12th to 20th April, 2014. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes till the end of the game + 30 sec per move from the beginning of the game. WIM Marija Rakic is leading with [...]

Romain Edouard winner of Dubai Open (Video)

Romain Edouard winner of Dubai Open (Video)

French Grandmaster Romain Edouard convincingly won the 2014 Dubai Open after turning the tables against the top seed GM Anton Korobov in the last round. Romain escaped the grip with the black pieces to conclude the event with 8,0/9 points, leaving the nearest followers Eduardo Iturrizaga and Yuriy Kuzubov a full point behind. Video and [...]

Kuljasevic claims first International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”

Kuljasevic claims first International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”

Croatian Grandmaster Davorin Kuljasevic is the winner of the 1st International Open Tournament “Castelfranco Veneto”. The event took place in the walled city with medieval castle Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, on 10 – 13 April, 2014. Kuljasevic collected 5.5 points and shared 1st place in a 3-way tie with WGM Iva Videnova (Bulgaria) and FM Xia Jie [...]

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