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GM Zhang Zhong clear first in Malaysia Open (Video)

GM Zhang Zhong clear first in Malaysia Open (Video)

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open took place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, competed in the event. Top rated GM Zhang Zhong (Singapore) emerged clear winner with 7,5/9 points after defeating the 2nd-seed [...]

Sochi Media Center is the venue for match Carlsen – Anand 2014 (Updated)

Sochi Media Center is the venue for match Carlsen – Anand 2014 (Updated)

The organizing committee of the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand has chosen Sochi Media Center in Adler as the playing venue for the event. Sochi Media Center hosted international and Russian media around the clock during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014. [...]

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 6 Video

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 6 Video

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. Vijay Kumar presents the round 6 video

GM Boris Savchenko wins Zudov Memorial 2014

GM Boris Savchenko wins Zudov Memorial 2014

The 10. Zudov Memorial Chess Tournament was held on 10-19th September 2014 in Nizhny Tagil, a city of Russia, located 25 kilometers east of the virtual border between Europe and Asia. The 9-round Swiss event welcomed 51 players from 3 different countries (Armenia, Italy and Russia). GM Boris Savchenko (Russia) won a sharp game against his countryman GM [...]

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – R4 and R5 Video

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – R4 and R5 Video

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. Vijay Kumar presents the round 4 and round 5 video

GM Luka Paichadze winner of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A 2014

GM Luka Paichadze winner of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A 2014

Ministry of Sport and Youth of Georgia and Georgian Chess Federation organized the 2014 edition of Nona Gaprindashvili Cup Open A on 9-17 September 2014 at the Chess Palace in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia. The 9-round Swiss event consisted of 65 players from 8 different countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Georgia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine), [...]

GM Sergey Fedorchuk winner in Villepinte

GM Sergey Fedorchuk winner in Villepinte

The 16th International Villepinte Rapid Chess Tournament took place on 14th September 2014 at the Gymnase Victor Hugo, avenue du President Kennedy parc de la Noue 93420, in Villepinte, a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. The event was a 9-round Swiss Rapid Open with a time control 15 minutes per player and a prize [...]

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 3 Video

11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open – Round 3 Video

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open is taking place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, are taking part in the event. Vijay Kumar presents the round 3 video

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

Marostica Chess Festival 2014

The traditional Marostica Chess Festival took place on 12-14th September 2014 at Piazza Castello in Marostica, a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy, mostly famous for its living chess event and for the local cherry variety. A chess game with living characters represented a Middle Aged story (see below). The story of [...]

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

IM Mohota and IM Subbaraman share first place at Indian Women’s National B 2014

41st National Women Challengers (National B) Chess Champoinship 2014 took place on 7-15th September 2014 at the Peddem Sports Complex Peddem, in Mapusa, a town in North Goa, India. The event was an 11-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds [...]

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