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Sagar Shah surprises in Dresden

Sagar Shah surprises in Dresden

The ZMDI Open 2014 was held on 15-23rd August 2014 at the Wyndham Garden Dresden in the city of Dresden, the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. The event was a 9-round Swiss Open with first prize in the amount of 2.000 €. The first place was shared in a four-way tie by [...]

Katowice World University Championship – Round 8 Video

Katowice World University Championship – Round 8 Video

The 13th World University Chess Championship 2014 is in progress in the splendid city of Katowice, center of science, culture, industry, business, trade fair/exhibitions and transportation in the Upper Silesia region and southern Poland. The 16th most economically powerful city by GDP in the European Union holds the prestigious World University Chess Championship from 18th to 24th August 2014 at the Conference Center (6th [...]

GM Vitaly Kunin is Schwarzacher Open three-peat champion

GM Vitaly Kunin is Schwarzacher Open three-peat champion

The 29th Schwarzacher Chess Open 2014 was held at the Ballroom of the Hotel Post in Schwarzach im Pongau, a market town in the Austrian state of Salzburg on 16-23 August 2014. The German GM Kunin Vitaly became three-peat champion of the Schwarzacher Chess Open, emerging a clear winner for third consecutive year. The member of Chess Club Royal Salzburg started with perfect 5/5 [...]

13. World University Championship, Katowice 2014 – Photo and Video report

13. World University Championship, Katowice 2014 – Photo and Video report

The 13th World University Chess Championship is taking place on 18-24th August 2014 in Katowice, a city in Southern Poland. The event is split into two sections – Men’s Tournament consisting of 46 players from 16 different countries and Women’s Tournament including 26 players from 18 federations. All the participants were born between 1st January 1986 and 31st [...]

GM Vugar Rasulov claims Canakkale Troya Festival 2014

GM Vugar Rasulov claims Canakkale Troya Festival 2014

The 22nd Canakkale Troya International Open Chess Tournament was held on 11-18th August in Canakkale, a town and seaport in Turkey on the southern (Asian) coast of the Dardanelles. Azerbaijani GM Vugar Rasulov emerged a clear winner on 8/9 points, leaving the runner-up half a point behind. GM Handszar Odeev (Turkmenistan) took the silver on 7,5 points, [...]

GM Vitaly Kunin leads Schwarzacher Chess Open 2014 with perfect 5/5 score

GM Vitaly Kunin leads Schwarzacher Chess Open 2014 with perfect 5/5 score

The 29th Schwarzacher Chess Open 2014 is taking place at the Ballroom of the Hotel Post in Schwarzach im Pongau, a market town in the Austrian state of Salzburg on 16-23 August 2014. The event is a 9-round FIDE Swiss Open with a hefty prize fund in the amount of nearly 13.500 €, organized by  Sport Club Schwarzach - Section Chess under [...]

Obert Internacional d’Escacs Igualada 2014

Obert Internacional d’Escacs Igualada 2014

The Internacional Tournament d’Escacs Igualada 2014 was held on 19th August at the Teatre Municipal L’Ateneu, 08700 Igualada, Barcelona, Spain. The rapid event was completed over eight rounds of Swiss system. Peruvian players GM Julio Granda Zuniga and IM Filemon Cruz shared the first place with 7,0/8 points each. Granda Zuniga claimed the top prize [...]

GM Sergey Kudrin wins 44th Continental Chess Open

GM Sergey Kudrin wins 44th Continental Chess Open

The 44th Annual Continental Open was held from August 7-10, 2014, at the Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St (Rt 20 West), Sturbridge, Massachusetts (I-84 Exit 3, near I-90). The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The tournament format is 6-round [...]

FM Robert Veleski claims Topusko Open 2014

FM Robert Veleski claims Topusko Open 2014

The Amateur Chess Tournament Open Topusko 2014 was organized by Chess Society Sisak, Chess Union of Sisak Moslavina County and TEOS Zagreb at the Grand Hall of Hotel Toplica in Topusko, a spa town in Croatia on 8-15th August 2014. The event was a 9-round FIDE Swiss Tournament open to all players rated below 2301. The [...]

Michal Krasenkow repeats success in Vlissingen

Michal Krasenkow repeats success in Vlissingen

The 20th Hogeschool Zeeland Chess Tournament took place on 2-9th August at the University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen, Netherlands. The 9-round Swiss Open was organized by the Stichting Schaak Walcheren. GM Michal Krasenkow repeated the last year’s success and won another trophy in HZ Tournament. Krasenkow edged Grandmasters Sipke Ernst, Vyacheslav Ikonnikov and Sergey [...]

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