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The teams of “Zagreb” and “Mladost” are 2014 Croatian champions

The teams of “Zagreb” and “Mladost” are 2014 Croatian champions

The 23rd Croatian Team Chess Championships for Men and Women were organized by the Croatian Chess Federation on 3-13th October 2014 at the Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa in Bol on island Brac in Croatia. Men’s Section was convincingly won by Chess Club “Zagreb” (Zagreb) with 18/18 points. The team consisted of GM Vladimir Malakhov from Russia [...]

23rd Midwest Class Championships

23rd Midwest Class Championships

The 23rd Annual Midwest Class Championships were held from October 10-12, 2014, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, Illinois. The event consisted of seven sections and the playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10. The total prize fund was $20,000. The Premier section had [...]

GM Miroslav Tosic winner of Crna Trava Rapid

GM Miroslav Tosic winner of Crna Trava Rapid

The event was organized by SO Crna Trava, chess clubs Komren Niš and Radnički Ćuprija, and sponsored by Chessdom.com

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 8 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 8 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 8 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Wesley So is champion of the first Millionaire Open in Las Vegas – Press Release

Las Vegas, Nevada – After five days of gruelling daily chess matches Wesley So is the champion of the inaugural Millionaire Chess Open. As the top winner he takes home $100,000 from the highest stakes in open chess tournament history. “I am so happy to be the winner of the Millionaire Chess Open. With competition [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Gelfand and Caruana share first place

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Gelfand and Caruana share first place

Boris Gelfand and Fabiano Caruana finished joint winners of the Grand Prix in Baku after drawing their respective games in the final round. Their nearest followers didn’t win either, and the only decisive match was Alexander Grischuk’s victory against Leinier Dominguez. Caruana took the winner’s trophy on better tie-break (greater number of wins), but the [...]

GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

The PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament took place on 4-12th October 2014 at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man. The Master Section was a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with a time control 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves, with 30 seconds added per [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Caruana and Gelfand lead again, one round to go

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Caruana and Gelfand lead again, one round to go

Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand moved into joint lead after defeating Leinier Dominguez and Teimour Radjabov, respectively, in the penultimate round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku. After nine consecutive drawn Evgeny Tomashevsky played a first decisive game, winning against his compatriot Dmitry Andreikin. Alexander Grischuk reiterated his return into good shape by crushing [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 7 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 7 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 7 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

The 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship-2014 was organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited from 20th September 2014 to 4th October 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. GM Ziaur Rahman emerged a clear winner with 11 points, leaving the [...]

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