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Belarus Chess Championships 2015

Belarus Chess Championships 2015

The 81st Belarusian Men’s Championship and 59th Belarusian Women’s Championship were held from 12-22nd January, 2015, at the RCOP, Minsk. The men’s event started as a 12-player round robin, but Aleksandr Kocheev dropped out after four games. The women’s event was a 10-player round robin. Grandmasters Kirill Stupak and Aleksej Aleksandrov shared the first place [...]

Dreaming King Open in San Diego

Dreaming King Open in San Diego

The Dreaming King Open was held from 17-19th January, 2015, at the Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station in San Diego, California, USA. The 6-round Swiss event consisted of seven sections with a total of 155 participants. The guaranteed prize fund was 17,000 USD. The Open section had 30 players. GM Melikset Khachiyan, GM Enrico Sevillano [...]

IM Nino Batsiashvili is 2015 Georgian champion for women

IM Nino Batsiashvili is 2015 Georgian champion for women

The Georgian Chess Federation organized the 2015 edition of the 72nd Georgian Individual Chess Championship for women from 10th to 19th January, 2015, in Tbilisi, the capital and largest city of Georgia. The event was a 10-player round-robin tournament with time control 40/90′ + 30′ + 30″. Georgian Olympic player IM Nino Batsiashvili emerged a [...]

Karen Grigoryan and Susanna Gaboyan are new Armenian Champions

Karen Grigoryan and Susanna Gaboyan are new Armenian Champions

The 75th Armenian Men’s Championship and 70th Armenian Women’s Championship were held from 12-21st January at the Central Chess Club “Tigran Petrosian” in Yerevan. Both events were 10-player round robins. In the men’s section the talented GM Karen Grigoryan claimed the title with 6,0/9 points. Grigoryan won four games and lost only to second-placed rising [...]

GM Alojzije Jankovic is 2015 Croatian champion

GM Alojzije Jankovic is 2015 Croatian champion

The 2014 Croatian Individual Chess Championship for men was held from 11th to 21st January 2015 in Opatija, a resort town in western Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The event was a 12-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. GM Alojzije Jankovic emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points and took [...]

Niclas Huschenbeth winner of Golden State Open

Niclas Huschenbeth winner of Golden State Open

The 6th Annual Golden State Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 16-19, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Dublin-Pleasanton, 6680 Regional St, Dublin, California. The event had six sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. The tournament format was 7-round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10. German [...]

Paracin Open 2015 won by IM Mladen Milenkovic

Paracin Open 2015 won by IM Mladen Milenkovic

The Open Chess Tournament Paracin 2015 took place from 15th to 19th January, 2015, in Paracin, Serbia. The event was a 7-round Swiss tournament with time control 90′ + 30″. IM Mladen Milenkovic edged IM Boroljub Zlatanovic on tie-break after both players finished with 6/7 points. Third place was shared in a six-way tie by [...]

Texas Masters Chess Tournament

Texas Masters Chess Tournament

The Texas Masters Chess Tournament was a 5-round Swiss that took place from 17-19th January at the Dallas Chess Club, 75080 Richardson, Texas, USA. 30 players competed in the single FIDE rated section with time control of G/90 inc/30. Grandmaster Elshan Moradiabadi and International Master Andrey Gorovets shared the first place with 4,0/5 points each. [...]

Gata Kamsky convincing in Liberty Bell Open 2015

Gata Kamsky convincing in Liberty Bell Open 2015

Reigning US champion Gata Kamsky continued the string of excellent results in the open events having convincingly won the 47th Liberty Bell Open with 6,5/7 points. The nearest followers were left full point behind. Kamsky collected 2130 USD for the effort. The Liberty Bell Open was held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January [...]

Martin Metev wins 132nd MGU Open 2015

Martin Metev wins 132nd MGU Open 2015

The 132nd MGU Open 2015 was held on 17-18th January, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The event was organized by FA Dimitar Iliev and Chess Club “An Pasan” in a 6-round Swiss FIDE format, open to all players rated below 2200 and it will be valid for FIDE and national rating. [...]

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