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Nino Batsiashvili with perfect score in Khanty-Mansiysk

Nino Batsiashvili with perfect score in Khanty-Mansiysk

In the third round of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk the sole leader was determined. Nino Batsiashvili gained the third victory in a row having outplayed Alexandra Kosteniuk. The opponents discussed the Nimzo-Indian with 4. Qc2. After the game Nino said the fight had been very hard and complicated, but up to some [...]

Gunina and Batsiashvili leading in Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix

Gunina and Batsiashvili leading in Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix

The second round of the 5th FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix leg in Khanty-Mansisyk turned out to be full of fight and even more bloody than the first one. As CEO of FIDE Geoffrey Borg said at the press conference, “women’s chess is always very exciting. Men may be technically higher but we do see the higher percentage [...]

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk – Opening Ceremony

Women’s Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk – Opening Ceremony

The final leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Series 2015/2016 takes place at the Ugra Chess Academy, famous for its world class competitions, including Women’s World Blitz and Rapid Championships of 2013 and 2014, 2014 Candidates tournament, final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix 2014/15. These days the Academy once again gathered renowned grandmasters, [...]

Golden Cleopatra Open 2016

Golden Cleopatra Open 2016

The Egyptian Chess Federation is organizing the Golden Cleopatra Open, which will be held in Cairo, Egypt – Mondial Hall at Eastern Company Club from 12th to 22nd December 2016, under patronage of Mr. Mohamed Osman Haroon, the Chairman of Egyptian Eastern Company. The tournament is open to all Fide-rated players with a standard rating [...]

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016, World Chess Championship

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016, World Chess Championship

Karjakin defeats Caruana and qualifies for the World Championship

Russian Superfinal – Round 6

Russian Superfinal – Round 6

Pogonina catches up with Kosteniuk. Six players remain on top in the men’s Superfinal.

Russian Superfinal – Round 5

Russian Superfinal – Round 5

Six men on top in Novosibirsk. Kosteniuk leads the women’s Superfinal despite losing today.

Russian Superfinal – Round 4

Russian Superfinal – Round 4

Grigoriy Oparin joins the leaders in Superfinal. Alexandra Kosteniuk wins a fourth game in a row.

Russian Superfinal – Round 3

Russian Superfinal – Round 3

Kosteniuk and Girya leading In Novosibirsk. Svidler, Riazantsev, Fedoseev, and Goganov are on top in the men’s championship.

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

The fourth edition of the Pro-Biz Cup will once again give you the opportunity to team up with one of your chess heroes. On Thursday 8 December the Pro-Biz Cup will take place at the prestigious locale of the Royal Automobile Club in London, from 10am to 3.30pm. The Royal Automobile Club has a long [...]

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