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FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Tehran, Iran

FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Tehran, Iran

The 2nd tournament of the FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2015-2016 will take place from 10-24 February, 2016, in Tehran, Iran. Twelve players will compete in the round robin tournament. The Women’s Grand Prix 2015-2016 which will give qualification to the Women’s World Championship match 2017 The previous tournament was held in Monaco and the later stages [...]

2nd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship

2nd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship

The 2nd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship is set to take place from 1-11th April, 2016, in Luxembourg. The contract for the organization was signed by the ECU Secretary General, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and the President of the Luxembourg Chess Federation, Mr. Pierre Fattebene. The event will be a twelve-player Round Robin tournament and [...]

Vladimir Belous is Chennai Open 2016 Champion

Vladimir Belous is Chennai Open 2016 Champion

Grandmaster Belous Vladimir (Russia) emerged the Chennai Open 2016 Champion with 8.5 points after the tenth and final round of the 8th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2016 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam trophy, held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai. Belous Vladimir received Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam trophy and the winner’s purse of [...]

Gibraltar Chess 2016 opening day

Gibraltar Chess 2016 opening day

First open for Viswanathan Anand in many years

WGM Xiaobing Gu wins Australian Women’s Masters 2016

WGM Xiaobing Gu wins Australian Women’s Masters 2016

Congratulations to WGM Xiaobing Gu, winner of the Australian Women’s Masters 2016! Although first place had been decided before the last day, many of the players still had plenty to play for in round 9, with the minor placings a potential WIM norm on the line! As it turned out, Hanna Leks; Jilin Zhang had a [...]

Chennai Open 2016: Solodovnichenko and Belous share lead

Chennai Open 2016: Solodovnichenko and Belous share lead

Grandmasters Solodovnichenko Yuri (Ukraine) & Belous Vladimir (Russia) shared the lead with 7.5 points after the ninth and penultimate round of the 8th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2016 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam trophy, held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Four players closed in on the leaders at 7.0 points viz., [...]

Polish University Chess Championship 2016

Polish University Chess Championship 2016

The Polish University Chess Championship 2016 were held from January 15 to 17 in Katowice, Poland. Nearly 300 players across 42 Polish universities participated in the event.

Chennai Open 2016: Solodovnichenko leads after 8 rounds

Chennai Open 2016: Solodovnichenko leads after 8 rounds

Ukraine Grandmaster Solodovnichenko Yuri (7.0) led the strong pack after the eighth round of the 8th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2016 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam trophy, held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Yuri beat GM Dzhumaev Marat (Uzb) in an exciting game, moving into sole lead with two rounds remaining. [...]

Chennai Open 2016 – Round 7

Chennai Open 2016 – Round 7

Ukraine Grandmaster Solodovnichenko Yuri (6.0) shared the lead with three other GMs after the seventh round of the 8th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2016 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam trophy, held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Yuri beat giant killer Kumar Gaurav and maintained his position on top of the leader-board [...]

17th NordWest Chess Cup

17th NordWest Chess Cup

The 17th annual NordWest Cup is now underway in Bad Zwischenahn, Germany till the 24th of January.

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