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World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 2 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 2 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 2 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will be the Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the FIDE World Championship Match Carlsen-Anand in Sochi. This information has been confirmed to ITAR-TASS by the FIDE President assistant Berik Balgabaev. “Arkady Dvorkovich is well known in the chess world, and has extensive experience after organizing a number of [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 1 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 1 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 1 video, including a message by GM Vishy Anand, [...]

Portuguese Youth Rapid Team Championship

Portuguese Youth Rapid Team Championship

The 2nd National Youth Rapid Team Championship was held on 4th October at the Pavilhão Gimnodesportivo de Fazendas in Almeirim. 15 teams with more than 60 juniors competed in the two age groups U8-U12 and U14-U20 with the round robin tournament format and the time control 15′+10”. CXE Filipa de Lencastre “A” convincingly won the [...]

Rapport outplays Laznicka in a playoff match

Rapport outplays Laznicka in a playoff match

Two of the most exciting Central European chess players GM Viktor Laznicka (CZE) 2666 and GM Richard Rapport (HUN) 2720 met in one-on-one match of six games, called Novoborska Sachova Corrida. The games took place at Ajeto restaurant in Nový Bor from 30th September to 5th October 2014. The young Hungarian prodigy won his first and [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 in Pune

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 in Pune

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. The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 13 rounds. Only [...]

Werle, Turov and Solodovnichenko share first place in Oslo

Werle, Turov and Solodovnichenko share first place in Oslo

The 2014 Oslo Chess International tournament was held from 28th September to 5th October at the Thon Hotel Ullevaal Stadion, Sognsveien 77c, Oslo, Norway. The GM-group gathered 44 players from 16 different countries (Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, India, Ireland, Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine). GM Jan Werle (NED), GM Maxim Turov [...]

GM Ruiyuan Yu and GM Chongsheng Zeng share first place at Hong Kong Open

GM Ruiyuan Yu and GM Chongsheng Zeng share first place at Hong Kong Open

The Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2014 was organized on 1-5th October 2014 by the Hong Kong Chess Federation (HKCF) in collaboration with Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong, HKUSU Chess with the Board Games Club and generously funded by the Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific. 97 players from 17 different federations took part in the event (Australia, China, [...]

Chess Club “Nona” (Adjara) is 2014 Georgian champion

Chess Club “Nona” (Adjara) is 2014 Georgian champion

Georgian Club Chess Championship 2014 was held from 26th September to 4th October 2014 in Ureki, a town in Georgia situated on the Black Sea coast. The event was a 7-round Team Championship, played in a round-robin format. The team of “Nona” (Adjara) emerged a clear winner with 12/14 points, winning five matches and drawing [...]

GM Yannick Pelletier is a five-time Swiss champion

GM Yannick Pelletier is a five-time Swiss champion

The 114 Individual Swiss Chess Championship took place from 27th September to 10th October 2014 in Bern, the capital of Switzerland ranked among the world’s top ten cities for the best quality of life. GM Yannick Pelletier won the event with 7/9 points and lifted the trophy for  fifth time after winning the Swiss Championships in 1995, 2000, 2002 [...]

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