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Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

Russian Team Chess Championships 2018

The Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) are scheduled to take place from April 30 – May 11, 2018, in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. All events are 9-round Swiss with one rest day. Team composition: 6 boards, 2 [...]

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2018

European Chess Union (ECU) and Romanian Chess Federation have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated to ECU to participate in the 18th European Youth Rapid & Blitz U-8,10,12,14,16,18 Championship which will be held from 31st July to 5th August 2018 in the city of Oradea, Romania. The 18th European Youth Rapid&Blitz Championships [...]

Aeroflot Open 2018

Aeroflot Open 2018

The 16th International Chess Festival “Aeroflot Open 2018″ will be held in Moscow from 19th February (the date of arrival) to 2nd March 2018 (the date of departure). This major event is open to chess players of most varied qualification: from unrated to having a top rating. The festival is held “under the wings” of [...]

Tamir Nabaty leading in Moscow Open

Tamir Nabaty leading in Moscow Open

The grandmaster from Israel Tamir Nabaty is the sole leader of the 2018 Moscow Open Men’s Cup of Russia. After the victory over Nikolai Shukh from Russia in the seventh round he has 6,5 points. Young Moscow chess players Nikita Afanasiev and Semen Lomasov are sharing the second place, remaining behind the leader at a [...]

11th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

11th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

The Armenian Chess Federation is organizing an international open chess tournament, dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, which will take place on June 20-30, 2018, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. All interested chess players can participate in the 9-round Swiss tournament. The total prize fund is increased and amounts to AMD [...]

2018 Grand Chess Tour Participants

2018 Grand Chess Tour Participants

The Grand Chess Tour (GCT) is pleased to announce the list of players that have been invited to participate as full tour participants for the 2018 GCT. The 2018 GCT event dates and tour point regulations have also now been finalized and are detailed below. A total of 10 players have been offered full tour [...]

Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018

Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018

Magnus Carlsen has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, after an exciting last round. At the start of the matches five grandmasters still stood a chance of winning, with Giri and Carlsen jointly leading the pack. Because both their games ended in a draw, they had to play a tie-break, consisting of two blitz games [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2018

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2018

Thailand Chess Association (TCA) in cooperation with Bangapi Chess Club on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) have the honour to officially invite all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 2018 Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, which will be held in Chiangmai, Thailand. This event will [...]

Laxman emerges as Chennai Open 2018 Champion

Laxman emerges as Chennai Open 2018 Champion

Grandmaster R R Laxman of ICF, Chennai, 8.0 points, emerged the Champion on a tie-break after the tenth and final round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2018 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy at The Vijay Park Hotel, Chennai here today. The five players sharing the podium, with 8/10 score, [...]

Gareyev Timur shares the lead in Chennai Open 2018

Gareyev Timur shares the lead in Chennai Open 2018

Top seed Grandmaster Gareyev Timur of USA shared the lead with 4/4 score after the fourth round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2018 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy at The Vijay Park Hotel, Chennai here today. Gareyev, a Guinness record holder in simultaneous blindfold chess, has been playing his [...]

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