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FIDE Elections Tomorrow: Open Letters

FIDE Elections Tomorrow: Open Letters

The FIDE General Assembly will start on Monday 11th August at 9am. Already in the first session FIDE elections will take place, as a culmination of the campaign that started in Tallinn last year. In the last day before the elections, both campaigns have issued open letters that address the election procedures. Garry Kasparov on [...]

Pavlidis and Sumets share first place in Kavala

Pavlidis and Sumets share first place in Kavala

The 23rd Open International Tournament of Kavala took place on 2-9th August 2014 at the Foyer of Kavala Prefecture Amphitheater in Kavala, a city in northern Greece. The event was a 9-round Swiss, organized by Kavala Chess Club and East Macedonia and Thrace Chess Union. IM Antonios Pavlidis (Greece) and GM Andrey Sumets (Ukraine) share first [...]

Carlsen’s games from the Chess Olympiad 2014 with GM commentary

Carlsen’s games from the Chess Olympiad 2014 with GM commentary

100+ games with GM commentary by the end of 2014!

Russian Chess Federation sues Chess Olympiad organizers

Russian Chess Federation sues Chess Olympiad organizers

The Russian Chess Federation has filed a lawsuit against the COT2014 – organizers of the Chess Olympiad – in the local Tromsø court, Newsinenglish.no reported. The Norwegian portal tries to link the RCF lawsuit and announcements of Russian government related to the closing of airspace for European airlines. The portal consistently used the term “Russians” [...]

GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi clear first in Lake Sevan Tournament

GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi clear first in Lake Sevan Tournament

The 16th Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament was held from 26th July to 4th August 2014 in Martuni, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, located on the southern shores of Lake Sevan. Indian Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi emerged victorious with 6,0 points from nine games, leaving the local GM Hrant Melkumyan and Russian [...]

GM Conrad Holt wins United States Open Chess Championship

GM Conrad Holt wins United States Open Chess Championship

The 115th Annual United States Open Chess Championship took place from 26th July to 3rd August at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr, Orlando, Florida 32819. The tournament format was 9-round Swiss one section with Class prizes and time control 40/120, SD/60 d5. Top US player not otherwise qualified will be seeded in the [...]

Videos and press conferences from the Chess Olympiad 2014 day 1

Videos and press conferences from the Chess Olympiad 2014 day 1

Including interviews with Caruana, Bachmann, Van Kampen, etc

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women LIVE!

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women LIVE!

With Stockfish, Komodo, Houdini analysis

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men games (teams 10-178)

Tromso Chess Olympiad Men games (teams 10-178)

Lower boards and matches men section

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women games live (teams 10 to 139)

Tromso Chess Olympiad Women games live (teams 10 to 139)

Lower boards and matches women section

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