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GM Alexander Ivanov winner of Boston Chess Congress

GM Alexander Ivanov winner of Boston Chess Congress

The 5th Annual Boston Chess Congress was held from 6-8th January at the Hyatt Boston Harbor – Logan Airport, 101 Harborside Dr, Boston MA. The event had six sections: Premier, U2100, U1900, U1700, U1500 and U1250. The playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. In the Premier section with 38 [...]

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017

The European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 16th to 24th August in Rymanów Zdrój, Poland, at the PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój, which is the official venue of the tournament. The organizers of the Championships are PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój and Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. [...]

26th Paul Keres Memorial

26th Paul Keres Memorial

The Estonian Sports Association Kalev organized the 26th Paul Keres Memorial – Dedicated to Paul Keres 101 from 14-15th January at the Original Sokos Hotel Viru in Tallinn, Estonia. The 11-round Swiss event with 102 participants was played with the rapid time control 15′+5”. Five Grandmasters shared the first place with 8,5 points each: Igor [...]

Farrukh Amonatov claims Delhi Open

Farrukh Amonatov claims Delhi Open

Top seeded Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov from Tajikistan emerged clear winner of the 15th Delhi International Open after completing the event with 8,5/10 points. Local GM Ghosh Diptayan and GM Marat Dzhumaev from Uzbekistan shared the second place with 8 points each. The 15th Delhi International Open was organized by Delhi Chess Association and took place [...]

Women’s World Championship 2017 – Pairings

Women’s World Championship 2017 – Pairings

FIDE announces the first round pairings for the forthcoming Women’s World Championship to be held in Tehran, Iran. Colours of the first game for all players will be dependent on the draw made in the opening ceremony and may be reversed from the ones shown below. Ju Wenjun 1 – Lane, Nancy 64 Mezioud, Amina [...]

Stavanger out of race for World Championship Match, hoping for World Rapid & Blitz

Stavanger out of race for World Championship Match, hoping for World Rapid & Blitz

Stavanger cannot hold the 2018 FIDE World Championship Match because AGON insists that only capital cities are appropriate for such event, Chairman of “Norway Chess” Kjell Madland stated for aftenbladet.no. However, AGON has proposed and “Norway Chess” is seriously considering the possibility of holding the FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Championships in Stavanger, either in [...]

FIDE World Women’s Championship 2017 – Participants

FIDE World Women’s Championship 2017 – Participants

FIDE is publishing the list of participants of the World Women’s Championship 2017 in Tehran. Participants who need an entry visa to Iran shall contact the local Organising Committee at the email ircfchess@gmail.com to receive the necessary travel information and invitation letter. Participants of the World Women’s Championship 2017: a) From World Women’s Championship 2014-15 [...]

Judit Polgar will be VIP guest at Bled Chess Festival 2017

Judit Polgar will be VIP guest at Bled Chess Festival 2017

The International Bled Chess Festival 2017 is scheduled to take place from March 10-12, 2017, in the great hall of the luxurious Grand Hotel Toplice*****, situated in the Slovenian tourist town of Bled. The event is organized and promoted by ŠD Caissa, in cooperation with the association Turizem Bled and ŠK Ljubljana. The event is [...]

FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017

FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017

Iasi County Chess Association, Romanian Chess Federation, the City Hall of Iasi, and FIDE have the honor to invite all the FIDE Members Chess Federations and eligible players to take part in the FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017 (open and girls, under 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 years old) organized in Iasi, [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2017

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2017

The Uzbekistan Chess Federation (UCF), under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) has the honour to invite all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 2017 Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, which will be held in Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, from 31st March (arrival) [...]

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