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“Yin Zhou” Cup 2015: China defeats Russia 29:21

“Yin Zhou” Cup 2015: China defeats Russia 29:21

The 2015 “Yin Zhou” Cup China – Russia was held from July 14 through July 21, in the Chinese city of Ningbo. The friendly match between the men and women teams of Russia and China finished convincingly 29:21, in favor of the hosts. Russia’s men lost 14:11, while the women team of China defeated the [...]

GMs Sundararajan and Grigoryan win 17th Sant Marti Open 2015

GMs Sundararajan and Grigoryan win 17th Sant Marti Open 2015

The 17th Sant Marti Open 2015 took place from July 13-21, in the hall of Centre Civic Sant Marti, Barcelona, Spain. The event was a 9-round Swiss open tournament with time control 90′ + 30″ and an average Elo rating of 2156. GM Kidambi Sundararajan from India edged Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan on a better tie-break score [...]

Seven players tie for the first place in OPorto Open 2015

Seven players tie for the first place in OPorto Open 2015

OPorto Open 2015 took place from 13-19th July at the Hotel Beta in Porto, Portugal. The tournament is included in the National Circuit of Classic Chess of the Portuguese Chess Federation. The 9-round Swiss event was organized by the Grupo de Xadrez do Porto, the oldest Portuguese chess club, as a celebration of its 75th anniversary and [...]

7th London Chess Classic

7th London Chess Classic

The London Chess Classic has long established itself as one of the preeminent events on the chess calendar. This year’s edition will surpass its predecessors, as the presence of ten of the world’s top-ranked players will ensure the 7th Classic is the strongest tournament ever held on British soil. The catalyst for this is the [...]

Ikaros 2015: Prohaszka is the winner, Galopoulos is the Greek Open Champion!

Ikaros 2015: Prohaszka is the winner, Galopoulos is the Greek Open Champion!

The 38th edition of Ikaros International Chess Tournament belongs to history. The 134 participants had the chance to take part in a great event, to get to know the beauties of Ikaria, to have fun and enjoy the relaxing pace of the island. The end of the tournament found, as was already known after the [...]

GM Perez Mitjans wins I Madrid Neoclassical Open 2015

GM Perez Mitjans wins I Madrid Neoclassical Open 2015

The 1st “Neoclassical Chess” Open Tournament took place on July 19, 2015, at Hotel NH Principe de Vergara – Madrid****, situated in the Spanish capital. The event was an 8-round Swiss tournament with time control 15′ + 5″. 40 players from 6 different countries took part in the tournament but the Spaniard GM Orelvis Perez Mitjans [...]

GM Boris Savchenko takes the trophy in Tikhookeansky Meridian

GM Boris Savchenko takes the trophy in Tikhookeansky Meridian

The 2015 Tikhookeansky Meridian was held on 18-20th July at the DVFU campus in Vladivostok. The 11-round rapid chess tournament with time control 15′+10” was a stage in the circuit Rapid Cup of Russia. Grandmasters Boris Savchenko and Dmitry Kokarev shared the first place with 9,0/11 points each, but Savchenko is declared winner on superior [...]

GM Nils Grandelius is 2015 Swedish champion

GM Nils Grandelius is 2015 Swedish champion

The 2015 Swedish Chess Festival took place from 11-19th July, at the Selma Spa Hotel****, in Sunne, Sweden. The highlight of the festival was the 2015 Swedish Championship GM-Group, which was played in a 10-player round-robin tournament. For the third time in the last four years, the champion was decided by a playoff match and it is [...]

9th Asian Dragons Invitational 2015

9th Asian Dragons Invitational 2015

The 9th Asian Dragons Invitational was held in New Taipei City from 11-18 July 2015 and attracted 35 participants from a record 8 countries. Since it first started in 2007 in Kaoshiung, this tournament has always been held in two categories – Open and U-16 – originally with two representatives in each from Hong Kong, [...]

GM Kiril Alekseenko clinches 25th Heart of Finland Open on tiebreak

GM Kiril Alekseenko clinches 25th Heart of Finland Open on tiebreak

The 25th Heart of Finland Open Chess Tournament was organized by Jyväs-Shakki chess club from July 13-19, 2015, at the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland. The first place of the 9-round Swiss tournament was shared in a four-way tie by GM Kirill Alekseenko (Russia), GM Jevgeni Solozhenkin (Russia), GM Kaido Kulaots (Estonia) and Sergei Lobanov [...]

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