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160 players participated in Portuguese Youth Team Semifinals, Lisbon

160 players participated in Portuguese Youth Team Semifinals, Lisbon

The Portuguese Chess Federation organized the National Youth Team Semifinals 2014/2015 on 7th February, 2015, in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal. The event was a 7-round Swiss team event with tempo of play 15′ + 10″ and it was organized under the auspices of Secondary School Padre António Vieira, Estrelas S. João de Brito and Junta de Freguesia [...]

Ernesto Inarkiev convincing in Moscow Open 2015

Ernesto Inarkiev convincing in Moscow Open 2015

Grandmaster Ernesto Inarkiev emerged convincing winner of the Moscow Open – RSSU Men’s Cup 2015 after defeating Russian champion Igor Lysyj in the final round. Inarkiev concluded the event with 8,0/9 points, full point ahead of Tigran Petrosian (Armenia), Francisco Vallejo Pons (Spain), Anton Korobov (Ukraine) and Vladislav Artemiev (Russia).

Winners of the 2015 RSSU School Champions Cup

Winners of the 2015 RSSU School Champions Cup

More than 700 chess players from ten countries competed in four age groups of the Moscow Open 2015 – RSSU Chess Cup, section H, that concluded today. Ilya Makoveev (Gelendzhik) and Satbek Akhmetdinov (Kazakhstan) scored 8 points in the U9 Boys’ group. In the last round the Russian player outplayed the athlete from Kazakhstan, who [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 12 (Video)

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 12 (Video)

Final daily news broadcast featuring Peter Svidler, seven-time Russian Champion, David Howell, current British Chess Champion, Hikaru Nakamura, three-time USA Chess Champion and Hou Yifan, Women’s World Chess Champion. Chess Festival Director Stuart Conquest and some of the elite chess players. Hosted by Tania Sachdev at the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament. Presented by: [...]

Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix

Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix

The third stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series 2014-2015 will take place from 14-28th February in Tbilisi, Georgia. FIDE Grand Prix is part of the FIDE World Chess Championship cycle. The winner and second placed player overall of the GP Series will qualify for the next Candidates Tournament. The first two events were held [...]

Ernesto Inarkiev surges ahead in Moscow Open – RSSU Cup

Ernesto Inarkiev surges ahead in Moscow Open – RSSU Cup

Ernesto Inarkiev defeated the top-seed Ian Nepomniachtchi in the 7th round of the main section of the Moscow Open 2015 – RSSU Cup to retake the sole lead with 6,5 points. The second place now belongs to the namesake of the ninth World Champion Tigran Petrosian (Armenia), who beat Russian Sergey Volkov in today’s round [...]

IM Fernandez Romero lifts the trophy in Sevilla

IM Fernandez Romero lifts the trophy in Sevilla

The 40th International Open Ciudad de Sevilla took place from 25th January to 1st February at the Hotel Al-Andalus Palace in Seville, Spain. The tournament was organized by the Federacion Sevillana de Ajedrez with support from Diputación de Sevilla, Turismo y Comercio Junta de Andalucía and Educación Cultura y Deporte Junta de Andalucía. 217 participants from 17 [...]

Beliavsky wins HIT Open Nova Gorica 2015

Beliavsky wins HIT Open Nova Gorica 2015

The 20th Hit Open 2015 took place from 30th January to 5th February, 2015, at the Hotel Casino Perla, in Nova Gorica, a town and a municipality in western Slovenia. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″ and prize fund in the amount of 6.300 €. GM Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia) took [...]

Hikaru Nakamura wins Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura wins Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has won the 13th Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, which concluded at the Caleta Hotel on Thursday 5 February 2015. Nakamura drew his last round game against Pentala Harikrishna (India) after a long struggle where white tried to convert an extra pawn in a theoretically hot rook ending. Nakamura concluded the event with [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 11 (Video)

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 11 (Video)

Daily news broadcast featuring Founder of the Gibraltar Chess Festival Brian Callaghan, Chess Festival Director Stuart Conquest and some of the elite chess players including Oluwafemi Balogun, Lolomari George, Kenneth Odeh and Nnamdi Nwoye. Hosted by Tania Sachdev at the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament. Presented by: Tania Sachdev (IM) Special guest: Stuart Conquest [...]

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