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12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov

12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov

The Uzbekistan Chess Federation is holding the international chess tournament 12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, from 22nd April to 1st May, 2018, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Tournament is a 9-round Swiss in two sections – main group A and group B for the juniors under 12 years. [...]

16th Delhi GM Open: Naiditsch breaks through Karthikeyan’s Berlin Wall

16th Delhi GM Open: Naiditsch breaks through Karthikeyan’s Berlin Wall

The eighth round of the 16th Delhi GM Open was destined to be a cracker of a contest. There were two players tied in the lead with 6.5/7 — Double Indian champion GM Karthikeyan Murali, rated 2580, and the top seed GM Arkadij Naiditsch of Azerbaijan rated 2701. Furthermore, there were 15 players tied just [...]

Start of 80th edition Tata Steel Chess Tournament

Start of 80th edition Tata Steel Chess Tournament

The 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament has started today. The jubilee event has a strong field of participants, which should yield exciting and surprising matches. The only two grandmasters ever to win the tournament five times, world champion Carlsen and his predecessor Anand, are both participating. The latter has just won the [...]

Delhi GM Open 2018: Walkover Shocker for the fourth-seed

Delhi GM Open 2018: Walkover Shocker for the fourth-seed

The games had begun, the top seeds were comfortably seated on their boards. For the professional star players, it was yet another day at work. 14-year-old Koustav Chatterjee, rated 2288, was the only player waiting anxiously for his opponent. American GM Timur Gareyev, rated 2605, had ‘left’ the official car and had not reached the [...]

Delhi GM Open 2018: Star Players have an easy day

Delhi GM Open 2018: Star Players have an easy day

The 16th edition of Delhi International Open Chess Tournament got off to a perfect start for the star players as they were off to a winning start in the opening round except for a couple of upsets among Grandmasters. Top seed GM Arkadij Naiditsch, rated 2701, had a very easy outing after his opponent Varshini [...]

Fritz and Laser lead TCEC div 3 at halftime

Fritz and Laser lead TCEC div 3 at halftime

Exciting first half of Third Division

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018

European ACP Women Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018 will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 29th March- 2nd April. The European Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championships are open to all players representing the Chess Federations, members of the European Chess Union regardless of their title or rating. There is also no limit of participants [...]

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018

Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018

Municipality Veliko Gradište, Chess Club VGSK, Branicevo Chess Union and Danubia Hotels are warmly welcoming all participants and guests to the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2018″. The Chess Festival will take place from 17-24th June, 2018, at the “Kamin hall” of Restaurant Sidro and “Great hall” of Danubia Park Hotel on Silver Lake in Serbia. [...]

26th Elgoibar Masters

26th Elgoibar Masters

The 26th Masters Chess Championship Elgoibar took place from 16th-22nd December, 2017, in the Town hall of Elgoibar, Spain. The Championship was organized by the Basque Chess Federation, in collaboration with the Basque Government, Excellent City Council of Elgoibar, F.E.D.A. and Sociedad Zubi Ondo. The prestigious closed event featured 10 players, among whom are 4 [...]

Maksim Vavulin and Sergei Zhigalko winners of European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships

Maksim Vavulin and Sergei Zhigalko winners of European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships

The final European event for 2017, European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships, concluded yesterday in Katowice, Poland. “Spodek” Sport and Entertainment Centre, as the official playing venue, hosted both Championships. The blitz event gathered 1086 players, while rapid championship brought together nearly 1200 competitors coming from 41 European federations. Participants of different ages, professionals, amateurs, [...]

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