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Serbian Open Chess Championship 2016

Serbian Open Chess Championship 2016

Chess Federation of Serbia and Novi Sad Chess Union are organizing the 2016 Serbian Open Chess Championship from 6-13th November in Novi Sad, Serbia. The Championship is supported by the Novi Sad Department for Sport and Youth and the playing venue is SPENS small hall. SPENS takes a special place in the chess history as [...]

TCEC rapid starts September 9th at 20:00 CEST

TCEC rapid starts September 9th at 20:00 CEST

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Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

Record-breaking Chess Olympiad to start in Baku

The 42nd Chess Olympiad is scheduled to start on 1st September with a grand opening ceremony at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. The team of 400 artists, choreographers, composers and support staff is making the final dry runs of the ceremony that is supposed to last about one hour. The designer of the [...]

Dmitry Andreikin crowned winner in Abu Dhabi Masters

Dmitry Andreikin crowned winner in Abu Dhabi Masters

Russian Grandmaster Dmitry Andreikin defeated his compatriot Alexandr Predke in the final round of the 23rd Abu Dhabi Masters to emerge clear winner with 7,5/9 points. On the shared second place are B Adhiban (India) and Bassem Amin (Egypt) with 7 points each. Full standings below. The 23rd Abu Dhabi Chess Festival 2016 was held [...]

European Youth Chess Championship 2016 – Winners

European Youth Chess Championship 2016 – Winners

The final ceremony of the European Youth Chess Championship 2016 with the participation of ECU president Zurab Azmaiparashvili was the dignified finish after ten days and 5843 games of chess. The medalists received cups, medals and material prizes. It was well deserved as they were the best of a record number of 1309 chess players. [...]

SPICE Cup 2016

SPICE Cup 2016

The 2016 SPICE Cup Open, sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, is scheduled to take place on 17-22nd October at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The 9-round Swiss tournament is open to the players rated over 2100 FIDE and will provide opportunity for GM/IM norms. Time Control: [...]

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

Tal Memorial continues Chess in Museums project

The 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism (Moscow), one of the leading private museums in Russia. The tournament will be opened on September 25, 2016, and will become the sixth event of the Chess in Museums project. Avtodor Group of Companies will be a co-organizer of the 10th [...]

Markus Ragger claims the trophy in Vienna Chess Open

Markus Ragger claims the trophy in Vienna Chess Open

The 20th Vienna Chess Open concluded with the victory of the Austrian top player GM Markus Ragger (2686), who was in the same time the top seed of the event. The local star drew in the last round with GM Evgeny Vorobiov (RUS 2586) and triumphed with 8,0/9 points to earn top prize of 2500 [...]

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

Michael Adams gets wildcard for London Chess Classic 2016

The 10th and last player to join the line-up of the 8th London Chess Classic is none other than England’s number one, Michael Adams. The Cornishman has been the country’s leading player since 1999 and was once ranked number 4 in the world. Adams has consistently recorded outstanding performances and been a member of the [...]

Jeffery Xiong and Dinara Saduakassova are 2016 World Junior Champions

Jeffery Xiong and Dinara Saduakassova are 2016 World Junior Champions

In the Open section of 2016 World Junior Championship, GM Jeffery Xiong was held to a draw in the final round by Iran’s Masoud Mosadeghpour. Xiong had dominated the competition throughout and already won the event with a round to spare. At 16, the American is amongst the youngest World Junior Champions in chess history. [...]

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