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GM Peter Prohaszka wins 4th Mare di Fano International Tournament

GM Peter Prohaszka wins 4th Mare di Fano International Tournament

The 4th Mare di Fano International Chess Festival took place from August 1-8, 2015, on the Italian Adriatic coast. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with prize fund in total of 10,000 EUR. Hungarian GM Peter Prohaszka emerged a solo winner with 7/9 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind. IM Daniel Sadzikowski [...]

Baadur Jobava convincing in HZ Chess Tournament

Baadur Jobava convincing in HZ Chess Tournament

The 19th Hogeschool Zeeland Tournament took place from 1-8th August at the University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The 9-round Swiss Open was organized by the Stichting Schaak Walcheren. Top seed Baadur Jobava from Georgia emerged clear winner after defeating GM Elshan Moradiabadi in the final round to complete the event with 8,0/9 [...]

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal Opens in Chita

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal Opens in Chita

The 68th Men’s Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Russian Chess Championship were launched in Chita on 8 August. The competition is held by the Russian Chess Federation, the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation and the Zabaykalsky Krai Chess Federation, with support from the government of the Zabaykalsky Krai. The competition partners are [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 – Participants

The 2015 European Amateur Chess Championship is starting today and continues until 16th August at the Palace of Army Officers, Mickeviciaus str. 19, in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations in FIDE zones 1.1 to 1.10, who have no FIDE title and no FIDE rating above 2000 at the [...]

GM Jonathan Hawkins is 2015 British champion

GM Jonathan Hawkins is 2015 British champion

The 102nd British Chess Championship was held from 25th July to 8th August, 2015, in the University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL,The event was an 11-round Swiss FIDE tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. GM Jonathan Hawkins is crowned British champion after collecting 8.5/11 points and leaving the nearest followers half a point behind. [...]

3rd World Youth Mind Sports Fair begins in Suwon, Korea with Rapid Chess and Go

3rd World Youth Mind Sports Fair begins in Suwon, Korea with Rapid Chess and Go

For the first time, Suwon, Korea, hosted the World Youth Mind Sports Fair 2015. The venue – none other than the Gymnasium of the Suwon Sports Complex which also includes the famous Suwon Football Club Stadium and is a National Sports Training Centre. Previously the World Mind Sports Fair was held in Gangneung, Korea as [...]

IM Sergei Matsenko claims 6th Terre degli Elimi Tournament

IM Sergei Matsenko claims 6th Terre degli Elimi Tournament

The 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament was organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice, a tourist pearl of Sicily. The 9-round Swiss tournament was convincingly won by IM Sergei Matsenko of Russia, who scored 7.5/9 points. GM Imre Hera [...]

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal to Kick off in Chita

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal to Kick off in Chita

The Superfinals of the 68th Men’s Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Russian Chess Championship will take place between 8 and 21 August in the city of Chita. The competition will be held by the Russian Chess Federation, the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation and the Zabaykalsky Krai Chess Federation, with support from [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Round 5 Report

Asian Youth Chess Championships – Round 5 Report

The Asian Youth Chess Championships being held in Suwon, Korea from 3-11 August 2015 has now passed the halfway mark, with Open and Girls U-16, U14, U-12, U-10 and U-10 categories all reaching the sixth from nine rounds and Open and Girls U-18 reaching the fifth from seven rounds. At the top categories, it is [...]

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2015 – Round 3 Report

Asian Youth Chess Championships 2015 – Round 3 Report

The Asian Youth Chess Championship being held in Suwon, Korea from 3-11 August 2015 is providing to be particularly competitive as can be seen after three rounds of play where it is clear that the premier events, Open U-18 and Girls U-18 will be hard fought while Open U-16 could arguably be the strongest. Both [...]

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