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FIDE World Team Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk

FIDE World Team Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk

The venue is the Ugra Chess Academy, a modern building located in the city center. The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will take place at the Concert and Theatre Center Ugra-Classic.

Capablanca Memorial 2017 LIVE!

Capablanca Memorial 2017 LIVE!

Live games with computer analysis

World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2017

World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2017

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) will organize the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad in Ahmedabad, India from 10th December (Arrival) to 20th December (Departure) 2017 conducted under the auspices of Federation Internationale Des Echecs (FIDE). The Gujarat State Chess Association has the pleasure of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the World Youth [...]

In Memoriam – IM Stefano Tatai

In Memoriam – IM Stefano Tatai

The legendary Italian chess player IM Stefano Tatai passed away on 30th May in Tenerife, Spain. Born in 1938, he became the National Master in 1958 and earned the prestigious title of International Master in 1966. Tatai was 12-times Italian chess champion, which is a national record: 1962 in Forte dei Marmi, 1965 in Florence, [...]

Capablanca Memorial 2017

Capablanca Memorial 2017

The winner of the first tournament in 1962 was Miguel Najdorf. The record with most tournament wins is held by Vassily Ivanchuk with 6 titles.

“The Thinkers” by David Llada

“The Thinkers” by David Llada

Quality Chess is delighted to announce the publication of the book The Thinkers, by the world’s premier chess photographer, David Llada. Quality Chess has since our inception in 2004 worked tirelessly on producing chess books of high quality, no matter if they are opening books, training books or biographies, whether they are aimed at high [...]

Jorge Szmetan Memorial in Buenos Aires

Jorge Szmetan Memorial in Buenos Aires

The Magistral Memorial Jorge Szmetan was held from 16-27th April at the Néstor Kirchner Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 12-player round robin tournament had the average elo of 2516, for the 11th FIDE category. The event was organized by Dr. Ricardo Costianosky and the tournament director was legendary GM Oscar Panno. Grandmaster Diego [...]

10th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

10th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament

The Armenian Chess Federation is organizing an international open chess tournament, dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, which will take place on June 20-30, 2017, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. All interested chess players can participate in the 9-round Swiss tournament. The total prize fund is equivalent to 22,500 US dollars. [...]

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov creates “Kirsan Fund”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov creates “Kirsan Fund”

The following press-release was issued by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov today. Dear chess friends! We have done a great job together: united the chess world, increased the number of national federations and official tournaments, attracted new technologies and increased interest in the ancient game. We set an ambitious task to bring the number of chess players to [...]

Dubai Open Chess Tournament kicks off with stunning upsets

Dubai Open Chess Tournament kicks off with stunning upsets

The 19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament–Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup got off to an explosive start with Monday’s actioned-packed, first-round games producing two stunning upsets at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Official website/ Live games Archive: Dubai Open 2016/ Dubai Open 2015 A new record number of 216 players from 43 countries are taking [...]

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