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FIDE Forward campaign website launched: Press Release

FIDE Forward campaign website launched: Press Release

As the FIDE elections of 3 October are approaching, we are pleased to announce the launch of our “FIDE Forward” campaign website.

Police confirms fake ECU from Delaware forged bank documents

Police confirms fake ECU from Delaware forged bank documents

ECU Press Release 31.07.2018 A Brief history of the case: In May 2011 a group of individuals established an offshore shadow company in Delaware, U.S.A. named “European Chess Union LLC” Delaware and the same time, through this company, they opened a bank account in Slovenia. From 2011 to 2015, forging bank documents, invoices, letters and [...]

One ticket in ECU elections

One ticket in ECU elections

While in the FIDE elections three candidates run for the post of the President, in the European Chess Union its President Zurab Azmaiparashvili will seek the reelection unopposed. Azmaiparashvili ticket was submitted for the ECU elections & there is no rival ticket. 4-years of good governance, transparency & uncompromising fight against corruption with serious actions [...]

Gold Coast Open 2018

Gold Coast Open 2018

The Gold Coast Open has over the years, established itself as Queensland’s most prestigious chess tournament. First run back in 1993, the event enters its 26th year after an amazing first quarter of a century. This years’ event has been rebranded and tweaked to have a Premier, Major and Minor division – ensuring an event [...]

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 2 Recap

Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid Day 2 Recap

After three more days of rapid, Wesley So emerged as the sole leader of the tournament. He is now a full point ahead of the field, with Levon Aronian and Sergy Karjakin trailing him closely. Both So and Karjakin had an excellent showing today, scoring 2.5/3 points. The Russian grandmaster expressed that his rival is [...]

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Batumi, Georgia

FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Batumi, Georgia

Objective is to educate and certify Organizers on an international basis. The seminars is organized by the FIDE Event´s Commission (EVE).

US Olympic Teams Set: “I Like Our Chances to Repeat”

US Olympic Teams Set: “I Like Our Chances to Repeat”

The 2018 US Olympic teams are set, with a formidable Open squad featuring three of the top ten players in the World, including World Championship Challenger Fabiano Caruana. Two years ago, the team captured gold medals in Baku, for the first time since 1976. Team captain IM John Donaldson told US Chess: I like the [...]

Asian Nations Chess Cup 2018

Asian Nations Chess Cup 2018

The Chess Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, invites your Federation to participate in the 2018 Asian Nations Cup (Chess Team Championship) to be held 26 July to 4 August 2018 in Hamadan, Iran. Regulation 1. Participation 1.1 All chess federations in Zones 3.1 to [...]

Interview with Viswanathan Anand

Interview with Viswanathan Anand

The Organizing Committee of the 2018 Chess Olympiad conducted and interview with the Indian Grandmaster and the former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, who is also the Goodwill Ambassador of the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 starts with blitz chess matches on May 27th and the last round is June 7th. The 6 first rounds are played at Clarion Hotel Energy before the last 3 rounds, 5th-7th. June is played at Stavanger Concert Hall. The tournament will boast a fantastic field of players to Altibox Norway Chess 2018! [...]

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