Category Archives: Federations

METLIFE WARSAW NAJDORF CHESS FESTIVAL 2015

Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation, in co-operation with the Polish Chess Federation and under the auspices of the President of Warsaw Ms Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz organizes Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival 2015, which will take place in Warsaw/Poland, 10-18 July, 2015. The event consists of 4 tournaments: A – Open for players with Elo >= 2200; B – Open for players… Read More »

SILVER LAKE CHESS FESTIVAL 2015

Branicevo Chess Union, Chess Club VGSK, municipality Veliko Gradište and Danubia Hotels warmly welcome all the participants and guests to the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2015″. The Chess Festival will take place from 20-28 June, 2015, on Silver Lake, in Veliko Gradište/Serbia. The Organizing Committee prepared a rich programme for all ages and playing levels: – Open “A”, tournament… Read More »

POLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

Polish individual chess championships have a very long history. This year’s LOTTO Polish Chess Championship and BUDIMEX Polish Women’s Chess Championship were 72nd and 67th editions of those events. The best Polish players were not only fighting to prove their superiority in the country, but also to qualify for the national teams for the forthcoming  European Team Championship,… Read More »

ROMANIAN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – FINALS

National Individual Championships of Romania for Men and Women – Finals are taking place in Calimanesti from 18th to 28th April, 2015. Top players in Men’s Championship are Constantin Lupulescu (2635), Mihai Marin (2591), Mircea-Emilian Parligras (2582) and Vladislav Nevednichy (2576) and Corina-Isabela Peptan (2430), Cristina-Adela Foisor (2384), Elena-Luminita Cozma (2323), Mihaela Sandu (2303) in Women’s Championship. Both events… Read More »

GM WOJTASZEK WINS POLISH-HUNGARIAN FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT

Last weekend, 21-22 March, 2015 the most spectacular chess event took place in Katowice, Southern Poland. For the third time chess players from all over the world had the chance to fight against each other in one of the biggest halls in Europe – The International Conference Centre in Katowice. The Centre hosted 843 players, among them many Grandmasters and International Masters. Among them,… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL OPEN IASI 2015

  City Hall of Iasi and Iasi County Chess Association have the honor to invite all  chess players to take part in the International Chess Festival “OPEN IASI” 2nd Edition organized in Iasi, Romania, May 29 – June 6, 2015. The festival will have three sections with total prize fund EUR 23.000. Iasi has a history of over 600 years and… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT PETROVAC 2015

Montenegro Chess Federation organises International Open Chess Tournament Petrovac 2015 from 8th to 14th May 2015. The tournament will be held in a a four plus-star Hotel Vile Oliva  http://www.vileoliva.com in a beautiful environment, in old town Petrovac which is on Budva Riviera. The hotel is 80 meters far from the sea and it has a spa center, indoor… Read More »

EFIMOV AND BEREZOVSKA NEW MONACO CHESS CHAMPIONS

Grandmaster Igor Efimov (ELO 2390) wins Monaco Chess Championship for 2015, which was held in the Monaco Chess Club, 20-25 February 2015. He scored 5.5 points, the same as Karl Ribbegren (ELO 2202), but thanks to better tie-break, Efimov took the title. GM Algimantas Butnorius (ELO 2377) came clear third with 5 points. Svetlana Berezovska (ELO 1849) became… Read More »

TURKISH CHESS FEDERATION STANDS UP FOR WOMEN’S RIGTHS

Turkish Chess Federation decided to devote the Turkish Women’s Chess Championship 2015 to the 20 year-old Özgecan Aslan, a Turkish university student from Mesin, who was brutally murdered on 11th February, 2015.  The incident sparked outrage in Turkey and worldwide since was connected with discrimination against women. The President of the Turkish Chess Federation and FIDE Vice President,… Read More »

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