Category Archives: Federations

MOSCOW OPEN 2015 STARTED

The 2015 Moscow Open – 11th International RSSU Chess Cup was has started. The festival takes place in Moscow, Russia from 29th January to 9th February, 2015. The tournament consists of 8 events, including Amateur, Veteran, Students, School and Chess Composition tournaments. The main events are Men’s and Women’s Cup of Russia Stage, gathering some of the top… Read More »

6TH SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP IN DURRES/ALBANIA

During the recent years, after the agreement with FIDE, the Albanian Chess Federation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports has given the top priority to the ‘Chess in Schools’ project, by introducing the chess activities to all schools in the country. The agreement with the Ministry will be finalized in a short notice, with the… Read More »

POLAR CAPITAL JERSEY INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2015

The Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital Jersey International Chess Tournament which will be held in March, 15-20 2015, in St Clement Bay, Jersey. The Official venue is the Hotel Ambassadeur Sponsors of the event are Polar Capital, Jersey Tourism, the One Foundation and Nautilus Trust Limited. The event consists of three tournaments: Open Tournament, Holiday Tournament… Read More »

ARMENIAN SPORTS MINISTRY MEDAL TO IA ASHOT VARDAPETYAN

On January 12 Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Gabriel Ghazaryan on the occasion of 60th anniversary and for the unique services in the field of Physical Culture and Sport awarded the Vice President of Chess Federation of Armenia, the Chairman of Rules Committee of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), the Chairman… Read More »

CONI EXPO SPORT OPEN DAY IN MILAN/ITALY

CONI Expo Sport Open Day – The CONI Epiphany stocking enters in the Guinness World Record, promoted by CONI Event Point and included in the program “WhiteWinter 2014-2015” by the City of Milan, Italy. The event was organized on 6th January to involve children and adults, invited to support the longest sock in the world, and was open… Read More »

GEORGIA APPROVES HUGE CHESS PROGRAMME UNTIL 2018 CHESS OLYMPIAD

On December 30 of 2014, the programme of chess development (2015-2018) has been approved by the government. Programme objectives: • Measures to support promotion and development of chess in Georgia. • Trainings for Georgian National and Age teams to reach to appropriate level and for the players to compete successfully in international competitions. • International competitions shall be… Read More »

ANAND WINS LONDON CHESS CLASSIC 2014

Viswanathan Anand Anand won the 6th London Chess Classic on tie-break from Vladimir Kramnik and Anish Giri after defeating Michael Adams with the black pieces in the final round on Sunday. Final scores in tie-break order: 1 Anand 7, 2 Kramnik 7, 3 Giri 7, 4 Nakamura 6, 5 Adams 4, 6 Caruana 4.Vishy Anand has won the London Chess… Read More »

EDINBURGH CHESS CONGRESS 2015

Edinburgh Chess Congress 2015 will be held 17-19 April, 2015 at the St. Thomas of Aquin’s High School in Edinburgh. It consists of 5 tournaments: Premier Challengers Major Bishops Knights The Premier Event will be FIDE rated. All entrants for the Premier Event must be a member of a National Chess Association. The East of Scotland Championship Trophy… Read More »

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