Category Archives: Federations

GIBRALTAR INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL 2019 OPENS

The 17th edition of Gibraltar International Chess Festival, one of the strongest open tournament over the years, opens today at Caleta Hotel, in Gibraltar, while the board battles starting tomorrow when is scheduled the 1st round. The festival features five main events with participation of almost 600 players coming from 60 federations. Besides the main events: Masters, Challengers A,… Read More »

TATA STEEL CHESS 2019 STARTS

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament, one of the most prestigious events in the international chess calendar, starts in two days with a very strong line-up in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. The event called “Wimbledon of Chess” celebrates this year its 81st anniversary, and traditionally, takes place in the coastal village of Wijk aan Zee, North Holland. As the last year,… Read More »

MAGNUS CARLSEN RETAINS THE TITLE OF THE WORLD CHESS CHAMPION

Magnus Carlsen defended the FIDE World Chess Champion title after defeating the challenger Fabiano Caruana in the tiebreak match with 3 consecutive victories and result 3-0. After all the twelve games of the regular part of the Championship ended in a draw, Carlsen and Caruana proceeded to a 4 rapid-games tiebreak  match. Magnus Carlsen had the white pieces… Read More »

ADHIBAN B. WINS THE TOURNAMENT OF PIECE- ZAGREB 2018

After eleven played rounds at the historical Tournament of Piece which took place from 12th-23rd November in Zagreb, Croatia, Indian Grandmaster, Adhiban B. became the Winner of the event which aims to show the chessboard as a symbol of piece all over the world. The Tournament of Piece is renewed after 33 years and gathered well known chess… Read More »

FIDE WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH 2018 – R8 REPORT

After eight played rounds at the FIDE World Chess Championship in London, the challenger and reigning World Chess Champion are still in a tie with all eight games finished in a draw. Although the result seems very peaceful, all the games were fulfilled with great fights and chances for leadership in the match. The willing to sharp the… Read More »

FIDE WOMEN’S WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 SEMIFINALS

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2018 which is currently ongoing in Khanty Mansiysk reached its semifinals. After four played rounds with 2 games, harsh struggles and great games, the semifinalists became: Ju Wenjun (CHN), Kateryna Lagno (RUS), Alexandra Kosteniuk (RUS) and Mariya Muzychuk (UKR). The fourth round of the Championship was very intense. The first one who reserved… Read More »

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