Category Archives: Federations

CZECH OPEN 2018- 2nd Press release

Many chess tournaments took place in Pardubice during last week. One of the most important and star-studded was rapid chess tournament Pardubicky kraj Open, with participation of 29 GMs. “This is one of the strongest rapid tournaments and we are really happy about the interest for taking part in it,” said director of Czech Open Jan Mazuch. The… Read More »

CHEZH OPEN 2018- Press release

The 29th International Chess and Games Festival Czech Open started on July 12th. As usual take place in hockey ČSOB Pojišťovna Arena in Pardubice. The first tournament of Czech Open was really successful for Czech teams. In Cesky Lev Kolesovice Open, 121 four-member teams participated. “We are very happy to have 121 teams in this tournament, the number… Read More »

NEPOMNIACHTCHI WON GIDEON JAPHET CUP

The fourth edition of the biennial tournament in memory of Gideon Japhet – a lawyer, Jerusalem man and an avid lover of chess and sports, was concluded last Friday Hebrew in Jerusalem. The event was organized by the capital’s chess club Jeruchess in collaboration with the Association of Chess Professionals (ACP) under the auspices and the sponsorship of… Read More »

Jerusalem Hosts the 4th Japhet Tournament

The Israeli capital has hosted over the years quite a few major International chess events. The fourth edition of the International tournament in memory of Gideon Japhet (1928- 2013) a lawyer, a Jerusalem man and an avid enthusiast of chess and sports, will be opened next Sunday. The tournament is organized by Jeruchess club under the direction of… Read More »

TEAMS OF ITALY AND GERMANY WON MITROPA CUP 2018

Teams of Italy and Germany won Open and Women section of the 36th edition of Mitropa Cup, respectively. The event took place from 30th May- 9th June in the La Castella Resort- Calabria, in Isola Capo Rizzuto, Italy. The Winner in the open section was already known by the 8th round. Italy would stand on the throne no matter… Read More »

MITROPA CUP 2018

The 36th edition of the traditional event Mitropa Cup will take place from 30th May- 9th June in a 4 stars La Castella Resort- Calabria, in Isola Capo Rizzuto, Italy. This year, the team event with long tradition will bring together 10 European federations who will be competing against each other in Open and Women section.  Each team will… Read More »

ALTIBOX NORWAY CHESS 2018 STARTS

The 6th edition of one of the strongest world chess tournaments starts tomorrow and takes place from 26th May to 10th June 2018, in Stavanger, Norway. The event, features 10 of the world top 13 chess players:   #1 Carlsen Magnus (NOR 2843), #2 Caruana Fabiano (USA 2822), #3 Mamedyarov Shakhriayar (AZE, 2808), #5 Ding Liren (CHN, 2791), #6 Maxime… Read More »

CZECH TOUR 2018-2019

The 18th edition of International Chess Festivals Series will be held through years 2018 and 2019 in 10 different cities of Czech Republic. The official regulations of Czech Tour are published. Chess events will take place in Pardubice, Prague, Olomouc, Trebic, Hradec Kralove, Brno, Plzen, Lytomysl, Manamske Lazne and Liberec. The event which will open the Czech Chess Tour will… Read More »

MAGNUS CARLSEN TRIUMPHED AT VUGAR GASHIMOV MEMORIAL

The traditional 5th Chess Super Tournament in the memorial of the prominent Azerbaijani grandmaster and European Champion, Vugar Gashimov,  took place from 19th-28th April in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. After nine rounds, reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen (NOR, 2834) stood on the throne and became the Winner of the Vugar Gashimov memorial for the third time in his career… Read More »

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