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ROGVI EGILSTOFT NIELSEN WINS FAROESE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

FM Rogvi Egilstoft Nielsen became the winner of the 2016 Faroese Chess Championship, which took place in Sandavagur, Faroe Islands, from 19th to 26th March, 2016. Nielsen scored 7 points out of 9 games and convincingly triumphed, leaving behind FM Carl Eli Nolsoe Samuelsen and FM Hans Kristian Simonsen with 5.5 points, who took second and third place respectively. Final… Read More »

KARJAKIN AND CARUANA IN THE LEAD AT CANDIDATES, TWO ROUNDS TO GO

The 12th round of the FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2016 was held today at the DI Telegraph in Moscow, Russia. With two more rounds to go there was another change on the top as now Karjakin and Caruana share the lead with 7/12 points each. Viswanathan Anand run directly into Hikaru Nakamura’s preparation. The English opening is very often employed… Read More »

ANAND AND KARJAKIN LEAD AT CANDIDATES AFTER 9 ROUNDS

The 9th round of the FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2016 was held today at the DI Telegraph in Moscow, Russia. The spectators enjoyed the most fighting day since the beginning of the event as no games were finished before the first time control. There has been a change on the top as Viswanathan Anand defeated the overnight co-leader… Read More »

ARONIAN WINS TO JOIN KARJAKIN IN THE LEAD

After six rounds of the World Chess Candidates Tournament Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin are in the lead with 4 points. The game between Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Hikaru Nakamura (USA) began as a theoretical discussion in the Queen’s Indian Defense in which Aronian sacrificed a pawn for an initiative and pressure in the center. Both players followed… Read More »

EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 REGULATIONS

14th European Union Youth Chess Championship will be held in Kouty nad Desnou/Czech Republic, 5-14 August 2016, in the Cultural Hall of Hotel Dlouhe Strane Kouty nad Desnou. The organizer of the Championship is Czech Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. EU member countries, EU candidate countries and their neighbouring countries are allowed to participate… Read More »

CHESS FESTIVAL SILVER LAKE 2016

Branicevo Chess Union, Chess Club VGSK, municipality Veliko Gradište and Danubia Hotels are warmly welcoming all participants and guests to the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2016″! The Chess Festival will take place from 19-26th June, 2016, at the “Kamin hall” of Restaurant Sidro and “Great hall” of Danubia Park Hotel. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich programme… Read More »

ARONIAN, ANAND AND KARJAKIN IN THE LEAD AT CANDIDATES

Levon Aronian (Armenia) defeated Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) in the third round of the World Chess Candidates Tournament 2016 to join the leaders Viswanathan Anand (India) and Sergey Karjakin (Russia), who drew their games against Fabiano Caruana (USA) and Anish Giri (Netherlands) respectively. It was an interesting fight between Anish Giri of the Netherlands and Sergey Karjakin of Russia. In… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS OPEN CETINJE 2016

Montenegro Chess Federation organizes the International Chess Open Tournament Cetinje 2016, from 4 to 10 May 2016, on the occasion of 10 years of renewal of the independence of Montenegro. The tournament will be held in the Grand Hotel (***), once the best hotel in Montenegro, which is located between two city parks, in the immediate vicinity of the historic… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 REGULATIONS

Slovenian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship, which will be held in Celje/Slovenia, 9-17 July, 2016, in Hotel Celeia. Each national federation affiliated to the European Chess Union has the right to enter unlimited number of teams of four players and one reserve in the open competition,… Read More »

ECU BOARD MEETING LVIV 2016

The first European Chess Union Board meeting for 2016 was organized in Lviv, Ukraine on 1st and 2nd March, after the kind invitation of the Ukrainian and Lviv Regional Chess Federations. The meeting took place under excellent conditions in the hotel Leopolis in the center of Lviv. The President of the Ukrainian Chess Federation Mr. Viktor Kapustin opened… Read More »

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