CHARITY CHESS EVENT IN BUCHAREST

Romanian Chess Federation, together with Lindenfeld Association organizes the special charity event on 7th July in Bucharest/Romania. The event consists of a Blitz tournament, which will be held in downtown Bucharest, with the kind participation of WGM Luminita Cosma, GM Constantin Ionescu, IM Dragos Dumitrache, and others. The money donated will be used to help children in foster cares, to… Read More »

CZECH REPUBLIC AND GERMANY WIN MITROPA CUP 2016

Czech Republic A in Open section and Germany in Women section are the winners of the Mitropa Cup 2016, which took place in Prague/Czech Republic, 19-27 June, 2016. IN the Open section the last round was crucial and decided the Champion. Germany tied the match against Hungary, while Czech Republic A defeated Slovenia, so the both teams finished… Read More »

2016 BAKU OLYMPIAD REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT

FIDE Secretariat reminds all the Chess Federations that the registration deadline for the Olympiad is 30 June, 2016. All the necessary information about the registration process can be found here. 2016 Chess Olympiad takes place in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, from 1st to 14th September in Crystal Hall. Olympiad Official Website 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 FINISHED

The European Schools Chess Championship 2016 finished yesterday in Halkidiki, Greece, with participation of more than 250 players from over 20 European federations divided in 6 age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17. In Open U17 Trubchaninov Timur (RUS 2183) became the Champion with 7.5 points. Second place went to Turkish player Erdogan Anil Berk (1932)with… Read More »

R5 REPORT: EUROPEAN SCHOOLS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Five rounds have been played so far at the European Schools Chess Championship 2016, which takes place in Kallithea, Greece. In Open U17 Erdogan Anil Berk (TUR 1932) and Trubchaninov Timur (RUS 2183) lead with 4 points, while in category Open U15 Keinanen Toivo (FIN 2218) and FM Ozen Deniz (TUR 2212) tie for the first place with… Read More »

MITROPA CUP 2016

The traditional event Mitropa Cup 2016 started yesterday in Prague/Czech Republic. The tournament is organized by the Czech Chess Federation, in cooperation with AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. and Hotel Olympik ****. Ten Chess Federations participate in this event: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, and compete in Open and Women sections. Each team is… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOLS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 STARTED

The European School Chess Championship 2016 started yesterday in Kallithea, Halkidiki/Greece, in organization of the European Chess Union and the International School Chess Union. Before the first round, a short opening ceremony was held, where the ECU President Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili made a first symbolic move on the top board in Open U17 section. The ECU President also addressed to… Read More »

SUMMER CHESS FESTIVALS ON THE ROMANIAN BLACK SEA COAST

More than 800 players are expected to participate in the traditional chess festivals in Romania. “FISCA” XX edition is the first tournament in a row, starting from 24th June to 3rd July in Cap Aurora resort, followed by “Trofeul Litoralului” XXVI edition from 27th June to 7th July in Eforie Nord resort, and finally the XXV edition of… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS IN 3 DAYS

The European School Chess Championship starts in 3 days in Halkidiki/Greece, with participation of more than 250 players from over 20 European federations! The Championship will take place from 16 – 26 June in Kallithea, Halkidiki, in organization of the European Chess Union and the International School Chess Union. The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds,… Read More »

ANATOLY BORODAVKIN WINS EUROPEAN AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

After Anna Ushenina winning the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016, another European title goes to Ukraine, as Anatoly Borodavkin became the European Amateur Champion! The Ukrainian player made a victory in the final round and with 8/9 triumphed at the European Amateur Chess Championship 2016, which finished yesterday in Ruzomberok, Slovakia. Silver medal went to Marek Pniaczek… Read More »