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  • Tradewise Chess Festival underway in Gibraltar

    www.chessdom.com | 6 hours and 32 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The 2015 Tradewise Chess Festival got underway with a simultaneous display given by IM Jovanka Houska (England) and IM Salome Melia(Georgia) on 25th January , 2015, to welcome the first arrivals at the Caleta Hotel****. The Tradewise Gibraltar Challengers and Amateur tournaments began on 26th January, with sponsors Coca Cola making the ceremonial opening move [...]
  • GM Rafael Leitao tops Brazilian Individual Championship 2015

    www.chessdom.com | 7 hours and 31 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The Final Stage of the 81st Brazilian Individual Men’s Chess Championship 2015 took place from 17th to 25th January 2015 in Joao Pessoa, the easternmost city in the Americas and the capital of the state of Paraíba in Brazil. The event was a 12-player round-robin tournament with an average Elo rating 2356 and tempo of play 90′ [...]
  • European Women’s Individual & Rapid Championships 2015

    www.chessdom.com | 8 hours and 48 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The government of Georgia, government of Adjarian Autonomous Republic and Georgian Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union organize the 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championships for 2015. The championship will be held in Chakvi, Adjara (13 km from Batumi) in Georgia, from May 18 (day of arrival) until May 31 (day of [...]
  • 1st OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT «VARDARIS»

    skakistes.blogspot.com | 10 hours and 13 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    1st OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT «VARDARIS»Organizers: Chess Club “Sach” Thessaloniki. Place: Hotel Holiday Inn, 8th Monastiriou str. ThessalonikiMode: Swiss System 7 (seven) rounds FIDE rated in 3 groups. OPEN Α : CHESS PLAYERS WITH FIDE RATING  > 1800                 ΟPEN Β  : CHESS PLAYERS WITH FIDE RATING...
  • 1ο ΔΙΕΘΝΕΣ ΣΚΑΚΙΣΤΙΚΟ ΤΟΥΡΝΟΥΑ «ΒΑΡΔΑΡΗΣ»

    skakistes.blogspot.com | 10 hours and 33 minutes ago | Reads: 3
    1ο ΔΙΕΘΝΕΣ ΣΚΑΚΙΣΤΙΚΟ ΤΟΥΡΝΟΥΑ «ΒΑΡΔΑΡΗΣ»Διοργανωτές: Ο σκακιστικός όμιλος «ΣΑΧ» Θεσσαλονίκης σε συνεργασία με την Ε.Σ.Ο. και την Ε.Σ.Σ.Θ.-Χ.Χώρος:Ξενοδοχείο Holiday Inn, Μοναστηρίου 8 ΘεσσαλονίκηΣύστημα αγώνων: Ελβετικό...
  • Land of the Sky XXVIII in North Carolina

    www.chessdom.com | 11 hours and 36 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    Land of the Sky XXVIII open chess tournament was held from 23-25th January at the Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, One Resort Dr., in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. The event had four sections: Open (FIDE rated), Asheville (FIDE rated, Under 2200), Buncombe (Under 1700) and U12 (U1200). The playing format was 5-round Swiss with time control [...]
  • Gibraltar Challengers LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 12 hours and 31 minutes ago | Reads: 3
    Live games with computer analysis
  • How to improve your rating for 2 pound 50

    chessimprover.com | 17 hours and 22 minutes ago | Reads: 3
    Is there a cheap, easy and quick method of improving your rating? When I was younger, my concentration was better. I could literally play chess in a disco, and the noise would not bother me. Before you ask, it was not I who had brought a chess set into a disco. It was a fellow […]
  • 23rd Fajr International Open Chess Tournament

    www.chessdom.com | 20 hours and 37 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Chess Association of West Azerbaijan province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation has the honor to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 23rd Fajr International Open Chess Tournaments from 18-23 February 2015 in Urmia, Iran. The 9-round Swiss open tournament will take place at Alghadir Sport Complex located in Varzesh [...]
  • SPICE set to move to new building at Luhr Library

    www.chessdom.com | 23 hours and 34 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Webster University purchased Luhr Library from Eden Theological Seminary over four years ago, but it wasn’t used until January 15 during the 2015 spring convocation. “We hoped and expected to use this building much sooner than today,” Provost Julian Schuster said during the convocation. Webster University’s Director of Public Relations Patrick Giblin said Luhr Library [...]
  • Magnus Carlsen wins Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee

    www.chessdom.com | 23 hours and 52 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    World Champion Magnus Carlsen drew the final game of the 77th Tata Steel Masters to claim the first place with 9,0/13 points. Carlsen had a slow start, making two draws before losing to Poland’s Radoslaw Wojtaszek. Apparently the setback woke up the monster and Carlsen proceeded to record six consecutive victories. He routinely maintained the [...]
  • Αποτελέσματα Β γύρου ΠΟΑ και ΠΟΒ

    www.essp.gr | 1 day and 2 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Αναλυτικά τα αποτελέσματα του Β γύρου για ΠΟΑ και Β Τοπικής κατηγορίας.
  • GM Kiril Georgiev collects another trophy in Skopje

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 3 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Bulgarian champion GM Kiril Georgiev won the Karposh Rapid Tournament that was held on 24th January at restaurant “Granit” in Skopje, FYROM. The 9-round Swiss tournament with the time control 15′+5” gathered 107 players. The event was organized by the Municipality Karpos and Chess Club Gambit Aseko-SEE. The total prize fund was 1250 EUR. Georgiev [...]
  • 11ος Διεθνής Παράλληλος Διαγωνισμός Λύσης, Προβλήματα και Λύσεις

    kallitexniko-skaki.blogspot.com | 1 day and 4 hours ago | Reads: 6
    ISC 2015κατηγορίεςπροβλήματαλύσεις1 δύσκολη1ος γύρος2ος γύρος1ος γύρος2ος γύρος2 μέτρια1ος γύρος2ος γύρος1ος γύρος2ος γύρος3 εύκοληγύρος έναςγύρος ένας
  • Νίκος Μενδρινός, FIDE μαιτρ στη λύση προβλημάτων

    kallitexniko-skaki.blogspot.com | 1 day and 4 hours ago | Reads: 6
    Ο Νίκος Μενδρινός, πρωταθλητής Ελλάδος στη λύση σκακιστικών προβλημάτων, μετά τα καλά αποτελέσματα που έφερε σε διεθνείς αγώνες πήρε τον τίτλο "FIDE μαιτρ στη λύση σκακιστικών προβλημάτων". Άξιος!