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  • 16ος Πανελλήνιος Διαγ. Λύσης | 13 hours and 51 minutes ago | Reads: 20
    ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΗ ΚΑΛΛΙΤΕΧΝΙΚΟΥ ΣΚΑΚΙΟΥΑθήνα, 08/03/201716ος ΠΑΝΕΛΛΗΝΙΟΣ ΔΙΑΓΩΝΙΣΜΟΣ ΛΥΣΗΣ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑΤΩΝΗ Επιτροπή Καλλιτεχνικού Σκακιού σε συνεργασία με τον Σ.Ο Αιγάλεω  προκηρύσσει τον 16ο Πανελλήνιο Διαγωνισμό Λύσης...
  • The Importance of Tactics Six | 12 hours and 37 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    In the last few articles, we looked at a tactic called the pin in which a piece of lesser value was stuck in front of a piece of greater value along a rank, file or diagonal. Should the piece of lesser value move, the piece doing the pinning, the attacker, swoops in and captures the […]
  • Najdorf Chess Festival 2017 | 22 hours and 59 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The Polish Chess Federation and Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation are inviting chess players to take part in the MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival, which will be held from 8-17th July 2017, at the Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre in Warsaw, Poland. The event is supported by Ministry of Sports and Tourism, Municipality of the [...]
  • Mongolian Chess Championships 2017 | 23 hours and 27 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The Mongolian Chess Federation is hosting the 57th Championship for Open and the 49th Championship for Women. The event is being held in the birthplace of the famous Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) in Dadal, Khentii province. Here are the participants for the Open Championship: GM Batchuluun Tsegmed 2522 IM Munkhgal Gombosuren 2468 FM Enkhnar Enkhbaatar [...]
  • Lviv Tradition Chess Title Tournament – March 2017 | 23 hours and 38 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    The 14th and 15th issue of Lviv Tradition Chess Title Tournament is taking place from March 21-26 2017, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, Ukraine. Group “A” Rating Average = 2235 FM BURNETT ANDREW 2162 SCO KRZYWDA ANDRZEJ 2132 POL IM SEVOSTIANOV PAVEL 2248 RUS FM BYKOVSKIY OLEG 2332 UKR IM [...]
  • Ανακοίνωση προκρίσεων Ατομικού Πρωταθλήματος | 1 day and 5 hours ago | Reads: 5
    Ανακοινώνονται οι μαθητές και οι μαθήτριες που θα εκπροσωπήσουν την ΕΣΣΠ στα Πανελλήνια Ομαδικά Μαθητικά Πρωταθλήματα που θα πραγματοποιηθούν στο Λουτράκι το διάστημα 8-10 Απριλίου.
  • More On Chess Benefits | 1 day and 12 hours ago | Reads: 4
    Despite the doubters I thought it time we had another post on the benefits of chess. I feel a massive debt of gratitude to the game because sure the game helped me a lot as a youngster. Meanwhile my chess project with Sam has coincided with leaps and bounds in both his confidence and how […]
  • Wisconsin International Chess Festival | 1 day and 18 hours ago | Reads: 5
    The Wisconsin International Chess Festival will take place from 13-19th June at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The 9-round Swiss tournament will offer a possibility to earn GM and IM norms. A Blitz tournament will be held on Saturday, June 17th at 7pm. The prizes are: $3,000-$2,000-$1,000-$500-$500; top u2450 $500; top [...]
  • Ανακοίνωση Προκρίσεων Ομαδικού Πρωταθλήματος | 1 day and 20 hours ago | Reads: 5
    Ανακοινώνονται τα σχολεία που θα εκπροσωπήσουν την ΕΣΣΠ στα Πανελλήνια Ομαδικά Μαθητικά Πρωταθλήματα που θα πραγματοποιηθούν στο Λουτράκι το διάστημα 8-10 Απριλίου.
  • Νικολάι Μίνεβ | 1 day and 20 hours ago | Reads: 4
    Ο Νικολάι Μίνεβ (εδώ όρθιος παρακολουθεί τον Σπύρο Σκέμπρη), ο Βούλγαρος προπονητής,  πέθανε σε ηλικία 86 ετών στο Σιάτλ των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών. Κατείχε τον τίτλο του διεθνούς μετρ, ωστόσο οι προπονητικές του ικανότητες...
  • 16ος Πανελλήνιος Διαγωνισμός Λύσης Προβλημάτων | 1 day and 20 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Τον 16ο Πανελλήνιο Διαγωνισμό Λύσης Προβλημάτων  διοργανώνουν από κοινού η Επιτροπή Καλλιτεχνικού Σκακιού της ΕΣΟ σε συνεργασία με το Σ.Ο Αιγάλεω. Ο διαγωνισμός θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Κυριακή 26 Μαρτίου 2017 και ώρα 10:30...
  • The Comeback Trail, Part 11 | 2 days and 12 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Another aspect of comeback preparation concerns whether you need to win, and most especially with Black. This can vary from player to player and also change over time. For example those who tend to be among the contenders in a particular section will be under pressure to win with both White and Black. Those who […]
  • Andrei Filatov, Yury Averbakh and Sergey Karyakin on “Culture” TV channel | 2 days and 16 hours ago | Reads: 3
    President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov, the oldest Grandmaster in the world Yury Averbakh and world vice-champion Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin participated in the TV show “Nablyudatel” (Observer) on the “Culture” channel. Culturologist Boris Lanin and the host of the program Fyokla Tolstaya were also present in the studio. The participants discussed the...
  • Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2017 | 2 days and 17 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 17-22nd August, 2017, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main sections: A) [...]
  • International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017 | 3 days ago | Reads: 4
    The International Chess Festival Nakhchivan Open 2017, dedicated to the memory of Heydar Aliyev, is scheduled to take place from 2-12th May at the Nakhchivan Chess Center in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry, Azerbaijan Chess Federation and Nakhchivan AR Chess Federation. Grandmaster Eltaj Safarli won the previous [...]