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  • Arab Elite Chess Championship 2015 opens today at Dubai Chess Club

    www.chessdom.com | 7 hours and 6 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    UAE’s GM Salem A.R Saleh and FM Saeed Ishaq to compete against 14 of the region’s best players The third edition of the Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup opens today with 16 players from 15 Arab countries vying for the most prestigious individual chess title in the region. The competition kicks off [...]
  • 3rd Arab Elite Championship Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 7 hours and 10 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The 3rd Arab Elite Chess Championship – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Cup is taking place from 27th May to 3rd June, 2015, at the Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Hall of the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. The event is organized by the Arab Chess Federation and UAE Chess Federation, in collaboration with Dubai Chess & [...]
  • President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov awarded UNESCO medal

    www.chessdom.com | 8 hours and 3 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Moscow, 27 May 2015 – Andrey Filatov, president of the Russian Chess Federation and the founder of Art Russe, has been presented with an award from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for his contribution to the international culture cooperation and for his efforts to preserve historical heritage.The ‘Five Continents’ commemorative medal [...]
  • Teaching Kids Through Classical Games (12)

    chessimprover.com | 12 hours and 37 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Capablanca,Jose Raul – Fonaroff,Marc New York , 1918 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0–0 d6 4…Nxe4 5.d4 Nd6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 Nf5 8.Qxd8+ Kxd8 is the so called Berlin wall, but that’s another story. 5.d4 Bd7 5…exd4 6.Qxd4 Bd7 7.Bxc6 Bxc6 leaves White with more space in the center. 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Re1 It is […]
  • Khanty Mansiysk GP: Caruana and Nakamura qualify for Candidates Tournament

    www.chessdom.com | 19 hours and 36 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    In the final eleventh round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura drew their respective games to take the top two spots in the overall Grand Prix standings and qualify for the 2016 FIDE Candidates Tournament. The Ugra nominee Dmitry Jakovenko was in position to fight for qualification in the [...]
  • May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) 2015 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 20 hours and 28 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The May Lviv Tradition (IM Group) round-robin tournament is taking place from 26th May to 1st June, 2015, at the Hotel Nton, in the splendid city of Lviv, situated in western Ukraine. The event is a 12-player single round-robin tournament, valid for FIDE rating and norms. The tempo of play is 90′ + 30″ and the average [...]
  • Boys U18 German Youth Championship LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 5 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for boys under 18 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • Girls U18 German Youth Championship LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 6 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for girls under 18 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championship U16 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 8 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for boys under 16 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championship for girls U16 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 10 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for girls under 16 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championship U14 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 12 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for boys under 14 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championship for girls U14 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 14 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championship for girls under 14 is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championships U12 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 19 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championships for boys and girls under 12 are taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss with tempo of play 75′/ 40 + 15′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • German Youth Championships U10 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 22 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The German Youth Championships for boys and girls under 10 are taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The tournament format is 11-round Swiss with tempo of play 75′/ 40 + 15′ + 30″. Tournament website
  • Open A German Junior Championship LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 26 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The Open A German Junior Championship is taking place from 23-31st May, 2015, in Willingen, Germany. The event is a 9-round Swiss open individual tournament for players under 25. The tempo of play is 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. Top seed player is IM Hagen Poetsch. Tournament website