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  • Προκριματική Φάση Μαθητικών Πρωταθλημάτων Ναυπακτίας και Λοιπών Περιοχών Αιτωλοακαρνανίας

    www.essp.gr | 2 hours and 44 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Ο Αθλητικός Σκακιστικός Όμιλος Ναυπάκτου(ΑΣΟΝ 'ΕΠΑΧΤΟΣ') σε συνεργασία με την Ένωση Σκακιστικών Σωματείων Πελοποννήσου, διοργανώνει την πρώτη φάση του περιφερειακού πρωταθλήματος σκάκι μαθητών-μαθητριών Δημοτικών...
  • Masoud Mosadeghpour is the winner in 5th International Karun Cup

    www.chessdom.com | 13 hours and 31 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    5th International Karun Cup was held from 17 to 24 February in Ahvaz-Golestan. The tournament was divided in 3 sections. Around 300 people took part in all the events. The winner is GM Masoud Mosadeghpour with 7 out of 9, followed by GM Shahin Lorparizangeneh and GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami with 6,5 points. final standings [...]
  • Educational Chess

    chessimprover.com | 18 hours and 22 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    There seems to be a general misunderstanding, at least in this country, about what ‘chess in schools’ means. Let me try to explain. If you attend the Chess in Schools conference you’ll be informed about what they call Scholastic Chess. Last year it was suggested that Educational Chess might be a better term, as Scholastic […]
  • Chilean Championship 2018 live

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 5 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The Chilean Championship is a 12-player round-robin tournament taking place from 24 February to 4 March 2018 in La Prado. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Top seeded is GM Cristo Henriquez Villagra. Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess [...]
  • European Club Cup 2018 – Regulations

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 10 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The 34th European Club Cup and the 23rd European Women Club Cup will be simultaneously held from 11th-19th October 2018 in Porto Carras, famous Greek seaside resort in Halkidiki. The playing venue of the Championships will be the Congress Center of the Porto Carras Grand Resort and the official hotel of the event will be 5 [...]
  • Madrid Chess Conference 2018

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 10 hours ago | Reads: 4
    Madrid Chess Conference 2018, organized by Madrid Chess Academy under the auspices of European Chess Union, will take place from 23rd-25th March in Madrid, Spain. The Conference is conceptualized as the Educational Conference with main themes Scholastic chess and Educational chess, as well as resources how to improve Chess in Schools project. The Conference will [...]
  • Sayumi Juliana Terao is Brasilian Champion for women

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 13 hours ago | Reads: 4
    57th Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship was heldfrom 17-23 February 2018 at Guanabara Club, Rio de Janeiro. The tournament was a 10-player round-robin in which each player has 90 minutes for all moves, with a 30-second per move increment from move one. The winner with 8 out of 9 points is FM Sayumi Juliana Terao, followed [...]
  • Andrey Sumets is the winner in Rochefort 2018

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 13 hours ago | Reads: 4
    17th International Chess Festival Rochefort was held from 17th to 23th February at Palais des Congrès. The tournament was divided in 2 sections. 7 players have finished with 6.5 points. The winner with best tie-break is GM Andrey Sumets, followed by IM Radoslav Dimitrov, GM Juri Solodovnichenko, IM Ivajlo Enchev etc…
  • Paraguayan Women’s Championship 2018 live

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 14 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The Paraguayan Women’s Championship is a 7-round Swiss tournament taking place from 23-26 February 2018 in Luque. Players receive 60 minutes for the entire game, plus a 10-second increment starting from move one. Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engines Championship- Komodo, Houdni [...]
  • Pawn Types and Pawn Structure

    chessimprover.com | 1 day and 18 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The pawn has the lowest relative value and because of this, it can keep a piece off of any square the pawn controls. Pawns also have the ability to promote into a piece when reaching the other side of the board. These two factors make the pawn a valuable asset. However, pawns cannot move backwards, […]
  • LCLA Mukubulo Open Chess Championships

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 6 hours ago | Reads: 3
    LCLA Mukubulo Open Chess Championships will be held from 23 to 25 February at Henry Courtyard Executive Lodge – Mansa, Zambia. The tournament is divided in 3 sections, Second Phase Trials Men’s Section, Second Phase Trials Women’s Section and Open Section. 250 players are expected to play. starting list open section 1 IM Kayonde Andrew [...]
  • CXC Brazil Open 2018

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 6 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The CXC Brazil Open is a 6-round Swiss tournament taking place from 23-25 February 2018 in Curibita. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. 98 players are expected. The top seeded are GM Rafael Di Berandino, GM Everaldo Matsuura etc… Live games with analysis will be [...]
  • Batuhan Muhhamed Dastan is the winner in Graz 2018

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 7 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The international Chess Open Graz was held from 17 to 23 February. The tournament was divided in 3 sections. In group A 135 players took part. The winner is GM Batuhan Muhammed Dastan with 7,5 points out of 9, followed by GM Matej Sebenik and GM Daniel-Bogdan Deaf with 7 out of 9. final standings [...]
  • Amira Marzouk is Tunisia champion for women

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 8 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Tunisian championship for women was held in Hammamet from 16 to 22 February. It was 12 players round-Robin. The winner is WFM Amira Marzouk with 7,5 points out of 11, followed by WFM Amen Miladi with 7 points and Malik Chili with 6 points.
  • Aeroflot Open 2018

    skakistiko.com | 2 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Από τις 20 έως τις 28 Φεβρουαρίου διεξάγεται στο ξενοδοχείο  Cosmos της Μόσχας το 16ο Aeroflot Open που οργανώνεται από τη Ρωσική Σκακιστική Ομοσπονδία και ο βασικός χορηγός είναι η κρατική αεροπορική εταιρεία. Το ισχυρότερο Α’...