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  • Εικόνες

    www.skakistiko.com | 5 hours and 2 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Μπουένος Άιρες, Αργεντινή. Επίδειξη ανθρώπινου σκακιού με ντυμένους στα μαύρα χορευτές και ντυμένες στα λευκά χορεύτριες, που εισέρχονται στο κέντρο της σκακιέρας για να παραδοθούν στο χορό του Ρίο δε λα Πλάτα, το...
  • Σιμουλτανέ στο Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών με τον GM Θάνο Μαστροβασίλη

    www.skakistiko.com | 6 hours and 1 minute ago | Reads: 2
    Τη Δευτέρα 10 Νοεμβρίου,  ώρα 10:15, διοργανώνεται σκακιστικός αγώνας σιμουλτανέ από τον Θάνο Μαστροβασίλη σε 18 σκακιέρες. Οι αγώνες θα διεξαχθούν στα τραπέζια του κυλικείου των Θετικών Επιστημών του Πανεπιστημίου...
  • 14th Sautron Open 2014 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 6 hours and 25 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The 14th Sautron Chess Open is taking place from 25th October to 1st November 2014 in Sautron, a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France. The event is a 9-round Swiss with a time control 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting [...]
  • Μικρές σπουδές, μεγάλα μαθήματα (μέρος 3)

    www.skakistiko.com | 8 hours and 22 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Του Παναγιώτη Κονιδάρη Σπουδές με ελαφρό κομμάτι εναντίον πιονιού/-ων Τα βασικά τα ξέρουν όλοι σε αυτά τα φινάλε. Ο Αξιωματικός συνήθως σταματά πιο εύκολα τα πιόνια, λόγω βεληνεκούς. Με τον ίππο είναι λίγο πιο περίπλοκα...
  • When to Castle

    chessimprover.com | 14 hours and 38 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    One mistake that beginners often make is not castling their King to safety. Leaving your King exposed on a central file makes it easier for your opponent to launch a successful attack that leads to mate. This is why beginners are encouraged to castle their King to safety early in the game. However, beginners often […]
  • OIBM Bad Wiesse 2014

    www.chessdom.com | 22 hours and 19 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    The 18th Offene Internationale Bayerische Schachmeisterschaft is scheduled to take place from 25th October to 2nd November 2014 in Bad Wiessee, a spa town on Lake Tagernsee in Bavarian Region of Germany. The event is 9-round Swiss Open Tournament with the time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest [...]
  • World Senior Chess Championships 2014 started in Katerini

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 3 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 24th FIDE World Senior Championships have started at the Olympus Riviera of Katerini in Greece, with the participation of 163 players from 40 countries and a prize fund of €20.000 for the winners! The event is held under excellent playing conditions in the conference center of the 5-star “Mediterranean Village” resort hotel. Top names [...]
  • Leaders emerge at EYCC 2014 in Batumi

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 4 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 24th European Youth Chess Championship 2014 is afoot in Georgian coastal town Batumi. After 5 rounds we already have the leaders in their age groups. In the group Boys U18 Valerii Iovcov (MDA) and FM Melih Yurtseven (TUR) are in the lead with 4.5 points. U16 IM Maksim Vavulin (RUS) and Andreas Kelires (CYP) [...]
  • Historical win for Hou Yifan in Corsica

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 6 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The reigning World Women Champion Hou Yifan continues to write history winning the strong 18th Corsican Circuit that took place on 18-22nd October 2014 in Corsica, an island in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to France. The hefty prize fund in the amount of 95.000 € gathered 800 players from 30 different countries, including the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand. Hou [...]
  • 24th World Senior Chess Championships 65+ LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 7 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 24th FIDE World Senior Chess Championships are held from 23rd October to 5th November 2014 in the conference center of the 5 – star hotel “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini, Greece. The Section Seniors 65+ consists of 92 players from 36 different countries are taking part in the event, including 6 GMs, 10 IMs and 14 [...]
  • 24th World Senior Chess Championships Women 50+ & 65+ LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 7 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 24th FIDE World Senior Chess Championships are held from 23rd October to 5th November 2014 in the conference center of the 5 – star hotel “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini, Greece. The Section Women 50+ & 65+ consists of 25 players from 8 different countries are taking part in the event, including 1 GM, 5 WGMs, 5 [...]
  • San Pedro Escapes the Four Knights of the Apocalypse!

    chessimprover.com | 1 day and 14 hours ago | Reads: 2
    According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, the original meaning of apocalypse is an uncovering, translated literally from Greek as a disclosure of knowledge, i.e., a lifting of the veil or revelation, although this sense did not enter English until the 14th century. In religious contexts it is usually a disclosure of something hidden. Christians changed […]
  • Philippine International Chess Championship

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 16 hours ago | Reads: 2
    The National Chess Federation of the Philippines has the honor to invite all Chess Federations affiliated with FIDE to participate in the Philippine International Chess Championship on 5-12th December 2014 in Quezon City, Philippines. This event is organized by National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the auspices of FIDE with assistance from Philippine [...]
  • Magnus Carlsen to play in Tata Steel, De Rotterdam and Nieuwspoort added as venues

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 18 hours ago | Reads: 9
    Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will take on some of his biggest competitors at the 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament from 9-25 January, 2015. Current world number two and rising star of the chess world Fabiano Caruana, and winner of the 2014 Tata Steel Chess Tournament Levon Aronian will both play at the tournament. [...]
  • Reno Western States Open 2014

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 18 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 32nd Annual Sands Regency Reno – Western States Open was held on 17-19th October at the Sands Regency Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The tournament consisted of five sections and was completed over six rounds of Swiss system. The total prize fund was $25,000 based on 275 entries, with $16,250 guaranteed. A total of [...]