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  • Indian Qualifiers for the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 4 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Indian Qualifiers Chess event will take place from 7th-10th May 2021 through chess24, as a qualification tournament for the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. The event gathers 16 participants playing a knockout tournament and the best ranked two players will qualify for a Tour event: GM Adhiban Baskaran 2660 GM Sasikiran Krishnan 2647 GM Sethuraman S.P. […]
  • Kings of Lagos/Nigeria

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 5 hours ago | Reads: 2
    Nigerian news portal Today.ng reported today about children learning chess to seek escape from Nigeria’s slums. Today.ng tells the story of Michael Omoyele, who at the age of 14 has already dealt with food scarcity and needed to work to be able to feed himself. Read the full article here. Read more- Nigerian refugee Tani […]
  • Rewards for Russian Juniors and Trainers

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Russian juniors and trainers, members of the Russian National team that won the 1st FIDE Online Olympiad, were awarded in the Educational Centre “Sirius” in Sochi for their contribution to the victory of the Russian national team. Among the awarded players were Andrey Esipenko, Polina Shuvalova, Alexey Sarana and Margarita Potapova, graduates of the chess […]
  • Offerspill Chess Club – interview with Jon Kristian Haarr

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 12 hours ago | Reads: 3
    Jon Kristian Haarr is the General Manager of the Offerspill Chess Club in Norway. In a detailed interview for Chessdom.com he discusses the history of the club, the innovative approach of the Offerspill Online League, the recent first edition of the new season, the role and importance of Magnus Carlsen in the club, and more […]
  • Is Italy taking chess to the next level?

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 22 hours ago | Reads: 2
    The Mitropa Cup Hybrid 2021 has started and although the games have shown how players haven’t lost their habits playing standard chess, let’s focus for a moment on the venues. As this edition is still influenced by the global pandemic, Federations have been asked to find a suitable location for the event. This means having […]
  • Women’s Candidates Chess 2022

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 10 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The Women’s Candidates Chess Tournament 2022 qualifying path has been approved by the FIDE Council. The Women’s Candidates will be an eight player double round robin event, copying the format of the open Candidates which just finished. Women’s Candidates Chess 2022 1 player from the FIDE WC Match 2020, Runner-up (GM Aleksandra Goryachkina) 2 players […]
  • ITT FENAMAC Mexico Chess events

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 3
    ITT Fenamac Mexico chess events launch today in Mexico city within 3 groups: A, B and C, as round-robin 10 players tournaments. Participants of group A:GM Henriquez Villagra Cristobal (CHI 2600)GM Shabalov Alexander 2008572 (USA 2528)GM Obregon Rivero Juan Carlos (CUB 2520)GM Yermolinsky Alex (USA 2486)GM Ibarra Chami Luis Fernando (MEX 2447)FM Cardoso Cardoso Jose […]
  • Parenie Mihai wins Romanian Correspondence Chess Championship 2021

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The 57th Romanian Correspondence Chess Championship held between May 2019 and March 2021, ended with the victory of the well-known Romanian chess player Partenie Mihai. Tudor Ristea had the same score but Sonneborn Berger tiebreak decided that Parenie Mihai takes the title of Romanian Correspondence Chess Champion 2021. Partenie Mihai is born on May 25, […]
  • Nuke ’em with the Nimzo

    chessimprover.com | 3 days and 12 hours ago | Reads: 3
    As I’m currently writing a book for Everyman Chess on a Nimzo and Queen’s Indian repertoire the Nimzo was an obvious choice for N. Some of you might have expected the Najdorf but I prefer not to encourage highly theoretical lines in which the maintenance load increases as players move up the rankings. The Nimzo-Indian … Continue reading "Nuke ’em with the Nimzo" The post...
  • ECU Girls’ and Women’s Chess Weekend

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 13 hours ago | Reads: 3
    European Girls’ and Women’s Chess Weekend will take place on 14-16 May with various contents: tournaments, coaching sessions, simultaneous exhibitions, and panel debates. Tournaments will be played through lichess.com in different rating categories: for beginners, for participants rated under 1300, for players U1800 and for others. The best players from the qualifier sections will...
  • Anish Giri lists his Chess goals #TweetOftheDay

    www.chessdom.com | 4 days and 4 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The best Dutch Grandmaster and World #6, Anish Giri, lists his chess goals in Twitter! We hope Anish will add more content to his list! :) #goals pic.twitter.com/G9bW2IdQ2F — Anish Giri (@anishgiri) May 4, 2021
  • IM Dante Beukes and WCM Lishen Mentile are 2021 Namibia Chess Champions

    www.chessdom.com | 4 days and 4 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The Namibian Chess Championship 2021 took place 30 April – 04 May in the Windhoek Country Club Resort. The open section was a ten player single round robin. IM Dante Beukes dominated the event and finished with a perfect 9,0/9 The women section was eight player single round robin and was significantly more contested. WCM […]
  • Mitropa Cup 2021

    www.chessdom.com | 4 days and 4 hours ago | Reads: 2
    Mitropa Cup 2021, the annual team chess tournament for national teams from Central Europe, this year will be played as an Online hybrid event. 10 nations compete in Women and Open sections: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland. The first round was played today after short opening ceremony. Results […]
  • Ian Nepomniachtchi, “We have known each other with Magnus Carlsen for almost 20 years” (VIDEO)

    www.chessdom.com | 4 days and 9 hours ago | Reads: 4
    Ian Nepomniachtchi gave an extensive interview to Eteri Kublashvili from the Russian Chess Federation. Among the many topics Nepomniachtchi talked about the course of the Candidates, his team of seconds, and shares many details about the games and his opponents. The upcoming Carlsen – Nepomniachtchi 2021 match is also discussed. Nepo says, “I think [with […]
  • Montenegro Chess Championship 2021

    www.chessdom.com | 4 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The 73rd edition of the Montenegro Individual Chess Championship has started yesterday in Podgorica, Montenegro. The battlefield is led by GM Djukic Nikola who defends the title of Montenegro National Chess Champion. Results and LIVE games can be followed through Official Website of the event.