Chess Paris Grand Chess Tour 2018

The Paris Grand Chess Tour is the 2nd of 5 stages of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, in which 9 of the world’s best players and wild cards will play for a total prize fund of $1.2 million. Wesley so won the first event in Leuven. The Paris event takes place i


Chess Festival Astana Open 2018

“Astana Open 2018”, an international chess festival, starts in the capital of Kazakhstan from June 17th. The key events of the celebration will include the 1st stage of adult and the 3rd stage of children’s Cups of the Republic. The total prize pool of th


Chess A Judge’s Sentence: 25 Hours Of Chess

Bye bye chain gang. Hello pawn chains. A new youth offenders program in Alberta, Canada, has an innovative way to get young people back on the right track: chess. Read on for that story and other chess cornucopia in this edition of "In Other New... Source


Chess Chess : Kirsan Ilyumzhinov appears set to quit Fide presidential contest

There have been dramatic developments in the Fide presidential campaign to decide the head of the global chess body. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president for 23 years since 1995, seems ready to quit the contest after his Russian backers withdrew support. Ilyumzhinov has b


Chess 2nd Hersonissos International Open

The 2nd Hersonissos International Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 16-25 June 2018 at the Lyttos Beach Hotel. With 4.000€ total prize funds it is a great way to combine chess and vacations. The event is organized by the Heraklion Chess Clu


Chess Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour Blitz Day 2 Recap

“It’s a miracle, really…When I lost my game to Hikaru I was about to cry, because I thought I don’t even get to play tiebreaks”- Wesley So at the closing ceremony. After a dramatic day, Wesley So won Your Next Move, thus collecting 13 Grand Chess Tour poi


Chess Wesley So Wins Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour

Wesley So won the $37,500 first prize at the Your Next Move tournament in Leuven, Belgium. He was the only player to score 22/27 after a thrilling final round in which all key contestants lost. So started the day with a 1.5


Chess On Chess : The clash of the world’s elite in Norway, Fabiano wins again

St. Louis resident, Fabiano Caruana, the candidate for the title of the chess world champion, wins again. This time he scored a tournament victory in Norway, the homeland of the current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen. The 2018 edition of Norway Altibox Chess


Chess Dvorkovich 4th Candidate Running For FIDE President

Arkady Dvorkovich, a former Deputy Prime Minister and a former Assistant to the President in the Russian government, has announced that he is running for FIDE President. It is expected that Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will withdraw his candidacy soon.... Source


Chess 12th Chess Festival “SILVER LAKE 2018“

Silver LakeChess club“VGSK“ in cooperation with the municipality of VelikoGradiste organizes the 12th Chess Festival “Silver Lake” in Silver Lake (VelikoGradiste) from June 17th, 2018 to June 24th, 2018. The Festival consists of three events: A tournamen


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