Chess Riga Grand Prix: Mamedyarov, Vachier-Lagrave To Play In Final

Day eight of the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia was an exciting affair that gave us two finalists without needing any tiebreaks. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov kept his cool and defended calmly to draw and oust Wesley So wh


Chess FIDE celebrates its 95th anniversary

FIDE celebrates its 95th anniversaryToday, July 20th, is the 95th anniversary of the founding of FIDE, during the 8th Summer Olympics Games in Paris, 1924. Traditionally, since it was proposed by UNESCO in 1966, this date not only marks the anniversary of our organ


Chess Mamedyarov and Vachier-Lagrave qualify to the FIDE Grand Prix final

Both semi-final matches are decided before tie-breaks at the FIDE Grand Prix organized by World Chess in Riga. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave eliminates Alexander Grischuk after a thrilling game, while Shakriyar Mamedyarov draws and qualifies against Wesley So. Both secon


Chess PRO Chess League Summer Series: Race Intensifies; Armenia, Sao Paulo In Trouble

PRO Chess League Summer Series action resumes on Saturday as the Armenia Eagles, Moscow Wizards, Mumbai Movers and the Sao Paulo Capybaras each look to take a step closer to the Summer Series Championship


Chess Xiong Beats Maghsoodloo To Reach Junior Speed Chess Final

Jeffery Xiong qualified for the final of the Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. Xiong will face either Wei Yi or Alireza


Chess Riga Grand Prix: Mamedyarov Lone Winner On Day 1 Semifinals

The semifinal matches commenced on day seven of the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has one foot in the final as he beat Wesley So in a wild Catalan while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. Alexander Grischuk started with ... S


Chess Latvian GM Igor Kovalenko wins the Mikhail Tal Blitz Memorial

RIGA, July 18 (LETA) - Latvian chess grandmaster Igor Kovalenko rolled over some of his opponents "like a tank" to win the Mikhail Tal blitz chess memorial on Thursday, the winner told LETA after the tournament.The winner of the blitz event named his victory over R


Chess Bogdanovich, Sebag Qualify For FIDE Chess.com Isle Of Man Grand Swiss

On Wednesday, the Ukrainian GM Stanislav Bogdanovich (@Padenie_Zvezd) and the French GM Marie Sebag (@Etoilegeniale) qualified for the 2019 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss in Isle of Man. The two grandmasters each defeated three other men a... S


Chess Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has one foot in the final

Latvian superstar Mairis Briedis kicks off the semi-finals of the FIDE Grand Prix organized by World Chess in Riga. Shakriyar Mamedyarov beats Wesley So, while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Alexander Grischuk make a draw. The Riga FIDE Grand Prix had the great honour


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Dear Sirs,We have been alerted by some Federations and partners that they have received some emails impersonating FIDE President, Arkady Dvorkovich. Please note that his only official email address is fidepresident@fide.com.If you receive a suspicious email and are


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