Chess United States is World Champion 50+ and Russia is World Champion 65+

The 6th World Team Championship 50+ & 65+ took place from the 7th to the 15th of July 2018 in Radebeul near Dresden in Germany. Venue was Radisson Blu Parkhotel, Nizzastra?e 55. In the group 65 + Open section 61 teams took part. Team Russia was too strong


Chess Repka and Gergely are the winners at Slovakian Championship GM and Open

The Slovakian Championship – GM wass a 10-player round-robin tournament which took place from 7-15 July 2018 in Banska Stiavnica. The winner is GM Christopher Repka with 6,5 points. Second is IM Tomas Petrik and third is IM Marian Jurcik, both with 5,5 points.


Chess Kovalenko wins Baltic Zonal – Liepaja

The Baltic Zonal-Liepaja was a 9-round Swiss tournament which took place from 9-15 July 2018 in Liepaja, Latvia. This is the third of three Baltic Zonal tournaments and the overall winner qualifies for the 2019 Chess World Cup. Liep?ja Stage in the Baltic Zone T


Chess Rising Polish Star Duda Grabs Dortmund Lead

Jan-Krzysztof Duda has been going up in the FIDE ratings, and won this year's Polish championship. Yesterday he took the lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting as the only winner so far. Duda scored against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, who ha...


Chess Dortmund R1: Nepomniachtchi Declines Giri’s Birthday Gift

On his 28th birthday Ian Nepomniachtchi reached a winning position in a queen endgame vs Anish Giri but failed to convert. The other three games of the 46th Sparkassen Chess Meeting's first round also ended in draws. This year's Dortmund tournam... S


Chess Hammer wins Norwegian Chess Championship 2018

The 2018 Norwegian Championship took place in Sarpsborg from 6-14 July. It was divided in 2 groups. The Elite group was intended for players rated above 2350, and has 24 players. After 9 rounds the winner is GM Jon Ludvig Hammer with 7.5 points. Second is GM Ar


Chess Peter Prohaszka wins Benasque Chess Open 2018

38th Benasque Chess Open was a 10-round Swiss tournament which took place from 5-14 July 2018 in Benasque, in the heart of the Spanish Pyrenees. 431 players took part in the tournament. After 10 rounds the winner is GM Peter Prohaszka with 8,5 points. Seven p


Chess Justin Tan wins Paracin open 2018

Paracin Open was held from-July 6th -13th 2018 at Hotel “Petrus” in Paracin. It was divided in 3 sections. In the A group 150 players took part. The winner is IM Justin Tan with 7.5 points. Second is GM Denis Kadric with 7 points and third is GM Shahin Lor


Chess Chess : England in a race for gold at world senior team championship

England’s over-50s have a serious chance of gold medals this weekend after their shock victory over the top seeded United States at the world senior team chess championship in Dresden. You have to get up early to watch them online, though. Saturday’s penultimat


Chess Czech Open 2018

The Czech Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 13-22. July in the Tipsport Arena in Pardubice as part of the massive International Chess and Games Festival. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, p


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