Chess 2018 Batumi Chess Olympiad: Important Announcement for Arbiters

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE ARBITERS The Arbiters’ Meeting will start at 11.00 a.m. on the 24th September at the Sports Arena (the playing venue). Transportation will be arranged accordingly. Arbiters shall stay in the playing hall and will not go back to the


Chess Batumi is ready for the start of the Chess Olympiad

The Organizing Committee of the 43rd Chess Olympiad is concluding the preparation for the start of the event. At the same time the players, arbiters and officials are arriving to Batumi.The Chess Olympiad will start on 23rd September with a grandiose Opening Ceremo


Chess 89th FIDE Congress: Information for Delegates

Information for Delegates: Pick up the accreditation badges at the information desk at the Sheraton hotel from tomorrow, 23rd September, from 9 am. Source: World Chess Federation - FIDE


Chess Vladislav Artemiev Wins 40th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial in Kazan

The 40th Rashid Nezhmetdinov Memorial, a stage of the Russian Cup, finished in Kazan. 108 chess players from 7 national chess federations, including 20 grandmasters, took part in the tournament. Vladislav Artemiev from Kazan won the tournament having scored 7


Chess England supports the Presidential ticket of Georgios Makropoulos

At an ECF Board meeting held on 20th September the ECF Board decided by a clear majority to support the Presidential ticket of Georgios Makropoulos in the FIDE Presidential elections to be held alongside the Chess Olympiad at Batumi on 3rd October. The Board felt


Chess Dvorkovich, Short Respond To Chess.com Questions

In 11 days from now, a new FIDE president will be elected in Batumi, Georgia. Today we're providing answers from Arkady Dvorkovich and Nigel Short to Chess.com questions sent to all three candidates. Sadly, Georgios Makropoulos declined to pa... S


Chess New Tournament Announced: ‘Tata Steel Chess India’

A new blitz and rapid tournament will be held in November in Kolkata, India. Chess.com is partnering with the tournament. Tata Steel Chess India 2018 is a new super-tournament scheduled for November 9-14. The tournament format is similar to what... Source: Che


Chess New Tournament "Tata Steel Chess India" Announced

A brand new blitz and rapid tournament will be held in November in Kolkata, India. Chess.com is partnering with the tournament. Tata Steel Chess India 2018 is a brand new super tournament scheduled for November 9-14. The tournament format is sim... Source: Che


Chess World Chess Championship 2018 live with a Neural Network

The World Chess Championship 2018 is the first in history that will have live analysis by a Neural Network. Carlsen – Caruana is going to be commented by Lc0 (aka Leela Chess Zero), the neural network project based on ideas of Alpha Zero by Google DeepMind. The L


Chess On Chess : Champions showdown shines spotlight on Chess960

The opening is considered by many to be a sacred part of chess. Over the course of chess history, an enormous amount of theory has been developed covering the vast branches of possibilities resulting from the starting position. In the modern era of professional che


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