Chess The FIDE Elections And The Fight Against Corruption

Three weeks after the three candidates for the FIDE presidential elections are known, the key word for some of the candidates seems to be 'corruption'. An anti-corruption committee has been established, and Makropoulos ticket members have accused ... S


Chess Biel ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament 2018

The Accentus GM tournament of this year’s Biel International Chess Festival is a 6-player double round-robin tournament taking place from 22 July to 1 August 2018 in Biel, Switzerland featuring the reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Shakhriyar Mamedyaro


Chess Biel Chess Festival 2018

The traditional Biel Chess Festival will be held from July 23 – August 1, 2018. It will be 9 rounds Swiss system. Time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from


Chess Andorra Open 2018

The Andorra Open, a traditional tournament in the heart of the Pyrenees, is celebrating its 36th edition from 21-29 July 2018. The 9-round Swiss tournament boosts a prize fund of 10,000 euros, with 2,100 for the winner. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 move


Chess Mokshanov Wins Lev Polugaevsky Memorial

The Lev Polugaevsky Memorial was a 9-round Swiss tournament which took place in Samara, Russia from July 10-18, 2018. The event is part of the Russia Cup series. The winner is IM Alexey Mokshanov who scored 7.5 points out of 9. GM Evgeny Shaposhnikov (2nd pla


Chess Kramnik Shows Duda Who’s Boss In Dortmund R4

On Wednesday, Vladimir Kramnik scored his first win in Dortmund, and it was a big one: The 14th world champion beat the tournament leader, Jan-Krzysztof Duda. The two are now sharing the lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting together with... S


Chess Dortmund R4: Kramnik Shows Duda Who’s The Boss

On Wednesday Vladimir Kramnik scored his first win in Dortmund, and it was a big one: The 14th world champion beat leader Jan-Krzysztof Duda. The two are now sharing the lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting together with Vladislav K...


Chess Federations cannot be excluded from elections due to debts

Federations cannot be excluded from elections due to debts FIDE has received a letter from the President of Russian Chess Federation and FIDE Vice President, Andrey Filatov, who steps into the false assumption that each federation debt "must be covered before July


Chess No Doubt In Dortmund: Duda Is The Real Thing

Jan-Krzysztof Duda also won his third round game at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting. He kept his lead by beating his compatriot and the winner of last year, Radoslaw Wojtszek. The round saw two more decisive games. Again using very little... S


Chess Chinese Individual Championships Group B 2018

Chinese Individual Championships Group B is 11 rounds swiss and will be held from July 18-23 in Jiangmen. Three players will qualify for next year 2019 championship. This tournament is part of the busy summer in China just after 2018 Chinese League Division B i


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