Chess WYOC 2017 Rounds 2 & 3: India Green beat fourth seed Armenia

India Green beat fourth seed Armenia; Defending Champions Iran held to draw Two rounds were played on the second day of the World Youth Chess Championship 2017 being held at the Karnavati Club in Ahmedabad. After a comfortable first day for all the top seeds, the s


Chess European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2017 starts

Everything is set for the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship for 2017 which starts tomorrow in “Spodek” Sport and Entertainment Centre, in city of Katowice, Poland. The first on the schedule is European Blitz Chess Championship which will be played


Chess Zhansaya Abdulmalik: I think this has been my first major achievement

Jamie Kenmure: Firstly, congratulations on winning the World Junior Girls Championship. We know it is a tough tournament to win so tell me how you felt after winning the event or when you found out that you won? Zhansaya Abdulmalik: Thank you! I’m very glad that


Chess 2017 IMSA Elite Mind Games: Blitz Day 1

Artemiev scored 9.5/11 on the first blitz dayIn IMSA Elite Mind Games Chess Rapid game, 11 rounds have been accomplished today. In women's group, Dzagnidze and Kosteniuk both played pretty good, tying for the leading position by 7.5 in the whole rounds. Because of


Chess Russia and India Green leading World Youth Chess Olympiad

Two rounds were played on the second day of the World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 being held at the Karnavati Club in Ahmedabad. After a comfortable first day for all the top seeds, the second day already witnessed some surprising turnarounds. In the second round, th


Chess ECU School Chess Teacher training course in Budapest

The 4th ECU School Chess Teacher training course took place from 2nd-3rd December in PODIT Educational and Chess Center in Budapest, Hungary. The course comprised of two days of interactive presentations, group discussions and practical exercises with focus on the


Chess Andrey Filatov about FIDE elections

MOSCOW, 12 December – R-Sport, Oleg Bogatov. Four or five candidates may run for President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in the election to be held at the General Assembly of the organization in 2018, the President of the Russian Chess Federati


Chess WYOC 2017 Round 1: A minor upset amidst clean sweeps

Round 1 The World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 was off to a clean start for all the top seeds. With an average rating of 2509, India Green is clearly the strongest on paper but there was a minor flutter on the first board when the only Grandmaster of the tournament wa


Chess 2017 IMSA Elite Mind Games: Andreikin and Stefanova won Rapid

Andreikin and Stefanova took the gold medal In women’s competition, Stefanova lost today’s first round to Anna muzychuk, leading to a decline in rank but by winning over Kostinuk in the last round, her points jump to first place again. For Muzychuk sisters, the


Chess Houdini 6 PRO Aquarium 2018 (download)

Houdini 6, the Top Chess Engine Champion is now available in the Chessdom shop. The Houdini 6 Aquarium version includes 8 a revolutionary analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the world’s strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 6 UCI. Get Ho


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