Chess World Youth Rapid and Blitz Championship 2017

After the success of the World Cadet Rapid and Blitz in Minsk, FIDE is pleased to announce the World Youth Rapid and Blitz to be held in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece from 27 to 31 October 2017.REGULATIONS Source: World Chess Federation - FIDE


Chess Poland leads the World Team Championship

On June 19, the matches of the 3rd round of the World Team Championships were played in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the men’s tournament the leaders, team Poland, defeated Egypt three to one (the winners were Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Jan Krzisztof Duda, the other two games


Chess FIDE World Team Championships 2017: Round 3

Round 3: Poland Leads the World Team Championship In the women’s tournament Ukraine caught up with Russia. On June 19, the matches of the 3rd round of the World Team Championships were played in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the men’s tournament the leaders, team Po


Chess European Amateur Chess Championship concluded in Nis

The European Amateur Chess Championship was held in excellent conditions from 9-17th June at the Tami Residence in Nis, Serbia. The Championship, organized by the Chess Federation of City of Nis and under the auspices of European Chess Union, consisted of three di


Chess FIDE World Chess Team Championships – Round 2

The second round of the Team World Championships took place in Khanty-Mansiysk on June 18. The guest of honor of this round was the Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra Natalya Komarova who, together with FIDE Vice-President Javier Ochoa, gave


Chess FIDE World Team Championships 2017: Round 2

China and Poland Lead in the World Championship Race Russian team heads the table of the women’s tournament. The second round of the Team World Championships took place in Khanty-Mansiysk on June 18. The guest of honor of this round was the Governor of the Kha


Chess Chess : Magnus Carlsen risks world No1 rating with slump in Stavanger

Magnus Carlsen’s chess career is in crisis and this week Norway’s 26-year-old world chess champion has been on the brink of losing the No1 ranking he has held without a break for almost six years. Carlsen was in joint last place in the Altibox Norway elite even


Chess FIDE World Team Championships 2017: Round 1

Round 1 of FIDE World Chess Team Championships was played on June 17 in Khanty-Mansiysk. A surprising result in the men’s tournament was a draw in the match Turkey vs. Ukraine. In the pivotal confrontation Russian ladies defeated team China. The first symbolic


Chess Commonwealth Chess Championship – Participants

The Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 2-10th July at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi, India. The event is organized by the Commonwealth Chess Association, All India Chess Federation and Delhi Chess Association. The tournament w


Chess Chess Handbook – Book for Arbiters

IA Zoran Bojovic and IA Branislav Suhartovic 292 pages, Hardback, 1st Edition 2017 Competitive chess is not only about presenting your chess knowledge and turning it into a full point or defending a position for 5 hours and then missing to claim a three-fold repeti


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