Chess Four draws at the Riga FIDE Grand Prix

All return games of the second round of the FIDE Grand Prix organized by World Chess in Riga end in a draw. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the only player qualified directly to the semi-final. Tuesday marks the start of other chess events alongside the Grand Prix, with


Chess Official statement regarding Igors Rausis

Lausanne, July 16th, 2019.-FIDE herewith officially confirms that during round three of the open tournament in Strasbourg, Grand Master Igors Rausis (CZE) was inspected by the arbiters, who found hard evidence of computer-assisted cheating. GM Rausis admitted using


Chess Official statement regarding Igor Rausis

Lausanne, July 16th, 2019.-FIDE herewith officially confirms that during round three of the open tournament in Strasbourg, Grand Master Igors Rausis (CZE) was inspected by the arbiters, who found hard evidence of computer-assisted cheating. GM Rausis admitted using


Chess Junior Speed Chess Championship: Xiong vs. Gledura

On Tuesday, Jeffery Xiong of the USA plays Benjamin Gledura of Hungary in the fourth and last match of the quarterfinals of the Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship, sponsored by ChessKid.  The winner of Tuesday's


Chess FIDE signs a new cooperation agreement with the Olympic Channel

Madrid, July 16th.- 2019 We are very excited to announce that the International Chess Federation has signed a new cooperation agreement with the Olympic Channel. This partnership to collaborate on content will provide further media coverage to our activities, inclu


Chess Riga Grand Prix: Vachier-Lagrave Only Winner Round 2, Day 1

Round two of the FIDE Grand Prix cycle started on Monday in Riga, Latvia and had only one winner: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. This is the second Grand Prix tournament, following the Moscow Grand Prix. Only eight players remain in this knocko... S


Chess PRO Chess League Summer Series: Movers Shine, Wizards Spoil Capybaras’ Debut

Group C of the PRO Chess League Summer Series could not have had a more dramatic start. In a group with three PRO Chess League playoff teams, tensions were high on Saturday, as the Armenia Eagles, Moscow Wizards, Mumbai Movers, and ...


Chess Crucial victory for Vachier-Lagrave at the Riga FIDE Grand Prix

Following the fascinating tie-breakers on Sunday, the FIDE Grand Prix organized by World Chess in Riga proceeds to the second round. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins with black and emerges as the only winner of day one. Following the fascinating tie-breakers on Sunday,


Chess Titled Tuesday Winners To Play FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss Qualifier

Eight chess masters will play a Swiss tournament on Wednesday to try to qualify for the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss in the Isle of Man this October. Four of the highest-placing men and women in the past four months of Titled Tuesday will play two... Source: Che


Chess List of Q2 2019 Presidential Board Decisions

LIST OF Q2 2019 PRESIDENTIAL BOARD DECISIONS Q2PB-2019/01 To approve Russia, Monaco, Switzerland and Italy as the countries to host four stages of the Women’s Grand Prix 2019-2020. Q2PB-2019/02 To approve amendments to the regulations on the FIDE Moscow office in


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