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United States is World Champion 50+ and Russia is World Champion 65+

DSC_3237_All_Winners_2018_in_Radebeul The 6th World Team Championship 50+ & 65+ took place from the 7th to the 15th of July 2018 in Radebeul near Dresden in Germany.

Repka and Gergely are the winners at Slovakian Championship GM and Open

SlovakiaThe Slovakian Championship – GM wass a 10-player round-robin tournament which took place from 7-15 July 2018 in Banska Stiavnica.

Kovalenko wins Baltic Zonal – Liepaja

Baltic gamesThe Baltic Zonal-Liepaja was a 9-round Swiss tournament which took place from 9-15 July 2018 in Liepaja, Latvia. This is the third of three Baltic Zonal tournaments and the overall winner qualifies for the 2019 Chess World Cup.

Hammer wins Norwegian Chess Championship 2018

Jon Ludvig HammerThe 2018 Norwegian Championship took place in Sarpsborg from 6-14 July.
It was divided in 2 groups. The Elite group was intended for players rated above 2350, and has 24 players.

Peter Prohaszka wins Benasque Chess

ronda-7-138th Benasque Chess Open was a 10-round Swiss tournament which took place from 5-14 July 2018 in Benasque, in the heart of the Spanish Pyrenees.
431 players took part in the tournament.

Justin Tan wins Paracin open 2018

pobednik_a_2018smParacin Open was held from-July 6th -13th 2018 at Hotel “Petrus” in Paracin.
It was divided in 3 sections. In the A group 150 players took part.

Czech Open 2018

czech-republic-flagThe Czech Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 12-28. July in the Tipsport Arena in Pardubice as part of the massive International Chess and Games Festival.

FIDE Ethics Commission suspends Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Official FIDE logoPursuant to the authorization provided by the FIDE Presidential Board by virtue of its decision at the 2018 1st Quarter Presidential Board meeting held 6 – 9 April, in Minsk, Belarus, a Report has been submitted to the FIDE Eth

Nomination for Americas Presidential Ticket


Within the specified deadline the Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) Secretariat has received only the Continental Ticket of Mr. Jorge Vega, nominated by 21 national federations.

Xátiva Open 2018

logo AV 2018The 4th Xátiva Open is a 7-round Swiss tournament taking place from 16-20 July 2018 in Xátiva, Valencia, Spain. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.


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