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TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2018

TCEC Cup is coming, with the top 32 engines in a knockout competition

TCEC Cup is coming, with the top 32 engines in a knockout competition

FIDE bank account in Spanish Caixa Bank

CaixaBankIn a brief post FIDE announced that a bank account is opened with Caixa Bank, one of the largest banks in Spain.

Tata Steel 2019

Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018Tata Steel Chess 2019 is going to take place 11 – 27 January in Wijk aan Zee. The traditional tournament is going to feature once more two groups of 14 players.

Tata Steel Chess 2019 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess 2019 is going to take place 11 – 27 January in Wijk aan Zee. The traditional tournament is going to feature once more two groups of 14 players.

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is one of the most prestigious events in the international chess calendar. Often refered to as the “Wimbledon of Chess”, Tata Steel Chess Tournament celebrates its 81st year.

Open de Portugal 2019

Portugal Chess Open 2019

The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open from 2-10th February 2019 at the Pavilhão Casal Vistoso in Lisbon.

The tournament will be a 9-round Swiss system, rated for FIDE, and valid for title norms. The tournament is included in the national Classical Chess Circuit.

GM Bai Jinshi winner of North American Open

The 19-years old Grandmaster Bai Jinshi from China has won the 28th Annual North American Open that was held from 26-30th December, 2018, at Bally’s Casino Resort in Las Vegas, USA.

Bai Jinshi completed the event with 7,5/9 points to earn 10200 USD top prize and clear-winner bonus.

IM Dionisio Aldama (Mexico) and IM Zhaozhi Li (USA) shared the second place half a point behind the winner to claim 3750 USD each.

FM Eugene Yanayt, FM Edward Song and Jack Zhu have scored IM norms.

Magnus Carlsen and Kateryna Lagno are World Blitz Champions!

The King Salman World Blitz Chess Championship concluded today in the Manege, St. Petersburg, with Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Kateryna Lagno (Russia) emerging champions of their respective sections.

After missing the podium in the Rapid Championship, Magnus Carlsen played much better in the Blitz event, holding the top position from the very beginning and securing the gold medal with 17/21 points.

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s appeal to CAS is settled

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov White RookFIDE and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov have concluded a Settlement Agreement, which was approved by the FIDE Ethics Commission and by the CAS Panel.

Ju Wenjun and Daniil Dubov are World Rapid Champions!

The King Salman World Rapid Championship 2018 concluded today in St.Petersburg with Russian young star Daniil Dubov claiming the gold medal with 11/15 points.

The 22-years old, seeded only 25th before the start of the event, completed the race undefeated with 7 wins and 8 draws. The key game was his victory against Wang Hao in the penultimate round which lifted him above the competition. With top seven games of the final round being drawn, the standings did not change and Dubov was set to celebrate a huge success.

GM Leinier Domínguez Joins US Chess Federation

The US Chess Federation is pleased to announce that Grandmaster (GM) Leinier Domínguez, originally from Cuba and currently living in Miami, Florida, has successfully switched federations from the Cuban Chess Federation and will now play under the United States flag.

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