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International Chess Festival “Aeroflot Open 2015″

The 12th International Chess Festival “Aeroflot Open 2015″ will be held in Moscow from 28 March (the date of arrival) to 08 April 2015 (the date of departure).

This major event is open to chess players of most varied qualification: from unrated to world’s top. As before, the festival is held “under the wings” of the Russian leading air company “Aeroflot – Russian airlines”.

Jon Ludvig Hammer repeats success in Rilton Cup

The Stockholm Chess Federation organized the 44th Rilton Cup from 27th December 2014 to 5th January 2015 at the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden.

The tournament was played in four groups: Rilton Cup, Rilton Elo, Rilton 1800 and Rilton 1600. All sections are FIDE rated.

Tata Steel Chess 2015 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess 2015 will have daily live games coverage on Chessdom.com. The broadcast will be with a triple engine analysis by the newly crowned medalists of the Top Computer Chess Championship TCEC – Komodo, Stockfish, and Houdini.

Chennai Open: GM Norm for Ramnath Bhuvanesh, seven share lead

International Master Ramnath Bhuvanesh held fellow Indian International Master Swapnil Dhopade to a draw in the ninth round, securing his second Grandmaster Norm in the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today.

Trainings Camp in Gelendzhik, Russia

GelendzhikThe Russian Grandmaster’s Chess School expands its geography, including Regions Stavropol, Karachay-Cherkessia and now Krasnodar!

GM Bu Xiangzhi takes top prize in 2015 New Year Championship

Chinese Grandmaster Bu Xiangzhi emerged winner of the 2015 New Year Championship after conceding only one draw to conclude the event with 5,5/6 points, a full point ahead of the chasing pack.

The 2015 New Year Championship was held from 2-4th January at the SFO Airport Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, a city on the San Francisco Peninsula.

GM Alexander Ivanov wins 41st Eastern Open

sahThe 41st Annual Eastern Open was held from 26-29th December, 2014, at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

The tournament format was 7-round Swiss in five sections: Open (FIDE rated), U2200, U1900, U1600 and U1300.

131st MGU Open to be held in Sofia

logo MGU SofiaThe 131st MGU Open 2015 is scheduled to take place on 10-11th January, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria.

Chennai Open: Popov beats Swapnil, five share lead

Top seed Grandmaster Popov Ivan (Russia) stopped tournament leader Swapnil Dhopade (India) and moved into shared lead at 6.5 points after the eighth round of the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today.

Gelendzhik Chess 2015 LIVE!

The Gelendzhik chess festival will take place 3-13 January 2015 in Russia. The festival is organized by FM Salim Fazulyanov and includes a FIDE rated open tournament, a GM training camp with lecturers GM Boris Savchenko and GM Farukh Amonatov, a blitz tournament, puzzle solving competition, and multiple side events.


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