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Planetwin365 – All Stars 2014 Blitz Tournament

The Planetwin365 – All Stars 2014 Blitz Tournament was held on 29th December at the Tadic Chess Club in Medakovic, Belgrade.

26 players competed in the round robin tournament with the time control 3′+2”. There were 16 Grandmasters in the field.

Chennai Open – Rakesh Kumar Jena stuns GM Axel Rombaldoni

FIDE Master and former National Under 11 Champion Rakesh Kumar Jena scored the first upset defeating Grandmaster Axel Rombaldoni of Italy in the first round of the 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today.

Arnoldo Tenorio in Memoriam 2014

The 9th Torneo Internacional de Granada “Arnoldo Tenorio in Memoriam” 2014 was held from 27-29th December at the Casa de los tres mundos in Granada, Nicaragua.

The 6-round Swiss event was organized by the Fenica-Asodeagra and Dr. Luis Cuadra.

Alexander Donchenko storming through Groningen Open

GroningenThe 52nd Groningen Chess Festival was held from 21-30th December at the Sport Centre Rijksuniversiteit & Hanzehogeschool in Groningen, Netherlands.

7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament LIVE!

The 7th Chennai International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament is taking place from 30th December, 2014, to 6th January, 2015, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, India.

The event is organized by the Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and total cash prize fund in the amount of Rs. 14, 00, 000/- (approx 18,000 EUR) is provided.

180 participants from 12 different countries are taking part in the event, including 17 Grandmasters and 30 International Masters with 2.600 € reserved for the winner.

Arkadij Naiditsch wins 38th Zurich Christmas Open

ZurichThe 38th Zurich Christmas Open was held on 26-30th December, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Zürich in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Master Tournament was a 7-round of Swiss event, open to all players rated above 2000.

WGM Klaudia Kulon convincing in Wroclaw

The 4th Women Grandmaster Chess Tournament Memorial of Krystyna Holuj-Radzikowska took place on 10-18th December, 2014, at the Chess Club KSz Polonia Wrocław, in Wroclaw, the largest city in western Poland.

24th Annual North American Open 2014

The 24th Annual North American Open is taking place from 26-30th December at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Open Section is a 9-round Swiss tournament, valid for GM and IM norms.

Gata Kamsky tops Empire City Open

Gata KamskyGata Kamsky won the 2014 Empire City Open after edging fellow Grandmaster Robert Hungaski on tie-break. The two players finished with 5,0/6 points each and earned 900 USD apiece.


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