Russian Chess Museum

The first Russian Chess Museum was opened on 25th September in the renovated halls of the historic mansion on Gogol Boulevard in Moscow. The new capital Museum will be the successor to the chess Museum facilities, which were situated at the Central House of Chess in the 80s of the 20th century. The basic collection of the new Museum includes rare chess sets of different cultures and eras. Collection consists of personal belongings of the great Grandmasters: Mikhail Chigorin, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Botvinnik, Tigran Petrosian: old books, posters, paintings, gifts of chess fans and...

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London Chess Classic 2014

Chess in Schools and Communities announced the 6th London Chess Classic which will take place on 6-14th December at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London. The main event is the Super Rapidplay Open on 6-7th December with the prize fund of £25,000. Top Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Michael Adams and Anish Giri have confirmed participation. The Super Rapidplay is a 10-round FIDE rated open tournament with no grading sections; instead all players play in the same section and generous grading prizes have been added. This event...

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X. Heviz International Chess Festival Heviz

X. Heviz International Chess Festival Heviz Starting rank No. Name FED Rtg 1 Egresi Mate HUN 2246 2 IM Nagy Ervin Dr. HUN 2243 3 IM Pirisi Gabor HUN 2241 4 IM Boguszlavszkij Jevgenyij HUN 2234 5 FM Csala Imre HUN 2193 6 Czupor Attila HUN 2180 7 Johnsen Gunnar NOR 2140 8 FM Kincs Imre HUN 2133 9 FM Fodre Sandor HUN 2129 10 Sonnberger Thomas AUT 2091 11 Nagy Kristof HUN 2086 12 Babits Andras HUN 2084 13 Metaxasz Vaszilisz HUN 2047 14 Stifter Ewald AUT 2034 15 Simon Lili HUN 2005 16 Zilahi Gabor HUN 1953 17 Gaal Alexander AUT 1950 18 Kiss...

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Sakkozók nemzetközi versenye Tapolcán

Sakkozók nemzetközi versenye Tapolcán Közel száz versenyzővel kezdődött meg a 43. Construct Balaton Kupa, egyéni és csapat rapid verseny szombaton reggel. A Csermák József Rendezvénycsarnokban 91 nevezőt köszöntött Sági István alpolgármester abban a reményben, hogy eztán mindig a város adhat otthont a rangos megmérettetésnek. Mint azt lapunknak a Tapolcai Városi Sportegylet Sakk Szakosztályának vezetői, Zsiray Ferenc és Paréj József elmondták, horvát, orosz, ukrán, német, szlovén és magyar versenyzők játszanak a két nap során két korosztályt...

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Shirov vs Sveshnikov Rapid match 2014

The Rapid Match Alexei Shirov vs Evgeny Sveshnikov 2014 is taking place on 26-28th September 2014 in the Latvian capital Riga. The event is played in a 6-round format with a time control 50′ + 10″. Match information Schedule Game 1: Sep 26 02:00 PM GMT Game 2: Sep 26 04:30 PM GMT Game 3: Sep 27 02:00 PM GMT Game 4: Sep 27 04:30 PM GMT Game 5: Sep 28 09:00 AM GMT Game 6: Sep 28 12:30 PM GMT Time control 50 minutes + 10 seconds for each move Official website Join LIVE...

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