Isle of Man International

Isle of Man International The PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament is set to take place from 4-12th October at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man. The event will consist of three sections: Master (9-round Swiss), Major and Minor (7-round Swiss each). Rate of play: 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves, with 30 seconds added per move from the start. In addition, there will be a combined Chess and Poker Event on Friday 3rd October description here The total prize fund is £21,000, with £18,000 reserved for Masters,...

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Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand

Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand The 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be held on 7-28th November in Sochi, Russia. AGON has set a page for members of the media to receive accreditation and request assistance with visas and other issues. The Match will take place in the Sochi Olympic Village. AGON has arranged a special rate with the hotels that are close to the venue and will host the delegations and some of the Match activities. All members of the media will have unlimited access to the press center located at...

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Changes of the article 11.3.b. of the Laws of Chess

Changes of the article 11.3.b. of the Laws of Chess FIDE szabálymódosítás: elektronikus eszközök tárolása Módosul a Laws of Chess 11.3.b szabálya (elektronikus eszközök tárolása) Játszma közben, a játékosnál nem lehet sem mobiltelefon, sem bármi más olyan elektronikus eszköz, mely a verseny helyszínén sakk lépéseket produkálhat tulajdonosaik számára. A versenykiírás azonban megengedheti az ilyen eszközök tárolását a játékosok táskáiban, míg azok kikapcsolt állapotban vannak. A játékos az ilyen eszközt tartalmazó táskát nem viheti magával...

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Satka Autumn 2014

Satka Autumn 2014 The Annual Women’s Tournament Satka Autumn 2014 is organized by Chess Club “Vertical” on 20-30th September 2014 in Satka, a town on the western slope of the Southern Ural Mountains in Russia. 32 female players are vying in a 9-round Swiss format. Top seeded are last year’s winner IM Anastasia Bodnaruk (2434), WGM Aleksandra Goryachkina (2430), WFM Dina Belenkaya (2340), IM Evgenija Ovod (2325). Старт «Саткинской осени – 2014» Сегодня в Сатку пришла долгожданная шахматная осень....

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Daniel King: “Time to look at a chess game”

Daniel King: “Time to look at a chess game” Rain or shine, during the Chess Olympiad GM Daniel King entertained ChessBase viewers with daily reviews of the round and quickchats. After Tromsø he took a break but now “autumn has arrived and it feels like the right time to look at a chess game.” Good for us: In his PowerPlay Chess Show King presents fine efforts from Fabiano Caruana and Vishy Anand. In September Fabiano Caruana shook and delighted the chess world. In the FIDE rating list of September 1st he had a rating of 2801, at that time his best ever, and had just...

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