5th HDBank Cup International Open Chess tournament 2015

HDBank Cup Int’l Open Chess Tournament HDBank Cup 2015, 17 – 22 Mar 2015, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) (VOV) – The HDBank Cup International Open Chess Tournament 2015 will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 16-23, with the participation of 85 players including 44 Vietnamese players. Hoang Yen wins world gold in Chinese chess Vietnam leads SEA chess championships Two local players, Le Quang Liem and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, are seeded No. 2 and No. 3, respectively at the 5th annual event.       March 16th 12:00 Arrival 19:00 Technical meeting March...

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Sakkoktatóként kapott életműdíjat Kőhalmi Zoltán édesanyja

Sakkoktatóként kapott életműdíjat Kőhalmi Zoltán édesanyja Szentes – Életműdíjat kapott a várostól sakkoktatói munkájáért a szentesi Kőhalminé Forrai Julianna. Fia, az ismert humorista, Kőhalmi Zoltán rendszeresen megemlíti őt poénjaiban – Julianna mindezt a szeretet jeleként értékeli. – Az utóbbi években többen mondták, megérdemelnék valamilyen elismerést a várostól a sakkban kifejtett tevékenységemért, ami jólesett; azért mondhatták, mert tavaly megkaptam „A magyar sakkozásért” díjat az országos szövetségtől. Mégis...

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So vs. Nakamura in October Vegas Millionaire Chess Open

So vs. Nakamura in October Vegas Millionaire Chess Open LAS VEGAS, Nevada — After squaring off in the U.S. Chess Championships, grandmasters Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura will face each other again in the rich Millionaire Chess Open in October at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. While the billing as the U.S. No.1 chess player will be up for grabs in the U.S. championships scheduled later this month in Saint Louis, Missouri, a cool $100,000 will go to the champion of Millionaire Chess Open. The 21-year-old So will defend his title in the Las Vegas tournament, which Nakamura skipped...

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Reykjavik Open 2015

REYKJAVIK OPEN 2015 The Reykjavik Open 2015 will be held for the 30th time from March 10th to March 18th 2015 in Harpa, the 28.000 sqm. concert hall. The 2015 tournament is expected to be very strong and will double as celebration of the 80th birthday of legendary Icelandic Grandmaster and former FIDE president, Fridrik Olafsson. Last year on the 50 year anniversary, Li Chao prevailed over a strong an diverse field. In 2014 edition 255 players from 35 countries participated, including 38 grandmasters. Prizes in 2015 will include many special prizes for various ages and rating categories, in...

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Li Chao is champion at Cappelle 2015

 Cappelle-la-Grande : This year the winner was Chinese Li Chao.     Li Chao is champion at Cappelle 2015 The final standings Pl Ti. Nom Elo Fed Pts TB Perf 1 g LI Chao 2728 F CHN 7½ 45½ 2792 2 g ONISCHUK Vladimir 2629 F UKR 7½ 44½ 2840 3 g NEVEDNICHY Vladislav 2557 F ROU 7 41½ 2717 4 g TAZBIR Marcin 2518 F POL 7 41½ 2672 5 g KOTRONIAS Vasilios 2565 F GRE 6½ 45½ 2662 6 g MEKHITARIAN Krikor Sevag 2556 F BRA 6½ 44½ 2647 7 g VOVK Andrey 2642 F UKR 6½ 44 2687 8 g KULAOTS Kaido 2558 F EST 6½ 43 2690 9 g LANDA...

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