Andrey Filatov: Main aims are to win Candidates Tournament and Chess Olympiad

Andrey Filatov: Main aims are to win Candidates Tournament and Chess Olympiad President of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF) Andrey Filatov talks to “R-Sport” special correspondent Oleg Bogatov, summing up the past chess year and outlining the key tasks for 2016: to win the Candidates’ Tournament in Moscow in March and the World Chess Olympiad in Baku in August. He also speaks about the specifics of the situation within FIDE and an unusual proposal that will increase interest in the matches for the world crown. – Andrey Vasilievich, what is your assessment of 2015? Was it more...

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Bicontinental Chess Match Hou Yifan vs Cristobal Henriquez Villagra

Bicontinental Chess Match Hou Yifan vs Cristobal Henriquez Villagra The Bicontinental Chess Match between GM Hou Yifan from China and local star Cristobal Henriquez Villagra will be held in February 2016 in Chilean Patagonia and Antarctica. The idea for the event was born during the talks between FIDE Vice President Beatriz Marinello, Punta Arenas Mayor Emilio Boccazzi, and Region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica Intendant Jorge Flies Anon. The regional and city institutions are interested in promoting the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica as a link between the American and Antarctic...

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14th Delhi Open International Grandmasters Chess Tournament-2016

14th Delhi Open International Grandmasters Chess Tournament-2016 GM Czebe Attila – HUN The 14th Delhi International Chess Open gathers over 1400 participants in three categories battling for a prize fund of Rs. 3500000 (around 50 000 euro). Starting on January 9th and continuing to January 16, the Ludlow Castle Sports complex will be bustling with chess players eager to make their moves in this 10 round Swiss event. The highlight of the event, Open A, is a 10-round Swiss FIDE tournament with top seed GM Boris Grachev (2652) from Russia. [restabs alignment=”osc-tabs-left”...

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Sakk : „Áll két diák háttal a sakktáblának, és egy egész játszmát lejátszanak fejben”

„Áll két diák háttal a sakktáblának, és egy egész játszmát lejátszanak fejben” Hihetetlen történet egy magyar általános iskoláról, aminek a sakk-logika oktatási programjára a fél világ vevő, itthon mégsem kap elegendő állami támogatást. Ilyen az, amikor egy fantasztikus magyar találmány elvérzik a hazai bürokrácián… A történet öt és fél évvel ezelőtt kezdődött, amikor a Telkiben működő Pipacsvirág Általános Iskola új igazgatót kapott. „Az egyik vasárnapi ebédnél beszélgetni kezdtem a felnőtt gyerekeimmel arról, hogy milyen...

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76th ch-ARM Highest League 2016 (Yerevan ARM)

76th ch-ARM Highest League 2016 (Yerevan ARM) The 76th Armenian Championship will take place from January 12 to January 23 in the capital city of Yerevan. It features 12 of the greatest Armenian chess minds battling it out Round Robin style in 11 rounds with time control of 90′/40+30′+30″ per move. 9 of the competitors are GMs and 2 are IMs. 5 of the players are 2600 ELO and above. The top seed is GM Tigran Petrosian (2625). Tue 12th Jan 2016 – Sat 23rd Jan 2016 – 76th ch-ARM HL 2016 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) – Games in PGN: Official Site...

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