Aspire Academy students challenge Carlsen

Aspire Academy students challenge Carlsen Reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen playing chess with Aspire Academy student athletes and members of Academy staff. Doha:  Magnus Carlsen, the world’s current chess champion and the winner of this week’s Qatar Masters Open Chess Championship, visited Aspire Academy this week where he played chess with 15 student-athletes and members of Academy staff simultaneously. “I hope it was a good experience for all of them. The level of chess in Qatar and the Middle East is improving and the more people get involved, the better it is for the...

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IX INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL “SPORT SUMMER 2016”

IX INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL “SPORT SUMMER 2016” IX International Chess Festival “Sport Summer 2016” will be held in Paraćin, Serbia in July 7th-14th 2016 and will have 3 events as follows: INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF CENTRAL SERBIA 2016 – OPEN A OPEN tournament for players rated higher then 2100. FIDE Swiss, 9 rounds. Tournament is valid for FIDE rating and GM/IM/WGM/WIM norms. Time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds. Total prize fund: 600.000 din. (app 5000 €) INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF CENTRAL SERBIA 2016 – OPEN B OPEN tournament for players rated lower and equal to...

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January 2016 FRL

January 2016 FRL FIDE publishes January 2016 FIDE Rating List. The list of top players is published at Top lists page of FIDE ratings website. All players can check new ratings at the main page of FIDE ratings website. A Nemzetközi Sakkszövetség (FIDE) megjelentette a 2016. január 1-től érvényes, az Élő-pontszámok alapján összeállított világranglistákat. Carlsen változatlanul vezeti a világranglistát. A női világranglistán a kínai exvilágbajnoknő Ho Ji-fan áll az élen. A magyar listán Rapport Richárd vezet. Az országok rangsorát a legjobb 10 sakkozó...

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