Magistral de Salamanca 2021 2021-02-02 – 2021-02-06

> Magistral de Salamanca 2021 021-02-02 – 2021-02-06   Salamanca Chess Festival with Topalov, Shirov and Antón The Salamanca Chess Festival will be held on 2-6 February at the Colegio Mayor de Fonseca, a historical edifice founded over five centuries ago, in 1519. The main event will be an 8-player single round robin rapid tournament including an equal number of male and female representatives — Veselin Topalov, David Antón, Alexei Shirov, Eduardo Iturrizaga, Elisabeth Paehtz, Almira Skripchenko, Nurgyul Salimova and Sabrina Vega. | Pictured: Leontxo García giving a...

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Final Entry Deadline Is February 3 For The US Chess/ICC Rapids

Final Entry Deadline Is February 3 For The US Chess/ICC Rapids US Chess is proud to announce, in partnership with the Internet Chess Club (ICC), the 2021 US Chess / ICC Rapids! This event will take place online from February 6 to February 7. This is an open event, available to all US Chess members! As of now, there are over 170 entries, including GMs Aleksandr Lenderman, Gadir Guseinov and Andrew Tang!  There will be 4 sections:  Open Section (open to all players, including Unrated) Under 2200 Section (open to all players rated under 2200 – no Unrated) Under 1800 Section (open to...

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GM-IM “Orbis-2 2021” Paracin, February 12th – 18th

GM-IM “Orbis-2 2021” Paracin, February 12th – 18th Federation Serbia ( SRB ) Tournament director IO Jevtic, Sasa (920452( Chief Arbiter IA Radosavljevic, Nebojsa (929298) Deputy Chief Arbiter FA Alhalak, Mohammad 7607032 Time control 90 min. for 40 moves + 15 min. + 30 sec. from move 1 Location Hotel “Orbis”, Paracin Rating calculation Rating international Date 2021/02/12 to 2021/02/18 Rating-Ø 2120   Winter Chess Festival “Paracin...

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Tata Steel Chess january 31, 2021 Round13 FINAL

Tata Steel Chess january 31, 2021 Round13 FINAL Tata Steel Chess: Van Foreest wins in Armageddon The Tata Steel Chess Tournament took place on January 16-31 as an over-the-board 14-player single round robin. Jorden van Foreest defeated Nils Grandelius in round 13 to catch up with Anish Giri, who managed to hold a draw from a worse position against David Anton. In the all-Dutch finale, Van Foreest won the Armageddon decider to clinch the title. A 21 éves Jorden Van Foreest a Tata Steel Masters győztese, miután a rájátszásban nyert Anish Giri ellen Wijk aan Zee-ben nagy...

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Happy birthday to Ju Wenjun, the Women’s World Chess Champion!

Happy birthday to Ju Wenjun, the Women’s World Chess Champion!   She earned her title in 2018, winning the match against her compatriot Tan Zhongyi 5½-4½, and defended it twice – in the knockout later the same year and in a match in 2020. →Ju Wenjun retains her Women’s World Chess Champion title a női sakkvilágbajnok ma 30 éves. Címét 2018-ban szerezte meg, honfitársa, Tan Zhongyi ellen 5½-4½ megnyerte a mérkőzést, és kétszer is megvédte – ugyanabban az évben későbbi kiesésben és 2020-ban. Csü Ven-csün (Ju Wenjun (居文君), a nemzetközi...

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Tata Steel Chess january 30, 2021 Round12

Tata Steel Chess january 30, 2021 Round12 Giri is still the sole leader going into tomorrow’s final round (2 hours earlier at 12:00 CET!), but 5 players all have a chance to win the #TataSteelChess title, since none of them play each other! Giri leads the Tata Steel Masters going into the final round but lets Firouzja off the hook A Wijk aan Zee 83. Tata Steel Masters tizenkettedik forduló. Az éllovas Anish Giri 67 lépésben remizett Alireza Firouzjával. A befejező játéknap előtt Giri félpontos előnnyel vezet honfitársa, Jorden Van Foreest, Firouzja és a címvédő...

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