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  • Turkey welcomes participants of World Schools Championships 2019 18. apríl, 2019
    World School Individual Championships 2019 started in Lara, Antalya, Turkey on the 17th of April. 396 participants will compete in 12 age groups (Open and Girls under 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17). Champions will be determined on the 26th of April. The games will take place in the conference hall of the 5-star […]
  • World Senior Team Championships 2019: Round 1 17. apríl, 2019
    The first round of the World Senior Team Championships was played in the Olympic Palace Resort in Rhodes, Greece on 16th of April. During the opening ceremony, Mrs Marialena Hatzilazarou, Vice Mayor of Rhodes Municipality welcomed the participants to the island of Rhodes. Mr Jan Rooze, FIDE Senior Chess Director, expressed his gratitude to all […]
  • Victor Bologan brings chess to the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly 16. apríl, 2019
    The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is a global institution established in 1889, as the first permanent space for multilateral political negotiations. With headquarters in Geneva, it works with 178 member parliaments from all over the world “to safeguard peace and drive positive democratic change through political dialogue and concrete action”.This institution celebrated its 140th Assembly last […]
  • FIDE launches the "Best minds play chess" project with the most prestigious universities in the world 15. apríl, 2019
    FIDE Director-General Emil Sutovsky visited Boston and Cambridge (Massachusetts) for a series of meetings last week. The new FIDE project "Best minds play chess" uniting world top universities is scheduled to launch later this year, and the teams of MIT and Harvard have expressed their interest to participate in the event. In addition, Mr. Sutovsky […]
  • Egyptian sports authorities received Arkady Dvorkovich in Cairo 12. apríl, 2019
    On April 11th, Arkady Dvorkovich visited Cairo to discuss important matters with the highest sports authorities in the country, like Dr. Ashraf Sobhy (Egyptian Youth and Sports Minister), General Ahmed Nasser (President of Association of African Sports Confederations), Dr. Emad Elbannany (Secretary General of Egyptian Olympic Committee) and Hesham Elgendi (President of the Egypt Chess […]
  • Second meeting of the Task Force for the Reform of the FIDE Statutes 12. apríl, 2019
    Second meeting of the Task Force for the Reform of the FIDE Statutes with the participation of Roberto Rivello, Willy Icklicki, Martin Huba, Aleksandr Martynov, Lakhdar Mazouz, Ken Koort, Francois Strydom and Igor Kogan was held in Lausanne on 6-7 April 2019. Very important is to mention that the meeting was seated in the modern […]
  • World Chess Championship for Blind and Visually impaired 10. apríl, 2019
    The 14th IBCA individual World Chess Championship for Blind and Visually impaired is underway in Cagliari, Italy. 86 participants from 26 countries take part in the tournament. Players placed first, second and third will be awarded respectively with gold, silver and bronze cups and medals. The championship is held in 4 Star Hôtel Califfo, Cagliari, […]
  • Meetings in Oslo 10. apríl, 2019
    FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visited Oslo, Norway and met with the representatives of the Norwegian Chess Federation on April 9th on his way home from his trip to the ongoing Reykjavik Open Tournament. He managed to conduct a substantial program before the evening flight took him to Moscow. The first couple of meetings addressed issues […]
  • Arkady Dvorkovich visits Reykjavik 10. apríl, 2019
    The President of the International Chess Federation arrived to Iceland on April 7th for his first official visit to this country. He held a meeting with the President of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson where they discussed the development of chess in the country, chess in schools program and the possible options to celebrate the 50th […]
  • WTCC in Astana Round 5 9. mars, 2019
    World Team Chess Championships 2019, held from March, 4 - 15 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan.Open section and Women section board results.Round 6 starts March, 11 2019 at 3 PM local time. Please visit the official website for LIVE GAMES.   Standings after Round 5. OPEN Rnk. Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 […]