US Chess Championships, Round 1


The action got a running start today as the majority of the first-round battles at the 2013 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship produced a clear victor.

Half of the men’s games and 80 percent of the ladies’ skirmishes gave decisive resul…

Thessaloniki confirmed for FIDE Grand Prix


Chessdom were first to cautiously hint that the next FIDE Grand Prix event will take place in Thessaloniki from 22nd May.FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov now officially confirmed that the tournament will be in Greece.The event was supposed to take pl…

Norway issues formal complaint to FIDE


The Norwegian Chess Federation has written to FIDE on the issue of the venue of the upcoming World Chess Championship match between Viswanthan Anand and Magnus Carlsen. The letter has also been made public in order to try and halt what seems an almost…

Women’s World Championship Match 2013


Chessdom announced that the Women’s World Championship Match 2013 between the reigning World Champion Anna Ushenina
(Ukraine) and her challenger Hou Yifan (China) will be organized by the
FIDE and Chinese Chess Association on 10-27 September 2013, i…

Geneva Women Grand Prix LIVE


The first leg of the new cycle of FIDE Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014, which will give qualification to the Women’s World Championship Match 2015, is being held in Geneva on 3-15th May under sponsorship by Neva Foundation.

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