Chess Olympiad 2022 – Day 7

We’ve crossed the tournament’s halfway point and are now at round 7 of 11. Amazingly there are a few players still unbeaten. The match-ups are still as exciting as they were in the first rounds of the tournament. Be sure to check out our prior coverage of the event: Introduction Day 1 Day 2 Day […]

Mongolia vs. Zimbabwe in the final, Georgia dominates women’s tournament

The teams of Mongolia and Zimbabwe will battle it out tomorrow (CET 10:00) for the gold in the first Intercontinental Online Chess Championship for Prisoners – the biggest ever chess event among correctional facilities. Both teams topped their groups in the championship stage today. Mongolia was the first team to progress to the final by winning …

FIDE launches the biggest chess event among prisoners

The first Intercontinental Online Chess Championship for Prisoners – the biggest ever chess event among correctional facilities – kicked off on October 13. 41 teams from 30 countries representing all continents participated in the tournament, which aimed to popularize chess as an efficient tool for reintegrating incarcerated people. The online opening ceremony featured FIDE President Arkady …