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News ‘July, 2008’

2008 World Junior Chess Championship for Juniors and Girls Under 20 in Gaziantep, Turkey

2008 World Junior Chess Championship for Juniors and Girls Under 20 in Gaziantep, Turkey

The 2008 World Junior Chess Championship for Juniors and Girls Under 20 will take place August 2-16 in Gaziantep, Turkey. World Junior Championships this year will not only host “future stars”, but also numerous established grandmasters.

Chess Classics Mainz 2008

Chess Classics Mainz 2008

The Chess Classic Mainz began in style. World Champion Vishy Anand and 10-times winner of the Rapid World Chess Championship in Mainz opened the event with a simul on 40 boards.

FIDE Grand Prix – Sochi 2008

FIDE Grand Prix – Sochi 2008

The second tournament of the FIDE Grand Prix 2008/9 will take place on 30th July – 15th August in famous Russian sea resort – Sochi. Mamedyarov, Leko and Carlsen will sit out from this event, but Ivanchuk, Aronian and Gelfand are entering the stage.

World School Chess Championship in Singapore

World School Chess Championship in Singapore

he Singapore Chess Federation (SCF) is proud to host the 4th World Schools Chess Championships, a mega-event scheduled 23 to 30 July 2008 for some of the world’s best chess players aged below 17 as of 1 January 2008.

North Urals Cup 2008

North Urals Cup 2008

North Urals Cup amazes the chess fans with the strongest line-up ever, bringing the average rating up to 2520 and 19th FIDE category! Chessdom.com will be official media partner of the competition.

The US sending a strong delegation to the World Mind Sports Games in Beijing

The US sending a strong delegation to the World Mind Sports Games in Beijing

The US is sending a major delegation to the World Mind Sports Games in Beijing. Krush, Shalabov, and Akobian will participate.

US chess Olympiad team for Dresden 2008 announced

US chess Olympiad team for Dresden 2008 announced

he United States Chess Federation (USCF) announced the teams and captains for the 38th Chess Olympiad scheduled for November 12 – 25, 2008, in Dresden, Germany.

Surfers Open Paradise, Australia

Surfers Open Paradise, Australia

The Surfers Open Paradise will take place in the end of August in Gold Coast Public Holiday, Australia. It will feature many titled players among which last years winner GM Dejan Antic, IM Stephen Solomon, IM David Smerdon, GM Darryl Johanson, GM Shootaj, IM Froelich, FM Jesse Sales, etc.

Australia announces Dresden 2008 Chess Olympiad team

Australia announces Dresden 2008 Chess Olympiad team

This week the Australian chess federation has announced the Dresden 2008 Chess Olympiad team. After the multiple financial difficulties the players list is known.

Topalov, Mamedyarov, Shirov, and Ponomariov top seeded at the Villarrobledo chess festival

Topalov, Mamedyarov, Shirov, and Ponomariov top seeded at the Villarrobledo chess festival

Besides them a total of 45+ titled players will participate among which GM Vadim Milov, GM Vladimir Malakhov, GM Predrag Nikolic, GM Ivan Sokolov, GM Loek Van Wely, GM Ilia Smirin, GM Arizmendi, GM Ljubomir Ljubojevic, GM Agrest, IM Elizabeth Paehtz, etc.

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