News ‘April, 2011’
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
The 5th edition of the International Chess Tournament Bazna Kings is going to take place 11th to 22nd of June 2011.
Participants are Magnus Carlsen, Vassily Ivanchuk, Sergey Karjakin, Hikaru Nakamura, Teimour Radjabov, and local hero Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu.
Apr 22, 2011
The European Individual Women Chess Championship 2011 will be played from 7th to 18th May in Tbilisi, Georgia. So far 133 players (among them 11 GM, 25 WGM, 26 IM, 25 WIM, 17 WFM) from 26 federations have registered to take part in the tournament.
Apr 20, 2011
The first prize in Albena is the impressive 8000 EUR, but what is even better for the chess enthusiasts, there are 30 prizes ranging from 1000 to 100 EUR for amateur chess players, and 16 prizes ranging from 500 to 100 EUR for youngsters. Exactly such prize distribution is very typical for the Super Opens and beneficial to the whole chess community.
Apr 18, 2011
Chessclub Jyväs-Shakki organizes the 21st Open Heart of Finland in Jyväskylä, Finland on 11-17th July, 2011. The Venue is Harju Building of Jyväskylä College, Sepänkatu 3, Jyväskylä. The Heart of Finland tournament is the biggest annual chess event in Finland.
Apr 15, 2011
GM Naiditsch, GM Bacrot, and the Chess Evolution team join Chessdom.com for the Candidates Matches 2011, with live commentary of the games. Parallel computer analysis by the 3000+ ELO Stockfish, as well as minute by minute updates from Kazan will be available for all chess fans.
Apr 13, 2011
The 4th Memorial Pedro Lezcano Montalvo will take place from 18th to 24th April in Gran Canaria, Spain. The 9-round is organized by Club de Ajedrez Caja Insular de Ahorros de Canarias. 94 players are registered thus far and among them are seven Grandmasters. GM Julio Granda Zuniga is the top seeded player.
Apr 13, 2011
The Icelandic Chess Championship will start this Friday, April 15, in the resort of Eidar, near the town of Egilsstadir. Ten of Iceland’s strongest player, including three GMs, will contest the highly sought-after crown, in an event featuring some of the strongest line-up for years.
Apr 8, 2011
The Chinese Chess Association with the patronage and support of the Ningbo Municipal Government and Ningbo Sports Bureau has the honour to announce the 2011 World Team Chess Championship in Ningbo, China. The event will be held from July 15 2011 (arrival) to July 26 2011 (Departure) at the playing venue in New Century Grand Hotel Ningbo.
Apr 6, 2011
The 1st blitz tournament in the SP Masters Series will be played on Tuesday, 12th April, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Eight players will compete in the elimination/knockout format (2 games per match), with the time control 3min+2sec. The next tournament will be played on 10th May, and after that regularly every two weeks, always on Tuesdays and at the same time (20:00 Sao Paulo time, GMT -03:00).
Rijeka is located on the North-west of the Croatian coast of the Adriatic sea. The tournament is organised for the occasion of candidacy of the city of Rijeka for organisation of the Mediterranean games in 2017, under the motto “Chess with the scent of the sea”.