FIDE World Cup kicks off in Tbilisi

Opening ceremony of the 15th FIDE World Cup was held in Tbilisi. The event was attended by Sport Minister of Georgia Tariel Hechikishvili, president of the Georgian Chess Federation Gia Giorgadze, …

Antalya to host 88th FIDE Congress in October

Another congress of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) will be held in October in Turkey. "88th FIDE Congress will be held from October 7 to 15 in Antalya," the Federation reported. …

Dzagnidze wins European Chess Championship

Nana Dzagnidze became the champion of the European Women's Chess Championship. The tournament ended today in Riga. In the 11th round, Nana, playing with black figures, played in a draw with the Russian Natalia Pogonina and, having …

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

The Vugar Gashimov Memorial opened today in Azerbaijan. It will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. Among the participants are the 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, a recent contender for the title …

Women's World Chess Championship kicks off in Tehran

FIDE Women's World Chess Championship 2017 started in Tehran, capital of Iran, on Friday. The competition will be held from February 10 to March 5.  The knock-out tournament will have the participation of some of the …

Pre-New Year meeting of the Diplomatic Club

Last summer, after ten years long break, Russian Diplomatic Academy reopened Diplomatic Club, which became intellectual platform for communication in a confidential atmosphere for Russian and foreign diplomats, representatives of international …