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Russia's Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess

Russian chess grandmaster Daniil Dubov won the gold medal in the World Rapid championship, which ended on Friday night in St Petersburg. Azerbaijan's Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the silver …

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Ilyumzhinov suspended as FIDE president

The Ethics Commission of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) has suspended the organization’s President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, FIDE press service reported. The commission’s meeting was held in Zurich on June …

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Chess school to open in Kabardino-Balkaria

Head of the Ministry of Education and Science Olga Vasilyeva and head of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Kokov signed an agreement on creation of the Chess school in the republic, press service of the government …

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov quits RCF presidential race

At today's election of the Russian Chess Federation president, the head of FIDE,  Kirsan Ilyumzhinov withdrew his candidacy, explaining that he intends to concentrate on working in the international federation. According to …

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 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov gets into FIDE top three

The FIDE published the first rating list of 2017. World Champion Magnus Carlsen starts the year as number one with a rating of 2834. The US chess player Fabiano Caruana ranked second with 2811. …

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Azerbaijani national chess team becomes European champion

The Azerbaijani men's chess team won the European Team Championship held in Crete island of Greece, APA reports. In the final round Azerbaijani chess players played to a draw with the team of Ukraine and finished the tournament with …

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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, …

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