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Laguna Heroes make Professional Chess Association of the Philippines online chess semis

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA–Laguna Heroes advanced to the Northern Division semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online chess tournament after eliminating Isabela Knights of Alexander in the two-match quarterfinals, 18-3 and 15.5-5.5, held at Chess.com Platform on Wednesday, Nov.30. The Laguna Heroes banked on the chess prowess of their seasoned veterans … Continue reading Laguna Heroes make Professional Chess Association of the Philippines online chess semis

Oceania Chess Confederation Circular

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

  To Presidents and Secretaries of Zone 3.6 Federation Members, and new members Hilton Bennett Hilton Bennett, well known New Zealand chess player and organiser, has passed away at the age of 67. At the time of his passing, he was the Secretary of the Oceania Chess Confederation, and his loss will be felt throughout … Continue reading Oceania Chess Confederation Circular

GM Kevin Goh is the newly appointed CEO of the Singapore Chess Federation

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Dear members of the chess fraternity, I am very happy to announce that GM Kevin Goh Wei Ming will be coming on board full time as the new SCF CEO from 25th November. He will step down as Vice-President of the SCF when he assumes this role. Kevin is a chartered accountant by profession, and … Continue reading GM Kevin Goh is the newly appointed CEO of the Singapore Chess Federation

Bangabandhu Premier Division Chess League-2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Bangabandhu Premier Division Chess League-2022 and Sheikh Kamal First Division Chess League-2022 Bangabandhu Premier Division Chess League-2022 sponsored by Saif Powertech Limited began Wednesday 30th November at the Crown Hall, Asia Hotel & Resort, Label-11, Topkhana Road. Visit chess-results.com Eleven teams are participating in this year’s Bangabandhu Premier Division Chess League-2022. Three consecutive times Premier … Continue reading Bangabandhu Premier Division Chess League-2022

FM Arash Daghli of Iran won the FISU World University Chess Championhip

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

FM Arash Daghli of Iran won the FISU World University Chess Championship 2022 for men held 12-17 September 2022 in Antwerp Belgium. Daghli won undefeated with 7.5 points in the 9 round Swiss with time control of 90 minutes for the entire game plus a 30-second increment starting on move one. Chess-results. Thirty six players … Continue reading FM Arash Daghli of Iran won the FISU World University Chess Championhip

WFM Noshin Anjum Wins 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

WFM Noshin Anjum of Bangladesh Navy became unbeaten champion in the Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022. The event was sponsored by Abul Khair Group and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation at the Chess Federation Hall-Room, 2nd floor of the old building of National Sports Council. WFM Noshin earned 8½ points to … Continue reading WFM Noshin Anjum Wins 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022

All India Chess Federation Wins TURF 2022 Best National Sports Federation of the Year Award

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

AICF bags Best National Sports Federation of the year award at TURF 2022 & India Sports Awards of FICCI; R B Ramesh adjudged Best Coach New Delhi (27 Nov 2022):- All India Chess Federation bagged the Award for the Best National Sports Federation of the year at the TURF 2022 & India Sports Awards by Federation … Continue reading All India Chess Federation Wins TURF 2022 Best National Sports Federation of the Year Award

Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

WFM Noshin Anjum of Bangladesh Navy grabbed solo lead in the points table with 7 points after 9th round games of the Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022. The event is sponsored by Abul Khair Group and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation at the Chess Federation Hall-Room, 2nd floor of the old … Continue reading Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib 41st National Women’s Chess Championship-2022

Harshavardhan and Bach Win Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

IM Harshavardhan G.B. of India and WIM Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong of Vietnam won the Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships, respectively, 17-26 November 2022 at the Knights Templar hotel in Tagaytay City, Philippines. In photo, Asian Chess Federation Executive Director Casto Abundo (left) awards the champion’s trophy and medal to Harshavardhan and runner-up Michael … Continue reading Harshavardhan and Bach Win Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships

Harshavardhan Full Point Ahead Before Last Round of Asian Juniors, Bach and Rakshitta in Joint Girls Lead

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

IM G.B. Harshavardhan of India beat upcoming Eric Labog, Jr of the Philippines to stay a full point ahead of the second running players after the penultimate round of the Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships at the Knights Templar Hotel in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Harshavardhan faces IM Sugar Gan-Erdene of Mongolia in tomorrow’s 9th … Continue reading Harshavardhan Full Point Ahead Before Last Round of Asian Juniors, Bach and Rakshitta in Joint Girls Lead