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$50,000 Sheikh Russel International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Sponsored By: SAIF POWERTEC Limited Organised By: Bangladesh Chess Federation 19th to 27th October, 2021, Dhaka, Bangladesh Total Prize Money: 50,000.00 (Fifty Five Thousand) US Dollars Download Sheikh Russel International Grandmasters Chess Tournament RULES & REGULATIONS The Tournament will be held from 19th to 27th October, 2021 on the occasion of birthday celebration of Shahid … Continue reading $50,000 Sheikh Russel International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021

Vietnam, China, Mongolia Win Golds at Asian Youth Girls Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Vietnam dominated the Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship Girls division winning 10 gold medals followed by China and Mongolia winning one gold medal apiece. Over 300 girls from 14 countries competed in the Asian Youth Chess Championship Girls division held over the weekend of 24-26 September on Tornelo. The Open (boys) division will be held … Continue reading Vietnam, China, Mongolia Win Golds at Asian Youth Girls Chess Championships

Sri Lanka Online National (Major Division) Starts 2nd October

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Sri Lanka Online National (Major Division) Starts on 2nd October 2021 with Western II – Open Central With Kegalle  – Open Western I – Women Northern – Women Inaugural Online Rapid National Chess Championship Cycle 2021 (Open/Women’s) The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka is organizing a comprehensive Online Rapid Chess Championship Cycle for the … Continue reading Sri Lanka Online National (Major Division) Starts 2nd October

India, Iran, Sri Lanka Top Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

     The Indian delegation won an astounding 8 golds, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals to dominate the Western Asia Youth Chess Championships held 18-20 September online on Tornelo. Iran and Sri Lanka finished with 2 gold medals each but Iran grabbed overall runner-up with 3 silvers against Sri Lanka’s one silver medal. IM Harshana … Continue reading India, Iran, Sri Lanka Top Western Asia Youth Chess Championships

Join Asian Arbiters Online Certification Program

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Chess Federation will conduct a FIDE Arbiters Seminar in English and Arabic for Asian Online Arbiter Certification 4-7 October 2021 visa Zoom. Download Registration Online Arbiters Seminar Oct 2021 Be an Asian Certified Online Arbiter Learn how to manage Zoom and popular chess tournament Host Internet Platforms such as Tornelo, Chess.com, Lichess, Chess24, … Continue reading Join Asian Arbiters Online Certification Program

Indian IMs Sankalp and Guha Lead Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

IM Sankalp and IM Mitrabha Guha of India share the lead with 5½ points each after 6th rounds of the Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021, organised by Canadian University of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Chess Federation. The event is now being held at Aarokanon Ballroom in Hotel 71 on the occasion of 75th … Continue reading Indian IMs Sankalp and Guha Lead Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021

The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

After the 2nd day Harshana Thilakarathne is in clear lead at the under 18 boys with 5 ½ out of 6 and Dahamdi Sanudula and Oshini Devinya Gunawardena are having 5 points out of 6 games and following the leaders closely. The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships conducted by the Asian Chess Federation and … Continue reading The Western Asian Online Youth Chess Championships 2021

Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grand Masters Chess Starts in Bangladesh

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Games of the Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2021, sponsored by the Canadian University, Bangladesh and organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation began (Sunday) at 3:00 PM at Amrokanon, Level-9, Hotel 71, Shahid Nazrul Islam Sarani, Bijoy Nagar, Dhaka. In the first round match, Bangladesh’s FIDE Master Sheikh Nasir Ahmed created a stir by … Continue reading Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Grand Masters Chess Starts in Bangladesh

Congratulations to New President of Mongolian Chess Federation

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Congratulations to Mr. Gurvanbaatar Erdenebaatar on his election as President of the Mongolian Chess Federation. Mr. Gurvanbaatar was elected by a landslide of 122 out of 171 votes. WGM Enkhtuul Altan-Ulzii was appointed General Secretary. Asian Chess Federation President Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan has sent a letter of congratulations to President Gurvanbaatar and … Continue reading Congratulations to New President of Mongolian Chess Federation

Western Asia Youth Online Chess Championships Opens. Indians in Lead

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Western Asia Online Chess Championships started on 18th  of September 2021 with the participation of more than 850 players from 15 Countries on the Totnelo Platform. The Countries of Bangladesh, India, Iran, Jorden, Kazakhstan. Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan. Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Palestine, Syria, UAE, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka are in the race for the championships. Visit … Continue reading Western Asia Youth Online Chess Championships Opens. Indians in Lead