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Melbourne hosts Oceania Zonal Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

With two rounds to go in the Oceania Zone 3.6 Zonal Championship, GM Zong-Yuan Zhao of NSW enjoys a half point lead with 6.5 points out of 7 rounds. Five players are in second slot with 6 points each. Visit chess-results.com for round by round results and standings. See photos in facebook page. In the … Continue reading Melbourne hosts Oceania Zonal Chess Championships

GM Samy Shoker Wins Bob Wade Memorial Masters in Auckland

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

This year’s Bob Wade Memorial Masters was held in Auckland from January 14 to 20, 2023, to commemorate the significant contribution made by New Zealand’s first truly professional player IM Bob Wade who was born in 1921. He was a three-time NZ Champion and twice British champion. The main idea of the event was to … Continue reading GM Samy Shoker Wins Bob Wade Memorial Masters in Auckland

AED 21,000 Open Asian Women Blitz Chess Tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Open Asian Women Blitz Chess Tournament will be held 7th February 2023 at the Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The event is co-organized by UAE Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, International Chess Federation and Asian Chess Federation in Abu-Dhabi, UAE in the framework of Global Tolerance and Human Fraternity Summit. The Global Tolerance and … Continue reading AED 21,000 Open Asian Women Blitz Chess Tournament

Kyrgyzstan Youth Chess Championship 2023

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Kyrgyzstan Youth chess championship was held in the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek from 2nd to 10th January 2023 organized by the Kyrgyz Chess Union. The event attracted 500 players from all seven regions of the country. The event is made possible thanks to the «Mbulak» company which became a General Sponsor of the event. The … Continue reading Kyrgyzstan Youth Chess Championship 2023

“Little Chess Star” Chess Tournament on 6-7 February 2023 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Tolerance Games – Asian Chess Women’s Contest Co-organized by UAE Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, International Chess Federation and Asian Chess Federation, 6-7 February 2023 in Abu-Dhabi, UAE in the framework of Global Tolerance and Human Fraternity Summit. The Global Tolerance and Human Fraternity Summit will be held from 3-5 February 2023 at the Etihad Towers … Continue reading “Little Chess Star” Chess Tournament on 6-7 February 2023 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Join 19th Caspian Cup 11-20 February 2023 in Rasht, Gilan, Iran

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The 19th Caspian Cup will be held in Rasht, Gilan, Iran, from 11th of February (arrival) till 20th of February (departure) 2023. The competition will be organized and held by Gilan Chess Association under the auspices of Chess Federation of I.R. IRAN. Download 19th Caspian Cup regulations. There will be three categories: • Category A … Continue reading Join 19th Caspian Cup 11-20 February 2023 in Rasht, Gilan, Iran

IA Shaun Press of Papua New Guinea Elected Zone 3.6 President

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Papua New Guinea Delegate Shaun Press was elected Zone 3.6 President in a Zoom vote conducted Sunday, 15th January 2023. Press won with 5 votes against 2 votes for IA Jamie Kenmure of Australia. Delegates expressed their profuse thanks to outgoing Zone President Paul Spiller of New Zealand for his exemplary work for the past … Continue reading IA Shaun Press of Papua New Guinea Elected Zone 3.6 President

3-way Tie in 2023 NZ Open Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The 2023 NZ Open Championships were completed last night with a close finish ending in a three-way tie between visiting GM’s Elshan Moradiabadi and Samy Shoker and reigning NZ Champion FM Daniel Gong who all finished on 7/9 and were all undefeated. Daniel Gong put in another strong performance after his good result at the … Continue reading 3-way Tie in 2023 NZ Open Championship

5th Paytakht Cup International Chess Festival 3-11 February 2023 in Tehran

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Tehran Chess Association under auspices of Chess Federation of I. R. Iran has the honor to invite all National Chess Federations of FIDE and interested players to participate in the “5th Paytakht Cup, International Chess Festival” which will be held from February 3rd to 11th, 2023 in Tehran, Iran. Download Paytakht Cup 2023_Regulation_En(1)

Asian Online Chess Camp (Open) Under-20 (In English) 13-22 Jan 2023

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Asian Chess Federation invites national federations in Asia to nominate two (2) players (Open – U20) from each Federation, to attend the upcoming Asian Online Chess Camp (Open) Under-20 (In English) which will be organized by ACF during the period from 13 to 22 January 2023. – Registration sheets have been emailed to federations. Please … Continue reading Asian Online Chess Camp (Open) Under-20 (In English) 13-22 Jan 2023