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From Paris and the world with chess: FIDE celebrates 100 years since its founding

- Abundo 25 Jul, 2024

Chess stars and officials gathered in Paris on International Chess Day – July 20 – as the chess world marked the centenary of the founding of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) FIDE officials, including President Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Chair of FIDE’s Management Board Dana Reizniece-Ozola (who also heads the FIDE100 celebrations), FIDE CEO Emil Sutovsky … Continue reading From Paris and the world with chess: FIDE celebrates 100 years since its founding

Team Awards in Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship

- Abundo 22 Jul, 2024

The Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship held 15-22 July 2024 in Penang, Malaysia featured team awards. Trophies were presented to the top three (3) federations in each category. The final ranking of the teams were determined according to the number of points obtained by the top three players of each federation. Federations with less than … Continue reading Team Awards in Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship

158th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Asian Chess Federation) – Report

- Abundo 22 Jul, 2024

The 158th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Asian Chess Federation) was held from 26th to 30th June 2024. It was organized by the Asian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE and supported by the Planning and Development Commission. The Lecturer was IA/IO Abdulrahim, Mahdi (UAE). The Language of the Seminar was Arabic. Twenty (20) … Continue reading 158th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Asian Chess Federation) – Report

IM Daniel Quizon Wins Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Tour 2024

- Abundo 22 Jul, 2024

By Marlon Bernardino International Master Daniel Quizon (center) won the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Tour of Champions Grand finals on 21st July 2024 at the Greenhills Mall in San Juan City, Philippines. In the photo are, from left: NA Ferdinand Reyes Jr., PCAP Founder/Commissioner Atty. Paul Elauria, PCAP Chairman Michael Angelo Ong … Continue reading IM Daniel Quizon Wins Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Tour 2024

Double Victory for Sri Lanka in Western Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships

- Abundo 21 Jul, 2024

IM L.M.S.T. De Silva (left) and WFM Devindya Oshini Gunawardhana (right) won the Western Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships, respectively, for a double victory by Sri Lanka. A total of 24 boys and 31 girls participated from six countries, namely Bangladesh, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait and host Sri Lanka. The tournament was a 9-round … Continue reading Double Victory for Sri Lanka in Western Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships

China, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam Top Eastern Asia Youth Blitz Championship

- Abundo 21 Jul, 2024

Chinese youths again dominated the Eastern Asia Youth Blitz Chess Championships held Saturday, 20th July in Penang, Malaysia. China tallied four gold medals followed by Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia with two gold medals each. Singapore finished second with two silver. Host Malaysia and Vietnam tied at one silver and two bronze medals each. Visit chess-results.com … Continue reading China, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam Top Eastern Asia Youth Blitz Championship

Chess World Celebrates FIDE’s 100th Anniversary

- Abundo 20 Jul, 2024

On this 100th anniversary of the governing body of chess, we highlight the evolution and lasting influence of this discipline in global culture and sport; consolidating the mission of making chess an educational tool and a cultural bridge between nations. by Dr. Uvencio Blanco Hernández Introduction The International Chess Federation (FIDE) celebrates today (20 July … Continue reading Chess World Celebrates FIDE’s 100th Anniversary

Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Champions Tour 2024

- Abundo 20 Jul, 2024

After two days of eliminations on Friday and Saturday, eight players successfully advanced to the quarter finals on Sunday 21 July 2024 in the ongoing PCAP Champions Tour at Greenhills Malls in San Juan City, Philippines. Qualified are IM Daniel Quizon (total of 9 match points, FM Ellan Asuela (8.5 match points), FM Austin Jacob … Continue reading Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Champions Tour 2024

China, Malaysia, Vietnam Top Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship in Malaysia

- Abundo 20 Jul, 2024

China youths dominated the Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship with 5 gold medals followed by Malaysia, Vietnam and Philippines with two gold medals each. Malaysia finished in second slot with two silver and two bronze medals. Vietnam had two silver medals while Philippines had one silver and one bronze medal. Visit chess-results.com for round by … Continue reading China, Malaysia, Vietnam Top Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship in Malaysia

Tense Fight in Homestretch of Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship

- Abundo 19 Jul, 2024

FM Poh Yu Tian of Malaysia (above right) beat FM Ivan Travis Cu of the Philippines in the 7th round while Dang Any Ming of Vietnam (above left) beat Reynard Kristopher of Indonesia to maintain their tie for the lead with 6 points each in the boys under-18 division. In the homestretch of the Eastern … Continue reading Tense Fight in Homestretch of Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship