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  • London Chess Classic 2014  

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    10th - 14th December,2014
    London , UK
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2779


    Players - ratings

    Caruana Fabiano , ITA, 2829,
    Anand Viswanathan , IND, 2793
    Nakamura Hikaru , USA, 2775 ,
    Kramnik Vladimir , RUS, 2769
    Giri Anish , NED, 2768
    Adams, Michael, ENG, 2745

    Annand ( IND) won thanks to the tie-break rule: Number of games won with Black. Round 5

    Mickey Adams - Vishy Anand 1 - 0
    Fabiano Caruana - Hikaru Nakamura: 0.5 - 0.5
    Anish Giri - Vladimir Kramnik: 0.5 - 0.5





  • London Chess Classic Super Rapidplay  

    6th - 8th December,2014
    London, UK
    394 players - Men

    Nakamura Hikaru ( USA ) won with 9.5 points.

    Final standings - Top 10

    Rank PlayersCountry Pts
    1 Nakamura HikaruUSA 9.5
    2 Giri AnishNED 8.5
    3 Caruana Fabiano ITA 8
    4 Anand Viswanathan IND 8
    5 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 8
    6 Short Nigel D ENG 8
    7 Lenderman Aleksandr USA 8
    8 Hansen EricCAN 8
    9 Naroditsky DanielUSA 8
    10 Pert Nicholas ENG 8






















  • Russian Super Final  

    28th November - 8th December,2014
    Kazan, Russia
    10 players - Men
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2717
    Time control: 190 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Players - ratings

    Sergey Karjakin (2770),
    Dmitry Jakovenko (2745),
    Peter Svidler (2743),
    Alexander Morozevich (2724),
    Nikita Vitiugov (2738),
    Ian Nepomniachtchi (2714),
    Igor Lysyj (2686),
    Denis Khismatullin (2679),
    Boris Grachev (2669)
    Vadim Zvjaginsev (2655).

    Lysyj won with 5.5 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Svidler, Peter - Zvjaginsev, Vadim : 1 - 0
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Vitiugov, Nikita : 0 - 1
    Khismatullin, Denis - Jakovenko, Dmitry : 0.5 - 0.5
    Morozevich, Alexander - Karjakin, Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grachev, Boris - Lysyj, Igor : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Ratings November 2014

    Carlsen at the top with 2862 points. Caruana 2829, Grischuk, Alexander 2810,
    List of the Top 100 players & top 10 countries





  • Qatar Masters 

    25th November - 5th December, 2014
    Doha, Qatar.
    154 players
    9 rounds , robin
    Swiss system
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Yu Yangyi ( CHN ) won with 7.5 points.

    Final Round ( 9 ) - Top 10 boards

    Yu Yangyi - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0
    Akopian Vladimir - Giri Anish : 0 - 1
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Efimenko Zahar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ding Liren - Adhiban B. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Shankland Samuel L - Eljanov Pavel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Safarli Eltaj - Tomashevsky Evgeny : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bu Xiangzhi - Salem A.R. Saleh : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kryvoruchko Yuriy - Durarbayli Vasif : 0 - 1
    Perunovic Milos - Moiseenko Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sjugirov Sanan - Oleksienko Mikhailo : 1 - 0





  • Italian chess championship 

    22nd November - 5th December,2014
    Boscotrecase, Naples, Italia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2460
    Players - ratings

    Alberto David (2578),
    Sabino Brunello (2568),
    Danyyil Dvirnyy (2515),
    Axel Rombaldoni (2505),
    Michele Godena (2495),
    Denis Rombaldoni (2480),
    Fabio Bruno (2436),
    Fabrizio Bella (2415),
    Daniele Genocchio (2407),
    Artem Gilevych (2396),
    Nicola Altini (2394)
    Daniel Contin (2327)

    Rombaldoni Axel won with 8 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    GILEVYCH Artem - ROMBALDONI Axel : 0 -1
    BRUNO Fabio - GM DVIRNYY Danyyil : 0 -1
    ROMBALDONI Denis - DAVID Alberto : 0.5 - 0.5
    : 0.5 - 0.5
    BELLIA Fabrizio - GENOCCHIO Daniele : 0.5 - 0.5
    ALTINI Nicola - CONTIN Daniel : 1 -0
    BRUNELLO Sabino - GODENA Michele : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2014 Chess Tournament

    28th November - 2nd December, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain
    8 players
    Average rating: 2601
    time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment for the first 40 moves plus 30 minutes +
    30 seconds increment per move remaining.

    Players - ratings

    Li Chao B. CHN (2711),
    Balogh HUN (2660),
    Miguel Illescas ESP (2602),
    Karen Grigoryan ARM (2591),
    Alvar Alonso ESP ( 2529)
    Marc Narciso ESP (2515)

    Csaba (HUN) won with 3.5 points.

    Round 5

    Chao B - Illescas Cordoba Miguel : 1 - 0
    Balogh Csaba - Grigoryan Karen H. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Alonso Rosell Alvar - Narciso Dublan Marc : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Aronian vs Nakamura

    The match will take place on 21st - 25th November, 2014 in Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, USA

    4 classical games of chess, and a fifth round featuring 16 games of Blitz chess


    Game 3: Nakamura - Aronian : 0.5 - 0.5 ( Watch the games )






  • Kings chess tournament 2014

    21st - 26th November , 2014
    Medias, Transylvania, Romania
    the Chinese team – play 4 matches against the Romanian Olympic team.

    Scheveningen system (each player of one team plays each player of the other team).

    Final result: China: 13,5 - Romania: 2.5

    Final Rapid ( Best scorers of each team): Wang Yue (CHN) - Jianu, Vlad-Cristian (ROU) : 2 - 0






  • World Chess Championship 2014 Carlsen vs Anand

    The World Chess Championship will take place on 7th - 28th November, 2014 in Sochi, Russia .

    12 games . The winner of the match shall be the first player to score 6.5 points or more.


    Game 10: Anand - Carlsen : 0.5 - 0.5 ( Watch the games )






  • Tal Memorial Blitz

    13 - 14th November,2014
    Sochi, Russia
    12 players
    Time control: 4 minutes per game + 2 seconds per move

    Final Standings - Tal Memorial Blitz
    Rank PlayersCountry Pts
    1 Sh.Mamedyarov AZE 16
    2 A.Grischuk RUS 15.5
    3 A.Morozevich RUS 12.5
    4 B.GelfandISR 12.5
    5 S.KaryakinRUS 12.5
    6 P.Svidler RUS 12
    7 Nepomniatchi RUS 11
    8 V.Kramnik RUS 10.5
    9 P.LekoHUN 10
    10 InarkievRUS 9.5
    11 E.Tomashevsky RUS 8
    12 A.KosteniukRUS 2







  • Ukrainian chess championship

    10th - 22nd November, Lviv, Ukraine
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average ELO: 2660

    Final Round (11)

    Bogdanovich – Moiseenko : 1 - 0
    Kuzubov– Ponomariov : 1 - 0
    Areshchenko – Zubarev : 1 - 0
    . Korobov – Ivanchuk: 0.5 - 0.5
    Kryvoruchko– Kovchan: 0.5 - 0.5
    Eljanov – Zubov : 1 - 0







  • Turkish chess championship

    1st - 15th November,2014
    Buldan,Denizli, Turkey
    14 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2344

    Players - ratings

    FIRAT Burak 2459
    ATAKISI Umut 2311
    IPATOV Alexander 2608
    ERDOGDU Mert 2422
    ALI MARANDI Cemil Can 2426
    DEMIRCIOGLU Emre 2175
    YILMAZ Mustafa 2580
    YILDIZ Betul Cemre 2303
    SOYSAL Serkan 2241
    YILMAZYERLI Mert 2476
    SEVGÝ Volkan 2068
    ANNABERDIYEV Babageldi 2214
    KANMAZALP Oðulcan 2460
    GOKBULUT Yulia 2079

    Ipatov won the title with 9.5 points.






  • Petrosian Memorial Tashir chess tournament

    4th - 11th November,2014
    Moscow, Russia
    8 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2748

    Players - ratings

    Levon Aronian, ARM, 2797
    Alexander Grischuk, RUS, 2795
    Vladimir Kramnik, RUS, 2760
    Boris Gelfand, ISR, 2759
    Peter Leko, HUN, 2731
    Ding Liren,CHN, 2730
    Alexander Morozevich, RUS, 2724
    Ernesto Inarkiev, RUS, 2688

    Grischuk ( RUS ) won with 5.5 points.



    Final Round ( 7 )

    Alexander Grischuk - Vladimir Kramnik: 0 - 1
    Ernesto Inarkiev - Levon Aronian: 0.5 - 0.5
    Boris Gelfand - Peter Leko: 1 - 0
    Alexander Morozevich - Ding Liren: 0.5 - 0.5






  • FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent 2014

    20th October - 2nd November ,2014
    Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2752


    Players - ratings

    Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2844
    Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2764
    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757
    Giri, Anish NLD 2758
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2764
    Gelfand, Boris ISR 2748
    Jakovenko, Dmitri RUS 2747
    Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2722
    Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2726
    Jobava, Baadur GEO 2717
    Kasimdzhanov, Rustam UZB 2706

    Andreikin ( RUS ) won with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Radjabov, Teimour - Gelfand, Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
    Karjakin, Sergey - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam : 1 - 0
    Jakovenko, Dmitry - Caruana, Fabiano : 0 - 1
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
    Jobava, Baadur - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Andreikin, Dmitry - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Unive matches

    11th - 18th October , Hoogeveen , The Netherlands
    Anish Giri ( NED 2768) vs Alexey Shirov ( LET 2691) , and
    Jan Timman ( NED 2601) vs Baadur Jobava ( GEO 2717)

    Final Round ( 6 )

    Jobava - Timman : 1 - 0
    Giri - Shirov : 1 - 0







  • FIDE Grand Prix Baku 2014

    1st - 15th October ,2014
    Baku, Azerbaijan
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2749


    Gelfand and Caruana shared first place. Caruana won thanks to better tie-break (greater number of wins), but the Grand Prix points split equally.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Kasimdzhanov Rustam : 0.5 - 0.5
    Radjabov Teimour - Nakamura Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
    Svidler Peter - GM Gelfand Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
    Andreikin Dmitry - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Caruana Fabiano - Tomashevsky Evgeny : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grischuk Alexander - Dominguez Perez Leinier : 1 - 0






  • Baku Open

    22nd - 30th September,2014
    Baku, Azerbaijan
    70 players
    9 rounds
    Average rating: 2412


    Inarkiev ( RUS ) won with 7 points and better tie-break point.

    Final round ( 9 ) - top 5 boards

    Areshchenko Alexander - Inarkiev Ernesto : 0 - 1
    Lupulescu Constantin - Baryshpolets Andrey : 1 - 0
    Donchenko Alexander - Berkes Ferenc : 0 - 1
    Efimenko Zahar - Smirnov Pavel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Salem A.R. Saleh - Onischuk Vladimir : 0 - 1






  • Chess Masters Final Bilbao

    Chess Masters Final Bilbao

    14th - 20th September, 2014
    Bilbao, Spain
    4 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2754


    Players - ratings

    Aronian, Levon , ARM , 2804
    Anand, Viswanathan, IND, 2785
    Ponomariov, Ruslan , UKR, 2717
    Vallejo Pons, Francisco , ESP , 2712

    Anand won the tournament with 11 points.

    Final Round ( 6 )

    Levon Aronian - Viswanathan Anand: 3 - 0
    Francisco Vallejo Pons - Ruslan Ponomariov: 3 - 0






  • European Chess Club Cup - ECCC 2014 chess tournament

    14th - 20th July,2014
    Bilbao, Spain
    52 teams (open )
    7 rounds , Swiss system
    Average rating: 2717
    Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with
    an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from

    SOCAR Azerbaijan won with 14 points. 7 / 7 performance !

    Final Round ( 7 ) - Top 5 boards

    SOCAR Azerbaijan - SPB : 3.5 - 2.5
    G-Team Novy Bor SHSM Nashe Nasledie : 4.5 - 1.5
    Obiettivo Risarcimento - Malakhite: 1.5 - 4.5
    En Passant - Odlar Yourdu : 0.5 - 5.5
    SG Solingen - Haladas VSE: 4.5 - 1.5






  • Grenke chess tournament

    6th - 12th September,2014
    Baden-Baden, Germany
    8 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2609


    Naiditsch won the tournament with 5 points.

    Players - ratings

    Arkady Naiditsch GER 2715
    Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu GER 2672
    Georg Meier GER 2652
    Daniel Fridman GER 2633
    David Baramidze GER 2599
    Philipp Schlosser GER 2582
    Matthias Blübaum GER 2521
    Dennis Wagner GER 2499

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Schlosser Philipp - Meier Georg : 0.5 - 0.5
    Wagner Dennis - Fridman Daniel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Baramidze David - Naiditsch Arkadij : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter - Bluebaum Matthias : 1 - 0






  • World Chess Championship Match

    Magnus Carlsen (NOR) and Viswanathan Anand (IND) will play FIDE World Chess Championship Match in Sochi from the 7th to 28th of November 2014.





  • Sinquefield Cup

    Sinquefield Cup

    The strongest tournament in the history of chess

    27th August - 7th September,2014
    Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, USA
    6 players
    Double round robin
    The strongest tournament in the history of chess
    Average rating: 2801
    Award: $100,000 to the winner.
    Total Prize Fund: $315,000 USD

    Caruana is the winner with 8.5 points.

    Players - ratings

    Magnus Carlsen, NOR, 2877
    Levon Aronian, ARM, 2805 ,
    Fabiano Caruana, ITA, 2801
    Hikaru Nakamura, USA, 2787
    Veselin Topalov, BUL, 2772
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA, 2768,

    Final Round (10)

    Hikaru Nakamura - Maxime Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5
    GM Veselin Topalov - Magnus Carlsen : 0.5 - 0.5
    GM Levon Aronian - Fabiano Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Fide Women's Grand-Prix Sharjah 2014  

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    24th August - 7th September, 2014
    Sharjah, UAE
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2492



    Hou became the winner of the Women’s Grand Prix Series 2013-2014
    She will play in a ten-game World Championship match in the third quarter of 2015.


    Final Round (11)

    Muminova Nafisa - Zhao Xue : 0 - 1
    Hou Yifan - L'Ami Alina : 1 - 0
    Harika Dronavalli - Batchimeg Tuvshintugs : 1 - 0
    Koneru Humpy - Danielian Elina : 1 - 0
    Kosintseva Tatiana - Ju Wenjun : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ushenina Anna - Zhu Chen : 0.5 - 0.5






  • French championship 2014

    17th - 28th August,2014
    Nimes, France
    Men:12 players , Women :12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: Men : 2592 - Women 2256
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec

    Fressinet and Maisuradze are champions of France in men and women sections respectively.

    Final Round (11)

    Fressinet, Laurent vs Bacrot, Etienne : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dorfman, Iossif vs Edouard, Romain : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sokolov, Andrei vs Degraeve, Jean-Marc : 0 - 1
    Maze, Sebastien vs Chabanon, Jean-Luc : 1 - 0
    Bauer, Christian vs Cornette, Matthieu : 1 - 0
    Roser, Kevin vs Gharamian, Tigran : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Turkish super chess league

    18th - 29th August,2014
    Kocaeli, Turkey
    13 teams
    Round robin

    Final Standings - TOP 3

    Rank TeamsMatchpoints Game points
    1 ISTANBUL TEKNIK UNIVERSITESI SOCAR – K.N.I. 22 74.5
    2 HATAY BUYUKSEHIR BELEDIYE GSK 20 70.5
    3 BESIKTAS JK 19 68.5







  • Chess Olympiad 2014 Tromso

    olympiad-tromso 1st - 14th August,2014
    Tromso, Norway
    11 rounds, Swiss system
    Open: 4 players, 1 reserve
    Women: 4 players, 1 reserve


    China won the title with 19 points. Russia won the Women's Olympiad by 20 points.

    Open section - Final Round ( 10 ) - top 15 boards



    Poland - China : 1 - 3
    Hungary - Ukraine : 2 - 2
    Norway - Malaysia : 4 - 0
    Russia - France : 2.5 - 1.5
    Azerbaijan - USA : 2.5 - 1.5

    India - Uzbekistan: 3.5 - 0.5
    Cuba - England : 2.5 - 1.5
    Spain - Vietnam: 2.5 - 1.5
    Israel - Croatia : 2.5 - 1.5
    Armenia - Czech Republic : 3 - 1

    Belarus - Bulgaria : 2.5 - 1.5
    Romania - Brazil : 2 - 2
    Paraguay - Netherlands : 0 - 4
    Australia - Germany : 2 - 2
    Serbia - Mexico : 3.5 - 0.5







  • Politiken Cup 2014

    21st - 29 th July, 2014
    Helsingør , Denmark,
    313 players
    10 rounds,
    Swiss system

    Top 10 participants with highest rating

    Alexander Moiseenko UKR 2707
    Richard Rapport HUN 2701
    Xiangzhi Bu CHN 2693
    Maxim Matlakov RUS 2685
    Romain Edouard FRA 2679
    Maxim Rodshtein ISR 2671
    Gawain C B Jones ENG 2665
    Parimarjan Negi IND 2645
    Evgeny Romanov RUS 2643
    Georg Meier GER 2632

    Bu Xiangzhi ( CHN) won with 9 points.

    Final Standings - top 3
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Bu XiangzhiCHN9
    2-Jones Gawain C BENG8
    3-Matlakov MaximRUS8







  • 47th Biel chess tournament

    14th - 24th July,2014
    Biel, Switzerland
    6 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2717

    Players - ratings

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA, 2766
    Anish Giri, NED, 2750 ,
    Radoslaw Wojtaszek, POL, 2733
    Pentala Harikrishna, IND, 2726
    Alexander Motylev, RUS, 2698
    Yifan Hou, CHN, 2629,

    Vachier-Lagrave ( FRA ) won the tournament with 6 points.

    Final Round ( 10 )

    Harikrishna Pentala - Hou Yifan : 1 - 0
    Motylev Alexander - Giri Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Wojtaszek Radoslaw : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Gelfand vs Svidler rapid chess duel

    20th - 24th July,2014
    Jerusalem, Israel
    8 rapid games: 2 games per day.

    Peter Svidler RUS 2793
    Boris Gelfand ISR 2725

    Final result: Svidler - Gelfand : 5 - 3

    Game 8: Gelfand - Svidler : 0.5 - 0.5
    Game 7:Svidler - Gelfand : 1 - 0







  • Dortmund 2014 Sparkassen chess tournament

    12th - 20th July , 2014
    Dortmund, Germany
    Average rating: 2712
    8 players
    Round robin tournament

    Players:

    Fabiano Caruana ITA 2789
    Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2777
    Michael Adams ENG 2743
    Peter Leko HUN 2737
    Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 2723
    Arkadij Naiditsch GER 2705
    Georg Meier GER 2632
    David Baramidze GER 2616

    Caruana won the tournament with 5.5 points.

    Final round ( 7 )

    Leko, Peter - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
    Meier, Georg - Naiditsch, Arkadij : 1 - 0
    Adams, Michael - Baramidze, David : 1 - 0
    Ponomariov, Ruslan - Kramnik, Vladimir : 1 - 0






  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2014

    6th - 17th July,2014
    Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    116 players
    11 Rounds

    Gunina Valentina ( RUS ) won with 9 points.

    Final Round ( 11 ) - top 5 boards

    Muzychuk Mariya - Gunina Valentina : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kosintseva Tatiana - Zhukova Natalia : 1 - 0
    Melia Salome - Danielian Elina : 0.5 - 0.5
    Stefanova Antoaneta - Dzagnidze Nana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kashlinskaya Alina - Batsiashvili Nino : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Dutch championship

    5th - 13th July,2014
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    8 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2614

    Players Men

    Van Wely, Loek 2657
    Tiviakov, Sergei 2656
    L’Ami, Erwin 2650
    Van Kampen, Robin 2636
    Reinderman, Dimitri 2604
    Bok, Benjamin 2586
    Spoelman, Wouter 2571
    Ernst, Sipke 2554

    Loek van Wely won the tournament after beating Tiviakov 2-0 in a blitz tie-break.

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Ernst, Sipke - Van Kampen, Robin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bok, Benjamin - Spoelman, Wouter : 1 - 0
    L'Ami, Erwin - Tiviakov, Sergei : 0 - 1
    Reinderman, Dimitri - Van Wely, Loek : 0 - 1







  • 34th Benasque Chess Tournament 2014

    4th - 12th June, 2014
    Benasque, Spain,
    413 players
    9 rounds,
    Swiss system

    Top 10 participants with highest rating

    Granda Zuniga Julio E PER 2674
    Bachmann Axel PAR 2652
    Hrant Melkumyan ARM 2647
    Anton Pebble David ESP 2631 2
    Ivan Popov RUS 2618
    Cori Jorge PER 2608
    Cordoba Miguel Illescas ESP 2607
    Sandipan Chanda IND 2597
    Vladimir Burmakin RUS 2590
    Durarbayli Vasif AZE 2590






  • Hainan Danzhou Super Grandmaster Chess Tournament

    25th June - 4th July , 2014
    Danzhou City, China
    10 players
    Average ratng: 2651
    Round robin


    Ding Liren won with 6.5 points ( and thanks to his better tie-break point).

    Final round ( 9 )

    Ponomariov Ruslan - Jun Zhao : 0.5 - 0.5
    Weiqi Zhou - Yi Wei : 0.5 - 0.5
    Yangyi Yu - Xiangzhi Bu : 0.5 - 0.5
    Qun Ma - Naiditsch Arkadij : 0.5 - 0.5
    Deshun Xiu - Liren Ding : 0 - 1






  • Women's Grand-Prix Lopota 2014

    18th June - 1st July , 2014
    Lopota , Georgia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2521

    Hou ( CHN ) won the tournament with 9 points.

    Final Round (11)

    Dronavalli Harika - Stefanova Antoaneta : 0.5 - 0.5
    Muzychuk Anna - Dzagnidze Nana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kosteniuk Alexandra - Ju Wenjun : 1 - 0
    Danielian Elina - Hou Yifan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Muminova Nafisa - Zhao Xue : 0 - 1
    Khotenashvili Bela - Koneru Humpy : 1 - 0






  • Edmonton Chess Festival

    20th - 29th June,2014
    Edmonton, Canada.
    10 players
    Round robin


    Ivanchuk ( UKR ) won the tournament with 8 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Alex Yam - Richard Wang : 0 - 1
    Vladimir Pechenkin - Irina Krush : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vassily Ivanchuk - Samuel Shankland : 1 - 0
    Wesley So - Dale Haessel : 1 - 0
    Raja Panjwani - Anton Kovalyov: 0 - 1






  • Turkish chess league (1st league)

    23th - 29th June,2014
    Konya, Turkey
    24 teams
    9 Rounds






  • World Blitz Chess Championship

    19th - 20th June,2014
    Dubai ,United Arab Emirates
    122 players
    21 rounds

    Carlsen ( NOR ) is the winner with 17 points.

    Top 10 Players ( Classic rating - Blitz rating )

    Carlsen Magnus - Norway - 2882 2837
    Levon Aronian - Armenia - 2815 2763
    Alexander Grischuk - Russia - 2792 2801
    Anand Viswanathan - India - 2785 2827
    Caruana Fabiano - Italy - 2783 2697
    Hikaru Nakamura - United States - 2772 2879
    Karjakin Sergey - Russia - 2770 2866
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Azerbaijan - 2760 2822
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - France - 2758 2835
    Svidler Peter - Russia - 2753 2757







  • World Rapid Chess Championship

    16th - 18th June,2014
    Dubai ,United Arab Emirates
    122 players
    15 rounds

    Carlsen ( NOR ) won the championship with 11 points.

    Top 10 Players ( Classic rating - Rapid rating )

    Carlsen Magnus - Norway - 2882 2827
    Levon Aronian - Armenia - 2815 2785
    Alexander Grischuk - Russia - 2792 2828
    Anand Viswanathan - India - 2785 2770
    Caruana Fabiano - Italy - 2783 2840
    Hikaru Nakamura - United States - 2772 2841
    Karjakin Sergey - Russia - 2770 2781
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Azerbaijan - 2760 2799
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - France - 2758 2749
    Svidler Peter - Russia - 2753 2787








  • Cesme Open 2014


    14th - 19th June, 2014
    Cesme, Turkey,
    9 rounds,Swiss system

    Final Standings - top 3
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Kovalenko IgorLAT7.5
    2-Rasulov Vugar AZE6.5
    3-Yýlmaz MustafaTUR6.5







  • Norway Chess 2014 supertournament

    norwaychess 2014 2nd - 13th June,
    Stavanger, Norway
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2774

    Players

    Magnus Carlsen NOR 2881
    Levon Aronian ARM 2815
    Alexander Grischuk RUS 2792
    Fabiano Caruana ITA 2791
    Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2783
    Veselin Topalov BUL 2772
    Sergey Karjakin RUS 2771
    Peter Svidler RUS 2753
    Anish Giri NED 2752
    Simen Agdestein NOR 2628

    Karjakin (RUS) won the tournament with 6 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Carlsen, Magnus- Agdestein, Simen : 1 - 0
    Caruana, Fabiano - Karjakin, Sergey : 0 - 1
    Giri, Anish - Svidler, Peter : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kramnik, Vladimir - Grischuk, Alexander : 0 - 1
    Topalov, Veselin - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5






  • World chess championship in Sochi

    Sochi ( Russia ) will host the World Chess Championship Match from 7th November to 28th November. The Championship Match will take palce between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and the Challenger Viswanathan Anand (India).





  • Baltic cup chess tournament

    6th - 12th June,2014
    Liepaja, Latvia
    12 players: 4 players from each country: Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia

    Round robin
    Average rating: 2475

    Kovalenko ( LAT ) won with 8.5 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Beinoras, Mindaugas - Ladva, Ottomar : 1 - 0
    Kantans, Toms - Sulskis, Sarunas: 0.5 - 0.5
    Kulaots, Kaido - Kovalenko, Igor : 1 - 0
    Laurusas, Tomas - Jezov, Roman : 1 - 0
    Miezis, Normunds - Kveinys, Aloyzas : 0.5 - 0.5
    Seeman, Tarvo - Neiksans, Arturs : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Asian Nations Cup 2014

    20th - 30th May , 2014
    Swiss system
    7 rounds

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Iran B - Iraq : 3.5 - 0.5
    Iran A - China: 1.5 - 2.5
    Jordan - Oman: 3 - 1
    Sri Lanka - Indiýa: 0 - 4
    Kazakhstan - Vietnam: 1.5 - 2.5






  • Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament

    15th - 19th May , 2014
    Malmö, Sweden
    Round robin , 5 rounds
    Average ELO: 2592

    Fressinet (FRA) won the first place with 3.5 points.

    Final Round ( 5 )

    Blomqvist, Erik - Timman, Jan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Fressinet, Laurent- Hammer, Jon Ludvig : 0.5 - 0.5
    Smith, Axel - Grandelius, Nils : 0 - 1






  • Karpov Poikovsky chess tournament

    11th - 20th May , 2014
    round robin tournament
    10 players
    Average ELO: 2699

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Bacrot, Etienne - Saric, Ivan : 1 - 0
    Bologan, Viktor - Sutovsky, Emil : 1 - 0
    Eljanov, Pavel - Morozevich, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
    Motylev, Alexander - Shirov, Alexei : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Jakovenko, Dmitry : 1 - 0






  • Capablanca Memorial

    8th - 18th May,
    La Havana, Cuba
    6 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2724

    So, Wesley ( PHI ) won the tournament with 6.5 points.

    Final Round
    Bruzon Batista, Lazaro - Dominguez Perez, Leinier : 0.5 - 0.5
    So, Wesley - Almasi, Zoltan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vallejo Pons, Francisco - Ivanchuk, Vassily : 0.5 - 0.5










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List of the chess tournaments with detailed information.
World chess champ. -- Olympiads
World Team Chess Champ.
FIDE Grand prix series
Russian super final
European Team Chess Champ.
Tal Memorial -- Bilbao masters

Russian team ch. -- World cup
M-tel masters -- Corus Linares Morelia
Reggio Emilia -- Capablanca Mem.
Candidates matches -- London chess classic

Nanjing Pearl Spring -- World Chess Challenge
Aerosvit -- Cap d'Agde
Inventi chess -- NH chess
Amber -- Corus

Moscow open - Tata steel
Dortmund -- Poikovsky
Rilton cup -- Edmonton festival
Univé -- Yinzhou Cup

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Grandmaster Memorial tournaments
All chess tournaments


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