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GRAND PRIX LOPOTA 2014 - FINAL RANKING

GRAND PRIX LOPOTA 2014 Lopota, Telavi, Georgia /June 18 - July 2 Final Ranking crosstable…

GRAND PRIX LOPOTA.- ALL GOOD THINGS COME TO AN END

Even though Hou Yifan's tournament win has been predicable for quite a while and…

GRAND PRIX LOPOTA.- D-DAY

The outside weather didn't improve for the tenth round and the players start displaying…

GRAND PRIX LOPOTA - LIGHTNING BOLT

You may recognize the nickname of the world's fastest sprinter - Usain Bolt. In this…

GRAND PRIX LOPOTA - WHERE MAMA MEANS FATHER

After it became clear that I couldn't attend all the activities planned for the second…

WORLD BLITZ 2014 

ANASTASIA SOROKINA: MAYBE IT`S A RIGHT TIME TO START MY CHESS PLAYER CAREER AGAIN

Anastasia Sorokina (born 26 January 1980 in Minsk, Belarus) is an Australian chess Woman…

FIDE WOMENS WORLD BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP - FINAL RANKING

 WOMEN´S WORLD RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 PlaceTitleName Fed.Total 1 GM Muzychuk, Anna SLO…

THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE WOMEN’S WORLD RAPID AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIPS TOOK PLACE IN KHANTY-MANSIYSK

These tournaments concluded the series of official FIDE events that were organized in the…

ANNA MUZYCHUK: “FINALLY MY EFFORTS WERE REWARDED”

The Slovenian player Anna Muzychuk held a press-conference after winning the World Blitz…

WORLD RAPID 2014 

FIDE WOMENS WORLD RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP - FINAL RANKING

Final Ranking after 15 Rounds Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts. TB1 1 2 GM Lagno Kateryna UKR…

ANNA MUZYCHUK AND OLGA GIRYA COMMENTED ON THE TENSION IN THE LAST ROUNDS AND THEIR GAMES

Anna Muzychuk: the tension in the last rounds is getting higher as usually. In my game…

DO CHESS PLAYERS COMPLAIN ABOUT THEIR MEMORY?

Famous Armenian chess player and writer Ashot Nadanian once mentioned that he can easily…

TITLE: KATERYNA LAGNO CROWNED WOMEN’S WORLD RAPID CHAMPION

Kateryna Lagno emerged Women’s World Rapid Champion by edging Alexandra Kosteniuk on…

WWC 2013 

THE WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH WAS OFFICIALLY CLOSED IN TAIZHOU

The closing ceremony of the World Women’s Chess Championship match was held in the…

WOMEN´S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH 2013 - ALEXANDER KHALIFMAN: “THE MATCH COULD HAVE STARTED FROM THE BEGINNING.”

Interview with former world champion Alexander Khalifman, who was one of the seconds of…

WOMEN´S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH 2013 - ROUND 7: HOU YIFAN WINS THE 7TH GAME AND THE MATCH!

The 7th game of the Women’s World Championship Match finished in favor of Hou Yifan…

CASTLE CAMP SCHOLARSHIP 2013

We are happy to inform for the 3rd consecutive year the WOM has received the Castle Camp Scholarship! The big news is that we now have two scholarships available that will be awarded to a top Latin America and top African girl chess player and it will include all training expenses covered plus lodging and accommodation during the training.

The Castle Camp gets together as students experience players that will be coached by Grandmasters and International Grandmasters. The intensive training will take place from June 16th -23rd in Atlanta, United States and it includes coaching sessions, tournament play, evening fun activities ( blitz tournament, endgame challenges,simults and much more) and recreation time (ping pong - swimming and much more). It’s with no doubt an important experience to any chess player! You can find more information at http://castlechess.org/dnn/.

We will be announcing the selected girl in the following weeks, to become a candidate for this sponsorship please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (emails will be accepted until April 1th), the requirements are:

Girl from any Latin America and African country
Should speak English
Should have participated in international tournaments
Be on the top junior list of her respective country

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