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  • Today, December 9th, 2022

  • The World Championship 1972 calendar - Door 9 (ChessBase News)

    The 1972 World Championship match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spasski is regarded as one of the most critical moments in the history of chess, occurring 50 years ago. To present you with this year's Christmas calendar in the proper setting, Arne swiftly constructed a time machine, and went...

  • Yesterday, December 8th, 2022

  • Estonian Women’s Championship 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Estonian Women’s Championship is taking place from 10;16 December 2022 in Tallinn, Estonia. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 15 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 7-player round-robin tournament with...

  • Estonian Championship 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Estonian Championship is taking place from 10;18 December 2022 in Tallinn, Estonia. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 15 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 10-player round-robin tournament with participation of Kaido...

  • U12 Grand Hotel Bali Cup 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The U12 Grand Hotel Bali Cup is taking place from 8-11 December 2022 in Benidorm, Spain. Players receive 60 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 6-round Swiss tournament with Ivan Arjona Bereza, Xavier Mompel Ferruz, Roman Arjona Bereza, Hugo...

  • U18 Grand Hotel Bali Cup 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The U18 Grand Hotel Bali Cup is taking place from 8-11 December 2022 in Benidorm, Spain. Players receive 60 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 6-round Swiss tournament with participation of Roger Bernado Lopez, Alonso Lara Mezcua, Jan...

  • Winter Bay Area IM Norm Invitational 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Winter Bay Area IM Norm Invitational is taking place from 7-11 December 2022 in San Jose, California , USA. Players receive 90 minutes with 30 second increment starting from move 1. It is an 10-player round-robin tournament with participation of Mike Zaloznyy, Joshua Sheng, Erdene Baasansuren...

  • Winter Bay Area GM Norm Invitational 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Winter Bay Area GM Norm Invitational is taking place from 7-11 December 2022 in San Jose, California , USA. Players receive 90 minutes with 30 second increment starting from move 1. It is an 10-player round-robin tournament with participation of Max Gedajlovic, Vladimir Belous, Emilio Cordova...

  • RUDAR VI – IM ROUND ROBIN 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The RUDAR VI – IM ROUND ROBIN is takins place from 4-11 December 2022 in Pozarevac, Serbia. Players receive 90 minutes for first 40 moves and 15 minutes for the rest of the game with 30 seconds increment. It is an 10-player round-robin tournament with participation of Shubh Jayesh Laddha,...

  • Cape Verde Championship 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Cape Verde Championship is taking place from 7;11 December 2022 in Praia. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is an 8-player round-robin tournament with Mariano Ortega Amarelle, Celia M....

  • IV Festival Internacional DUCHAMP in RIO Master 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The IV Festival Internacional DUCHAMP in RIO Master is taking place from 7-14 December 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 9-round Swiss system tournament with Alexandr Fier, Felipe de...

  • Carlsen and Caruana to face off in Speed Chess Championship QF (ChessBase News)

    The 2022 edition of the Speed Chess Championship is in its final stages. Magnus Carlsen returned to participate after losing at the 2020 semifinals, and will be looking to stop Hikaru Nakamura’s reign, who has won every single edition since 2018. In the quarterfinals, Carlsen will face none other...

  • Karjakin wants to become President of the Russian Chess Federation (ChessBase News)

    The Chechen federation has nominated the 2016 World Championship challenger to run against incumbent Andrey Filatov. Karjakin was banned for six months by the FIDE Ethics Commission for advocating Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine and continues to be an ardent supporter of Putin. |...

  • The World Championship 1972 calendar - Door 8 (ChessBase News)

    The 1972 World Championship match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spasski is regarded as one of the most critical moments in the history of chess, occurring 50 years ago. To present you with this year's Christmas calendar in the proper setting, Arne swiftly constructed a time machine, and went...

  • FIDE Women’s Candidates Pool B – Goryachkina vs Tan Zhongyi live video coverage – Day 3 (Chessdom)

    Pool B of the FIDE Women;s Candidates Tournament is hosted in the ancient city of Khiva, in Uzbekistan. The event takes place from November 28 to December 11 at Hotel Farovon Khiva. This bracket saw the clash between the 2020 runner-up Aleksandra...

  • Vienna Advent Open A 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Vienna Advent Open A is taking place from 5;11 December 2022 in Vienna, Austria. Players receive 90 minutes for the entire game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is a 7-round Swiss tournament with Slaven Pastar, Johannes Steindl, Nikolaus Stanec, Jurij Khalakhan, Gerald...

  • 3rd Almaty IM 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The 3rd Almaty IM is taking place from 7;14 December 2022 in Almaty. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 15 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is an 10-player round-robin tournament with Mukhammadzokhid Suyarov, Ivan...

  • Almaty GM 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The Almaty GM is taking place from 7;14 December 2022 in Almaty. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 15 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. It is an 10-player round-robin tournament with Daniil Lintchevski, Zurab Sturua, Bakhtiyar...

  • Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

  • Jon Speelman and Elmira Mirzoeva win UK Blitz Chess Championships 2022 (Chessdom)

    The UK Open and Women’s Blitz Chess Championships 2022 were held on 3rd December in Royal Leamington Spa. The Open tournament was a 16-player round-robin event and the women’s championship was played in the same system, with 15 participants. GM Jon Speelman and GM Eldar Gasanov tied...

  • One round to go at El Llobregat Open; Tin Jingyao and Aditya Mittal tie for the top (Chessdom)

    The 3rd edition of the El Llobregat Open Chess Tournament 2022 is taking place from November 30 to December 8 in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain and gathers 175 players fighting for the prize fund of 29.500eur! After eight played rounds, GM Tin Jingyao and IM Aditya Mittal tie...

  • Women’s Candidates: Goryachkina safely keeps the balance (ChessBase News)

    The second game of the Candidates semi-final in Khiva between Aleksandra Goryachkina and Tan Zhongyi also ended in a draw. As in game one, the Rejected Queen's Gambit was on the board, this time with Tan Zhongyi leading the white pieces. In the exchange, the Chinese player did not gain any...

  • Tan Zhongyi: Goryachkina didn’t give me any chance today (Chessdom)

    The second game of the Women’s Candidates Semifinals between Tan Zongyi and Aleksandra Goryachkina finished in a draw and the result is now tied 1-1, with only two games to go. Tan Zhongyi had a slight advantage in the early middlegame an in the post-game interview explained that the...

  • Tan Zhongyi and Goryachkina in a tie with only two games to go (Chessdom)

    The second game of the 2022 FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament, Pool B, played this afternoon in the magnificent Farovon Hotel venue in Khiva, Uzbekistan, ended in a draw after forty moves. After a very equal encounter, GM Aleksandra Goryachkina and GM Tan Zhongyi are...

  • CBM 210: Indo-Uzbek Rivalry and a Chinese star in waiting - A Review (ChessBase News)

    ChessBase Magazine offers a window to the world of professional chess. Issue #210 contains 7578 recent games, (45 annotated) 12 opening surveys, 9 demo lectures and several exercises for training. Annotators include Anish Giri, Ajun Erigaisi, Gabriel Sargissian, Ivan Sokolov, Luke McShane,...

  • Game of the Week #545: Lohia vs Van Delft (ChessBase News)

    In his “Game of the Week” show #545 Merijn van Delft presents one of his own games - an interesting loss he suffered against 13-year-old Sohum Lohia from England at the Benidorm Open. | Merijn’s show is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

  • Brazilian Women’s Chess Championship 2022 – LIVE (Chessdom)

    The 61st Brazilian Women;s Chess Championship will take place from 15-23 December 2022 in Boa Viagem, Recife, simultaneously with the 88th edition of the Brazilian Chess Championship. The event will be played in 11 rounds, swiss system, with time control of 90 minutes with 30...

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