Baku International Chess
Championships attended by 200 chess players from Azerbaijan Republic, Ukraine, Iran, Russia and Georgia was held in three categories on January 5-10.
Won in Nepal Kathmandu International chess
champion 1400-1700 category - 2nd place.
Each school will send its best four players (U14) at the competition that will follow the Swiss system and the International Chess
Federation (FIDE) rules and regulations.
Speaking about the tournament, Ameer Abdullah Al Raisi, chairman of the International Chess
Academy of Oman, said: "It very nice to see a professional platform emerging where kids can compete against each other as per the international standards.
The International Chess
Federation (FIDE for its French name) was founded in 1924, but not until 1947 did it take responsibility for World Championship chess, at which time the Soviet Union joined and gave it worldwide credence, says Di Felice, and it awarded its first titles in 1950.
ABU DHABI, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Egyptian player Bassem Amin on Tuesday won the top prize of the 24th Abu Dhabi International Chess
Festival's masters category.
Abu Dhabi: Top-seeded British GM Nigel Short will be vying against 50 Grand Masters in the 24th Abu Dhabi International Chess
Festival that got under way here at the capital on Sunday.
A record 14-time Pakistan's National Chess Champion is highest rated player of the country in International Chess
Federation (FIDE) ratings.
Jonathan Arnott, who has also competed in a variety of international chess
events, has represented Great Britain on a number of occasions at Stratego.
Chess players of Kyrgyzstan won the Cup of Rafael Vaganyan, an international chess
tournament among students.
Rahim has removed Nigalidze from the tournament and will send a report about the incident to the International Chess
Federation to investigate further.
A couple of Grand Masters and a number of International Masters will also be invited to feature in the biggest ever international chess
event in Pakistan to boost the game in the country MSAP Director said.