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  • Qatar Masters Open

    19th - 30th December,2015
    Doha, Qatar
    9 rounds, Swiss system
    145 players
    Tine control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30mn with 30 sec/move

    Carlsen is the winner after defeating Yu in the tiebreak games. 2 - 0

    Final Round ( 9 ) - top 5 boards

    Kramnik Vladimir - Piorun Kacper : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grandelius Nils - Giri Anish : 0 - 1
    So Wesley - Naroditsky Daniel: 1 - 0
    Salem A.R. Saleh - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Li Chao B - Ipatov Alexander: 1 - 0






  • European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship

    17th - 20th December,2015
    Minsk, Belarus

    Blitz: 11-round Swiss system
    18th December
    679 players

    Rapid: 11-round Swiss system
    19th-20th December
    800 players

    Mamedov is the champion of European Blitz Chess Championship. Popov (RUS) won the title of European Rapid Chess Champion.






  • Kings vs Princes

    Nutcracker Match of the Generations 2015 : Kings vs Princes
    20 - 26 December, 2015
    2 teams: Kings vs Princes
    4 rounds classic + 8 rounds rapid
    Standard games: Win 2 points , draw 1 point
    Rapid games: Win 1 point , draw 0.5 point

    Kings: Boris Gelfand (RUS) , Peter Leko (HUN) , Evgeny Najer (RUS) , Alexander Morozevich (RUS).

    Princes : Young Russian players ,Vladislav Artemiev , Ivan Bukavshin, Mikhail Antipov , Grigoriy Oparin

    Final result:

    Aggregate result ( Rapid + classical games ) : Kings - Princes : 35.5 - 28.5

    Rapid: Kings - Princes : 17.5 - 14.5
    Classical games: Kings - Princes : 18 - 14

    Result - Rapid games :

    Final Round ( 8 )

    G.Oparin - E.Naer : 0 - 1
    I.Bukavshin - P.Leko : 0.5 - 0.5
    A.Morozevich - M.Antipov : 1 - 0
    B.Gelfand - V.Artemev : 1 - 0


    Round 7

    E.Naer - I.Bukavshin : 0 - 1
    P.Leko - M.Antipov : 0 - 1
    V.Artemev - A.Morozevich : 0 - 1
    G.Oparin - B.Gelfand : 0 - 1


    Round 6

    M.Antipov - E.Naer : 1 - 0
    V.Artemev - P.Leko : 0.5 - 0.5
    A.Morozevich - G.Oparin : 1 - 0
    B.Gelfand - I.Bukavshin : 0.5 - 0.5


    Round 5

    E.Naer - V.Artemev : 0.5 - 0.5
    P.Leko - G.Oparin : 1 - 0
    I.Bukavshin - A.Morozevich : 1 - 0
    M.Antipov - B.Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5


    Round 4

    V.Artemev - E.Naer : 1 - 0
    G.Oparin - P.Leko : 0.5 - 0.5
    A.Morozevich - I.Bukavshin : 1 - 0
    B.Gelfand - M.Antipov : 1 - 0


    Round 3

    E.Naer - M.Antipov : 0.5 - 0.5
    P.Leko - V.Artemev : 0 - 1
    G.Oparin - A.Morozevich : 1 - 0
    I.Bukavshin - B.Gelfand: 0.5 - 0.5


    Round 2

    I.Bukavshin - E.Naer : 1 - 0
    M.Antipov - P.Leko : 0 - 1
    A.Morozevich - V.Artemev : 0.5 - 0.5
    B.Gelfand - G.Oparin 0 - 1

    Round 1

    E.Naer - G.Oparin : 1 - 0
    P.Leko - I.Bukavshin : 0.5 - 0.5
    M.Antipov - A.Morozevich : 0 - 1
    V.Artemev - B.Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5



    Result after the end of Standard games:

    Kings - Princes : 18 - 14

    Round 4
    V.Artemev - E.Naer : 2 - 0
    G.Oparin - P.Leko : 1 - 1
    A.Morozevich - I.Bukavshin : 1 - 1
    B.Gelfand - M.Antipov: 2 - 0


    Round 3
    I.Bukavshin - E.Naer : 0 - 2
    M.Antipov - P.Leko : 1 - 1
    A.Morozevich - V.Artemev : 1 - 1
    B.Gelfand - G.Oparin : 2 - 0


    Round 2
    E.Naer - M.Antipov : 1 - 1
    P.Leko - V.Artemev : 1 - 1
    G.Oparin - A.Morozevich : 1 - 1
    I.Bukavshin - B.Gelfand : 1 - 1

    Round 1
    E.Naer - G.Oparin : 1 - 1
    P.Leko - I.Bukavshin: 2 - 0
    M.Antipov - A.Morozevich : 2 - 0
    V.Artemev - B.Gelfand : 1 - 1

    Rapid games will be played on 24 & 25 December.






  • 7th London Chess Classic tournament 2015

    4th -13th December ,2015
    London, UK
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2785
    Time control: 120 mn / 40 moves +
    60 mn + 30'sec/move from 41st move for the rest of the game

    Players

    Magnus Carlsen NOR 2834
    Veselin Topalov BUL 2803
    Viswanathan Anand IND 2796
    Hikaru Nakamura USA 2793
    Levon Aronian ARM 2788

    Fabiano Caruana USA 2787
    Anish Giri NED 2784
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2773
    Alexander Grischuk RUS 2747
    Michael Adams ENG 2737

    Carlsen won the London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour.






  • Italian Chess Champ.

    30th November - 11th December,2015
    Milano, Italia
    12 players
    Round robin

    Danyyil Dvirnyy won the title after tie-break games.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Bellia, Fabrizio - Moroni, Luca Jr: 0.5 - 0.5
    Borgo, Giulio - Vocaturo, Daniele: 0 - 1
    Bove, Alessandro - Godena, Michele : 0 - 1
    David, Alberto - Basso, Pier Luigi: 1 - 0
    Rombaldoni, Axel - Dvirnyy, Danyyil : 0.5 - 0.5
    Valsecchi, Alessio - Brunello, Sabino : 1 - 0






  • Indian Premier Chess Champ.

    15th - 28th November,2015
    Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu, India
    14 players
    Round robin
    Average rating 2503.


    Karthikeyan Murali is the winner.

    Final Round - 13

    Das Arghyadip - Karthikeyan Murali: 1 - 0
    Vidit Santosh Gujrathi - Shyam Sundar M : 0.5 - 0.5
    Rathnakaran K - Venkatesh M R: 1 - 0
    Shyaamnikhil P - K Praneeth Surya: 1 - 0
    Kunte Abhijit - Sengupta Deep: 0.5 - 0.5
    Swapnil S Dhopade - Neelotpal Das : 1 - 0
    Sethuraman S P - Karthikeyan P : 0.5 - 0.5






  • European Team Chess Champ. 2015

    12th - 22th November, 2015
    Reykjavik, Iceland
    Swiss system, 9 rounds
    Open 36 teams
    Women: 30 teams


    Final Round - top 5 boards

    Hungary - Russia : 2 - 2
    Netherlands - France : 1.5 - 2.5
    Armenia - Georgia : 3 - 1
    Germany - Azerbaijan : 2 - 2
    Moldova - Ukraine : 1.5 - 2.5






  • Nakamura vs. Caruana

    12th - 15th November,2015
    St. Louis, USA.
    $100.000 prize

    Games of various formats

    Basque Chess
    Fischer Random Chess (4 gamesG/20 +10)
    Rapid Chess (4 gamesG/15 + 10)
    Blitz Chess (8 games, G/3 +2)







  • Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona Chess Tournament

    4th - 8th November,2015
    Barcelona, Spain
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2596

    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30'' from 1st move.
    Players

    Alexander Morozevich RUS 2711
    Csaba Balogh HUN 2657
    Karen Grigoryan ARM 2600
    Axel Bachmann PAR 2593
    Marc Narciso Dublan ESP 2529
    Hipolito Asis Gargatagli ESP 2483

    Morozevich won with 3 points.


    Round 5

    Bachmann, Axel - Morozevich, Alexander : 1 - 0
    Balogh, Csaba - Narciso Dublan, Marc : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grigoryan, Karen - Asis Gargatagli, Hipolito: 0 - 1






  • Bilbao Masters 2015

    26th October - 1st November,2015
    Bilbao, Spain
    4 players
    Double round robin , 6 rounds
    Average rating: 2786

    Players

    Viswanathan Anand ( IND ) 2803
    Anish Giri ( NED ) 2798
    Liren Ding ( CHN ) 2782
    Wesley So ( USA ) 2760


    Wesley So is the winner.






  • Cap d'Agde Karpov Trophy 2015



    23th - 31st October , 2015
    Cap d'Agde France
    8 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2545
    Closed rapid tournament : 25 minutes + 10 seconds/move ,


    Laurent Fressinet is the winner.

    Final:

    Anatoly Karpov - Laurent Fressinet : 0.5 - 0.5
    Laurent Fressinet - Anatoly Karpov : 0.5 - 0.5

    Tie-break games:( 3 minutes + 2 seconds )

    Anatoly Karpov - Laurent Fressinet : 0 - 1
    Laurent Fressinet - Anatoly Karpov : 1 - 0




    Semifinal:

    Tigran Gharamian - Laurent Fressinet : 0.5 - 0.5
    Laurent Fressinet - Tigran Gharamian : 1 - 0

    Anatoly Karpov - Romain Edouard : 0.5 - 0.5
    Romain Edouard - Anatoly Karpov : 0.5 - 0.5


    Tie-break games:( 3 minutes + 2 seconds )

    Anatoly Karpov - Romain Edouard : 0 - 1
    Romain Edouard - Anatoly Karpov : 0 - 1

    Anatoly Karpov - Romain Edouard : 1 - 0
    Romain Edouard - Anatoly Karpov : 0 - 1




    Standings after round 14
    (Q) : qualified players

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Laurent FRESSINET (Q)FRA 9.559.75
    2 Anatoly KARPOV (Q)RUS 9.556.5
    3 Romain EDOUARD (Q)FRA 956
    4 Tigran GHARAMIAN (Q)FRA 747.5
    5 Marie SEBAGFRA 6.544
    6 Anna MUZYCHUKUKR 645.25
    7 Mariya MUZYCHUKUKR 4.525.25
    8 Zhansaya ABDUMALIKKAZ 424.75


















  • European Club Cup 2015



    17th - 25th October,2015
    Skopja, Macedonia
    48 teams
    7 rounds
    Time control: 90mn/40 moves + 30mn + 30 sec

    Final Round (7) - top 5 boards

    Siberia (Rus) - Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova (Ita) : 3 - 3
    Mednyi Vsadnik (Rus) - SOCAR (Aze) : 3 - 3
    Beer-Sheva (Isr) - Alkaloid (Mkd) : 1.5 - 4.5
    Ave Novy Bor (Cze) - Schachgesellschaft Zurich (Sui) : 5 - 1
    Worldtradinglab Club 64 Modena (İta) - Univerzity-Belorechensk (Rus): 0.5 - 3.5







  • Van Foreest vs. Timman match - Unive Hoogeven



    18th - 24th July,2015
    Hoogeveen, Netherlands.

    6 matches

    Players

    Jan Timman (2562)
    Van Foreest (2548)


    Final result: Timman - Van Foreest: 3.5 - 2.5






  • World Blitz Chess Championship 2015

    13th - 14th October,2015
    Berlin, Germany

    196 players
    Swiss system 21 rounds
    Single game for each round
    Time control: 3 minutes + 2sec per move.

    Vachier-Lagrave 9.5 , Carlsen 9 pts after day 1.






  • World Rapid Chess Championship 2015

    10th - 12th October,2015
    Berlin, Germany

    196 players
    Swiss system 15 rounds
    Single game for each round
    Time control: 15 minutes + 10 sec per move.

    Top Players Highest Rating (Jan 2015 - Aug 2015)

    Magnus Carlsen NOR 2914
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2854
    Alexander Grischuk RUS 2846
    Ian Nepomniachtchi RUS 2840
    Vassily Ivanchuk UKR 2835

    Carlsen is the champion with 11.5 pts.






  • Millionaire chess



    8th - 11th October,2015
    Las Vegas, USA
    194 players
    7 rounds + Tie-break playoffs + Final four
    $100,000 prize to the winner.

    Nakamura won the title and $100.000

    FINAL
    Hikaru Nakamura - Le Quang Liem : 1 - 0
    Le Quang Liem - Hikaru Nakamura : 0.5 - 0.5








  • Women's Grand-Prix Monaco



    27th September - 8th October , 2015
    Poikovsky, Khanti-Mansisk,Russia
    round robin tournament
    10 players
    Average ELO: 2668
    Time Control: 100 mn / 40 moves + 50 mn until the end + 30 seconds per move


    Hou Yifan ( CHN ) won the tournament with 9 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Koneru Humpy - Muzychuk Anna : 0 - 1
    Pogonina Natalija - Cramling Pia : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hou Yifan - Kosteniuk Alexandra : 0.5 - 0.5
    Skripchenko Almira - Muzychuk Mariya : 0.5 - 0.5
    Stefanova Antoaneta - Zhukova Natalia : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dzagnidze Nana - Khademalsharieh Sarasadat : 1 - 0






  • World Chess Cup 2015

    10th September - 5th October,2015
    Saint Louis, USA
    128 players
    Knock-Out system
    2 games ,tie-break games if necessary

    Fianl : 4 games:

    Game 1: Svidler vs Karjakin: 1 - 0
    Game 2: Karjakin vs Svidler : 0 - 1
    Game 3: Svidler vs Karjakin: 0 - 1
    Game 4: Karjakin vs Svidler : 1 - 0






  • 16th Poikovsky chess tournament 2015



    27th September - 8th October , 2015
    Poikovsky, Khanti-Mansisk,Russia
    round robin tournament
    10 players
    Average ELO: 2668
    Time Control: 100 mn / 40 moves + 50 mn until the end + 30 seconds per move

    Players

    Shirov, Alexei 2712 LAT
    Morozevich, Alexander 2711 RUS
    Korobov, Anton 2700 UKR
    Laznicka, Viktor 2676 CZE
    Lysyj, Igor 2671 RUS
    Inarkiev, Ernesto 2660 RUS
    Smirin, Ilia 2655 ISR
    Khismatullin, Denis 2651 RUS
    Sutovsky, Emil 2635 ISR
    Bologan, Viktor 2607 MDA

    Final Round

    Inarkiev, Ernesto - Sutovsky, Emil : 0.5 - 0.5
    Smirin, Ilia - Shirov, Alexei : 1 - 0
    Korobov, Anton - Laznicka, Viktor : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bologan, Viktor - Lysyj, Igor : 0.5 - 0.5
    Morozevich, Alexander - Khismatullin, Denis : 0 - 1






  • Ratings October 2015   

    Carlsen at the top with 2850 points. Nakamura 2816 , Topalov 2813
    List of the Top 100 players & top 10 countries





  • Sinquefiels Cup 2015   



    22nd August - 3rd September,2015
    Saint Louis, USA
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2794
    Time control: 120'/40 moves + 60' till the end +
    50'' from 41st move.
    Players

    Magnus Carlsen NOR 2853
    Viswanathan Anand IND 2816
    Veselin Topalov BUL 2816
    Hikaru Nakamura USA 2814
    Fabiano Caruana USA 2808
    Anish Giri NED 2793
    Wesley So USA 2779
    Alexander Grischuk RUS 2771
    Levon Aronian ARM 2765
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2731

    Aronian won with 6 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
    Caruana, Fabiano - So, Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
    Topalov, Veselin - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
    Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nakamura, Hikaru - Grischuk, Alexander : 1 -0






  • Russian Super Final

    9th - 20th August,2015
    Chita, Russia Federation
    12 players
    Round robin
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Players

    Igor Lysyj
    Dmitry Jakovenko
    Denis Khismatullin
    Sergey Karjakin
    Evgeny Tomashevsky
    Peter Svidler
    Nikita Vitiugov
    Vladislav Artemiev
    Alexander Motylev
    Ivan Bukavshin
    - Ildar Khairullin
    Daniil Dubov

    Tomashevsky won with 7.5 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Dubov, Daniil - Motylev, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vitiugov, Nikita - Khairullin, Ildar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Lysyj, Igor - Artemiev, Vladislav : 1 - 0
    Khismatullin, Denis - Bukavshin, Ivan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Jakovenko, Dmitry - Karjakin, Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny - Svidler, Peter : 0.5 - 0.5






  • French chess championship 2015

    9th - 20th August,2015
    Saint-Quentin, France
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2720
    Time control: 90mn/40 moves + 30 mn until to the end +
    30 sec from 1st move.
    Players

    Etienne Bacrot 2693
    Tigran Gharamian 2649
    Romain Edouard 2639
    Andrei Istratescu 2619
    Christian Bauer 2618
    Matthieu Cornette 2582
    Sébastien Maze 2575
    Yannick Gozzoli 2567
    Jean-Marc Degraeve 2555
    Andreï Shchekachev 2552
    Maxime Lagarde 2544
    Jules Moussard 2464

    Bauer won the title after tie-break games. Bauer - Gharamian : 1.5 - 0.5

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Lagarde, Maxime - Edouard, Romain : 1 - 0
    Istratescu, Andrei - Degraeve, Jean-Marc : 1 - 0
    Bauer, Christian - Maze, Sebastien : 0.5 - 0.5
    Cornette, Matthieu - Moussard, Jules: 1 - 0
    Bacrot, Etienne - Gharamian, Tigran : 0.5 - 0.5
    Shchekachev, Andrei - Gozzoli, Yannick : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Turkish Chess Super League

    4-15 August August,2015
    Kocaeli, Turkey
    14 teams
    Round robin

    BJK won with 25 points.

    TEAMS - ratings

    ISTANBUL TEKNIK UNIVERSITESI 2522
    DENIZ SU AQUAMATCH 2504
    CALLI SPOR 2289
    PAMUKKALE YONETIMI B.S.Z. 2100
    BESIKTAS JIMNASTIK KULUBU 2493
    KAYSERI SEKER SPOR 2432
    TURK HAVA YOLLARI 2424
    KAHRAMANMARAŞ B. BELEDIYESI 2305
    T.S ALYANS SATRANC 2380
    HATAY B.BELEDIYESI 2370
    TARSUS ZEKA SATRANÇ 2338
    AKDENIZ BELEDIYESI 2287
    KOCAELI B. BELEDIYESI KAGIT SPOR 2218
    ANKARA DEMIRSPOR 2107







  • Politiken Cup chess tournament

    25th July - 2nd August, 2015
    Helsingor, Denmark

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Ragger MarkusAUT 858.5
    2 Nisipeanu Liviu-DieterGER 856.5
    3 Hammer Jon LudvigNOR 855.5
    4 Fressinet LaurentFRA 854
    5 Hillarp Persson TigerSWE 853.5












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  • Biel chess GM tournament

    20th - 30th July,2015
    Biel, Switzerland
    6 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2720

    Players

    Michael Adams, ENG, 2740
    Radoslaw Wojtaszek, POL, 2733
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA, 2731
    David Navara, CZE, 2724
    Pavel Eljanov, UKR, 2723
    Richard Rapport, HUN, 2671


    Vachier-Lagrave won the tournament with 6.5 points.

    Final Round (10)

    Pavel Eljanov - Michael Adams: 0 - 1
    Radoslaw Wojtaszek - David Navara : 0.5 - 0.5
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - Richard Rapport : 1 - 0






  • 6th Hainan Danzhou chess tournament

    2nd - 11th July , 2015
    Hainan Danzhou, China

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Wang, YueCHN 7
    2 Ni, HuaCHN 6
    3 Ding, LirenCHN 5.5
    4 Wei, YiCHN 5
    5 Yu, YangyiCHN 4.5












         All results




  • Dortmund chess tournament

    27th June - 5 July,2015
    Dortmund, Germany
    8 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2724

    Players

    Caruana, Fabiano USA 2805
    Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783
    So, Wesley USA 2778
    Naiditsch, Arkadij 2722 GER
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2720
    Hou, Yifan CHN 2676
    Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter GER 2654
    Meier, Georg GER 2654


    Caruana won with 5.5 points.

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Hou, Yifan - Nepomniachtchi, Ian : 0.5 - 0.5
    Naiditsch, Arkadij - Meier, Georg : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter - Caruana, Fabiano : 0 - 1
    So, Wesley - Kramnik, Vladimir : 1 - 0






  • Norway Chess super tournament 2015

    15th - 26th June,2015
    Stavenger Forus , Norway
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2781

    Players

    Magnus Carlsen (NOR) 2876
    Fabiano Caruana (ITA) 2805
    Viswanathan Anand (IND) 2804
    Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2799
    Veselin Topalov (BUL) 2798
    Levon Aronian (ARM) 2780
    Alexander Grischuk (RUS) 2781
    Anish Giri (NED) 2773
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) 2723
    Jon Ludvig Hammer (NOR) 2677

    Topalov won the tournament with 6.5 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Aronian, Levon - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0 - 1
    Caruana, Fabiano - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hammer, Jon Ludvig - Carlsen, Magnus : 1 - 0
    Topalov, Veselin - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Capablanca Memorial 2015

    14th - 26th June,2015
    Havana, Cuba
    6 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2716
    Time control: 90mn / 40 moves + 30 sec / move from the 1st move.


    Yu won the tournament with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 10 )

    Andreikin, Dmitry - Dominguez Perez, Leinier: 0.5 - 0.5
    Eljanov, Pavel - Bruzon Batista, Lazaro: 1 - 0
    Yu, Yangyi - Nepomniachtchi, Ian: 0.5 - 0.5







  • French Team Championship 2015

    30th May - 9th June ,2015
    Le Grau-du-Roi , France
    12 teams
    Round robin

    Bischwiller won the tournament with 33 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Evry Grand Roque - Grasse : 1 - 1
    Mulhouse Philidor - Clichy : 2 - 3
    Bois-Colombes - Poitiers-Migne : 6 - 0
    Strasbourg - Chalons-En-Champagne : 2 - 0
    Montpellier - Bischwiller : 0 - 3
    Metz Fischer - Vandoeuvre :3 - 3






  • European - ACP Individual Women's Rapid Chess Championship   update

    1st - 3rd June , 2015
    Kutaisi, Greece
    Time control15 minutes for a game for a player, with
    an increment of 10 seconds per move
    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Kosteniuk AlexandraRUS 8.5-
    2 Gunina ValentinaRUS 82410
    3 Batsiashvili NinoGEO 82303
    4 Zhukova NataliaUKR 82293
    5 Stefanova AntoanetaBUL 7.5-












         All results




  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2015

    19th - 30th May,2015
    Chakvi, Adjara , Georgia
    99 players
    11 rounds
    Average rating: 2249

    Final Round ( 11 ) - top 5 boards

    Zhukova - Danielian : 1 - 0
    Goryachkina - Batsiashvili : 0 - 1
    Socko - Girya : 0.5 - 0.5
    Guseva - Gaponenko : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hoang - Kashlinskaya : 0 - 1






  • 4th stage FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2015

    14th - 26th May,2015
    Khanty-Mansiysk , Russia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2755

    Players

    Fabiano Caruana (ITA) 2803
    Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2799
    Alexander Grischuk (RUS) 2780
    Anish Giri (NED) 2776
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) 2754
    Sergey Karjakin (RUS) 2753
    Evgeny Tomashevsky (RUS) 2749
    Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2744
    Dmitry Jakovenko (RUS) 2738
    Peter Svidler (RUS) 2734
    Leinier Domínguez (CUB) 2734
    Baadur Jobava (GEO) 2699

    Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura qualified for the 2016 Candidates.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Karjakin - Gelfand: 0.5 - 0.5
    Nakamura - Jakovenko : 0.5 - 0.5
    Giri - Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dominguez - Grischuk : 0.5 - 0.5
    Svidler - Jobava : 1 - 0
    Tomashevsky - Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Scandinavian Masters

    10th - 16th May,2015
    Oslo, Norway
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2627

    Hammer (NOR) won the tournament and got the right to participate to 3rd Norway Chess Masters in June.






  • Russian Team Championship

    1st - 7 th May,2015
    Sochi, Russia
    8 teams
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2604






  • World Team Chess Championship 2015

    18th - 29th April,2015
    Tsakhkadzor, Armenia
    10 teams
    Round robin
    Teams: 4 players +1 reserve + 1 captain

    China took the gold medal with 15 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    USA - Cuba: 3 - 1
    Hungary - Ukraine: 2 - 2
    China - India: 3 - 1
    Armenia - Egypt: 2.5 - 1.5
    Russia - Israel: 2.5 - 1.5






  • Gashimov memorial

    16th - 26th April,2015
    Shamkir, Azerbaijan
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2773


    Players - ratings

    Carlsen Magnus 2863 NOR
    Caruana Fabiano 2802 ITA
    Anand Viswanathan 2791 IND
    Giri Anish 2790 NED
    So Wesley 2788 USA

    Kramnik Vladimir 2783 RUS
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2762 FRA
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2754 AZE
    Adams Michael 2746 ENG
    Mamedov Rauf 2651 AZE

    Carlsen won the tournament with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Carlsen, Magnus - Mamedov, Rauf : 1 - 0
    Caruana, Fabiano - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Giri, Anish - Kramnik, Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - So, Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Kasparov vs Short

    25th - 26th April , 2015
    St Louis, USA,

    2 rapid and 8 blitz games

    Time Control: Rapid - 25 minutes, with a 10-second delay; Blitz - 5 minutes, with a 3-second delay.

    Rapid Match 1 : Kasparov - Short: 0.5 - 0.5
    Rapid Match 2 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1

    Aggregate - Rapid: Kasparov - Short: 1.5 - 0.5


    Blitz Match 1 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 2 : Kasparov - Short: 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 3 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 4 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 5 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 6 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 7 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 8 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1

    Aggregate - Blitz: Kasparov - Short: 7 - 1


         Official site




  • Bangkok Open

    12th - 17th April , 2015
    Bangkok, Thailand
    9 rounds, Swiss system


    Short Nigel (ENG) won the tournament with 7 points. (better tie-break)

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Short Nigel DENG 7.552
    2 Ganguly Surya ShekharIND 7.551
    3 Dragun KamilPOL 7.547
    4 Wang HaoCHN 755
    5 Vallejo Pons FranciscoESP 6.555.5


    Tie-Break: Buchholz









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  • U.S. chess championship

    31st March - 14th April,2015
    Saint Louis, USA
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2732


    Players - ratings

    Hikaru Nakamura, 2865
    Wesley So, 2834
    Ray Robson, 2770
    Gata Kamsky, 2748
    Alexander Onischuk, 2740
    Daniel Naroditsky, 2737

    Sam Shankland, 2735
    Varuzhan Akobian, 2713
    Timur Gareev, 2698
    Kayden Troff, 2662
    Sam Sevian, 2645
    Conrad Holt, 2632


    Nakamura is the winner with 8 points. Irina Krush won the women's title with 8.5 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    So, Wesley - Troff, Kayden W : 1 - 0
    Naroditsky, Daniel - Kamsky, Gata : 0.5 - 0.5
    Shankland, Samuel L - Akobian, Varuzhan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sevian, Samuel - Holt, Conrad : 1 - 0
    Nakamura, Hikaru - Onischuk, Alexander : 1 - 0
    Gareev, Timur - Robson, Ray : 0 - 1








  • Women's World Chess Championship

    16th March - 7 April ,2015
    Sochi , Russian Federation
    64 players
    Knock out system


    Muzychuk (Ukraine) is the new World Women Chess Champion.


    Muzychuk, M. ( UKR ) - Pogonina, N. ( RUS ) : 2.5 - 1.5







  • Aeroflot Open chess tournament

    27th March - 4th April,2015
    Moscow, Russia Federation
    68 players
    Swiss system, 9 rounds
    Average rating: 2594
    Time control: 100 minutes/40 + 50 minutes/20 + 15 minutes + 30 sec/move

    Players - ratings over 2700

    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar , AZE 2756
    Nepomniachtchi Ian ,RUS 2714
    Ponomariov Ruslan , UKR 2713
    Rapport Richard , HUN 2709
    Vallejo Pons Francisco, ESP 2708
    Inarkiev Ernesto , RUS 2706


    Nepomniachtchi (RUS) won with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 9 ) - top 10 boards

    Bukavshin Ivan - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dubov Daniil - Lu Shanglei: 1 - 0
    Salem A.R. Saleh - Anton Guijarro David : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sethuraman S.P. - Korobov Anton : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sasikiran Krishnan - Jumabayev Rinat : 0 - 1
    Khairullin Ildar - Grachev Boris : 1 - 0
    Khismatullin Denis - Mamedov Rauf : 1 - 0
    Adhiban B. -Zvjaginsev Vadim : 0.5 - 0.5
    Khalifman Alexander - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Potkin Vladimir - Vallejo Pons Francisco : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Reykjavik open chess tournament

    10th - 18th March,2015
    Reykjavik, Iceland
    274 players
    10 rounds ,Swiss system
    Average rating: 2033


    L'Ami Erwin (NED) won the tournament with 8.5 points.

    Final Round ( 10 ) - top 10 boards

    L'Ami Erwin - Eljanov Pavel : 0 - 1
    Gupta Abhijeet - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hammer Jon Ludvig - Fier Alexandr : 0.5 - 0.5
    Jones Gawain C B - Libiszewski Fabien : 0 - 1
    Hansen Eric - Naroditsky Daniel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Navara David - Danielsen Henrik : 0 - 1
    Melkumyan Hrant - Pakleza Zbigniew : 1 - 0
    Idani Pouya - Movsesian Sergei : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grandelius Nils - Petrov Nikita : 1 - 0
    Grover Sahaj - Cornette Matthieu : 0.5 - 0.5






  • European Individual Chess Championship

    24th February - 8th March,2015
    Jerusalem, Israel
    250 players
    Swiss system, 11 rounds
    Average rating: 2341
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from the start

    Najer (RUS) won with 8.5 points.

    Final Round ( 11 ) - top 10 boards

    Khismatullin Denis - Najer Evgeniy : 0.5 - 0.5
    Navara David - Cheparinov Ivan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bartel Mateusz - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 1 - 0
    Matlakov Maxim - Rodshtein Maxim : 0.5 - 0.5
    Korobov Anton - Volokitin Andrei : 0.5 - 0.5
    Popov Ivan - Sjugirov Sanan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Laznicka Viktor - Vovk Yuri : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sargissian Gabriel - GM Can Emre : 0.5 - 0.5
    Motylev Alexander - Iljiushenok Ilia : 0.5 - 0.5
    Eljanov Pavel - Romanov Evgeny : 1 - 0






  • 31e Open de Cappelle-la-Grande

    28th February - 7th March , 2015
    Cappelle-la-Grande,France
    9 rounds, Swiss system
    544 players
    Time control: 90minutes + 30 sec/move for 40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds until the end.

    Li Chao (CHN) won the tournament with 7.5 points. (Better tie-break)

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Li Chao CHN 7.545.5
    2 Onischuk VladimirUKR 7.544.5
    3 Nevednichy VladislavROU 741.5
    4 Tazbir MarcinPOL 741.5
    5 Kotronias VasiliosGRE 6.5-










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  • 133rd Varsity chess match : Oxford vs Cambridge

    7th March , 2015
    Royal Automobile Club,Pall Mall, London
    Result : Oxford vs Cambridge: 4 - 4

    Overall score stands at: Cambridge 58, Oxford 53, Drawn 22

         Tournament site




  • 5th blitz match Blondes vs Brunettes

    5th March ,2015
    Moscow,Russia
    Scheveningen system

    Blondes - Brunettes: 34-30

    Blondes:
    GM Valentina Gunina 2528
    WGM Olga Girya 2459
    IM Irina Vasilevich 2320
    WGM Tatiana Grabuzova 2323
    WGM Irina Zakurdjaeva 2250
    WIM Maria Fominykh 2296
    WIM Alina Bivol 2355
    WFM Julia Dogodkina 2169

    Brunettes:
    IM Alina Kashlinskaya 2444
    IM Svetlana Matveeva 2380
    WGM Elmira Mirzoeva 2220
    WGM Daria Charochkina 2383
    FM Daria Pustovoytova 2334
    WIM Svetlana Bezgodova 2074
    WFM Anna Gvanceladze 2186
    WFM Tatiana Bogumil 2148

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  • Batavia chess tournament

    20th February - 1st March ,2015
    Cafe Batavia , Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    10 players
    Single round robin
    Average rating: 2717
    Time control: is 40 moves in 90 minutes plus 30 minutes for all remaining moves with
    30 seconds per move added from the start.

    Reinderman (NED) won with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Goudriaan, Etienne - Zwirs, Nico : 1 - 0
    Ootes, Lars - Reinderman, Dimitri :0.5 - 0.5
    Schmaltz, Roland - Gormally, Daniel W :0.5 - 0.5
    Kevlishvili, Robby - Soors, Stef :0.5 - 0.5
    Heimann, Andreas - Van Foreest, Jorden :1 - 0






  • Grand Prix - Tbilisi 2015

    14th - 28th February,2015
    Tbilisi, Georgia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2744

    Players - ratings

    Grischuk, Alexander , RUS , 2810
    Giri, Anish , NED 1, 2797
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime , FRA , 2775
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar , AZE , 2759
    Svidler, Peter , RUS , 2739
    Andreikin, Dmitry , RUS ,2737
    Jakovenko, Dmitry ,RUS ,3 2733
    Radjabov, Teimour ,AZE , 2731
    Dominguez Perez, Leinier , CUB , 2726
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny , RUS , 2716
    Kasimdzhanov, Rustam , UZB , 2705
    Jobava, Baadur , GEO , 2696

    Tomashevsky (RUS) won with 8 points.

    Final Round (11)

    Radjabov Teimour - Giri Anish:0.5 - 0.5
    Dominguez Perez Leinier - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar:0.5 - 0.5
    Svidler Peter - Grischuk Alexander :0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Jakovenko Dmitry :0.5 - 0.5
    Kasimdzhanov Rustam - Jobava Baadur :0.5 - 0.5
    Andreikin Dmitry - Tomashevsky Evgeny :0.5 - 0.5






  • Zurich Chess Challenge

    13th-19th February,2015
    Zurich, Switzerland
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2785

    Players - ratings

    Fabiano Caruana , Italy, 2811,
    Viswanathan Anand , India, 2797,
    Vladimir Kramnik , Russia, 2783,
    Levon Aronian , Armenia, 2777,
    Hikaru Nakamura , USA, 2776,
    Sergey Karjakin , Russia, 2760,

    Nakamura won the tournament by winning a final Armageddon tie-break against Anand.

    Round 5

    Caruana, Fabiano - Kramnik, Vladimir: 0.5 - 0.5
    Nakamura, Hikaru - Aronian, Levon: 0.5 - 0.5
    Karjakin, Sergey - Anand, Viswanathan: 0.5 - 0.5







  • Grenke Chess t. 2015

    2nd - 9th February , 2015
    Baden-Baden, Germany
    8 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2752

    Players - ratings

    Magnus Carlsen, 2862 , Norway
    Fabiano Caruana 2820, Italy
    Viswanathan Anand, 2797 , India
    Levon Aronian, 2797, Armenia
    Michael Adams, 2738, England
    Etienne Bacrot, 2711, France
    Arkadij Naiditsch, 2694, Germany
    David Baramidze, 2594, Germany

    Carlsen won the tournament after playoff games:

    Armageddon: Carlsen - Naiditsch: 1-0






  • Moscow Open

    31st January - 8th February ,2015
    Moscow,Russia
    9 rounds, Swiss system
    Average rating: 2339
    244 players
    Time control: 90minutes / 40 moves + 30 minutes' +30 seconds per move.

    Inarkiev ( RUS ) won with 8 points.

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Inarkiev ErnestoRUS 8
    2 Korobov AntonUKR 7
    3 Vallejo Pons FranciscoESP 7
    4 Petrosian Tigran L.ARM 7
    5 Artemiev VladislavRUS 7









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  • Gibraltar Chess Festival - Masters

    27th January - 5th February ,2015
    Gibraltar
    244 players
    10 rounds, Swiss system
    Average rating: 2285
    Time control: 40 moves in 100 minutes plus 20 moves in 50 minutes plus
    15 minutes for all remaining moves with 30 seconds per move added from the start.

    Final Round (10) - Top 10 boards

    Nakamura Hikaru - Harikrishna P. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hou Yifan - Howell David W L : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vitiugov Nikita - Bachmann Axel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bartel Mateusz - Topalov Veselin: 0 - 1
    Svidler Peter - Sutovsky Emil : 0.5 - 0.5
    Naroditsky Daniel - Jakovenko Dmitry : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bok Benjamin - Yu Yangyi : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kuipers Stefan - Matlakov Maxim : 0 - 1
    Cheparinov Ivan - Adhiban B. : 0 - 1
    Wei Yi - Felgaer Ruben : 1 - 0






  • Tata Steel Chess t. 2015

    9th - 25th January,2015
    Wijk aan Zee ( some rounds in Rotterdam and The Hague), Netherlands
    Masters tournament: 14 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2746


    Carlsen ( NOR ) won with 9 points.

    Final Round ( 13 )

    Van Wely, L. - Jobava, B. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Radjabov, T. - Hou, Y. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ivanchuk, V. - Caruana, F. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave, M. - Aronian, L. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ding, L. - Carlsen, M. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Saric, I. - Wojtaszek, R. : 1 - 0
    Giri, A. - So, W. : 1 - 0






  • Azerbaijan Chess Championship

    6th - 15th January,2015
    22players
    9 rounds Swiss system
    Average rating: 2426
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Mamedov won the tournament with 6.5 points. ( Thanks to the better tie break-point )

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Mirzoev Azer - Mamedov Rauf : 0.5 - 0.5
    Guseinov Gadir - Rasulov Vugar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Abasov Nijat - Safarli Eltaj : 0 - 1
    Durarbayli Vasif - Izzat Kanan : 1 - 0
    Shahaliyev Ismayil - Sadikhov Ulvi : 0.5 - 0.5
    Heydarli Kanan - Guliev Logman : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sevdimaliyev Urfan - Bajarani Ulvi : 0 - 1
    Bayramov Elvin - Asadli Vugar : 1 - 0
    Gasimov Parviz - Iskandarov Misratdin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Rzayev Bahruz - Abdulov Orkhan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Mammadov Zaur - Shabanov Nurlan : 0.5 - 0.5






  • World Cup 2015 - Average rating list

    FIDE average rating list for World Cup 2015:
    Top-40 spots of the average rating list from February 2014 to January 2015, which will determine the 18 rating qualifiers and
    any rating reserves needed for this year's World Cup in Baku.

    Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2872.5833
    Aronian, Levon ARM 2808.0000
    Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2803.6667
    Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2792.1667
    Anand, Viswanathan IND 2785.0000
    Topalov, Veselin BUL 2784.5000
    Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775.4167
    Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2774.3333
    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772.0000
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2758.8333
    Giri, Anish NED 2756.9167
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2755.3333
    Gelfand, Boris ISR 2752.0000
    Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2750.2500
    So, Wesley USA 2748.6667
    Adams, Michael ENG 2747.6667
    Svidler, Peter RUS 2747.4167
    Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2740.8333
    Jakovenko, Dmitry RUS 2736.3333
    Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2735.2500
    Leko, Peter HUN 2731.0833
    Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2730.0833
    Ding, Liren CHN 2726.5000
    Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2725.5000
    Wang, Hao CHN 2724.8333
    Harikrishna, P. IND 2723.5000
    Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2723.3333
    Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2722.7500
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2722.5833
    Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2722.0833
    Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2721.9167
    Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR 2718.5000
    Navara, David CZE 2716.2500
    Wang, Yue CHN 2715.9167
    Jobava, Baadur GEO 2715.5000
    Li, Chao b CHN 2712.8333
    Fressinet, Laurent FRA 2709.6667
    Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2708.5000
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2705.0833
    Rapport, Richard HUN 2704.0000





















































  • Basel chess festival

    1st - 5th January 2015
    Basel, Swirzerland
    7 rounds, Swiss system



    Naiditsch ( GER ) won the tournament with 5.5 points.

    Final Standings - Top 10

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Naiditsch, ArkadyGER 5.5
    2 Donchenko, AlexandGER 5.5
    3 Iturrizaga BonellVEN 5.5
    4 Dann,MatthiasGER 5.5
    5 Pavlovic,MilosSRB 5.5
    6 Svane,RasmusGER 5
    7 Bok, BenjaminNED 5
    8 Pelletier,YannickSUI 5
    9 Graf,FelixGER 5
    10 Hort,VlastimilGER 5















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  • Rilton Cup

    27th December 2014 - 5 January 2015
    Stockholms, Sweden
    85 players

    9 rounds, Swiss system

    Hammer Jon Ludvig ( NOR ) won with 7 points .

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Hammer Jon LudvigNOR 7
    2 Hillarp Persson TigerSWE 7
    3 Roiz MichaelISR 6.5
    4 Turov MaximRUS 6.5
    5 Smirin IliaISR 6.5






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