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2015-01-25
Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015
Tournaments  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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Winner Magnus Carlsen with Theo Henrar, chairman of the directors of Tata Steel Nederland

Magnus Carlsen has won the 77th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, with a half-point lead. It is his 4th win in Wijk aan Zee. Carlsen: “The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is an interesting tournament. You get to play lots of different players and it makes for lots of excitement. This year’s edition is a bit of a flashback to 2010 for me, because I have won, but I’m not very happy with the way I have played”. Anish Giri (The Netherlands), Wesley So (United States), Ding Liren (China) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) have shared second place. Theo Henrar, chairman of the directors of Tata Steel Nederland, presented the awards tonight.read more...
2015-01-23
Tata on tour
Tournaments  -  Author:  Newsaboutchess
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2015-01-22
Jerusalem is awaiting the seniors!
Tournaments  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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Jerusalem municipality, the Israel chess federation and European chess Union are happy to welcome you at the European Individual Chess Championship (Ramada hotel 23/2- 8/3 2015). The city of Jerusalem salutes the senior players and announces a special and unprecedented prize fund for the 50+ participants. Those who were born before 31.12.65 may compete for generous prizes of 10.000 Euros in total!
First Prize: 3.000 Euros
Second Prize: 2.500 Euros
Third Prize: 2.000 Euros
Fourth Prize: 1.500 Euros
Fifth Prize: 1.000 Euros

Information and registration on the official website: www.eicc2015.com
2015-01-13
ARVES Solving in Wijk aan Zee 2015
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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The sixth international ARVES Study solving Day will be held on Saturday, January 24th 2015 in De Moriaan Dorpsduinen 4, 1949 EG Wijk aan Zee (the venue of the world famous Tata Steel tournament)
2015-01-13
Sensational victory Dutch women’s champion
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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Anne Haast has caused a sensation in the Tata Steel Challengers by beating Dutch chess legend Jan Timman this afternoon
2015-01-10
Singer opens 1st round Tata Steel Chess Tournament
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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Famous Dutch singer Nick Schilder, a real chess aficionado, has opened the 1st round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee this afternoon.
2015-01-09
Big match on Saturday: Giri versus world champion Carlsen
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Hou Yifan (China), the two chess world champions stood on the podium together at the opening of the 77th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament at Tata Steel in IJmuiden this afternoon. They were joined by the 12 other grandmasters of the Tata Steel Masters, among which Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana and Anish Giri.
2015-01-09
Prelude to opening Tata Steel Chess Tournament
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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The Erasmiaans Gymnasium from Rotterdam and the Stedelijk Gymnasium from Leiden have won the national finals of the Dutch Chess Championship for Secondary Schools in Wijk aan Zee this afternoon.
2015-01-08
Je Suis Charlie
General News  -  Author:  Kees Schrijvers
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2015-01-08
Playing scheme Tata Steel Challengers
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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The playing scheme of the Tata Steel Challengers for the 77th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament was made public this evening, during an informal meeting of grandmasters from the Tata Steel Masters and Tata Steel Challengers in Wijk aan Zee. Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian were among those present.
2015-01-07
Special chess train Dutch Rail
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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A special Dutch Rail chess train travelled between The Hague Central Station and Venlo today. Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri and Dutch national women’s champion Anne Haast were on board.
2015-01-06
Tata Steel Chess Tournament about to start
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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Wijk aan Zee is preparing for the start of the 77th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The opening ceremony will take place on Friday 9 January. The first round commences on Saturday 10 January.
2015-01-04
A tribute to IM Manuel Bosboom
General News  -  Author:  Herman Grooten
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One of the most creative players that I know is IM Manuel Bosboom. He is one of those chess players of which you can say that he has an authentic way of thinking.
2015-01-04
Do you respect the officials FIDE law ????
General News  -  Author:  Mostafa Mokhtar a.o.
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2015-01-02
Groningen 2014 Final
Tournaments  -  Author:  Newsaboutchess
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2015-01-02
Subscription 9th BPB Limburg Open Chess Tournament is open
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In 2015, the 9th BPB Limburg Open Chess Tournament will be organized. Traditionally, the tournament is being held in Maastricht during the Pentecost weekend, this year from 22 until 25 May.
2015-01-01
Reports from Groningen (2)
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2014-12-31
Salento International Chess Open of 2015
Tournaments  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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I have the pleasure to announce that the fourth edition of the Salento International Chess Open of 2015 will again take place from 23-30 May 2015 at the Ecoresort Le Sirene
2014-12-29
New banner of the FIRST SATURDAY Budapest chess tournaments
General News  -  Author:  Laszlo Nagy
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New banner of the FIRST SATURDAY Budapest chess tournaments
2014-12-29
Aeroflot Open Is Back
General News  -  Author:  Newsaboutchess
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2014-12-29
Reports from Groningen
General News  -  Author:  Website Groningen
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Different reports from Groningen 2014
2014-12-26
Different moves for different folks
General News  -  Author:  Peter Long
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Peter Long is Executive Director at the Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific which advocates the use of chess in education and facilitates regional chess development. He also runs the Kuala Lumpur Chess Association where despite challenges of parents he remains passionate about young talent development. He can be contacted at peterlong@aol.asia and Twitter: @PeterCBLong
2014-12-23
No place in FIDE for those who gloss over corruption
General News  -  Author:  Mostafa Mokhtar and more
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People I n FIDE issuing violation of the law to cover up one of members of in Executive board and issue official letters and assert him to improve that he had traveled at the request of FIDE for a meeting of a 24-day ... lying on official administration to cover up the head of the Egyptian Chess Federation.
2014-12-23
Garry Kasparov locks horns with members of the...
General News  -  Author:  Ryan Walters
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Garry Kasparov locks horns with members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Chess in a simultaneous display at the House of Lords
2014-12-23
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Having taken on and beaten the best minds in rugby, World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward knows all about what it takes to succeed mentally at the highest level.
2014-12-16
Finals Dutch Chess Championship for Schools
General News  -  Author:  Tournament organisation
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The national finals of the Dutch Chess Championship for Secondary Schools will take place in De Moriaan in Wijk aan Zee from 11 am until 15.30 pm on Friday 9 January.
2014-12-15
European Individual Chess Championship 2015
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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I attach my first newsletter from the European Individual Chess Championship to be held in Jerusalem on February 23- March 8 2015. Despite objective difficulties we do our best to attract players from all continent's federations and therefore I would be most grateful if you could kindly publish this newsletter on your website with the special interview video with PCU president GM Zurab Azmaiparashvili during his visit in Israel last weekend
2014-12-14
First Saturday December Budapest: Results and games
General News  -  Author:  Twan Burg
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2014-12-09
ARVES Solving in Wijk aan Zee 2015
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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The sixth international ARVES Study solving Day will be held on Saturday, January 24th 2015 in De Moriaan Dorpsduinen 4, 1949 EG Wijk aan Zee (the venue of the world famous Tata Steel tournament)
2014-12-09
Radoslaw Wojtaszek 14th player
General News  -  Author:  Tata Steel Chess
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Today Polish grandmaster Radoslaw Wojtaszek has accepted the invitation to be the 14th participant of the Tata Steel Masters.

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