King Salman World Blitz and Rapid Championships

For the 1st time in Saudi Arabia, the world chess championships (Rapids and Blitz)  will start on Tuesday DEC 26 .. Where ?  The  APEX Convention Center with the participation of  over 200 international players .. Visa’s were secured for the participants of Iran and Qatar.. “FIDE would like to … Continue reading

Women’s World Chess Championship /FINAL

Women’s World Chess Championship /FINALWomen’s World Champion for the fourth time…Hou Yifan with the final score 6-3 over Maria Muzychuk{Photo  Vitaliy Hrabar}Round 9  Sicilian Defense :Hou, Yifan (2673) vs. Muzychuk, Mariya (2554)WCh Women 2016 | Lviv UKR | Round 9 | 14 Mar 2016 | ECO: B59 | 1-01. e4 c5 … Continue reading

FIDE WWCC 2015/Final Game 4

FIDE WWCC 2015/Final Game 4 2015 World Women’s Chess Champion is Ukraine’s  IM Mariya Muzychuk. In Game 4 she played a hard fought draw against one of Russia’s best  WGM Natalia Pogonina and won the match 2.5-1.5 [E.Kublashvili]   FINAL G/4 Muzychuk(2526)-Pogonina(2456) 1/2-1/21. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 … Continue reading

FIDE WWCC 2015/Final Game 3

FIDE WWCC 2015/Final Game 3One game left of the  FIDE  World Women’s Championship Held in Sochi The Final Game 4  edge goes to Ukraine’s Mariya Muzychukwho leads 2-1 and will play White against Natalija Pogonina who has won 5 games this tournament playing Black it will be a fight …If a Win by Natalija then there will … Continue reading