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World Cadet U8, U10, U12 Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2018


Minsk, Belarus 

21 - 25 June 2018


The 2nd FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Championships among boys and girls under 8, 10 and 12 years old took place in Minsk, Belarus from 22nd till 24th of June. More than 750 young chess players from 27 countries took part in both events.

Part 02


Results of the Blitz Championship:

Boys U8:
1. Khumoyun Begmuratov (Uzbekistan) - 8.5 points out of 9, 2. Hesam Amir Jalalvand (Iran) - 8, 3. Danylo Slepchuk (Ukraine) - 7.5.

Girls U8:
1. Ekaterina Zubkovskaya (Belarus) - 8.5, 2. Rukiya Olimova (Uzbekistan) - 8, 3. Elnaz Kaliakhmet (Kazakhstan) - 7.

Boys U10:
1. Tykhon Cherniaiev (Ukraine) - 8.5, 2. Shakhrombek Karimov (Uzbekistan) - 8, 3. Dang Anh Minh (Vietnam) - 7.5.

Girls U10:
1. Afruza Khamdamova (Uzbekistan) - 7.5, 2. Yelyzaveta Marchenko (Ukraine) - 7.5, 3. Ekaterina Kirdyashkina (Russia) - 7.

Boys U12:
1. Leonid Girshgorn (Russia) - 9, 2. Bardiya Daneshvar (Iran) - 7.5, 3. Mikhail Spizharny (Belarus) - 7.5.

Girls U12:
1. Umida Omonova (Uzbekistan) - 8, 2. Anastasiia Dubovyk (Ukraine) - 7.5, 3. Margarita Zvereva (Russia) - 7.

Medals statistics: 1. Uzbekistan, 2. Russia, 3. Ukraine.

 
Part 03


Results of the Blitz Championship:

Boys U8:
1. Khumoyun Begmuratov (Uzbekistan) - 8.5 points out of 9, 2. Aleksandr Usov - 8, 3. Platon Krasnoperov - 7.5 (both from Russia).

Girls U8:
1. Varvara Kuzmina (Russia) - 8, 2. Wiktoria Smietanska (Poland) - 7.5, 3. Alina Prochaieva (Ukraine) - 7.

Boys U10:
1. Tykhon Cherniaiev (Ukraine) - 7.5, 2. Patrik Pershin - 7.5, 3. Ivan Tokmantsev - 7.5 (both from Russia).

Girls U10:
1. Samantha Edithso (Indonesia) - 8.5, 2. Afruza Khamdamova (Uzbekistan) - 7.5, 3. Anna Shukhman (Russia) - 7.

Boys U12:
1. Bardiya Daneshvar (Iran) - 8, 2. Almas Rakhmatullaev (Uzbekistan) - 8, 3. Artsiom Strybuk (Belarus) - 7.5.

Girls U12:
1. Umida Omonova (Uzbekistan) - 7.5, 2. Veronika Shubenkova - 7, 3. Mariya Alekseenko - 7 (both from Russia).

Part 04

Part 05

Part 06

 



European Amateur Chess Championship 2018


Niksic, Montenegro

13 - 21 June 2018


European Amateur Chess Championship 2018 took place from 13th-21st June in Niksic, Montenegro, with participation of more than 180 players from 18 European federations, which is the new participation record of the event. The championship had 3 different rating categories (Open and Women section): U2300, U2000 and U1700. The total prize fund of the event which was played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, was 5000 EUR. Top three players of each category were awarded with cups and medals.

Results U2300 Open
1. Sahin Ozgun (TUR, 2166)
2. Olcum Ahmet (TUR, 2281)
3. Iskos Alexandros (GRE, 2152)

WFM Zherebtsova Alexandra (RUS, 2195) with 6 points became the European Women Amateur Chess Champion 2018. Acarbay Algi (TUR, 1892) took silver medal with 4.5 points and Koljevic Nikolina (MNE, 1832) took bronze with 4 points.

Results U2000 Open

1. Krzysztynska Anna (POL, 1752)
2. Ince Safiye Oyku (TUR, 1762)
3. Bozinovic Boban (AUT, 1930)

Besides the girls who won the Open event, the best ranked women players were: Fransson Pia (SWE, 1486) with 4 points, Ruzic Pia Marie (SLO, 1737) and Rakic Tijana (MNE, 1554) with 3.5 points each.

Results U1700 Open
1. Ruzic Milos (SLO, 1653)
2. Mihciyazgan Can (TUR)
2. Kanev Evgeny (RUS, 1618)

In Women section U1700, Meremyanina Kseniya (RUS, 1581) won the event with 7.5 points. Koc Azra Ece (TUR, 1508) ended second with 7 points and Grishina Zhanna (RUS, 1585) finished the event with bronze medal and 6.5 points.



19th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships

Davao City, Philippines

18 - 28 June 2018


The 19th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships 2018 took place at the Royal Mandaya hotel in Davao City, Philippines from 18th to 28th of June. With 366 players from 12 countries, this year’s championship is the fourth biggest in history.

ASEAN

Official website: http://asianchess.com/ 

VIETNAM is back as champion in the 19th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships. The Vietnamese did it the old-fashioned way: winning big in both the standard and rapid events and doing just enough in the blitz side of the three-part competitions.

ASEAN2

The Vietnamese captured 70 golds, 52 silvers and 30 bronzes at the end of the week-long competition organized by Chess Events international in cooperation with the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Davao City government.

The Filipinos’ haul — 55 golds, 45 silvers and 26 bronzes.

FEU captured 17 golds, eight silvers and 2 two bronzes.
 
FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos

FIDE Deputy President Georgios Makropoulos was invited to attend the closing ceremony and award the winners.



American Continental, Classical, Rapid and Blitz Championships 2018

Montevideo, Uruguay

1 - 11 June 2018


Official website: http://fuajedrez.com 

24 GMs and 20 IMs participated in the American Continental Championship. The tournament was an 11-round Swiss Open. Besides Uruguay, the countries that sent most players were Brazil (32), Argentina (28), Chile (14) and United States (14).


Final results

1 1 GM Shankland Samuel USA 2717 9 0 7 5 2552 75,5 10 10,2
2 6 GM Flores Diego ARG 2614 8,5 0 7 6 2492 72,5 10 11,3
3 27 IM Salinas Herrera Pablo CHI 2463 8 0 7 6 2296 64 10 0,5


Shankland and Flores won two of the four World Cup spots offered in the tournament.

7 players that tied after 11 rounds had to play a single round robin rapid tournament to decide who gets other two places in the World Cup.

Jorge Cori and Emilio Cordova qualified for the World Cup.



Zone 4.2 Individual Championships

Djibouti City, Djibouti

9 -18 June 2018


27 players took part in the Open championship and 5 players participated in the Women’s event.

The final results Open:
1. GM Hesham Abdelrahman EGY 8,0
2. IM Fawzy Adham EGY 7,5
3 FM Mesfin Leykun ETH 6,5

The final results women:
1. WIM Moaataz Ayah EGY 5,0
2. WIM Elansary Eman EGY 4,0
3. WCM Girmay Feven Gebremeskel ETH 2,5




18th IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 2018

Prague, Czech Republic

21 - 30 June 2018


Official website: https://ipca2018.com 

59 players took part in the 18th IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 2018 Prague, which was organized by Czech production s.r.o. and IPCA – (International Physically Disabled Chess Association).

The final results

1 1 IM Yarmonov Igor UKR 2352 7,5 41,5 434 6
2 3 IM Gurbanov Andrei ISR 2335 7 40 429 5
3 5   Nowak Lukasz POL 2293 6,5 41 420 6


Gerasimova Svetlana from Russia showed the best result among women.

Full results 



Commonwealth Chess Championship 2018

New Delhi, India

25 June - 4 July 2018



Official website: http://www.delhichess.com/ 

The Commonwealth Championships was organized by the Delhi Chess Association in New Delhi from June 26th to July 3rd. The championship tournament was held as an open tournament, with over 160 players participating. P. Karthikeyan won the gold medal, Vaibhav Suri – silver, Debashis Das – bronze.

Tania Sachdev became the best women players, M. Mahalakshmi took the silver medal and Kiran Manisha Mohanty – bronze.

Part 01


FIDE events in July:

World Team Chess Championship 50+, 65+ 2018 Radebeul (Dresden), Germany 7-Jul-2018 15-Jul-2018
European School Chess Championship 2018 Krakow, Poland 29-Jun-2018 8-Jul-2018
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2018 Bad Blankeburg, Thuringia, Germany 11-Jul-2018 19-Jul-2018
Central American & Caribbean Junior U20 Chess Championships 2018 Guatemala 30-Jun-2018 7-Jul-2018
Panamerican Youth Chess Championship 2018 Santiago, Chile 21-Jul-2018 29-Jul-2018
Asian Schools Chess Championship 2018 Colombo, Sri Lanka 7-Jul-2018 15-Jul-2018
African Amateur Individual Chess Championships 2018 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 13-Jul-2018 22-Jul-2018
2nd Quarter 2018 Presidential Board Bucharest, Romania 8-Jul-2018 11-Jul-2018
18th Deaf Chess Olympiad of the ICCD Manchester, England 6-Jul-2018 16-Jul-2018

 



43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi 2018


INVITATION

The Georgian Chess Federation and the Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee have the great honor to invite all FIDE member countries to the 43rd Batumi Chess Olympiad and the 89th FIDE congress to be held from 23rd of September till 6th of October 2018 in Batumi, Georgia.

Official website: batumi2018.fide.com

2018 Batumi Chess Olympiad Principals
 
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