CHESSFILESDIAG

The Chess Files

The answers are out there. By Jim Eade The Chess Olympiads (the world’s most prestigious team tournament) is going on this month in Istanbul. One of the most improbable participants is a teen aged girl from Katwe, one of...
Beatriz Marinello FIDE Vice President and U.S. Chess Trust Trustee at the 2012 FIDE Gerneral Assembly

FIDE General Assembly

FIDE.com FIDE General Assembly is being held from 7th to 9th September at the Istanbul Polat Renaissance Hotel. On the first day the Assembly approved the new FIDE Statutes with a vast voting majority. Andrew Paulson, th...
2012 Chess Olympiad Rd9 by David Llada ©

Chess Olympiad Round 9

FIDE.com Russia’s big advantage in the Open section melted in one day as they went down against USA, allowing three other teams to catch up on the shared first place. Alex Onischuk and Sergey Karjakin made a relati...