Category Archives: News

12 Oct
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3rd Annual Schein-Friedman Awards Announced

By Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman October 12, 2010 The Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project is glad to announce its third year scholarship recipients. This year’s selection was especially tough, with many qualified applicants, who are amongst the best ...

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11 Oct
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Beatriz Marinello Elected Vice-President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE)

Congratulations to new FIDE Vice President, Beatriz Marinello! Kirsan Ilyumzhinov won re-election as FIDE’s President, and Trustee Beatriz Marinello was elected as FIDE Vice-President. Beatriz continues to blaze trails in chess politics, and is now the highest ranking woman to ...

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04 Oct
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"Ukraine and Russia 1 Win Gold at the World Chess Olympiad 2010"

2010 World Chess Olympiad:  Final Report FIDE.com The national men’s team of Ukraine clinched the gold medal at the 39th World Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk after the exciting final round in which top two pairings both played 2-2. Ukraine split ...

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20 Sep
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The 39th World Chess Olympiad: What A Wonderful Way to Celebrate Chess!

The Official Opening of the Olympiad took place on Monday, September 20th, 2010, in Khanty-Mansiysk. This event will take place from September 19 through October 4, 2010. From FIDE.com “The World Chess Olympiad 2010, the largest national teams event in ...

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14 Sep
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National Youth Action and K-12s Set for 2010

National Youth Action Championships November 5-7, Long Branch, NJ Ocean Place Resort and Spa The National Youth Action is a nine-round swiss with a G/30 time control, split up into four sections, K-12, K-9, K-6 and K-3. The main event ...

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17 Aug
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Deadline for the Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project is Approaching (Sept. 30, 2010)

Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project By FM Aviv Friedman and Mark Schein Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, in cooperation with the US Chess Trust, are happy to announce their third annual scholastic recognition project. The project is designed to help ...

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10 Aug
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Hall of Fame Committee Report by Harold J. Winston

Hall of Fame Committee Report By Harold J. Winston (IL) The big news this year is the move of the Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum from its long time home in Miami, Florida to St. Louis, Missouri, thanks ...

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22 Jul
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The Official List of Participants for the 2010 Denker Tournament is in!

The Denker Tournament takes place from July 31, 2010 to August 3, 2010. Check out the details below and stay tuned for more coverage! Confirmed list of participants below: Alabama: Jeffrey Byrd Alaska: Hannah Warren Arizona: Kevin Zhang Arkansas: Alexander ...

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19 Jul
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"Krush Crowned; Three-Way Tie Atop Junior Leaderboard" By Mike Wilmering (PRESS RELEASE)

This Work, Victory for Irina Krush!!, by jstrand is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Krush crowned; three-way tie atop Junior leaderboard By Mike Wilmering For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess ...

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05 Jul
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"Nana Dzagnidze Wins Jermuk Women Grand Prix"

GM Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia), winner of the fourth leg From FIDE.com The FIDE Women Grand Prix series continued with Jermuk tournament which took place on 23rd June – 5th July 2010 in Jermuk, Armenia. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov opened the ...

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