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...
2012 Chess Olympiad Rd8 by Arman Karakhanyan ©

Chess Olympiad Round 8

FIDE.com Russia made a huge step in their quest for the first gold medal since 2002 as they beat the defending champion and one of the main rivals – the team of Ukraine. Sergey Karjakin woke up in the perfect momen...
2012 Chess Olympiad Round 7 by Arman Karakhanyan ©

Chess Olympiad Round 7

FIDE.com After taking a short break with the previous round, the team of Russia has returned to the winning paths in the 7th round of the Chess Olympiad Open section. Russia and Azerbaijan signed three draws before the t...
2012 Chess Olympiad Round 6 by Arman Karakhayan ©

Chess Olympiad round 6

FIDE.com The 6th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad was a showcase of classic monster matches. When Godzilla and King Kong fight you don’t get in the way. You step back and watch the destruction hoping you don’...