Wednesday, July 25, 2012 14:54
İstanbul Beşiktaş Jimnastik Club won the Turkish Team Championship on Sunday in Konya with 12 victories and 1 tied match with İstanbul Teknik Univeristy Sport Club, who finished second. The Turkish league was quite strong this year with players like Adams, Kasimdzhanov, Mamedyarov and Polgar participating.
İstanbul Beşiktaş Jimnastik Club...
Monday, March 19, 2012 15:28
Just after the regular tournament, won by Valentina Gunina of Russia, the European Women's Rapid and Blitz Championships were held in Gaziantep, Turkey. Gunina also took the blitz title, while Tatiana Kosintseva was the strongest in the rapid section.
By Anastasia Karlovich
Europen Women's Rapid and Blitz Championship
Thursday, March 15, 2012 14:14
Valentina Gunina won the European Women's Championship on Tuesday in Gaziantep, Turkey. The 23-year-old Russian IM edged out Tatiana Kosintseva and Anna Muzychuk on tie-break after the three had finished on 8.5/11.
Valentina Gunina (Russia) wins in Giazantep | All photos by Anastasiya Karlovich © Turkish Chess Federation
Saturday, March 03, 2012 13:24
Yesterday the first round of the Europen Women's Championship was played in Gaziantep, Turkey. The first prize is impressive: € 20,500 - for the first time in history higher than the first prize at the European Individual Championship, which will be held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria after this event.
The first move on board one, with Anastasia Savina...
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 14:04
The Turkish Chess Championship was held 29 January-5 February, 2012 in Kemer, Antalya (Turkey). There were 309 participants (52 more than last year), including 19 titled players (4 GMs, 6 IMs, 6 FMs and 3 CMs).
By Anastasia Karlovich
Dragan Solak became the winner of the Turkish Championship after his victory in the last round against youngster...
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 16:00
Despite a 1.5-2.5 loss to Ukraine in the penultimate round, China won the gold medals at the Women's World Team Championship in Mardin, Turkey. After their disappointing start the Russian ladies eventually took silver while bronze went to Georgia.
China wins the 2011 Women's World Team Championship | All photos courtesy of the Turkish Chess...
Friday, December 23, 2011 12:55
China is leading the Women's World Team Championship in Mardin, Turkey after five rounds as the only team with a 100% score. India is one match point behind, with four more rounds to go.
Russia, with the Kosintseva sisters on top boards, lost 0-4 to China at the Women's World Team Championship | All photos courtesy of the Turkish Chess Federation...
Wednesday, November 02, 2011 9:42
The Russian team won the gold medals at the World Youth U16 Olympiad in Kocaeli, Turkey. It was a 10-round Swiss tournament with 26 teams. Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa were allowed to enter multiple teams. The standings were determined based on board points, not on match points.
The team from Armenia was leading with two...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 22:03
The World Amateur Chess Championship 2011 took place October 1-11 in Kemer, Turkey. There were 67 players from 16 countries (Albania, Brazil, Colombia, Croatia, Egypt, France, India, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Russia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey and the United States) who played a 9-round Swiss. None of them had a FIDE title or a...