Category: International news

1st European Corporate Chess Championship

On 24 and 25 November 2017, the 1st European Corporate Chess Championship was held in Asnières, near Paris. Europchess as a genuine corporate chess club could of course not miss such an event and so, Christophe Keller, Szymon Pozimski, Johannes…

Corus chess tournament 2010

The Corus Chess Tournament is a unique event in many respect. It has a long tradition, running since 1938 this year was the 72nd edition already! Also it’s a very long tournament, it lasts for over 2 weeks (13 rounds)…

Kosteniuk & Skripchenko played in Brussels

World champion Alexandra Kosteniuk (2523) and Almira Skripchenko (2456) played against 25 Belgian players in a tandem simultan event. It’s not easy to play when you make only every second move. Anyway, they had a good result 23-1-1, losing the…

Wijk Aan Zee 2009

The Corus Chess tournament took place in Wijk Aan Zee the Netherlands in January 2009…. The young players won all three sections, Karjakin, Caruana and So are teenagers. In an interview Kasparov expressed his doubts that Anand can compete with…