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By Willy / February 1, 2018

WIJK AAN ZEE

Beverwijk, a Dutch city situated between Amsterdam and the North Sea which since 1938 was the venue of a national...

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By admin / January 1, 2018

WORLD SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

The championship was organized for the first time in 1991 at the request of the German Chess Federation. The participants...

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By admin / January 1, 2018

WORLD BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP

After 2 major tries like in 1970 when Bobby Fischer won a very strong tournament in Yugoslavia or in 1988...

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By admin / September 26, 2017

WORLD OPEN

A Mega Open Tournament organized by Goichberg and his team mainly in Philadelphia since 1972. The prize fund was from...

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By admin / March 5, 2017

WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONS

1927-1944 Stevenson-Menchik, Vera Francerna (CSR-GB), b-day 06.02.1904, † 26.06.1944 1944-1950 Vacant 1950-1953 Rudenko, Liudmila (USSR), b-day 27.07.1904, † 26.02.1986 1953-1956 Bykova,...

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By admin / February 5, 2017

WORLD CHAMPIONS under the authority of FIDE

1948-1957 Botvinnik, Mikhail, USSR, b-day 17.08.1911, † 05.05.1995 1957-1958 Smyslov, Vasily, USSR, b-day 24.03.1921, † 27.03.2010 1958-1960 Botvinnik, Mikhail, USSR, b-day 17.08.1911, †...

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By admin / May 26, 2016

WORLD AMATEUR CHAMPIONS

Organized for the first time in 1924, the championship came back in 1996 after a break of 68 years for...

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By admin / May 26, 2016

WORLD CHAMPIONS

1886-1894     Steinitz, Wilhelm, USA, b-day 18.05.1836, †12.08.1900 1894-1921    Lasker, Emmanuel, USA, b-day 24.12.1868, † 11.01.1941 1921-1927     Capablanca, Jose Raul,...

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By admin / March 10, 2016

WORLD CUP

Originally, it was a top tournament organized by FIDE for men and women with a prize fund of over US$...

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By admin / March 2, 2016

WORLD TEAM STUDENTS’ CHAMPIONSHIP – WORLD U26 TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

1954 (Oslo) 1. Czechoslovakia 1955 (Lyon) 1. USSR 1956 (Uppsala) 1. USSR 1957 (Reykjavik) 1. USSR 1958 (Varna) 1. USSR 1959 (Budapest) 1. Bulgaria 1960 (Leningrad) 1....

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By admin / March 2, 2016

WORLD CLASSICAL CHESS CHAMPIONS

1993-2000 Kasparov, Garry, RUS, b-day 13.04.1963 2000-2006 Kramnik, Vladimir, RUS, b-day 25.06.1975 Back to Tournaments

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