FIDE Online Olympiad

Playing 25 July – 30 August, the FIDE Online Olympiad happens on chess.com a platform familiar to Essex online players. Link below. Games start at 7.00 UTC, which is 8.00 am. Each team consists of six main players and possible six reserve players. The main players must include at least two women players, at least one player U-20 (born in 2000 or later) and at least one girl U-20 (born in 2000 or later): A (open) – boards 1 and […]

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FIDE Online Olympiad

This event was published with dates of 22 July – 30 August, but the FIDE website now gives 25 July – 30 August. But still we can find no indication of the platform on which this will take place. Each team consists of six main players and possible six reserve players. The main players must include at least two women players, at least one player U-20 (born in 2000 or later) and at least one girl U-20 (born in 2000 […]

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International Chess Day – 20 July 2020

“Globally, chess is recognized as a powerful tool for promoting the values of discipline, equality, respect for rules, and mutual understanding. In 2019, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted resolution 74/22 under agenda items “Sport for development and peace” and “Culture of peace”, designating the 20th of July as World Chess Day.” So reads the concept note for an event planned for FIDE’s Youtube channel (10:00-12:00 EST). Read all the details via the link below. “Our plan for the International […]

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