Category Archives: Chess events

Croatian Chess Cup 2018 – Highlights

THE VENUE, PARTICIPANTS AND REGULATIONS Less than a month after the finish of the Croatian Chess Championship 2018, from 15th-20th May 2018, another chess tournament involving creme de la creme of the Croatian Chess was held – Croatian Chess Cup 2018. For the third consecutive year, Croatian Cup Final was held on the island Mali…
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Croatian Chess Championship 2018 – Highlights

PARTICIPANTS AND REGULATIONS The 49th edition of the Croatian Individual Chess Championship was held between April the 17th and April the 27th, 2018, in Grgin Dol hotel in Požega in Croatia. Croatian Individual Championship is a traditional single round-robin tournament. The time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds for 40 moves with additional 30…
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Croatian Junior Chess League 2018

Participants and regulations Croatian junior chess league 2018 took place between 2nd and 8th of April 2018. The Tournament was held in tourist settlement "Margarita Maris” in the small city of Sv. Filip and Jakov which has 4606 inhabitants (according to the last population census from 2011). The tournament was a single round-robin, with the tempo of play being 90…
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Candidates Tournament 2018 – Round 14

In the end, there can be only one Aaaaaand, just like that the Candidates Tournament 2018 is over. 14 gruelling rounds have passed in a blink of an eye. The players have presented some marvellous, fighting chess, the games were fascinating and interesting, but unfortunately, in the end, there can be only one winner. In…
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Candidates Tournament 2018 – Rounds 12 and 13

Drama at its peak as Caruana loses and wins to take the lead Dramatic final round is not something new for the modern Candidates tournament. In 2013, Carlsen lost with White pieces to Svidler and then won the first place only due to Kramnik's loss to Ivanchuk. In 2016, Karjakin won against Caruana in the…
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