Category Archives: Chess events

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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Candidates Tournament 2018 – Rounds 10 and 11

Situation at the top unchanged, Karjakin approaches the leaders "Nothing new under the sun" would be the best description of the events that happened in rounds 10 and 11 of the Candidates Tournament 2018. Aronian's nightmare tournament continues with the two losses, plenty of exciting games that ended in draws (including an incredible miss by…
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