K=40 for U18
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Aug01

K=40 for U18

New K factors for rating calculations kicked in with effect from 1 July 2014.Below is an extract of section 8.56 of the new rating regulations:K = 40 for a player new to the rating list until he has completed events with at least 30 games.K = 20 as long as a player's rating remains under...

Chess Asia
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Jul31

Chess Asia

www.chessasia.comDear Friends,There is very little information to be found about chess in Asia and is especially glaring when one goes to global chess websites where besides a focus on the elite players and super tournaments, beyond World Chess Championships, the coverage...

FIDE & The Right To Vote
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Jul31

FIDE & The Right...

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Tromso Olympiad – first look at the teams
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Jul30

Tromso Olympiad R...

The 2014 Tromso Olympiad is set to begin in just a few days in Tromso, Norway. There was a small problem when the organizers ran out of money but eventually the Norwegian government came up with the money to hold it's first chess olympiad. There is still some minor scare as intelligence...

Malaysia Playing Olympiad 2014
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Jul29

Malaysia Playing Oly...

The 2014 World Chess Olympiad starts in a few days at Tromso, Norway. Malaysia’s Men’s Team is represented by: FIDE Rtg 1-Jul-14 Lim Yee Weng   2311 Aron Teh Eu Wen   2283 Fong Yit San   2143 Ahmad Fadzil bin Nayan   2121 Sumant Subramaniam   2075 Malaysia is ranked...

APARTMEN TERBUKA SM AIDILFITRI 2014 Jul29

APARTMEN TERBUKA SM ...

CM Fadli menjemput Komuniti Cerdik Catur,sedara mara dan rakan-rakan yang FREE Sabtu ini jam 1pm – 8pm..ke APARMEN TERBUKA SM AIDILFITRI 2014 di Tingkat 17, Blok 47, No. 2, Menara Orkid, Bandar Baru Sentul KL..dijangka seramai 100-150 tetamu akan hadir Sabtu ini.  (Dilawati 29...

K VS K (PERSONAL OBSERVATION)
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Jul29

K VS K (PERSONAL OBS...

From end of 20th century Over the last 40 years, chess world is being blessed (or cursed, depends) with K vs K battles. In 70s we have Korchnoi vs Karpov, in 80s Karpov vs Kasparov, in 90s its Kasparov vs Kramnik, ...to the beginning of 21st centuryMove over to 21st century the K vs K battle...

2014 Chess Olympiad ...

Today is Tuesday, 29th July 2014.It is the second day of Eidul Fitri, one of the Muslim's festive celebration.Four more days before the kick-off of the 2014 Chess Olympiad held in Tromso, Norway.logoThere are 139 countries competing in the Women's section in the event as per in the...

Same Mentality… so with the Same Values and the Same Methods
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Jul28

Same Mentality…...

There is no question that both Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhimov are very alike - perhaps not in stature, but they both grew up and have benefitted, even flourished, in a period that saw the collapse of the Soviet Union and its replacement with today's...

SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI!
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Jul27

SELAMAT HARI RAYA AI...

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Ranking Player Kedah July’ 14
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Jul23

Ranking Player Kedah...

23/7/2014 - Kampar, 'National Rating' terbaru July 2014 telah di keluarkan baru - baru ini. Sehubungan dengan itu ranking player Kedah telah di keluarkan mengikut susunan rating terbaru. Ranking ini diambil kira player Kedah atau player yang kerap menyertai mana - mana kejohanan negeri Kedah....

Chess Training by Intelligent Minds
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Jul23

Chess Training by In...

Intelligent Minds Academy is a chess training centre set up by Malaysia's International Master Mok Tze Meng.  IM Mok is a very well known chess player and trainer. He has beaten the Super Grandmaster Loek van Vely at the Istanbul Olympiad attesting to his skills and abilities. IM Mok has a...

New MCF Ratings Has ...

This morning GiLoCatur was just thinking about the latest release of MCF Chess Ratings. It is not GiLoCatur's latest ratings that is very important. It is the ratings of GiLoCatur's children that is more important. So, what are their latest ratings? Have their ratings...

WAKE UP, GiLoCatur! Jul19

WAKE UP, GiLoCatur!

Wow, GiLoCatur has not updated this blog for more than a month. What happen, man? Have your lost interest in chess? Or have you lost interest in blogging? Lots of events both chess and non-chess that have happened like the recently concluded World Cup 2014. Even lots of "interesting"...

101st British Chess Championship 2014, Wales
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Jul19

101st British Chess ...

  The 101st British Chess Championships take place in Aberystwyth 19th to 30th July 2014. 101st British Chess Championships 2014 (Aberystwyth WLS) Sat 19th Jul 2014 - Sat 2nd Aug 2014 - Official Site 101st ch-GBR 2014 (11 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) 101st ch-GBR 2014 (11 Rds...

Kejohanan Catur Terb...

19th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – A chess tournament in the month of September 2014 located in Pahang Malaysia will be organised by Polytechnic Malaysia in collaboration of the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Details follow:- Registration Form: Contact persons: Mohd Faiz b Razali, 019-7119369 or...

Conspiracy Theory Revisited?
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Jul17

Conspiracy Theory Re...

Some time back, 18 May 2014 to be exact, I made the following post on what I felt was Ilyumzhinov desperately looking to move the Olympiad (see http://www.thefidetrainer.com/2014/05/conspiracy-theory.html) and of course with it the FIDE Congress in an election year.This FIDE has two...

RSC Junior Open 2014...

16th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur - The Royal Selangor Club (RSC) is organising a junior chess tournament in August 2014. Details follow:-DATE: 17TH AUGUST (SUNDAY) , TIME: 9.00 AM TO 6.00 PMVENUE: RSC DATARAN MERDEKA, CARD ROOM FORMAT: 7 ROUNDS RAPID SWISS, TIME LIMIT: 25 MINS.ENTRY FEE: RM...

Kalau sudah rezeki…...

Peneka bilangan buah catur hampir tepat di Ramadan Chess Blitz Fighter 2014..tahniah kepada Mohammad Sufian Abdul Rahman kerana meneka jumlah bilangan buah catur dalam balang sebanyak 344. Jumlah sebenar ialah 345..entah macam mana beliau boleh meneka begitu hampir sekali..mungkin rezeki...

SSTwo Mall Chess Championship 2014
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Jul16

SSTwo Mall Chess Cha...

This year SSTwo Mall in collaboration with CAS will have their event upgraded to a National-rated event.On 9th Aug, there is an Age-Group event for Under-12 and Under-18 players. While, the Open category shall be played on the following day, 10th Aug.  All chess...

3rd Round Opening ACP Golden Classic
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Jul14

3rd Round Opening AC...

14th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur - the 3rd round opening of the ACP Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy. In the photo: Daniela Masseroni from Bergamo, 4 times winner of Rhythmic gymnastics world championships, made the first move of the 3rd round game between Baadur Jobava and Ian Napomniachtchi,...

Golden Classic in Be...

  PRESS RELEASE GOLDEN CLASSIC STARTING WITH FIREWORKS Bergamo, July 12 2014 – Last night, during the open ceremony hosted in the Hotel San Marco in Bergamo, the seven players of the ACP Golden Classic performed the drawing of lots to decide the pairings in presence of International...

Germany are World Ch...

14th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur - Germany emerged as the new soccer World Cup Champions for the next four years after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time in Maracana, Brazil. The winning goal was scored by Mario Goetze. This fourth win for Germany but the first as a united Germany. As a...

Germany meets Argent...

12th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – For those die-hard soccer fans, the World Cup in Brazil is drawing to a close with the finals to be held on early morning of 14th July 2014 between Germany and Argentina. The following is the road to the final by both football teams in World Cup...

SSTWO Mall Chess Cha...

12th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – A new tournament in the offing for Selangor chess players in Petaling Jaya for the month of August 2014. The SStwo Mall Chess Championship 2014 will be held at Atrium, Lower Ground, SStwo Mall in Petaling Jaya on 9-10 August 2014. Details follow:- Registration...

Kejohanan Catur Terbuka Perlis Siri II 2014@9 Aug 2014(NATIONAL RATED EVENT)
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Jul11

Kejohanan Catur Terb...

Flyer Kejohanan Venue Kejohanan Map Kejohanan NATIONAL RATED EVENTKhas kepada semua peringkat dari pelajar hingga terbuka,pendaftaran diwajib daftar sebelum sebelum atau pada 1 Aug 2014 untuk anda layak menerima diskaun rm10 yuran penyertaan..melainkan penyertaan telah penuh hanya terhad...

JOHOR CHESS ASSOCIATION 2014-07-09 00:10:00
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Jul09

JOHOR CHESS ASSOCIAT...

PERSATUAN CATUR NEGERI JOHORPERTANDINGAN CATUR JOHOR AGE GROUP 2014TARIKH: 30hb Ogos 2014 (Sabtu) [NATIONAL-RATED ]TEMPAT: Tingkat 12, Menara City Square, Johor Bahru, JohorANJURAN: MSSD JB dan Persatuan Catur Negeri JohorKELAYAKAN:KATEGORI  BAWAH  8: LAHIR PADA ATAU...

PERTANDINGAN CATUR TERBUKA TEBRAU KE 25 !
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Jul06

PERTANDINGAN CATUR T...

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25TH TEBRAU OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT !
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Jul06

25TH TEBRAU OPEN CHE...

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PENDAFTARAN – RAMADH...

Sambutan hari ke-3 (5 Julai) pendaftaran nama untuk Ramadhan Chess Blitz Fighter – semalam, seramai 3 peserta daftar kejohanan catur kilat ini, dan jumlah terkini ialah seramai 31 peserta iaitu 52% kekosongan tempat telah diisi daripada 60 tempat yang disediakan untuk kejohanan...