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Asian Chess Federation, in cooperation with FIDE’s Commission for Women’s Chess, and supported by the Planning and Development Commission, organizes an Asian Online Camp for Girls U-20.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from Viswanathan Anand, Judit Polgar, Artur Jussupow, Victor Bologan, Jacob Aagaard, and Lev Psakhis.  The camp is limited […]

Anna Ushenina wins Women’s Speed Chess Championship

Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) became the winner of the Women’s Speed Championship. In a dramatic Super Final that was decided in the last bullet game, she defeated the reigning European Blitz Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk 14.5-13.5. In this marathon duel full of twists and turns the opponents were worthy of each other. During 5+1 part Kosteniuk was slightly more precise […]

“Dear chess friend, Very soon, on July 20th, we will celebrate International Chess Day. As you probably know, this also marks FIDE’s 96th anniversary. This is a day to celebrate chess, and from the International Chess Federation, we would like to reinforce this tradition. Last year many of you joined us in this celebration, and […]

Asian Chess Federation in cooperation with WOM and supported by FIDE Development Fund organized the participation of women in FIDE Trainer Online Seminar (Russian) on 26-28 June 2020

5 women from Russian speaking federations of Asian Chess Federation participated in FIDE Trainer Online Seminar led by such experienced trainers as GMs Artur Jussupow, Victor Bologan and Alexandr Motylev. Please see the table below with the names and results. No. FIDE ID Name Fed Title/Licence Proposed 1 14001888 Ovezdurdiyeva Jemal TKM National Instructor 2 […]

WOM meeting with FIDE America

The meeting on ZOOM platform was attended by Vice President of FIDE America GM Darcy Lima, USA Delegate Michael Kodarkovsky, WOM President WGM Eva Repkova, WGM Secretary Ilaha Kadimova and members of WOM WGM Sarai Shanchez and Carol B. Mayer of US. The discussion was on developing the projectz to improve women’s chess in the […]

ECU FIDE International Organisers Webinar in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission and FIDE WOM.

European Chess Union organise the ECU FIDE International Organizers Webinar, in period from 27th-30th July, in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission, FIDE Women’s Commission. The Webinar is co-funded by FIDE Development Fund. The Webinar features up to 60 participants seats: 20 female participants from European federations member supported by FIDE DEV fund  10 participants from […]