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FIDE claims their Swiss accounts are frozen

The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been frozen because its president -- with whom the FIDE secretariat is embroiled in a power struggle -- is under US sanctions for alleged dealings with the Syrian government. Kirsan ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

Israelis seek compensation from FIDE

The Israel Chess Federation said Tuesday it is seeking compensation from the organisers of a tournament in Saudi Arabia, after the Gulf state refused to issue visas for its players. The King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships is the first ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Anand boost for India at Chess Olympiad

'It has been our intention to field the strongest possible team for the Olympiad. I requested Anand to participate and he willingly accepted to do.' IMAGE: Viswanathan Anand is felicitated by the All India Chess Federation and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association in Chennai. Photograph: PTI Six-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will be a part of the Indian team for the Chess Olympiad to be held in Georgia later this year after he accepted the All India Chess Federation's request to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Israel barred from Saudi-hosted chess championship

It is not immediately clear if other delegations had been excluded but players from Qatar have suggested they may have been rejected. Israeli players have been denied visas to participate in a speed chess championship hosted by Saudi Arabia this week, a vice-president of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) said on Sunday.Seven Israeli players had requested visas for the tournament on December 26-30. It would have marked the first time Saudi Arabia had publicly hosted Israelis as the Gulf state ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Sports Shorts: Tendulkar against fake helmet makers

IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar urges transport minister Nitin Gadkari to act against fake helmet makers. Photograph: Sachin Tendulkar/Twitter Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has sought action against manufacturers of low-quality helmets, continuing his campaign for safe two-wheeler riding. In a letter to transport minister Nitin Gadkari, Tendulkar said given the high rate of accidents involving two-wheeler drivers, it is important that safety equipment for them is of highest quality.
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Sports Shorts: 'Minerva hasn't pulled out yet, but doing so will bring game into disrepute'

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Ranjit Bajaj, owner of Minerva Punjab celebrates after winning the I-League. Photograph: Minerva Punjab/Twitter The All India Football Federation (AIFF) said that it has not been informed by Minerva Punjab their intention to pull out of the upcoming Super Cup but warned that the newly-crowned I-League champions may have to face consequences if they decide to do so.   AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das insisted ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

FIDE rating for city youngster

GUWAHATI, March 3 - Karnav P Deka, a student of Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti, Amingaon has been awarded International Rating of 1067 by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) in its latest rating list released on March 1.Karnav, who is studying in the third standard, ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

Russian medallist denies doping after positive test

IMAGE: Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, an Olympic athlete from Russia. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters. Russian Olympic medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has denied taking a banned substance in a suspected doping case that has rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Games and could imperil Russia's efforts to regain its full Olympic status.   Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in Pyeongchang with his wife in mixed doubles curling, is set to face a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing in the near ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Three key steps are linked with success in the Australian Open

Australia’s chances of having a player in the men’s singles final of the 2018 Australian Open were dashed when Nick Kyrgios lost to Grigor Dimitrov in their fourth round clash on Sunday. In this year’s Open, Kyrgios is one of 26 so-called ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

FIDE ratings for GTC players

GUWAHATI, Jan 9 - Achitanga Kashyap of Pragjyotish Senior Secondary High School and Bhargab Saikia of Kendriya Vidyalaya (IIT) have been awarded FIDE rating by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) recently.Both the players are undergoing training at the Gauhati ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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