2010 FIDE World Events & Asian Events

Dear all,

For your information, there will be so many strong and competitive tourneys around the world in 2010.
In the beginning of the year, we all would like to plan a compelling trip for chess players.
Please refer to below as of a reference.

For more information, please check out: www.FIDE.com
Choose a trip to play with the dream opponents!
Go ! Go! Go!

Christina

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Round off 2009 , and migrate into 2010 with No. 1 visibility, he is Carlsen!

Dear all,

To set up a ROLE MODEL is more impotant than to pursue a movie star for a young chess player!
“What to learn about exactly from Carlsen?” if you ask me the question, I would say the followings:
1. WATCH what he played during the games.
2. WATCH and FEEL what his eyes tell his opponent in each game.
3. Try to play his moves in your games, just for the sake of practice.
Last but not least, dream a dream: to be another Carlsen in Taiwan!

For more learning , please visit the official website of London Chess Classic.

Let’s have a dream…in 2010 and beyond.

Editor: Christina

2009 WYCC(World Youth Chess Championships) in Turkey

World Youth Chess Championships 2009 in Turkey

We have selected kids players flew to Turkey this monring , we wish them to receive good result. The tournaments were arranged as below:
For more information, please check out here:
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Wednesday, 11 November; Arrival of Delegations
20:00 22:00 Opening ceremony , Technical Meeting
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Thursday, 12 November 15:00 1st round
Friday, 13 November 15:00 2st round
Saturday, 14 November 15:00 3st round
Sunday, 15 November 15:00 4st round
Monday, 16 November 10:00 5st round , 17:00 6st round
Tuesday, 17 November Free Day
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Wednesday, 18 November 15:00 7th round
Thursday , 19 November 15:00 8th round
Friday , 20 November 15:00 9th round
Saturday, 21 November 15:00 10th round
Sunday , 22 November 10:00 11th round , 19:00 Closing ceremony
Monday , 23 November Departure of Delegations

Kasparov leads Karpov 3-1 in chess rematch

kasparov_Sep 22_2009For most of chess players, you must read the book, HOW LIFE IMITATES CHESS, which was written by Mr. Gary Kasparov in 2005 right after his retirement from CHESS PROFESSIONAL area. The book was actually inspired lots of people, not just simply chess players. I personally liked it very much.

” Making the right moves, from the board to the boardroom.”

We cited an article written By CIARAN GILES
Associated Press
2009-09-24 05:42 AM
….Former chess world champions Garry Kasparov, right, and Anatoly Karpov, left, play an exhibition rematch in Valencia, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009. For more information

A beautiful place for everyone! Not just for chess players!!! It’s Qingdao!

one of the competition halls

one of the competition halls

With some kind of motivation behind, though it’s not initiated by NTU chess club, it’s still considered as a special & informative trip for chess players to participate the Championship in Qingdao 2009 !

The best thing was we met our old friend! Aron and his mother.
Please refer to below for the W & L.
result
Our players from Taiwan were not really performed so well, however, it’s good competition at the end!
Everyone enjoyed his/her own agenda ! it’s the most important.

The rules were as below for your reference:
2009年全中國國際象棋新人王競賽暨暑期海外大陸青島西洋棋夏令營
青島啤酒節 + 青島市一日遊 + 游艇
集訓: 8/23-24 , 新人王賽: 8/25 – 8/30 2009年全国国际象棋新人王竞赛规程 , 共 850 人 , 分男女
一、主办单位:中国国际象棋协会
二、承办单位:青岛市体育总会
   青岛建中国际象棋俱乐部
三、协办单位:中国金桥旅游总公司山东公司
四、竞赛日期与地点:2009年8月24日—30日在青岛举行。
五、参赛单位:各省,直辖市、自治区、计划单列市体育系统各单位,报名表上必须加盖体育部门公章方可报名,否则无效。
六、竞赛项目:国际象棋个人赛
七、参赛资格:凡1989年1月1日—2002年12月31日出生的棋手,均可报名参加。
八、竞赛办法:
  (一)比赛采用国家体育总局审定的最新规则执行。
  (二)各组视人数采用瑞士制或循环制。共进行11轮,每天比赛2轮,电脑编排。
  (三)比赛用时:每方60分钟基本时间,每步棋加30秒。
  (四)比赛共5个组别,分男、女。
  A组:1989年1月1日—1994年12月31日出生
  B组:1995年1月1日—1996年12月31日出生
  C组:1997年1月1日—1998年12月31日出生
  D组:1999年1月1日—2000年12月31日出生
  E组:2001年1月1日—2002年12月31日出生

Continental Asian Junior & Girls Under–20 Chess Championships, 2009 Jul 2 – Jul 8

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The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of FIDE and Asian Chess Federation cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Asian Junior and Girls U 20 Chess Championships to be held at Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Chinese Taipei has sent 2 players for the participation.

Schedule
July 1st, 2009 – Arrival
– Players Meeting – 06.00 p.m.
July 2nd, 2009 – Inaguration – 09.00 a.m.
July 2nd, 2009 – Round One – 10.00 a.m.
– Round Two – 04.00 p.m.
July 3rd, 2009 – Round Three – 09.00 a.m.
July 4th, 2009 – Round Four – 09.00 a.m.
– Round Five – 03.00 p.m.
July 5th, 2009 – Round Six – 09.00 a.m.
July 6th , 2009 – Round Seven – 09.00 a.m.
– Round Eight – 03.00 p.m.
July 7th, 2009 – Round Nine – 09.00 a.m.
– Prize Distribution – 03.30 p.m.
July 8th, 2009 – Departure

There are eleven countries are participating in the Continental Asian Junior Chess Championship to be started on 2nd July 2009 at 9.00 a.m at Ceylon Continental Hotel. Bangladesh, Hong Kong. India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Taiwan and Sri Lanka will compete for the Junior Chess Crown in Asia. This is the first time that a higher number of countries as well as highest number of title players attending to a Chess event in Sri Lanka…
For more information, please read: http://www.lankachess.com/lankachess_body.htm

Susan Polgar Chess University

Susan Polgar's Chess University logo

Susan Polgar's Chess University logo

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It says that :
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* Affordable Chess Training with World-Class Instructors!
* Weekly Classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels!
* Classes are personally being conducted by me and many other World-Class Chess Trainers!

You are encouaged to visit Susan’s chess University to arrange your chess training via online.