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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Alexandra Konstantinovna Kosteniuk (Алекса́ндра Константи́новна Костеню́к; born 23 April 1984) is a Russian chess grandmaster and Women's World Chess Champion from 2008 to 2010.
Batumi (ბათუმი) is the second-largest city of Georgia, located on the coast of the Black Sea in the country's southwest.
Biel/Bienne (official bilingual wording;;; Bienna, Bienna, Belna) is a town and a municipality in the Biel/Bienne administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.
Borislav Ivkov (born November 12, 1933 in Belgrade) is a Serbian chess Grandmaster.
The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
The Candidates Tournament is a chess tournament organized by FIDE, chess' international governing body, since 1950, as the final contest to determine the challenger for the World Chess Championship.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The term Chess Bundesliga (Schach-Bundesliga) normally refers to the premier league of team chess in Germany established in 1980.
CHESS Magazine, also called CHESS and previously called CHESS Monthly, is a chess magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom by Chess and Bridge Limited.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.
Chișinău, also known as Kishinev (r), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova.
Dobrna is a settlement in Slovenia.
The Doeberl Cup is an annual chess tournament held in Canberra, Australia.
Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.
The EU Individual Open Championship was first contested in Cork, Ireland in 2005, under the auspices of organising body, the European Chess Union (ECU).
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
The European Individual Chess Championship is a chess tournament organised by the European Chess Union.
The European Team Championship (often abbreviated in texts and games databases as ETC) is an international team chess event, eligible for the participation of European nations whose chess federations are located in zones 1.1 to 1.9.
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Following are the official winners of the national Georgian Chess Championships from 1928 to date.
Georgia, formally the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (Georgian SSR; tr; Gruzinskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), was one of the republics of the Soviet Union from its inception in 1922 to its breakup in 1991.
The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival is a chess tournament held annually at the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.
The Hastings International Chess Congress is an annual chess tournament which takes place in Hastings, England, around the turn of the year.
is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.
Interzonal chess tournaments were tournaments organized by the World Chess Federation FIDE from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Jonathan Rowson (born 18 April 1977) is a Scottish chess grandmaster and author.
Jovanka Houska is an English chess player with the titles International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Judit Polgár (born 23 July 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.
Kenneth Whyld (6 March 1926 – 11 July 2003) was a British chess author and researcher, best known as the co-author (with David Hooper) of The Oxford Companion to Chess, a single-volume chess reference work in English.
Lidia K Semenova (born November 22, 1951) is a Ukrainian chess Woman Grandmaster.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Mark Evgenievich Taimanov (Марк Евгеньевич Тайманов; 7 February 1926 – 28 November 2016) was one of the leading Soviet and Russian chess players, among the world's top 20 players from 1946 to 1971.
MonRoi, Inc. is a Montreal-based company that created a system to allow the recording of chess games in an electronic format.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Nana Mikhailovna Ioseliani (ნანა იოსელიანი; born 12 February 1962) is a Georgian chess player.
Nicholas Pert (born 22 January 1981) is an English chess grandmaster.
A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament.
Novi Sad (Нови Сад,; Újvidék; Nový Sad; see below for other names) is the second largest city of Serbia, the capital of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and the administrative center of the South Bačka District.
Ochamchire or Ochamchira (ოჩამჩირე,; Очамчыра, Ochamchyra; Очамчира, Ochamchira) is a seaside city on the Black Sea coast of Abkhazia, Georgia.
Paul Motwani (born 13 June 1962) is a Scottish chess grandmaster.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Pia Ann Rosa-Della Cramling (born 23 April 1963) is a Swedish chess player.
Pula or Pola (Italian and Istro-Romanian: Pola; Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea; Slovene and Chakavian: Pulj, Hungarian: Póla, Polei, Ancient Greek: Πόλαι, Polae) is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia and the eighth largest city in the country, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 in 2011.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
The Scottish Chess Championship is organised by Chess Scotland, formerly the Scottish Chess Association.
The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Stuart Conquest (born 1 March 1967 in Ilford, England) is an English chess Grandmaster, commentator and tournament director.
The Torre Attack is a chess opening characterized by the moves: or the Tartakower Variation in the Queen's Pawn Game (ECO code D03): or the Torre Attack in the East Indian Defence (ECO code A48): or the Torre Attack in the Indian Defence (ECO code A47).
Tuzla is the third largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the administrative center of Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.
The Women's Soviet Chess Championship was played in the Soviet Union from 1927 through 1991 to determine the women's chess national champion.
Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (Василий Васильевич Смыслов; 24 March 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster, who was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958.
Vlastimil Hort (born 12 January 1944) is a Czechoslovak-born German chess Grandmaster.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
The Women's World Chess Championship (WWCC) is played to determine the women's world champion in chess.
The World Junior Chess Championship is an under-20 chess tournament (players must have been under 20 years old on 1 January in the year of competition) organized by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
The World Youth Chess Championship is a chess competition for girls and boys under the age of 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18.
Yelena Dembo (born December 8, 1983) is a Greek International Master of chess.
The 4NCL, or Four Nations Chess League, is a chess league in the United Kingdom and named after its four nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.