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Alexander Sergeyevich Morozevich (Александр Серге́евич Морозе́вич; born July 18, 1977) is a Russian chess Grandmaster.
The Asian Chess Championship is a chess tournament open to all players from Asian chess federations (FIDE zones from 3.1 to 3.7).
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
Baadur Jobava (ბაადურ ჯობავა; born 26 November 1983) is a Georgian chess grandmaster and three-time Georgian champion (2003, 2007, 2012).
Beersheba, also spelled Beer-Sheva (בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע; بئر السبع), is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel.
Bu Xiangzhi (born December 10, 1985) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and Chinese champion in 2004.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Chess at the 2010 Asian Games was held in Guangzhou Chess Institute, Guangzhou, China from November 13 to 26, 2010 with four individual and team events.
A chess club is a club formed for the purpose of playing the board game of chess.
China is a major chess power, with the women's team winning silver medals at the Olympiad in 2010, 2012, and 2014; the men's team winning gold at the 2014 Olympiad, and the average rating for the country's top ten players second in the FIDE rankings at the end of 2014.
The Chess World Cup 2005 served as a qualification tournament for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2007.
The Chess World Cup 2011 was a chess World Cup tournament.
The Chess World Cup 2015 was a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 10 September to 5 October 2015.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
The China Chess League (CCL) is a Chinese professional league for chess clubs.
The Chinese Chess Championship is the annual individual national chess championship of China.
Dagomys (Дэгъумес.); is a microdistrict of Sochi, Russia (12 km from the city centre), known for its resorts, vacation spots and tea plantations.
Danzhou is a prefecture-level city in the northwest of the Chinese island province of Hainan.
Ding Liren (born 24 October 1992) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Dmitry Olegovich Jakovenko (Дмитрий Олегович Яковенко; born 29 June 1983) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.
The European Chess Club Cup is an annual chess tournament for club teams from Europe.
The FIDE World Chess Championship 2004 was held at the Almahary Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, from June 18 to July 13.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Hainan is the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China (PRC), consisting of various islands in the South China Sea.
is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.
Hồ Chí Minh (Chữ nôm: 胡志明; 19 May 1890 – 2 September 1969), born Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyễn Tất Thành and Nguyễn Ái Quốc, was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was Chairman and First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Vietnam.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
Karen Asrian (Կարեն Ասրյան; 24 April 1980 in Yerevan – 9 June 2008) was an Armenian chess grandmaster.
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.
Li Chao (born 21 April 1989 in Taiyuan, Shanxi) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and Asian champion in 2013.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
Mediaș (Mediasch; Medgyes; Transylvanian Saxon: Medwesch) is the second largest city in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania.
Mikheil Mchedlishvili is a Georgian chess grandmaster.
Montcada i Reixac, often referred to as simply Montcada, is a municipality in the ''comarca'' of the Vallès Occidental in Catalonia, Spain.
Ni is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character.
Ningbo, formerly written Ningpo, is a sub-provincial city in northeast Zhejiang province in China. It comprises the urban districts of Ningbo proper, three satellite cities, and a number of rural counties including islands in Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. Its port, spread across several locations, is among the busiest in the world and the municipality possesses a separate state-planning status. As of the 2010 census, the entire administrated area had a population of 7.6 million, with 3.5 million in the six urban districts of Ningbo proper. To the north, Hangzhou Bay separates Ningbo from Shanghai; to the east lies Zhoushan in the East China Sea; on the west and south, Ningbo borders Shaoxing and Taizhou respectively.
A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament.
Normunds Miezis (born 11 May 1971) is a Latvian chess Grandmaster (1997).
Pavel Eljanov (translit; born 10 May 1983) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
Prospero Arreza Pichay Jr. (born June 20, 1950), also known as Butch Pichay, is a Philippine politician.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
The Reggio Emilia chess tournament was an annual chess tournament held in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Ruslan Olegovich Ponomariov (Русла́н Оле́гович Пономарьо́в, Ruslan Olehovych Ponomar'ov; born 11 October 1983) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
Sandipan Chanda (born 13 August 1983) is a chess Grandmaster hailing from the city of Kolkata (Calcutta) in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Sandro Fabio Mareco (born 13 May 1987 in Haedo, Buenos Aires Province) is an Argentine chess grandmaster.
Saratov (p) is a city and the administrative center of Saratov Oblast, Russia, and a major port on the Volga River located upstream (north) of Volgograd.
The Scheveningen system is a method of organizing a chess match between two teams.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China.
Sochi (a) is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia.
Subic Bay is a bay on the west coast of the island of Luzon in the Philippines, about northwest of Manila Bay.
Suzhou (Wu Chinese), formerly romanized as Soochow, is a major city located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China, about northwest of Shanghai.
Dato' Tan Chin Nam (born 18 March 1926).
Tromsø (Romsa; Tromssa; Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.
Vasilios Kotronias (Βασίλειος Κοτρωνιάς; first name sometimes spelled Vassilios; born 25 August 1964 in Athens) is a Greek chess grandmaster and chess author.
Wang Hao (born August 4, 1989) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Wang Yue (born 31 March 1987) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
The World Mind Sports Games (WMSG) is a quadrennial multi-sport event created by the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) as a "stepping stone on the path of introducing a third kind of Olympic Games (after the Summer and the Winter Olympics)".
The World Team Chess Championship is an international team chess event, eligible for the participation of 10 countries whose chess federations dominate their continent.
Ye Jiangchuan (born November 20, 1960 in Wuxi, Jiangsu) is a veteran Chinese chess player and has been one of China's leading players in modern history.
Yevgeniy Vladimirov (Евгений Владимиров; born 20 January 1957) is a chess Grandmaster and trainer from Kazakhstan.
Zoltán Almási (born August 29, 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.
The 2010 Asian Games, also known as the XVI Asian Games, was a multi-sport event celebrated in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China from 12 to 27 November 2010, although several events has commenced from 7 November 2010.
The 34th Chess Olympiad, organized by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs and comprising an open and women's tournament, took place between October 28 and November 12, 2000, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The 37th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between May 20 and June 4, 2006, in Turin, Italy.
The 41st Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) and comprising an open and women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place in Tromsø, Norway, between 1–14 August 2014.