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Alejandro Tadeo Ramírez Álvarez (born 21 June 1988 in San José, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican-born American chess grandmaster.
Alina Kashlinskaya (born 28 October 1993) is a Russian chess player who holds the titles of international master and woman grandmaster.
The Biel International Chess Festival is an annual chess tournament that takes place in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.
Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.
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 Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting is an elite chess tournament held every summer in Dortmund, Germany.
Eduardas Rozentalis (born 27 May 1963 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian chess grandmaster.
Elbląg (Elbing; Old Prussian: Elbings) is a city in northern Poland on the eastern edge of the Żuławy region with 124,257 inhabitants (December 31, 2011).
Since 1991, the European Chess Union (ECU) organises the European Youth Chess Championship in the groups under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year.
Fabiano Luigi Caruana (born July 30, 1992) is an Italian-American chess grandmaster.
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.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) is the organization that governs international chess competition.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Igor Lysyj (Игорь Лысый; born 1 January 1987) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (born 1 August 1976) is a Romanian (until 2014) and German (since 2014) chess grandmaster.
The Lublin Grandmaster Tournament (in full Międzynarodowy Arcymistrzowski Turniej Szachowy im. Unii Lubelskiej meaning International Grandmasters' Tournament the Lublin Union Memorial) is an annual chess tournament, set up primarily as part of the city's bid to become the 2016 European Capital of Culture, which eventually went to Wroclaw instead.
Luke James McShane (born 7 January 1984) is an English chess player.
Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess grandmaster.
Michael Roiz (Михаил Ройз, born 12 October 1983 in Russia) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.
Paks is a town in Tolna county, central Hungary, on the banks of the Danube River.
Pamplona (Pampelune) or Iruña (alternative spelling: Iruñea) is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Individual Polish Chess Championship is the most important Polish chess tournament, aiming at selecting the best chess players in Poland.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is an annual chess tournament held in January in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands.
The Week in Chess (TWIC) is one of the first, if not the first, Internet-based chess news services.
Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov (pronounced; Весели́н Александров Топа́лов; born 15 March 1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion.
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.
Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik (Влади́мир Бори́сович Кра́мник; born 25 June 1975) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Wang Yue (born 31 March 1987) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Wijk aan Zee is a small town on the coast of the North Sea in the municipality of Beverwijk in the province of North Holland of the Netherlands.
The World Chess Championship 2008 was a best-of-twelve-games match between the incumbent World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, and the previous World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik.
The World Chess Championship 2010 match pitted the defending world champion, Viswanathan Anand, against challenger Veselin Topalov, for the title of World Chess Champion.
The World Chess Championship 2012 was a chess match between the defending world champion Viswanathan Anand of India and Boris Gelfand of Israel, winner of the 2011 Candidates Tournament.
The World Chess Championship 2013 was a match between reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Magnus Carlsen, to determine the 2013 World Chess Champion.
The World Chess Championship 2014 was a match between the world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand, to determine the World Chess Champion.
The World Youth Chess Championship is a chess competition for girls and boys under the age of 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18.
Wrocław (Breslau; Vratislav; Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland.
The Zurich Christmas Open (Weihnachtsopen Zürich) is an annual chess tournament that takes place in Zurich, Switzerland.
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 39th Chess Olympiad, organised 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 from September 19 to October 4, 2010 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.