Russian Chess Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin banned from FIDE competitions

Youngest ever Chess Champion faces six month ban for pro Russia comments

Chess Olympiad to be moved from Moscow

44th Chess Olympiad and FIDE Congress will not take place in Russia

The Hula Report: Winter Olympics Stick to the Ice

(ATR) Founder Ed Hula says ski mountaineering could be last sport to join Winter Games for many years ... 

World University Championships & University World Cups heading to four different continents in 2022 and 2024

New Federations for Olympic Channel

(ATR) Six more sport governing bodies have joined the Olympic Channel, bringing the platform’s federation partners to 91.

Chess Launches Paris 2024 Bid -- Federations Focus

Also: BWF wants to keep top players happy; FIS mixes business with pleasure in Are; WBSC unveils hosts for Premier12

Political Drama Overshadows World Chess Championships -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Political drama overshadows World Chess Championships

FIS to Decide if Lindsey Vonn Races Against Men -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: GAISF approves first observer federations; Iranian chess player transfers to U.S.

Dubai is ready to host the Asian Youth Para Games

OCA Press Release: Ashgabat 2017 announces CNPC as Official Partner of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

OCA Press Release: Ashgabat 2017 launches AIMAG5 brand

Budapest and World Chess Festival help to spread the Olympic Spirit

The World Chess Festival welcomed chess aficionados, Grandmasters and World and European Champions to Budapest.

Berlin to host FIDE World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championship

Highly anticipated tournament gathers 200 top chess players.

IAAF Candidates Enjoy Creativity of Bahamas Relays -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Rugby modifies scrum rules ... Chess looks to join Winter Olympics

Chess Olympiad Relents to Federation Demands

(ATR) Organizers of the 2014 Chess Olympiad say they will accept the demands of the federation’s president.

Olympiad Organizers "Engaging in War" with Chess Federation

(ATR) "Illegal and biased actions" could be spoiling the chess Olympiad, warns the federation’s president. 

World Chess Championship Match in Sochi

At the press conference given to the INTERFAX news agency the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced that the World Chess Championship Match between the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and the Challenger Viswanathan Anand (India) will be held in Sochi.

World Mind Games 2013 - Day 6

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Day 2 World Mind Games 2013

Alexandra Kosteniuk - Ambassador of SportAccord World Mind Games