New 2600 record – GM Eric Hansen (Canada)

Congratulations to GM Eric Hansen (Canada) – Chessbrah, for breaking his rating record and breaking the 2600 bareer! Eric has just finished Olympiad in Baku,Azerbaijan and made second best score in the whole Olympiad, after Eugenio Torre (Philippines), playing 2nd

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IM Norm

Qiyu Zhou took part in an IM norm event in Novi Sad, finishing on 22/07, and stormed to an amazing 7/9! In a tournament containing many GMs and IMs, Qiyu remained undefeated all event, coming away with an IM norm,

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More Serbian Winners

Congratulations to Vladimir Lukovic who romped home to the win the Slavija Open in July with an unbeaten 8/9. In a tournament full of IMs and FMs, Vladimir started strong and never let up on his way to a 2558

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Central Serbian Championship Winner

Congratulations to Denis Kadric who won the extremely strong Central Serbian Championship, which finished on 14/07, with an unbeaten 7/9. A testament to how strong the event was is that Denis only had one opponent less than 2300! There were

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Canadian Destoyers

Congratulations to Tanraj Sohal and Sam Song for winning strong tournaments in Canada recently. Tanraj continues to dominate open tournaments, and won both the Washington Open and the Paul Keres Memorial Open, both with an undefeated 5/6 and TPRs of

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Scottish Team Lightning Champion

Congratulations to Adam Bremner who captained Bon Accord to their first ever victory in the 41st Scottish Team Lightning tournament. Adam finished with 8.5/12 at the 5min event, which was enough to help the team to beat reigning champions Hamilton

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FM in Canada

Congratulations to new FM Tanraj Sohal, who claimed the title after passing 2300 at the BC Open. He reached this feat with a good win in r3 against a strong 2370 FM. Tanraj has been dominating events in Canada recently,

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Perfect score in Nis

FM Nemanja Zivkovic recently won the VI Svetosavski turnir Nis event which finished on 29/01 with a perfect 5/5. In a field full of strong players he showed no mercy to reach the perfect score. Perhaps the crucial game came

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Unbeaten streak in Serbia

Mladen Rajkovic has been performing strongly at events in Serbia, including at the Otvoreno pojedinacno prvenstvo Beograda 2016 and Otvoreno prvenstvo Pozarevca 2015 – A events. He went undefeated in both, and tied for 3rd in the latter. Between the

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Winner of Pozarevac open “b” tourney!

Slaven Pastar (Bosnia) has just won International Pozarevac open “b” tourney. He made this strong performance among 66 players, smashing his opponents very convincingly all the way through. This is his third consecutive tournament where, including this success, he earned

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