Chess Tournaments

Halkidiki, GreeceThe 2006 World School Championship took place April 26-May 2 2006 in Halkidiki, Greece, as part of the 2nd Halkidiki Games Festival. This was the second consecutive year that Greece has hosted the event. The tournament was a huge success, attracting the participation of 269 boys and girls from 24 countries. The championship was organized by Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou, the Galaxis Chess Club, the Greek Chess Federation and the International…
21 April 2006
Milwaukee, USAThe 2006 National High (K-12) Championship took place April 21-23 at the Hilton Milwaukee. This year 1,425 players participated, 10 short of a new High School Championship record. First place in the Championship went to Landon Brownell and Bradley J. Sawyer. The Under 1500 winner was Nick Karlow, while Chetan Kumar and Robert Myers shared the top honors in the Under 1200 category.  Joshua D. Trinidad along wiht William L. Buxton were co-winners in the Under 900 group…
18 April 2006
Chicago, Illinois  The 2006 Spring North American FIDE Invitational took place from April 18-22 inSchaumburg. GM Victor Mikhalevski of Israel went undefeated to score 7 ½ out of 9, for clear first in the strong GM-A section. Second and third places were shared by GM Yuri Shulman of the U.S. and IM Giorgi Margvelashvili of Georgia with 6 out of 9. In the GM-B section the winner was GM Vitali Golod of Israel who parlayed 5 wins and 4 draws into victory, ahead of…
Cincinnati , USAMonRoi was very pleased to participate in the 5th Annual ChrisCollinsworth ProScan Foundation Queen City Chess Classic which took place on April 1st at Paul Brown Stadium. With over 300 participants in attendance, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory proclaimed the first of the month “Queen City Classic Chess Day.” The opening ceremony included an exciting blindfold match between Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, the first and only African-American to achieve the title, and Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov, the third highest rated player in the United States. The evening…
Nis, Serbia and Montenegro The Serbia and Montenegro Woman Chess Champion was crowned in this March. (WGM) Irina Chelushkina came from behind to defeat (WGM) Suzana Maksimovic 2 ½ - 1 ½ in a match held in Nis. The match was set up after both women earlier scored 7-2 at the Individual SCG Woman Championship round robin in Tivat. The first game began in hypermodern fashion when Chelushkina opened with…
Corpus Christi , USA The First Annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls Under 21 took place January 27 – 29, 2006. More than 210 girls from 14 states came to the Bayfront Plaza Hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas. Here, MonRoi was pleased to have the opportunity to implement their system for the Championship. According to the Susan Polgar Foundation website, “in approximately 30 nations across the globe, including Brazil, China,…
Hastings , EnglandThe United Kingdom is the Birthplace of Newton, Darwin, Shakespeare and the Beatles. It is the home of the world’s largest foreign exchange market. It is known that English people consume more tea per capita then anybody else in the world.Hastings is a small town with a strong community spirit, and with a popular meeting place called The Pig in Paradise. This year’s Congress was full of surprises.  No MonRoi training was…
Singapore  Singapore consists only of one main island and 63 other tiny islands. The world's first night zoo, The Night Safari, is located in Singapore. Although English is the official working language, the national anthem 'Majulah Singapura' is actually sung in Malay. 8 in 10 people inSingapore own cell phones. This is good news for any hi-tech technology company. Today the chess community ofSingapore consists of thousands of members on an island populated with…
Texas , USAMonRoi would like to congratulate all the winners and participants in the National Collegiate USCF Championship held in Texas , from December 2-4, 2005.  This important tournament attracted 1,575 young players to an excellent venue at the Houston Hilton.  The MonRoi team would like to salute the United States Chess Federation Bill Hall, Jerry Nash, National Events Coordinator Diane Reese, as well as Chief Tournament Director Robert Tanner on a…
05 December 2005
  We are pleased to announce that the increasingly popular MonRoi system will be available for use by participantsat the 81st Hastings International Chess Congress from December 27th to January 7th in England. MonRoi System in Belgrade At the18th Belgrade Trophy tournament from November 22nd to the 30th of 2005, there was a very positive response to the Monroi system from players, arbiters and tournament organizers.  Chief Tournament Director, Mr. Petar Vujic-Katanic (International Arbiter), was impressed…

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