5 Norms Achieved at April Closed Tournaments!

4th Fischer Memorial was won by Indian 12 years old Praggnanandhaa with 7/9 while in 4th Capablanca Memorial the winner was German Poetsch Hagen with 6,5/9. Praggnanandhaa achieved his second GM norm and 4 (!) more players IM norms; these are Koutoukidis, Pogosyan, Anand, Mitsis. Well done for such an achievement in such a difficult […]

Scheduled 2018 GM/IM Norm Tournaments

On April it was George Goumas who achieved an IM norm while on September in Anogia, Anton Smirnov received his 3rd grandmaster norm, Antoine Favarel his third norm on international master and Nikos Georgakopoulos his 2nd IM norm. On 2018 we continue with 6 Round Robin Tournaments for GM/IM norm.