Hungary wins the Finno-Ugric chess tournament

Congratulations to team Hungary not only for their great victory against Estonia, but also for their win of this Finno-Ugric Centenary Chess Tournament after the dramatic last round. The final round must have been a disappointment to Finnish team. The Finns were close...

Rapid Chess Tournament

Six rounds were played in Rapid Chess Tournament. There were altogether 30 participants. Jan Ristoja scored 5,5 out of 6 and won the tournament. Second place winner was Lauri Särkiö and third was Jussi Peurala....

Blitz and Solving competitions

BLITZ COMPETITION Almost 90 players took part in the Finno-Ugric Blitz Chess Competition, which was held on Saturday night. The system of play was a Swiss tournament with eleven rounds of play. The winner is Vladimir Beznosikov from Russia. He scored 10 points out 11....

Board pairings, round three

3. Kierros pvm. 2017/11/19 klo. 09.30 pö. 2 Suomi (FIN) Rtg – 4 Fin-Ugric (RUS) Rtg 0 : 0 1/1 FM Luukkonen, Tommi  (w) 2363 – GM Potapov, Alexander  (b) 2392 1/2 IM Sipilä, Vilka  (b) 2375 – FM Ivanov, Sergey A.  (w) 2299 1/3 FM Keinänen, Toivo  (w)...

Opening ceremony

The Finno-Ugric Centenary Chess Tournaments’s opening ceremony was held last night at Vierumäki Resort Hotel. There were all participants of the tournament and representatives of the Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian Chess federations, as well as the organizing...