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Adding an old fashioned thrill to the game: a few words about sealing a move.

News date: 
2012-07-03
It has been so long since the last top event featured an adjournment that many of us actually forgot how it all works - and quite a few of the younger were never even bothered to study their chess history... So, let's freshen up our minds and go through it all again!
 
When can a game be adjourned and who can adjourn?

The ACP Golden Classic - a new, imaginative way to interpret modern chess

News date: 
2012-06-29



The ACP, in collaboration with Science Park Amsterdam Chess, is proud to announce the "ACP Golden Classic" that will take place in Amsterdam from 14 to 22 July, in the same venue and at the same time as the Dutch Championships and the SPA Open.

ACP Statement on Olympiad 2012 principals nomination controversy

News date: 
2012-06-11



The ACP Board has received an official letter from the number of world's leading chess federations, with the request to react on the public statement of the President of the Turkish Chess Federation, Mr. Ali Nihat Yazici: http://www.fide.com/images/stories/NEWS_2012/Olympiad_2012/statement_of_...

Valentina Gunina wins Women's World Blitz Championship 2012

News date: 
2012-06-06



The Women's World Blitz Championship 2012 organized by the ACP and the Georgian Chess Federation in Batumi has come to an end.

The championship was dominated by Valentina Gunina from Russia, who scored 13 points in 15 games. The silver medal went to Natalia Zhukova from Ukraine and the bronze to Anna Muzychuk representing Slovenia, both with 10.5.

Women's World Rapid and Blitz Championships in press

News date: 
2012-06-05



The Women's World Rapid and Blitz Championships are followed by the spectators from all over the World - the official website of the championship has been visited by chess fans from over 130 countries.
The championships are also heavily covered in chess, sport and mainstream media. Below, just a few examples:

TV reports:

Women's World Blitz Championship 2012

News date: 
2012-06-05



Dear Chess friends

The Women's World Blitz Championship 2012, organized by the ACP and the Georgian Chess Federation, is taking place in Batumi, Georgia.
The prize fund is 41000 USD.

After 8 rounds, Valentina Gunina from Russia, the European Blitz Champion 2012, is leading with a perfect score.

Video report:

Antoaneta Stefanova wins Women's World Rapid Championship 2012

News date: 
2012-06-04



Dear Chess friends,

The Women's World Rapid Championship 2012 organized by the ACP and the Georgian Chess Federation in Batumi has come to an end.
It was already the second extremely successful elite tournament for women organized by the ACP and the Georgian Chess Federation in Georgia this year.

New ACP website

News date: 
2012-05-28
Dear Chess friends,
 
With only a few days to go before the start of the Women's World Rapid and Blitz Championship organized by the ACP and the Georgian Chess Federation (Batumi, 30 May - 6 June 2012), the ACP is proud to announce to both its members and the chess community yet another step in its effort to improve communications.
 

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