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Mar 16, 2022

The situation in Ukraine affected the whole world, with the chess world facing its own difficulties.

ACP gathered the most important policy-makers and independent thinkers for a panel…

Mar 13, 2022

Of late my dreams have become darker and I don’t dream of the future anymore. I just dream of my childhood and places I used to frequent when I was younger. A few years back I had a vivid dream of…

Mar 12, 2022

Dear Colleagues,

First and foremost, Happy International Women's Day! We salute all the brave women who have found the passion and motivation to enter and succeed in a men-dominated…

Mar 02, 2022

ACP would like to offer free Premium membership for 2022 to all Ukrainian players.

Premium members are eligible to play for the special ACP prizes at the upcoming EICC in Slovenia. They…

Jan 18, 2022

Dear Colleagues,

The new year brings a new period for the ACP. We will try to do and create something that so far hasn't existed in the chess world.

With the pivot to an…

Jan 11, 2022

Are chess players becoming too greedy?

Recently a row exploded on social media. Vidit Gurathi tweeted: “Is it fair to ask Players Sponsor to pay the organisers as well in order for the…

Mar 25, 2021

Dear Members,

The General Assembly and Extraordinary General Assembly of the ACP took place from 15 to 22 March 2021.
All the Premium and Standard Members for 2020 and 2021 had…

Mar 25, 2021
Dear Chess Friends and Colleagues,

The Extraordinary General Assembly and General Assembly are starting today (15th March) and will last until 22nd of March.

All Premium and…
Mar 24, 2021

Dear Members,

The General Assembly and Extraordinary General Assembly of the ACP took place from 15 to 22 March 2021.
All the Premium and Standard Members for 2020 and 2021 had…

Mar 15, 2021
Dear Members,

With the aim to improve the way we work, we propose to hold the Extraordinary General Assembly and General Assembly from 15th to 22nd of March. 

The proposed…
Mar 15, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

Year 2020 was a challenging one for chess, to say the least. For the majority of its duration our game lost its over-the-board tournaments and moving online had its own…

Mar 15, 2021

Baskaran Adhiban
Aleksej Aleksandrov
Cemil Can Ali Marandi
Bassem Amin
Mikhail Al. Antipov
David Anton Guijarro
Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant
Ulvi Bajarani…

Mar 14, 2021

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Nov 08, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

Chess is often unfavourably compared to tennis. Unlike the tennis world, chess lacks an open, all-inclusive cycle that would encompass the top and the bottom of the…

Oct 31, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

The ACP conducted two surveys that took more than two months and we would like to share our findings.

One survey was prompted by FIDE President’s idea to limit the…