Congratulations to Hou Yifan – the new World Chess Champion
Chinese GM Hou Yifan beat the Ukranian Mariya Muzychuk in the Women’s World Chess Championship 2016. It took place in Lviv, Ukraine from March 1st – 18th, 2016.
FIDE Candidates Tournament 2016 in Moscow
Who will become the challenger to Magnus Carlsen in the next World Chess Championship 2016 which will be held in New York in November? The Candidates Tournament started in Moscow on March 10th. The winner of the eight candidates will…
Where to find chess lessons at international schools in Beijing?
Here on chessbeijing.com, we’ve been asked by many parents where their child can get chess lessons at international schools in Beijing or Shanghai. Well, first they can check out helpful review sites such as international-schools-shanghai.com or other school guides and check if the schools…
Beijing Chess Night 2015
Beijing Chess Night took place at the Russian Cultural Center in Beijing on March 7th. Many chess players came together to have beginner-friendly chess lessons or to play challenging chess games, but the main attraction has been certainly the simul games against Chinese GM Yu Yangyi.
Reserve Your Spot Against GM Yu Yangyi – Beijing Chess Night 2015
Chess Beijing presents you the Beijing Chess Night in 2015 on March 7th, starting from 3pm to 8pm. It will be hosted by the Russian Cultural Center.
2nd Chess Beijing Tournament – Pictures and review
The 2nd Chess Beijing Tournament took place on November 23rd, 2014. In total 8 players competed in two groups against each other. The matches started at 9:30 am. Around noon, the player gathered for a fine french cuisine lunch and…
Chess Beijing – new season starts (every Sunday)
The Chess Beijing group is starting the new chess season. While Magnus will be busy defending his title, all chess enthusiasts in Beijing are invited to join us on Sunday, starting from 3pm. Enjoy chess games and chess conversations either…
Chess Beijing featured in Business Now magazine
Our Chess Beijing story is featured in the June issue of AmCham’s Business Now magazine. Click here for the article. The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham China) is a non-profit organization which represents US…
Chess Beijing hosts its first official tournament
Chess Beijing successfully hosted it’s first official tournament this past Saturday. More than twenty players participated in the event, which began at 9:30 in the morning and took place at Cafe de la Poste. Chess Beijing meets every Saturday at 3pm at Cafe de la Poste. Amateurs and grandmasters alike are all welcome to join.
1st Chess Beijing Tournament – preview
The 1st Chess Beijing Tournament takes place at Cafe de La Poste on May 17th, from 9:30 to 5pm. The chess tournament is kindly sponsored by the Embassy of Italy, Cafe de la Poste, AKRYL, and O’Steak. Click here to…