hdbank cup live games in Hanoi

From March 10th to 15th, Hanoi Vietnam hosts the 8th HDBank cup. 271 players from 21 countries and territories compete, including GM Le Quang Liem, GM Wang Hao, GM Sethuraman SP, GM Mareco Sandro, GM Gordievsky Dmitry, GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr and GM Wen Yang.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast with a custom applet integrating inline engine analysis.


live games and web app for the European blitz and rapid championship

The European blitz and rapid chess championship for 2017 is hosted in Katowice, Poland. 1138 players from 37 federations join the blitz championship on Friday December 15th, including 72 GMs, 68 IMs, 62 FMs, 4 WGMs and 12 WIMs. 1238 players from 39 federations join the rapid championship on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of December, including 71 GMs, 68 IMs, 67 FMs, 4 WGMs and 12 WIMs. Top players include GM Ernesto Inarkiev, GM Zaven Andriasian, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek, GM David Navara, GM Ruslan Ponomariov, GM Igor Kovalenko, GM Sergei Zhigalko and GM Luke McShane.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast using the mosaic view, please select the "js boards" option from the tournament live page; 100 live boards make this event one of the largest live tournament broadcast.

pgn4web is also used to provide a live games web app for fullscreen view and for installation on users' devices, please select the "app boards" option from the tournament live page; this event the first large scale deployment of the pgn4web live games web app; more information on using the pgn4web live games web app for a live tournament broadcast is available on the pgn4web project wiki.


games archives and news articles for the Isle of Man open

The Isle of Man international open sponsored by chess.com runs from September 23rd to October 1st. Players include GM Magnus Carlsen, GM Vladimir Kramnik, GM Fabiano Caruana, GM Viswanathan Anand, GM Hikaru Nakamura, GM Michael Adams, GM Boris Gelfand, GM Pavel Eljanov, GM Francisco Vallejo Pons, GM Zoltan Almasi, GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Santosh Gujrathi Vidit and GM David Howell.

pgn4web is used for games archives and news articles, using the joomla embedchessboard plugin on the tournament site. More information how to display pgn4web chessboards on joomla sites is available from the pgn4web wiki.


live games and commentaries for the French championship

The French championship takes place in Agen from August 19th to 27th. Over 800 participants compete in nine different tournaments. A 10 player round-robin tournament awards the national title: players include GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Christian Bauer, GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Tigran Gharamian, GM Sebastien Maze, GM Matthieu Cornette and GM Maxime Lagarde.

The main live view integrates video streaming commentaries, with commentators using a pgn4web chessboard enhanced by the pgn4web engine analysis module in order to explore variations for the spectators; a mobile live view is optimized for the small screens of mobile phones and tablets; an accessible live view is designed for visually impaired users.

The games display uses the portal for chess events, setup and maintained by the French chess federation. The customizations for visually impaired users are publicly available from their developers at the dedicated source repository.


British chess championship games archives

The 104th British chess championships takes place in Llandudno (Wales) from July 29th to August 6th. Leading players include GM David Howell, GM Gawain Jones and GM Luke McShane.

pgn4web is used for games archives, using the embed chessboard plugin for wordpress.org that makes it very easy to add pgn4web based chessboards into worpress.org articles.


games archives for the Nordic championship zonal tournament

The Nordic championship is organized by the Swedish chess federation; the event is held in Växjö, Sweden from June 26 to July 2. The tournament winner qualifies as representative for FIDE zone 1.3 to the World Cup event later this year. Players include GM Nils Grandelius, GM Erik Blomqvist, GM Helgi Dam Ziska, GM Johann Hjartarson, GM Allan Stig Rasmussen and GM Axel Smith.

pgn4web is used for games archives using the off the shelf games collection template from the pgn4web project.


Zalakaros chess festival live games and archives

The Hungarian chess federation is supporting the Zalakaros chess festival from May 18th till May 25th. The main event is dedicated to the memory of GM Gyula Sax; leading players include GM Richard Rapport, GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, GM Robert Markus, GM Igor Kovalenko, GM Zahar Efimenko, GM Tamir Nabaty, GM Abhijeet Gupta, GM Tamas Banusz, GM Viktor Erdos, GM Alexander Zubo and GM Levente Vajda.

pgn4web is used for both live games broadcast and games archives; custom views feature a unique design and a very clean presentation, fully integrated within the wordpress.org based tournament website.