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.

French team championship custom live views and games archives

The final stage of the French team championship take places from May 18th to 28th in Chartres. The top 12 teams compete for the national championship in matches with eight players each. Top players include GM David Navara, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek, GM Li Chao, GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko, GM Baadur Jobava, GM Vladimir Malakov, GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Maxim Rodshtein, GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Markus Ragger, GM Alexander Areshchenko, GM Viktor Laznicka and GM Laurent Fressinet.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast, with custom live views developed as part of a portal for chess events setup by the French chess federation; the live views are a further improvement and optimization from last year's version for the same event: the main live view integrates the video streaming commentaries and provides a games list optimized for team events, updated with live results; a mobile live view is optimized for small screens; an accessible live view is designed for visually impaired users; each of the custom live views allows for browsing games archives from past rounds as well. A separate games archive view provides a best games collection.


live games in Poikovskiy Russia

The 18th edition of the tournament named after world champion Anatoly Karpov runs from April 17th to 27th in Poikovskiy, Russia. Participants include GM Ernesto Inarkiev, GM Dmitry Jakovenko, GM Maxim Rodshtein, GM Anton Korobov, GM Evgeniy Najer, GM David Anton Guijarro, GM Daniil Dubov, GM Emil Sutovsky, GM Victor Bologan and GM Sergei Zhigalko.

pgn4web is used for the live games broadcast from the tournament homepage.