2018-08-18

French championship live games

The French chess federation's chess portal uses pgn4web for live games broadcasting and commentaries of the 2018 French chess championship. The event takes place in NĂ®mes from August 18th to 26th. Top players include GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Romain Edouard, GM Tigran Gharamian and GM Sebastien Maze.

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.



2018-07-29

games archives at the British chess championship

The 105th British chess championships takes place in Hull (England) from July 28th to August 5th. Leading players include GM Michael Adams, 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.

2018-05-25

French team championship live games and archives

The French chess federation's chess portal uses pgn4web for live games broadcasting and archives of the "Top 12" 2018 French team chess championship. The event takes place in Brest from May 25th to June 5th. Top players include GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek, GM David Navara, GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda, GM Li Chao, GM Etienne Bacrot, GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko, GM Pavel Eljanov, GM Arkadij Naiditsch.

The main live view integrates video streaming commentaries and games archives; 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.

2018-03-10

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.

2017-12-15

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.

2017-09-23

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.

2017-08-19

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.