live games and archives at the Swedish team championship

The 2016/17 Swedish team championship started on October 14th, organized by the Swedish chess federation, with ten team competing for the national title. Top players include GM Jon Ludvig Hammer, GM Baadur Jobava, GM Georg Meier and GM Niels Grandelius.

pgn4web is used for games broadcast with a live fullscreen view, a live view for mobile devices and a live multi-board view.

pgn4web is also used for archived games display.


French championship live games

The French championship takes place in Agen from August 13th to 21st. Over 800 participants compete in eight different tournaments. The national titles are awarded in two 10 player round-robin tournaments. Besides reigning champion GM Christian Bauer the competition includes GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Edouard Romain, GM Tigran Gharamian, GM Sebastien Maze and GM Sebastien Feller.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast and games archive: the main live view integrates the video streaming commentaries and the pgn4web engine analysis module; 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 by the French chess federation and shows the latest improvements and additions to the platform. The customizations for visually impaired users are publicly available from their developers at the dedicated source repository.


custom live views at the French team championship

The final stage of the French team championship take places from May 28th to June 8th in Darcy. The top 12 teams compete for the national championship in matches with eight players each. Top players include GM Anish Giri, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM David Navara, GM Dimitri Jakovenko, GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek and GM Etienne Bacrot.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast: the main custom live view integrates the video streaming commentaries and the pgn4web engine analysis module; a separate multiple boards custom live view allows following several games in parallel. A game archive view is provided to browse games from earlier rounds, also integrating the pgn4web engine analysis module. Please note how easily those custom views add coordinates around the pgn4web chessboard. The custom views based on pgn4web are part of a portal for chess events setup by the French chess federation.


games for news articles at the Hasselbacken open

The Stockholm's chess society celebrates its 150 years jubilee with an open tournament at the Hasselbacken hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. The Hasselbacken open runs from April 30th till May 8th with more than 300 players, of which more than 30 GM. Top players include GM Dmitry Andreikin, GM Alexei Shirov, GM Zoltan Almasi, GM Evgeny Postny, GM Ilia Smirin, GM Baskaran Adhiban, GM Vladislav Tkachiev, GM Sethuraman Panayappan Sethuraman, GM Borki Predojevic, GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, GM Krishnan Sasikiran, GM Sandro Mareco, GM Axel Bachmann, GM Vladimir Onischuk, GM Konstantin Landa , GM Sébastien Mazé and GM Benjamin Bok.


live games at the Hungarian team championship

The Hungarian national team championship ended on April 17th with the victory of the Aquaprofit NTSK team that included top players such as GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Zahar Efimenko, GM Csaba Balogh, GM Ivan Ivanisevic, GM Viktor Erdős, GM Luka Lenic, GM Róbert Márkus, GM Péter Prohászka, GM Zoltán Ribli, GM Constantin Lupulescu, GM József Pintér, GM Tamás Bánusz, GM Zoltán Medvegy and GM András Flumbort.

Live games have been broadcasted from the site of the Hungarian chess federation using a custom live view based on pgn4web. The Hungarian chess federation also uses the wordpress.org plugin from pgn4web to display chess games on their blog.


games archives for the Zurich chess challenge

The Zurich chess challenge takes place from Fri 12th to Mon 15th February 2016. The main event is a six players round robin with a time control of forty minutes per game with ten seconds increments; scores from a blitz tournament on the final day will also count to the standings; there is also a blitz event on the first day to establish the draw. Invited players are: GM Viswanathan Anand, GM Levon Aronian, GM Anish Giri, GM Vladimir Kramnik, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Alexei Shirov. In addition, an exhibition match is scheduled between GM Boris Gelfand and GM Alexander Morozevich and an handicap match between GM Boris Gelfand and Oleg Skvortsov.

The pgn4web embedchessboard plugin for joomla is used to display games, both in a dedicated games archive page and within daily news reports (please note the miniature win of Anand against Aronian in the first round).


Moscow open live games

The Moscow open 2016 is taking place from January 30 to February 7, in Moscow, Russia. The 9 round event is a stage of the Russian cup. A total of 169 players compete, including GM Anton Korobov, GM Ernesto Inarkiev, GM Vladislav Artemiev, GM Boris Grachev, GM Rauf Mamedov, GM Denis Khismatullin, GM Dmitry Kokarev and GM Maxim Turov.

pgn4web is used for live games broadcast with a customized live results view.