• Chess is life
  • Chess is a display of intelligence
  • If chess were banned, I'd rather be a smuggler
  • Mathematics + chess = theater
  • Chess is mind’s gym
  • Chess is as imperative as Literature
  • Life's too short for chess
  • Chess is imagination
  • Chess is a unique game; royal and imperial
  • Chess is eminently and emphatically the philosopher's game
  • Chess is an exquisite frivolity
  • Chess is a hobby but also is an educator of reasoning
  • I play chess as If my enemy would analyze my game
  • Chess is the essence of the useless and the wise
Today: 16.Sep.2014

NEWS

Sep 01, 2014 37

PANAMERICAN YOUTH CHESS FESTIVAL - GAMES

DOWNLOAD GAMES PGN Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 111

WE KEPT OUR PROMISES: RAÚL HERNÁNDEZ

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos. - “We kept our promises, Mexico is for the first time in the history of the Pan American Championships in the first place in the team section, they also won medals in the classic and blitz chess, one of them gold, those are the best results ever in the history of 25 events”, said Mr. Raúl Hernández Hernández, President of the Mexican National Chess Federation. When he officially closed the 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014. It really worked the… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 77

MÉXICO WOUL ORGANIZE ANOTHER FESTIVAL: RUSSELL SMITH

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos.- The 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival leaves a precedent to the Mexican National Chess Federation due the fact it was the first ever organized in Mexico and IA Russell Smith , General Secretary of the Chess Confederation for the Americas supports the idea that in the future it will be held again in Mexico. Talking after the closing ceremony of the festival where all the participating delegations took photos with the piñatas they painted themselves, Russell… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 77

THE 25th FESTIVAL WAS A REAL CHALLENGE: TECHNICAL DIRECTION

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos.- Talking about the Administration aspect the 25th Pan American Festival, it was a real challenge, because there were many obstacles to surpass, for instance, not all the players that registered to the event came, but also many people arrived and not all were served. Rosa Estela Mendoza García, Technical Director of the event, explained that in the Continental Event everyone had the chance to receive fair accommodation, “we also had to put additional money to avoid… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 138

GALLERY CLOSING

ENTER GALLERY Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 279

PANAMERICAN YOUTH CHESS FESTIVAL CLASSIC CHESS MEDAL

PANAMERICAN YOUTH CHESS FESTIVAL CLASSIC CHESS MEDAL RANK COUNTRY GOLD SILVER BRONZE 1 ESTADOS UNIDOS 5 2 1 2 PERÚ 2 2 1 3 COLOMBIA 2 0 0 4 MÉXICO 1 2 3 5 CHILE 1 1 2 6 PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 7 ARGENTINA 0 2 2 8 CUBA 0 1 1 9 VENEZUELA 0 2 0 10 ECUADOR 0 0 1 10 COSTA RICA 0 0 1 Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 153

PANAMERICAN YOUTH CHESS FESTIVAL CLASSIC CHESS CHAMPIONS

PANAMERICAN YOUTH CHESS FESTIVAL CLASSIC CHESS CHAMPIONS SUB 18 OPEN RANK NAME ELO FED Pts. MEDALLA 1 Flores Guerrero Jesús 0 MEX 7 ORO 2 FM Vidal Meléndez Izmael David 2278 VEN 7 PLATA 3 Jiménez Garcia Emmanuel 2131 CRC 7 BRONCE SUB 18 FEMALE RANK NAME ELO FED Pts. MEDALLA 1 WIM Rodriguez Rueda Paula Andrea 2244 COL 9 ORO 2 WFM Paredes Bustamante Paula 2051 PER 7 PLATA 3 WFM Gómez Camacho Micaela 1971 ARG 6171 BRONCE SUB 16 OPEN RANK NAME ELO FED Pts. MEDALLA 1 Panchanatham Vignesh 2110 USA 7½… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 150

THIS IS NOTA GOODBYE, BUT A SEE YOU SOON IN COLOMBIA 2015

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos. - After thanking the trainers of the Mexican team GM Juan Carlos González and GM Gilberto Hernández, for the obtained results, Raúl Hernández, President of the Mexican National Chess Federation, declared closed the 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014. In the closing ceremony there were many VIP such as IA Russell Smith, General Secretary of the Chess Confederation for Latin America, José Raúl Porras Carrillo, in behalf of Jaqueline Guerra, President… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 63

THERE WERE ADVENCES IN THE YOUNGEST’S CATEGORIES: GM GILBERTO HERNÁNDEZ

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos. - The results of the children of the U-8 to U-12 categories were indeed very positive ones, because we have been in other Pan American events and the Mexican children didn’t have any chance to win medals, said GM Gilberto Hernández, national trainer of the champions and runner ups of the boys category in ages U-8 to U-12 . He said there was really a progress with the work of these boys, a very good development and in this festival, they were protagonists, this… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 73

THE 25TH FESTIVAL LEAVES A GREAT EXPERIENCE

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos.- the 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014 has left us a great experiences, because as in each event , there are things have to be improved and here we saw some points we need improve, most of all because Mexico could be the world venue. Javier Herrera, Vice-president of the Mexican National Chess Federation noted that once our country received the organization of the World championship, they will be working very hard. Talking about the development of… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 110

GALLERY CLASSIC CHESS ROUND 9

ENTER GALLERY Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 88

I REALLY LIKE MEXICO AND I’D STAY: DANITZA VÁZQUEZ

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos.- From Cagua, center of Puerto Rico, WIM Danitza Vázquez Maccarini, is ready to win the 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014 in the U-14 category, at the end of the penultimate round she was 1st with 6.5 point, very closer to Trilce Cosme from Peru. Before coming here for the first time to our country, she said she’d stay, she was in the Central American Championship in the Olympic teams in Asunción Paraguay, then in the USA Open. “After this Pan… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 73

WITH A PROMISIG FUTURE

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos. - He’s only 9 years old, but he is a real runner up Pan American Champion Sión Galaviz. When the 8th day of games is over, he ended in a draw against his compatriot Cristian Bojorquez, by triple repetition. He is aware he has to win the last game he’s left to play to remain with the silver medal, and he said “I’ll do it for my teacher Gilberto who teaches me very well, I like him “ He reminded he started to play when he was 4 years old when he saw his elder… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 83

AMERICA SINGS

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos. - Night of music, union, a night when America sang in the framework of the 25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014. With the production of Svetlana Bastidas Apodaca and Alfredo Bastidas as sound engineer at the Arches Restaurant, of the Hotel Club Dorados Oaxtepec was the venue of an unforgettable dinner. Karaoke show started at 20.00 hours, when Alfredo opened the show thanks to the FENAMAC’s sound equipment and Bastidas’ mobile phone was used to connect… Read More...
Jul 17, 2014 90

SWIMMING POOL AND SOCCER, THE FAVORITE HOBBIES OF THE CHESS PLAYERS OF THE 25TH PAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL

July 16th Oaxtepec, Morelos.- Many of the foreign Delegations which are at the25th Pan American Youth Chess Festival Mexico 2014 came here because Mexico is a tourist attraction and the venue hotel has let them have fun at the end of the rounds. The majority of them are little children and young chess players who take all of a sudden the swimming pools to refresh themselves, they also play in the slides, adults are also involved, but the more experienced are the young ones who once and again… Read More...

Galleries

ORGANIZER