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Results: Fiji Rating Invitational Chess Tournament

The Fiji Chess Federation successfully hosted a two-day FIDE standard rated tournament in Suva over the weekend.

The six-player round-robin event was organised to allow Fiji’s top players to activate their international rating and two new players to attain a FIDE rating.

Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad took out first place by dominating the field and finishing with maximum five points. Continue reading

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Four new arbiters forĀ Fiji chess

The Fiji Chess Federation conducted its first-ever arbiter workshop in Suva on Saturday.

Under the guidance of FIDE Arbiter Calvin Prasad, the participants were introduced to the FIDE (World Chess Federation) rating system, reviewed the FIDE arbiter’s manual, and had hands-on experience with the Swiss Manager pairing software. Continue reading