Author Archives: Kim Walisch

Battles on the chessboard in the town of Cervantes’s captivity

The European Chess Club Cup 2019, Ulcinj, Montenegro, 9-16 November, has been dominated by Obiettivo Rinascimento Padova from Italy (GMs Rapport, Adams, Lekó, Vallejo Pons, Šarić, Vocaturo, Brunello, rating average: 2686), ahead of Nový Bor from the Czech Republic and Mednyi … Continue reading

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Stefan Maltezeanu at the World Junior Chess Championship 2019

Gambit’s Stefan Maltezeanu represented Luxembourg at the World Junior Chess Championship  in Delhi, India, from 14 to 26 October 2019.   Stefan acquired valuable experience, scoring 4.5 points amidst strong international competition after allowing more than one lucky escape to his … Continue reading

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Umberto Cerasi wins the Coupe de la commune de Bettembourg

Gambit’s Umberto Cerasi clinches the title in Bettembourg scoring 6/7 ahead of Stanislas Loiret (Metz) and Steve Dishman (Gambit Bonnevoie).

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Tim Upton Memorial Tournament 

On Saturday 22 June an invitational rapid tournament to honor the memory of Gambit Bonnevoie I captain Tim Upton has taken place in Foyer Européen, Luxembourg. The tournament has been organized by our club and the Chess club of the … Continue reading

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International Solving Contest 2019 in Luxembourg

Sunday, 27 January 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The International Solving Contest (ISC) is a chess problem solving competition centrally organised by the World Federation for Chess Composition (https://www.wfcc.ch). It is for individual solvers and takes place in multiple places worldwide … Continue reading

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Gambits at lightning speed

Our players have won their second national Blitz Chess title in a row, emerging clear first ahead of Differdange and Bieles after 18 rounds of 3’ per player games with 2’’ increment. The tournament organised by CE Philidor Beggen offered … Continue reading

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Luxembourg Chess League 2017/18: An end-of-season balance

The Luxembourg Chess League 2017/18 is over, with a final round on 25 March in Differdange which brought together all the participating teams for a colourful gran finale (RTL). The balance for Gambit teams is mixed.  Despite a fierce fight, … Continue reading

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