Match WZ vs CXEB

We received a great response from players to this match, 176 interested but we could only accommodate 50. Players were selected considering the number of interested players per country and also trying to include as many countries as possible. The excel file below shows the team lineups for this match.

Friendly match CXEB – WZ

We have been invited by CXEB (Brazilian federation) to play a friendly match celebrating their 50th anniversary.It will be a 50-board team match. Start date February 14 (day when CXEB was founded)The WZ team will be composed by players from all member federations with rating that matches the brazilian opponent and evenly distributed amongst all […]

WZ tournaments starting in December 2018

Our Head Tournament Director IA Juan Martello (ARG) reports the following events started in December 2018: Open Class Open Class 21/2018 Open Class 22/2018 Open Class 23/2018 Higher Class Higher Class 08/2018 Higher Class 09/2018 Individual Championship Preliminaries Prelim 07/2018 Prelim 08/2019 Individual Championship Semifinals Semif 09/2018 Individual Championship Candidates Candidates 02/2019 Individual Championship Final […]

WZ tournaments starting in November 2018

Our Head Tournament Director IA Juan Martello (ARG) reports the following events started in November 2018: Open Class Open Class 20/2018 WZ Master Norm WZ Master Norm 6/2018 WZ Grandmaster Norm WZ GM norm 7/2018

Class Championships have been cancelled

Due to the lack of popularity and inability to start more than one section in 10 months, the World Zone (WZ) Director has cancelled the Class Championships. This was reported by him to the WZ Delegates. Eleven players have outstanding entries to these events, in the different sections. They will be contacted by the Head […]

New World Zone Auditor

The World Zone has a new Auditor, Ferdinand Burmeister (USA). He is an active correspondence chess player and has a financial background for over 50 years. Ferdinand owns an Accounting, Audit, International Tax and Financial consulting firm on Oxnard, CA. We wish him the best in his new position. We also thank our departing Auditor […]

WZ tournaments starting in October 2018

Our Head Tournament Director IA Juan Martello (ARG) reports the following events have started: Open Class Open Class 18/2018 Open Class 19/2018 Higher Class Higher Class 07/2018 WZ Grandmaster norm WZ GM norm 06/2018

WZ tournaments starting in September 2018

Our Head Tournament Director Juan Martello (IA) reports the following events have started: Open Class Open Class 16/2018 Open Class 17/2018 Higher Class Higher Class 6/2018 WZ Grandmaster norm WZ GM norm 5/2018 WZ Individual Championship Preliminaries Preliminaries 05/2018 Preliminaries 06/2018 WZ Individual Championship Semifinals Semifinal 08/2018  

WZ tournaments starting in August 2018

Juan Martello (IA) reports the following events have started in August 2018: Open Class Open Class 15/2018 Higher Class Higher Class 5/2018 Master Class Master Class 2/2018 WZ Master Norm WZ Master Norm 4/2018

WZ tournaments starting in July 2018

Our General Tournament Director Juan Martello (IA) reports the following events started in July: Open Class Open Class 12/2018 Open Class 13/2018 Open Class 14/2018 Higher Class Higher Class 04/2018 WZ Master Norm Master Norm 03/2018 WZ GM Norm GM Norm 04/2018 WZ Class Championships Class Championship 01/2018