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News ‘September, 2007’

Ready for Coronation

Ready for Coronation

Vishwanatan Anand extended his lead at the World Chess Championsip after defeating Alexander Morozevich in the 11th round, while his main competitors Kramnik and Gelfand assented to quick draws. In the barely second Sicilian defence appearing at the tournament, Anand opted for the English attack as expected. Peter Leko started with 1.d4, silently acknowledging that he has no solution for Aronian’s Marshall attack. The game took the course of Leko-Kramnik, Corus 2005, Levon Aronian was well prepared and improved Kramnik’s play…

Gelfand Svidler live!

Gelfand Svidler live!

World Chess Championship with IM Karakehayov

Anand Morozevich live!

Anand Morozevich live!

World Chess Championship with IM Karakehayov

World Chess Championship round 10

World Chess Championship round 10

With four rounds to go, Anand is clear point ahead of 2nd placed Boris Gelfand. He still has to play Morozevich and Leko with white and Svidler and Grischuk with black. Observers are already bidding if Anand could beat Kramnik in the rematch guaranteed to the current World Champion.

Gelfand – Leko live!

Gelfand – Leko live!

with live commentary by IM Kalin Karakehayov Boris Gelfand suffered shocking defeat in the yesterday’s encounter against Alexander Grischuk. Today he will try to take the advantage of white pieces against Peter Leko. Enjoy the live commentary by IM Kalin Karakehayov.

Kramnik – Anand live!

Kramnik – Anand live!

with live commentary by IM Kalin Karakehayov Five rounds left in the World Chess Championship, but this could be the last chance for Vladimir Kramnik to catch on with the leading Viswanathan Anand. Enjoy the live commentary with IM Kalin Karakehayov.

Two US Champions in Miami Chess Open

Two US Champions in Miami Chess Open

The current US Woman Champion, Irina Krush (2511 USCF rating) who has the title of International Master and three norms of Grandmaster among the man, announced her participation in the Miami Chess Open which begins next Wednesday at 7pm at the Sheraton Mart Plaza Hotel located at 711 NW 72 Ave.

Vishy Anand on good road

Vishy Anand on good road

Round 10 is seeing big derby Vladimir Kramnik – Vishy Anand, which is likely to be the last chance to stop the Indian on his road for the World Championship title. Other pairings are Aronian-Grischuk, Gelfand-Leko and Svidler-Morozevich. Join us at Chessdom for the live coverage and commentary by IM Kalin Karakehayov.

Grischuk Gelfand live!

Grischuk Gelfand live!

Another dynamic encounter of the World Chess Championship round 9 is the game between Grischuk and Gelfand. Grischuk has been close to the leaders for several rounds and seems to be ready to jump to the top of the table. At the same time Gelfand wants to solidify his position and try to reduce the distance with Anand and increase chances for the title.

Anand Aronian live!

Anand Aronian live!

World Chess Championship with GM Vladimir Dimitrov Aronian Anand round 2 We could enjoy the World Chess Championship round 2 encounter between Aronian and Anand with IM Miodrag Perunovic. Thanks to the wonderful theoretical novelty 17…c5!, Anand not only surprised his opponent (and one of major rivals for the title) but he also showed how [...]

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