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News ‘February, 2010’

Edward James Olmos seeking funding for chess documentary

Edward James Olmos seeking funding for chess documentary

Olmos also urged the community to serve as an example for the rest of the nation. “You think this happened in your community because Brownsville is richer? Because your children are smarter? No. It’s because you gave your children the opportunity to explore their brains.”

Jonathan Rowson to lecture at UTD ChessFest

Jonathan Rowson to lecture at UTD ChessFest

Rowson is a senior researcher at RSA, a think tank in London. He holds a first-class degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University; a master’s in education from Harvard University in mind, brain and education; and a PhD from Bristol University. His doctoral thesis examines the concept of wisdom and the challenge of overcoming psychosocial constraints that prevent people from becoming wiser.

Boris Gelfand – Veselin Topalov LIVE!

Boris Gelfand – Veselin Topalov LIVE!

Welcome to the Linares 2010 live coverage on Chessdom.com. The game between Boris Gelfand and Veselin Topalov will start at 16:00 CET.

Team Anand wants to avoid visual contact between the players and audience

Team Anand wants to avoid visual contact between the players and audience

Viswanathan Anand has requested for a special curtain to be placed separating the audience and the stage to avoid visual contact for his upcoming World Chess Championship match against Veselin Topalov in April.

Aronian – Topalov LIVE!

Aronian – Topalov LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Alexandra Kosteniuk on Chessdom.com Welcome to the Linares 2010 live coverage on Chessdom.com. Stay tuned for live GM coverage at 16:00 CET.

Gelfand – Vallejo LIVE!

Gelfand – Vallejo LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Christian Bauer Welcome to the Linares 2010 live coverage on Chessdom.com. Stay tuned for live GM coverage at 16:00 CET.

Gashimov – Grischuk LIVE!

Gashimov – Grischuk LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Christian Bauer Welcome to the Linares 2010 live coverage on Chessdom.com. Stay tuned for live GM coverage at 16:00 CET.

GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and GM Christian Bauer will cover all Linares games in round 3

GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and GM Christian Bauer will cover all Linares games in round 3

Live on Chessdom.com at 16,00 CET The World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk will make her first appearance as live commentator on Chessdom.com in round 3 of Linares chess 2010. Behaving as a true and exemplary World Champion, GM Kosteniuk participates in the chess community every day – in simuls, tournaments, promotional games, making chess videos, having [...]

Veselin Topalov – Vugar Gashimov LIVE!

Veselin Topalov – Vugar Gashimov LIVE!

Welcome to the Linares 2010 live coverage on Chessdom.com. Stay tuned for live coverage at 16:00 CET.

Confirmed pairings round 1 Linares 2010

Confirmed pairings round 1 Linares 2010

Vallejo – Topalov live on Chessdom.com Chessdom.com journalist from Linares has confirmed the following pairings for round 1 Levon Aronian – Alexander Grischuk Francisco Vallejo – Veselin Topalov (live) Boris Gelfand – Vugar Gashimov The information published earlier has been corrected, full details on the Linares general page.

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