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News ‘February, 2013’

Stockfish sole leader, Houdini in big trouble at TCEC Stage 2a

Stockfish sole leader, Houdini in big trouble at TCEC Stage 2a

The chess engine Stockfish is leader of TCEC Stage 2a. The 210213 version of Stockfish is at sole first position with 4,5/6 after 3 wins and 3 draws. It is half a point ahead of Rybka and Critter, and a full point ahead of Hiarcs. TCEC Stage 2a is played now, with 8 engines in [...]

Sjugirov, Fedorov and Fedorchuk lead at Cappelle La Grande

Sjugirov, Fedorov and Fedorchuk lead at Cappelle La Grande

Three leaders with two rounds to go

Caruana leads before the last round at Zurich

Caruana leads before the last round at Zurich

Very exciting draws were seen in Switzerland

Pablo Salinas is Chilean Champion 2012-2013

Pablo Salinas is Chilean Champion 2012-2013

FM Cristobal Torrez finished on second place

Gelfand and Anand sign another interesting draw at Zurich

Gelfand and Anand sign another interesting draw at Zurich

Kramnik and Caruana are playing a very sharp position

Sergey Fedorchuk defeated Eric Hansen at Cappelle La Grande

Sergey Fedorchuk defeated Eric Hansen at Cappelle La Grande

Alexei Fedorov defeated Lukasz Jarmula…

March FIDE chess rating list

March FIDE chess rating list

The World Chess Federation has published the March edition of the FIDE rating list. Magnus Carlsen continues at the top position with 2872, maintaining the same rating as during the February rating list. In fact, only one player from the February top 10 had active rated game – Viswanathan Anand, who added 4 ELO pints [...]

K.N. Gopal wins 3rd Dhamso International Chess Festival

K.N. Gopal wins 3rd Dhamso International Chess Festival

Gopal took home the top prize of Rs 75,000…

Rodrigo Da Silva Borges wins 3rd “Cidade de Nova Petropolis” Open

Rodrigo Da Silva Borges wins 3rd “Cidade de Nova Petropolis” Open

IM Dragan Stamenkovic finished second and IM Evandro Barbosa third

Bunratty Chess 2013

Bunratty Chess 2013

Bunratty Chess Festival is going to celebrate 20 years of chess. This year’s tournament will be held February 27th – March 3rd in Ireland. The tournament is divided into four sections, Minor (for beginners), Major (intermediate), Challengers (advanced) and Masters (for the top national and international players). As part of the Twentieth Anniversary the organizing [...]

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