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News ‘March, 2013’

Carlsen and Kramnik neck to neck at Candidates Tournament in London

Carlsen and Kramnik neck to neck at Candidates Tournament in London

The Candidates Tournament 2013 in London continued Sunday with round 13 matches. Kramnik and Gelfand played a “human” game of chess, with lots of maneuvering and probing. Kramnik gradually increased the pressure and obtained advantage, but in an erratic time trouble he weakened the king with 37.f3 and could not find anything better than to [...]

Why do people keep coming back to Ikaria to play chess every summer

Why do people keep coming back to Ikaria to play chess every summer

With a beautiful photo gallery

7 men tablebases

7 men tablebases

Convekta Ltd announces the release of Lomonosov Tablebases – the first complete 7-piece endgame database that includes 100%-accurate predictions and optimal solutions to every singe position possible within this limitation. Until December 31, 2013, the tablebases will be available online and for free to all owners of ChessOK Aquarium 2012, Houdini 3 Aquarium, Houdini 3 [...]

April FIDE rating list

April FIDE rating list

Carlsen stays with the same points as Candidates not counted

The World Junior Champion joins the Candidates commentary team

The World Junior Champion joins the Candidates commentary team

Candidates Chess Tournament 2013 is taking from March 14 to April 1 in Savoy Place, London. Eight of the top world Grandmasters are participating for a place in the finals against Viswanathan Anand. The games have the traditional daily live coverage on Chessdom.com together with resident commentators GM Christian Bauer, IM Aman Hambleton, and IM [...]

Encyclopedia of Chess Endings

Encyclopedia of Chess Endings

The complete Encyclopedia of Chess Endings is now available in the Chessdom chess shop. With ECE you will get four hardback books, three classics and one newest book from the series: ECE Pawn Endings 1. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings ECE Pawn, 2nd edition, hardback NEW 2. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings ECE Rook 2, hardback with [...]

LIX Mexican International Championship

LIX Mexican International Championship

Alexander Onischuk is the first seed

Massive participation at the Philadelphia Open

Massive participation at the Philadelphia Open

Full standings of the rating categories

Corrales and Naroditsky lead at the Main Section of the Philadelphia Open

Corrales and Naroditsky lead at the Main Section of the Philadelphia Open

The leaders have a 4.5/5 score

O2C Doeberl Cup 2013

O2C Doeberl Cup 2013

This edition is taking place on 28 March – 1 April 2013

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