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News ‘November, 2013’

27th Belgrade Trophy

27th Belgrade Trophy

The 27th Belgrade International Open Championship (Belgrade Trophy) will be held from 24th November to 2nd December in Obrenovac, near Belgrade. The tournament is valid for international norms for FIDE titles. The first Belgrade International Tournament was held in 1948 as a 20-players round robin. In various forms and with several breaks, the tournament continued [...]

Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, passes away

Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, passes away

Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, has passed away after a long battle with Leukemia. He left this world November 22, 2013, in Roanoke, Virginia at age 57, just about the same time that Komodo pulled ahead of Stockfish by winning game 2 in the TCEC final. Don started chess programming in the [...]

Aravindh Chithambaram wins Chennai GM Open 2013

Aravindh Chithambaram wins Chennai GM Open 2013

14-year-old FIDE Master V R Aravindh Chithambaram emerged the champion with a whopping 9/11 after the final round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament held in celebration of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Aravindh, for his spectacular performance, takes the winner’s trophy and the cash award [...]

Komodo brilliant at the start of TCEC Superfinal

Komodo brilliant at the start of TCEC Superfinal

The Komodo chess engine is off to a brilliant start at the TCEC Superfinal match against Stockfish. The engine by Don Dailey and Larry Kaufmann began with a draw and two wins to take the lead 2,5/0,5. Live games all day long here at the official site / See Komodo and Stockfish analyzing Anand – [...]

FIDE World Chess Team Championship 2013

FIDE World Chess Team Championship 2013

Team compositions

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November 2013 in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of 12 possible) finished in a draw, with which Carlsen accumulated the necessary 6,5 points to [...]

Chennai Open: Aravindh Chithambaram on a roll, leads 8.5/10

Chennai Open: Aravindh Chithambaram on a roll, leads 8.5/10

FIDE Master V R Aravindh Chithambaram (8.5) scalped one more Grandmaster and moved into sole lead after the tenth round of the Chennai Grandmaster International Open Chess tournament held in celebration of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 at Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. World Youth 2012 Silver medalist Aravindh Chithambaram, who is on a [...]

Stockfish – Komodo is the TCEC Superfinal

Stockfish – Komodo is the TCEC Superfinal

Starting today!

Blind Chess film receives plaudits at the World Chess Championship

Blind Chess film receives plaudits at the World Chess Championship

Chennai, 21 Nov: A full house and an enthusiastic response greeted the award winning documentary Algorithms about young blind chess players from India, screened at the FIDE World Chess Championship on Thursday evening. Directed by British filmmaker Ian McDonald and produced by Geetha J for the South Indian production house AkamPuram, Algorithms is the first [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2013 LIVE!

Carlsen – Anand 2013 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

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