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News ‘October, 2016’

Social Day at Russian Chess Championships Superfinal

Social Day at Russian Chess Championships Superfinal

The Russian Chess Championships Superfinal, which is underway in Novosibirsk, had a day off on October 22. All chess events running under Chess in Museums project, carried out by RCF and Timchenko Charitable Foundation, feature a special program for a rest day, which primarily aims at children. Master-classes and simultaneous displays give chess fans a [...]

Texas Collegiate Chess Super Finals

Texas Collegiate Chess Super Finals

Live games with analysis

Russian Superfinal – Round 6

Russian Superfinal – Round 6

Pogonina catches up with Kosteniuk. Six players remain on top in the men’s Superfinal.

Russian Superfinal – Round 5

Russian Superfinal – Round 5

Six men on top in Novosibirsk. Kosteniuk leads the women’s Superfinal despite losing today.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met World U18 champion Stavroula Tsolakidou

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met World U18 champion Stavroula Tsolakidou

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras & Minister of Sports Aristides Baltas received the World U18 Girls Champion Stavroula Tsolakidou and congratulated her on the third world title (U14, U16 and U18). The representatives of the Greek Chess Federation also attended the meeting. “Stavroula Tsolakidou is an important example of confidence for the country’s future” [...]

Queen of Katwe – Review by Mehul Gohil

Queen of Katwe – Review by Mehul Gohil

I think what the director, Mira Nair, did that other chess movie directors didn’t was bringing the camera real close to the characters.

Russian Superfinal – Round 4

Russian Superfinal – Round 4

Grigoriy Oparin joins the leaders in Superfinal. Alexandra Kosteniuk wins a fourth game in a row.

Russian Superfinal – Round 3

Russian Superfinal – Round 3

Kosteniuk and Girya leading In Novosibirsk. Svidler, Riazantsev, Fedoseev, and Goganov are on top in the men’s championship.

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

Pro-Biz Cup at the Royal Automobile Club in London

The fourth edition of the Pro-Biz Cup will once again give you the opportunity to team up with one of your chess heroes. On Thursday 8 December the Pro-Biz Cup will take place at the prestigious locale of the Royal Automobile Club in London, from 10am to 3.30pm. The Royal Automobile Club has a long [...]

Russian Superfinal – Round 2

Russian Superfinal – Round 2

The second round of the Russian Superfinal was played on October 17 in Novosibirsk. Dmitry Jakovenko suffered a disappointing loss in the men’s championship. Having White against Aleksey Goganov, he obtained a significant advantage out of the opening and developed it methodically. However, prior to the first control Jakovenko missed the strongest continuation, wrongly offering [...]

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