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Interviews with Carlsen, Wesley So, Ulf Andersson

Interviews with Carlsen, Wesley So, Ulf Andersson

Interviews from the airport… and a chess beer in Tromso

Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations

Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations

With only two days to go before the Chess Olympiad Tromsø begins, Susan Polgar reports from the scene on last-minute preparations, taking a look at the venue and artwork by the official Olympiad artist Chris Reddy. Chess Olympiad Tromsø YouTube channel

Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 – Video

Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 – Video

The Georgian Chess Federation is bidding to hold the Chess Olympiad 2018 and the World Cup 2017 in Batumi, a popular resort on the Black Sea. The proposed budget for both events is exceeding 20 million USD. 1,6 million USD is allocated for the travel fund for 80 Nations, while around 2 millions USD will [...]

Chess Olympiad 2014 – Opening Ceremony Video

Chess Olympiad 2014 – Opening Ceremony Video

The organizing committee of the 2014 Chess Olympiad has released a video that will be featured at the opening ceremony: “This video gives a good idea of what we want the 2014 Chess Olympiad to be all about – celebrating the game of chess, the players from 180 participating nations and what Tromsø 2014 stands [...]

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial 2014 – final VIDEO, PHOTOS

2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial 2014 – final VIDEO, PHOTOS

The 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament 2014 took place on 16-24th July 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel, incorporating professional and amateur chess. The fascinating Rapid Chess duel between top grandmasters Boris Gelfand and Peter Svidler was the most widely recognized part of the event. The final result of the duel is 5: 3 in favor of Peter Svidler. There [...]

Gelfand and Svidler exchange blows in the third day of the “2nd Gideon Japhet” match – VIDEO and PHOTO report

Gelfand and Svidler exchange blows in the third day of the “2nd Gideon Japhet” match – VIDEO and PHOTO report

Two more games have been played in the Gelfand-Svidler match held in the 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament. Gelfand won the 5th game in his favorite Gruenfeld Defence, but Svidler bounced back in the next round. The Russian Grandmaster managed to maintain the lead and the current score is 3.5:2.5 in his favor. [...]

Exclusive video interviews with Gelfand and Svidler

Exclusive video interviews with Gelfand and Svidler

The organizers of the 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial – Gelfand vs. Svidler rapid match delivered exclusive video interview series with the chess legends GM Boris Gelfand (Vice World Champion 2012) and GM Peter Svidler (seven times Russian champion). Gilad Japhet, son of Gideon Japhet and the organizer of the Memorial tournament in honor of his father who [...]

1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards – Video

1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards – Video

After the conclusion of the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Dubai, there was a ceremony of the 1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards. The winners are Viswanathan Anand, Yu Yangyi and Le Quang Liem. The prizes were awarded by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Continental President for Asia Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al-Nehyan. [...]

FIDE World Blitz Championship – Day 2 by Vijay Kumar

FIDE World Blitz Championship – Day 2 by Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar presents the video from day two of the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai, UAE. Magnus Carlsen won another World Champion title. FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship, replay games FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship – Day 1 video

FIDE World Blitz Championship – Day 1 by Vijay Kumar

FIDE World Blitz Championship – Day 1 by Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar presents the video from day one of the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai, UAE. Live video broadcast from the FIDE World Blitz 2014 Games FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship 2014 LIVE Games Videos from the FIDE World Rapid Championship: (the winner is Magnus Carlsen)

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