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Interview with GM Vladimir Potkin (Video)

Interview with GM Vladimir Potkin (Video)

Vladimir has been European Individual Champion in 2011, surpassing on tiebreak Wojtaszek, Polgar and Moiseenko. He has worked for a few years with Levon Aronian, helping him to win the Linares International Chess Tournament in 2006, he has been the coach of Ian Nepomniachtchi and he’s been Sergey Karjakin’s second during last year’s World Championship Match against Magnus Carlsen.

When an Amateur Challenges a ​Chess Grandmaster

When an Amateur Challenges a ​Chess Grandmaster

Self-described “obsessive learner” Max Deutsch challenged grandmaster Magnus Carlsen to a game of chess. What could possibly go wrong? Video: George Downs/WSJ.  

Video: Bai Jinshi v Ding Liren

Video: Bai Jinshi v Ding Liren

The recent game between the Chinese prospect Bai Jinshi and World championship candidate Ding Liren, played at Yingmei Cup 2017, caused great excitement among the chess fans. A plethora of sacrifices and tactical motifs left us watching in awe. Grandmaster Daniel King analyses this beautiful game in detail. As commented by Raghuveer Mukkamalla: “This game [...]

Video – Sinquefield Cup 2017 round 1

Video – Sinquefield Cup 2017 round 1

Replay the games and video of Sinquefield Cup 2017 round 1 Follow also on your mobile phone (Android) in the ChessArena android application for mobile phones.

Sinquefield Cup 2017 LIVE! (video and games)

Sinquefield Cup 2017 LIVE! (video and games)

Live games and live video

Ernesto Inarkiev simul at United Nations

Ernesto Inarkiev simul at United Nations

During the free day of Geneva Grand Prix a group of players and officials visited the United Nations Office in the Palais des Nations. Ernesto Inarkiev played a simul against the members of the UN Chess Club. He won all the games, but admitted it was tougher than he expected. Inarkiev added that he was [...]

“What do you know, you never played Kasparov”

“What do you know, you never played Kasparov”

Alexander Grischuk is always entertaining speaker in the press meetings. As he became co-leader in the Geneva Grand Prix, Grischuk was interviewed by WGM Anna Burtasova. After explaining why it is good to be tempo down in the reversed Dragon Sicilian, and why do Russians swim in Wijk aan Zee in the middle of winter, [...]

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

World Team Chess Championship 2017 LIVE!

Grandmaster video and computer analysis

World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships (Video)

World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships (Video)

Vivid video, which was shown at the Closing ceremony of the 1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, was a nice surprise for participants, parents, arbiters and all the others who took part in the event. In the end of the video the organiser of the championship and the President of the Chess [...]

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

Who is the best bowler among chess players?

What are Grand Prix participants mostly know for? Official YouTube channel of WorldChess, the broadcasting platform for the World Chess Championship cycle events. The interviews with players and organizers of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow can be found here.    

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