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“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!

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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.    

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

What is the craziest thing Grand Prix participants ever read about themselves?

Grandmasters take you to the alternative reality created by journalists. 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.    

Webster University with 5th college title in a row

Webster University with 5th college title in a row

The College Chess Final Four event was held on 25-26th March at the Marshall Chess Club in New York. Webster University scored 8 points (winning all three matches) to claim its fifth consecutive President’s Cup. Texas Tech is second with 6,5 points, St. Louis University third with 5 points and UT Dallas is third with [...]

Entering the “Chess Dimension”

Entering the “Chess Dimension”

The 60 Minutes team discovers that Dr. B’s chess lessons are about more than kings and queens. They’re about winning graciously — and learning from losing. “Franklin Country is one of those places where, if you’re an out-of-towner, you’re going to be spotted pretty quickly,” says 60 Minutes producer Laura Dodd. She co-produced this week’s [...]

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura’s trifecta in Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Hikaru Nakamura won the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters for a third consecutive year after defeating David Antón Guijarro (Spain) in a tense two-game speed playoff. In the regular part of the tournament Antón Guijarro, Nakamura and Yu Yangyi shared the first place with 8,0/10 points each in the field of 255 players. Ju Wenjun from China [...]

Hou Yifan gives away her final round in five moves

Hou Yifan gives away her final round in five moves

Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan from China has apologised for giving away her game against Lalith Babu M R from India in the last round of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival within five moves. In an exclusive interview with the Festival press team Hou Yifan tells Tania Sachdev she apologised to chess players, to her [...]

Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Chess Connects: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2017 Mood Video

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess is a melting pot of cultures, ages, nationalities and abilities. Watch the mood video to experience the ambience of #gibchess 2017.

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