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Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 1 Video

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 1 Video

World Champion Magnus Carlsen experienced a setback already in the first round of the 2015 Qatar Masters Open as he was held to a draw by the Georgian women’s champion IM Nino Batsiashvili. Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Wesley So and Sergey Karjakin won their respective games with ease. But later in the pairings Grandmasters Harikrishna, [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2015 Opening Ceremony (Video)

Qatar Masters Open 2015 Opening Ceremony (Video)

The 2015 Qatar Masters Open is organized by Qatar Chess Federation from December 19-30. The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament for players rated over 2300. The hefty prize fund is in the amount of $130.000 including $27.000 top prize and $8.000 first women prize. The strong field is headed by World champion Magnus [...]

Who would win at Cluedo or Chess? – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Who would win at Cluedo or Chess? – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

The cast and crew discuss which Sherlock character would win at Cluedo or chess, and why… Programme website: http://bbc.in/1IJbTBZ

Capablanca vs. Lasker, World Championship 1921 (Video)

Capablanca vs. Lasker, World Championship 1921 (Video)

Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan goes way back to the end of the longest reign in world championship history: Emanuel Lasker vs. José Raul Capablanca. The match was delayed for years due to The Great War and failed negotiations. Seirawan covers the pivotal Game 5.

Altibox Epic Checkmate with Magnus Carlsen

Altibox Epic Checkmate with Magnus Carlsen

World Champion Magnus Carlsen, fresh from winning the London Chess Classic and Grand Chess Tour, is starring in a new commercial video for telecommunications company Altibox. The commercial is a product of cooperation between Altibox and Play Magnus App, as well as between Altibox and Norway Chess Tournament. Norwegian news portal Aftenbladet reports that Altibox [...]

Kingscrusher is analyzing TCEC Season 8

Kingscrusher is analyzing TCEC Season 8

Videos of Stage 2 and Stage 3

GM Harikrishna wins Isle of Man International on tie-break (Video)

GM Harikrishna wins Isle of Man International on tie-break (Video)

Pentala Harikrishna from India took the winner’s trophy in the 2nd Isle of Man International after edging Laurent Fressinet and Gabriel Sargissian on tie-break. The three Grandmasters finished on 7,0/9 points each. The 2nd Isle of Man International Chess tournament was held from 3-11th October in Douglas, Isle of Man, with 102 chess players from [...]

Isle of Man International – Round 8 Video

Isle of Man International – Round 8 Video

The 2nd Isle of Man International Chess tournament started with 104 chess players from 27 countries and with as many as 37 Grandmasters in the field. GM Michael Adams is the top seed followed by India’s 2nd highest player Pentala Harikrishna. Live games with analysis Video report courtesy of Vijay Kumar

Isle of Man International – Round 7 Video

Isle of Man International – Round 7 Video

The 2nd Isle of Man International Chess tournament started with 104 chess players from 27 countries and with as many as 37 Grandmasters in the field. GM Michael Adams is the top seed followed by India’s 2nd highest player Pentala Harikrishna. Live games with analysis Round 6 and round 7 video reports courtesy of Vijay [...]

Isle of Man International – Round 5 Video

Isle of Man International – Round 5 Video

The 2nd Isle of Man International Chess tournament started with 104 chess players from 27 countries and with as many as 37 Grandmasters in the field. GM Michael Adams is the top seed followed by India’s 2nd highest player Pentala Harikrishna. Live games with analysis Video report courtesy of Vijay Kumar

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