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 [...]
Pogonina catches up with Kosteniuk. Six players remain on top in the men’s Superfinal.
Six men on top in Novosibirsk. Kosteniuk leads the women’s Superfinal despite losing today.
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” [...]
I think what the director, Mira Nair, did that other chess movie directors didn’t was bringing the camera real close to the characters.
Grigoriy Oparin joins the leaders in Superfinal. Alexandra Kosteniuk wins a fourth game in a row.
Kosteniuk and Girya leading In Novosibirsk. Svidler, Riazantsev, Fedoseev, and Goganov are on top in the men’s championship.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The first round of the Russian Superfinals was played on October 16 in Novosibirsk. Sergey Akhapov, Head of the Physical Culture and Sports Department of Novosibirsk Region, Honored master of sports in underwater swimming, made a ceremonial first move in Svidler-Inarkiev. The 7-time Russian champion, playing White, scored a victory in a nice attacking style. [...]