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Geneva: Harikrishna defeats Aronian, joins Grischuk and Radjabov in lead

Geneva: Harikrishna defeats Aronian, joins Grischuk and Radjabov in lead

Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna defeated the top seed Levon Aronian in the sixth round of Geneva Grand Prix to join Alexander Grischuk and Teimour Radjabov, who drew each other, on the top of the crosstable with 4 points. As Aronian weakened the king with careless 20.f4 and then 21.b5, Harikrishna pounced on the opportunity, and [...]

Abhijeet Gupta with a hat-trick in Commonwealth Chess Championships

Abhijeet Gupta with a hat-trick in Commonwealth Chess Championships

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta came up with an inspired performance in the final round to defeat Aleksander Wohl of Australia and annexed the gold medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017. The Delhi-based stretched his total Commonwealth titles to four in the last five years and completed a hat-trick of titles. [...]

2nd ECU Congress – ECU General Assembly 2017

2nd ECU Congress – ECU General Assembly 2017

The 2nd ECU Congress and the Annual ECU General Assembly will be held in Creta Maris Beach Resort, Creta, Greece from 1st-5th November 2017, concurrently with the European Team Championships. The official venue will be Creta Maris Convention Centre. Schedule: Wednesday 1 November: Arrival of Delegates/Congress Participants Thursday 2 November: Commissions’ Meetings Friday 3 November: [...]

“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, [...]

Grischuk catches up with Radjabov in Geneva Grand Prix

Grischuk catches up with Radjabov in Geneva Grand Prix

In the fifth round of Geneva Grand Prix Alexander Grischuk scored a win against Pavel Eljanov and caught up with Teimour Radjabov on the top of the crosstable. Grischuk made a good use of black pieces, “The point is that being tempo down is actually to my advantage”, he joked as he explained the subtle [...]

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik to take the number 1 spot from Carlsen in Dortmund?

Kramnik is showing his best chess

Danzhou Super GM Tournament 2017 LIVE!

Danzhou Super GM Tournament 2017 LIVE!

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Amsterdam Science Park Chess Tournament 2017 LIVE!

Amsterdam Science Park Chess Tournament 2017 LIVE!

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met Sergey Karjakin

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Sergey Karjakin

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in Novo-Ogarevo. The Russian leader congratulated Karjakin on sports achievements, and also thanked him for the development of chess. “I want to thank you for what you are doing to develop chess,” Putin said. Transcript of the part of the conversation: Putin: Sergey Alexandrovich, [...]

FIDE World Chess Grand Prix in Geneva

FIDE World Chess Grand Prix in Geneva

The gala opening of the third stage of the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix was held tonight at the Four Seasons Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. On behalf of FIDE the tournament was officially opened by prof. dr. Adrian Siegel, FIDE Treasurer and member of the Presidential Board. President of World Chess, Mr Ilya Merenzon, and [...]

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