The 23rd FIDE Individual World Senior Championships 2013 were held on 11-24th November, 2013, at the conference centre Tamaris in Grand Hotel 4.Opatijska Cvijeta in Opatija, Croatia. The Championships were organized by the Chess Club “Rijeka” in agreement with FIDE and Croatian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the Mountain-littoral County, the City of Rijeka [...]
Don Dailey, author of the Komodo chess engine, has passed away after a long battle with Leukemia. He left this world November 22, 2013, in Roanoke, Virginia at age 57, just about the same time that Komodo pulled ahead of Stockfish by winning game 2 in the TCEC final. Don started chess programming in the [...]
The Komodo chess engine is off to a brilliant start at the TCEC Superfinal match against Stockfish. The engine by Don Dailey and Larry Kaufmann began with a draw and two wins to take the lead 2,5/0,5. Live games all day long here at the official site / See Komodo and Stockfish analyzing Anand – [...]
Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November 2013 in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of 12 possible) finished in a draw, with which Carlsen accumulated the necessary 6,5 points to [...]
The ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and currently ongoing in Chennai, finished in Magnus Carlsen’s favour after 28 moves of play. More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 / Photos / Play online at Chessdom Arena / Watch TCEC Stage [...]
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