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Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014 is scheduled to take place on 14-20th December 2014 at the Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik, in Zadar, a city in Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The tournament will be organized by the Croatian Chess Federation and Chess Federation Zadar and will be split into two Groups – Open A (9-round Swiss valid [...]

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

Stockfish leads TCEC Season 7 – Stage 1a

The exciting seventh season of the strongest computer chess championship TCEC is in progress and the reigning champion Stockfish takes the lead. The engine with modification 160914 has 3,5/4 points, followed by Gull 3, Critter 1.6a and Chiron 2 on 3/4 points each. Protector drew against Stockfish in the third round of the competition to stop [...]

Isle of Man International

Isle of Man International

The PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament is set to take place from 4-12th October at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man. The event will consist of three sections: Master (9-round Swiss), Major and Minor (7-round Swiss each). Rate of play: 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then [...]

Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand

Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand

The 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be held on 7-28th November in Sochi, Russia. AGON has set a page for members of the media to receive accreditation and request assistance with visas and other issues. The Match will take place in the Sochi Olympic Village. AGON has [...]

American Continental Championships 2014

American Continental Championships 2014

The American Continental Championships 2014 are scheduled to take place from 18-26th October at the Hotel Pipa Atlântico – Convention Center on Praia da Pipa in Brazil. The participation is open to all players registered with FIDE federations of the American continent. The system of play in the Classical Championship is 11-round Swiss. Top four [...]

Decisive games dominate an exciting start of TCEC

Decisive games dominate an exciting start of TCEC

Multiple decisive games, spectacular sacrifices, close saves, deep tactics, and instructive play were all part of an exciting first round of the top computer chess championship TCEC. Twelve exciting games has just finished and ten of them were decisive. You can see the results below. Chiron 2 and Stockfish, modification 160914, are the only engines so [...]

GM Zhang Zhong clear first in Malaysia Open (Video)

GM Zhang Zhong clear first in Malaysia Open (Video)

The 11th IGB Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Open took place from 15-21st September at the Cititel Hotel Mid Valley, MidValley City, Kuala Lumpur. 130 players from 15 countries, including 14 Grandmasters and 19 International Masters, competed in the event. Top rated GM Zhang Zhong (Singapore) emerged clear winner with 7,5/9 points after defeating the 2nd-seed [...]

Sochi Media Center is the venue for match Carlsen – Anand 2014 (Updated)

Sochi Media Center is the venue for match Carlsen – Anand 2014 (Updated)

The organizing committee of the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand has chosen Sochi Media Center in Adler as the playing venue for the event. Sochi Media Center hosted international and Russian media around the clock during the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014. [...]

Learning chess and life

Learning chess and life

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All games decisive at the start of TCEC

All games decisive at the start of TCEC

All of them wins for white

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