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Interview with Vladislav Nevednichy – winner of White Tower 2018

Interview with Vladislav Nevednichy – winner of White Tower 2018

GM Vladislav Nevednichy is the winner of the strong White Tower 2018 chess tournament. A strong showing by GM Nevednichy and a victory in a direct match for the first place with GM Kiril Georgiev gave him the 2018 title in the event. Replay the games with analysis You had a fantastic  start of the [...]

Zhansaya Abdulmalik: I think this has been my first major achievement

Zhansaya Abdulmalik: I think this has been my first major achievement

Jamie Kenmure: Firstly, congratulations on winning the World Junior Girls Championship. We know it is a tough tournament to win so tell me how you felt after winning the event or when you found out that you won? Zhansaya Abdulmalik: Thank you! I’m very glad that I finally managed to win this Championship! Honestly, I [...]

Andrey Filatov about FIDE elections

Andrey Filatov about FIDE elections

Four or five candidates may run for President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in the election to be held at the General Assembly of the organization in 2018, the President of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF) Andrey Filatov told R-Sport.

Interview with Robert Houdart, author of the champion engine Houdini

Interview with Robert Houdart, author of the champion engine Houdini

Robert Houdart speaks about a possible match with AlphaZero

Interview with GM Vladimir Potkin (Video)

Interview with GM Vladimir Potkin (Video)

Vladimir has been European Individual Champion in 2011, surpassing on tiebreak Wojtaszek, Polgar and Moiseenko. He has worked for a few years with Levon Aronian, helping him to win the Linares International Chess Tournament in 2006, he has been the coach of Ian Nepomniachtchi and he’s been Sergey Karjakin’s second during last year’s World Championship Match against Magnus Carlsen.

Interview with Robert Houdart, Mark Lefler and GM Larry Kaufman

Interview with Robert Houdart, Mark Lefler and GM Larry Kaufman

Interview with video excerpts with the engine authors of TCEC

Dmitry Gordievsky: I played in all Moscow Open editions

Dmitry Gordievsky: I played in all Moscow Open editions

Winner of the Moscow Open Men’s Cup of Russia 20-year old Dmitry Gordievsky is speaking of his success with the tournament official website correspondent Alina Bivol. – Hello, Dima. For the second year in a row you’re sharing the first place in the Moscow Open. What’s the secret of your success? – I’ve been participating [...]

Moscow Open: Tran Tuan Minh and Thang Minh Tran

Moscow Open: Tran Tuan Minh and Thang Minh Tran

“Moscow is the best place for chess players from all over the world, including me. Usually strong players participate in Russian tournaments, here we can gain some experience. Besides, I always spend great time in Moscow, we have many friends here.”

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess

“Chess is a part of my life, but it is not my whole life!”… Four-time women’s world champion, Hou Yifan, gives a candid interview at #gibchess 2017.

Andrey Filatov: My main goal is to make chess popular

Andrey Filatov: My main goal is to make chess popular

Three years ago, Russian businessman Andrey Filatov became the President of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF). Now he takes a step back to assess the work he and the RCF have accomplished in that time. In this interview with Sport Express, Mr. Filatov talks about how chess is experiencing a boom, both in Russia and [...]

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