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Evgeny Postny to play in next Rilton Cup

Evgeny Postny to play in next Rilton Cup

The Israeli player Evgeny Postny, 35 years of age, is the first 2600+ player to sign up for Rilton Cup 2016/2017 which will be played between December 27th and January 5th. GM Evgeny Postny has 2632 in ELO and will surely be among the favorites to win the trophy. By Ingemar Falk It’s more than [...]

Andrey Filatov: We are just at the start of a long journey

Andrey Filatov: We are just at the start of a long journey

On June 1, the International Children’s Day, Dagomys will host another final of White Castle, a team chess tournament for schools. For the second consecutive year, foreign teams will participate in the final along with Russian schoolchildren. This year the tournament will welcome more youngsters from abroad, and the RCF takes special pride in succeeding [...]

Paul Truong interview by Chris Torres

Paul Truong interview by Chris Torres

Chris Torres, President of Chess & Music Academy in Northern California, conducted an interview with Paul Truong, Coach & Chief Strategist of Webster University #1 ranked Collegiate Chess program. Chris Torres: Congratulations on winning the Final Four for the 6th consecutive time. That is impressive. Paul Truong: Thank you. The credits have to go to [...]

Indian Team is the Winner of the Asian Nations Cup 2016!

Indian Team is the Winner of the Asian Nations Cup 2016!

Adhiban B, Sethuraman S.P, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Sengupta Deep and Sasikiran Krishnan and their captain Ramesh have become the heroes of the Asian Nations Cup 2016. With only one unexpected draw against Mongolian Open team, the Indian chess players have won the rest of their matches during the Asian team competition – Asian Nations Cup [...]

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi: I always love to play in team tournaments

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi: I always love to play in team tournaments

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi is one of the leading Indian Grandmasters, a member of the national open team at the Asian Nations Cup 2016. Vidit has once won the World Youth Champion U-14. Also, he got the bronze medal in the World Junior Chess Championship. He has outplayed his opponent from China at Round 5 and [...]

Murtas Kazhgaleyev: Chess players should start writing about their lives

Murtas Kazhgaleyev: Chess players should start writing about their lives

The name Murtas Kazhgaleyev is well known in the world of chess. Murtas is a member of the National Kazakhstani team during six World Chess Olympiads, winner of the Asian Games 2006 in Doha in rapid games. Last year he became the National Chess Champion for the first time. Murtas has an interesting style of [...]

Bu Xiangzhi: Marriage influences chess performance in a way

Bu Xiangzhi: Marriage influences chess performance in a way

Bu Xiangzhi is one of the strongest chess players not only in his own country China, but worldwide. He became the World Chess Champion U-14, vice National Champion. Xiangzhi is a member of the National Chinese team participating in six World Chess Olympiads. He participates in the Asian Nations Cup 2016 in the team of [...]

Ju Wenjun: I want to improve my rating over 2600

Ju Wenjun: I want to improve my rating over 2600

Ju Wenjun is one of the leading chess players of China. She has participated in many FIDE Grand Prix, finishing second many times. She has won the latest FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Tehran. She is an International Grandmaster, member of the national Chinese team, having won three Olympiads and three World Team Championships in [...]

Evgeny Miroshnichenko: Apart from chess itself, I act as kind of psychologist

Evgeny Miroshnichenko: Apart from chess itself, I act as kind of psychologist

“Coaches show openings, work with computers, and sometimes it is funny that you simply are not able to calculate on board.”

Magnus Carlsen: “Chess is a tool to make the world a smarter place”

Magnus Carlsen: “Chess is a tool to make the world a smarter place”

As Magnus Carlsen is set to visit Hamburg and play a simul on 70 boards, Ulrich Stock of “Die Zeit” took the opportunity to interview the World Champion. On the question what keeps his chess drive going, Carlsen answered “My motivation is to learn. I feel there are still so many things in chess that [...]

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