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Robert Houdart on Houdini 5 dev in TCEC

Robert Houdart on Houdini 5 dev in TCEC

Houdini 5 dev impresses in Stage 3 of TCEC

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU becomes independent, strong, leads fight against corruption

Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU becomes independent, strong, leads fight against corruption

More federations are now biding for the European championships since the procedure is open to any good proposal. European events are not anymore delivered in shady negotiations, as we witnessed in the General Assembly in Tromso.

Interview with Hou Yifan

Interview with Hou Yifan

“I see more women playing chess and especially in some developing countries. For example, I did some promotion all over the world for different activities. In some places I remember there were more girls than boys.”

Baku Chess Olympiad to set new participation record

Baku Chess Olympiad to set new participation record

The Director of the Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee and Vice-President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, Mahir Mammedov, has been interviewed by the tournament’s press-service. – With less than a month left for the start of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, what is the status of preparations for this prestigious event? – There [...]

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 [...]

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