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Interview with Evgenij Agrest: “First we take Abu Dhabi then the chess world”

Interview with Evgenij Agrest: “First we take Abu Dhabi then the chess world”

When Nils Grandelius took the victory in today’s Abu Dhabi Masters Tournament 2015, it was a first milestone in training cooperation with Evgenij Agrest. Here´s an interview with trainer Agrest right after Grandelius triumph in Abu Dhabi, the biggest Swedish individual tournament success for many years. World Cup-semifinalist Pia Cramling is Sweden´s big star in [...]

GM S.P. Sethuraman joins Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016

GM S.P. Sethuraman joins Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016

Stockholms Schacksällskap, one of the world’s oldest chess clubs, celebrates its 150 years jubilee with a grand tournament at the venerable Scandic Hotel Hasselbacken**** in the heart of The Royal Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden.The Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 will be held from April 30 through May 8, 2016 and prize fund in total of 300 000 SEK (nearly 32,000 €) will be distributed. [...]

Europe’s best U16 Jorden van Foreest joins Hasselbacken Open 2016

Europe’s best U16 Jorden van Foreest joins Hasselbacken Open 2016

Stockholms Schacksällskap, one of the world’s oldest chess clubs, celebrates its 150 years jubilee with a grand tournament at the venerable Scandic Hotel Hasselbacken**** in the heart of The Royal Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden.The Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 will be held from April 30 through May 8, 2016 and prize fund in total of 300 000 SEK (nearly 32,000 €) will be distributed. [...]

Hasselbacken Open 2016: Interview with GM Igor Lysyj

Hasselbacken Open 2016: Interview with GM Igor Lysyj

Stockholms Schacksällskap, one of the world’s oldest chess clubs, celebrates its 150 years jubilee with a grand tournament at the venerable Scandic Hotel Hasselbacken**** in the heart of The Royal Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden.The Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 will be held from April 30 through May 8, 2016 and prize fund in total of 300 000 SEK (nearly 32,000 €) will be distributed. [...]

GM Nils Grandelius joins Hasselbacken Chess Open

GM Nils Grandelius joins Hasselbacken Chess Open

GM Nils Grandelius (2623) will surely be Sweden’s big hope in Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016. Grandelius has steadily improved his world ranking, and shown in the large open tournaments that no 2700 players go safe. Tournament website/ Registration/ LIVE games with analysis/ Alexei Shirov first 2700+ player in Hasselbacken Chess Open 2016 Here is an interview with Nils Grandelius [...]

Chess prodigy Alexander Donchenko joins Rilton Cup: Brief interview

Chess prodigy Alexander Donchenko joins Rilton Cup: Brief interview

GM Alexander Donchenko is а 17-years-old chess prodigy with Elo rating 2567. The young German Grandmaster has already taken a 2700′s scalp when he defeated Arkadij Naiditsch in May. The next target for him is to crush the 2600 barrier. It may be the German super promise to do in 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival, where he [...]

Jon Ludvig Hammer goes for third title in Rilton Cup: Brief interview

Jon Ludvig Hammer goes for third title in Rilton Cup: Brief interview

Jon Ludvig Hammer who beat Magnus Carlsen in Norway Chess lately will return to the 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival in Stockholm and hunt for his third title in a row. No one has managed that in Rilton´s 45 year long history. Best so far is Radoslaw Wоjtaszek with two wins 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 and a 2nd [...]

Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

Sergei Tiviakov returns to Rilton: Brief interview

The 45th Rilton Cup Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 27th December, 2015 to 5th January, 2016, in Clarion Hotel Stockholm, in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region. Official website/ LIVE games with analysis Dutch player GM Sergei Tiviakov returns to the Swedish tournament Rilton Cup – after 25 [...]

GM Igor Glek: “I would be happy to come to Voronezh again”

GM Igor Glek: “I would be happy to come to Voronezh again”

The 19th Voronezh International Chess Festival 2015 is currently in progress at the Voronezh Chess Club, in Voronezh, Russian Federation. Igor Glek is a Russian chess Grandmaster who now competes for Germany. As well as this, he is a chess theorist, a coach, the President of the World League of Chess Tournaments and a co-founder of the ACP. [...]

Interview with Tin Jingyao

Interview with Tin Jingyao

We sat down with Singapore’s latest IM Tin Jingyao, winner of the ASEAN+ Age-Group Championships U-20 Open soon after he dropped to the Open U-16 category for the Rapid Chess competition where he picked up yet another individual success and also helped Singapore to the Open U-16 Rapid team Gold. PL: Hi Jingyao, Thanks for [...]

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