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Interview with Antoaneta Stefanova

Interview with Antoaneta Stefanova

The Bulgarian star received her first chess guidance from her father at the age of 4, and just three years later she already made her name by winning the Sofia Championship. In the twinkling of an eye Antoaneta’s results bore the resemblance to the snowball effect, culminating with her win of the 10th World Women [...]

Interview with GM Kiril Georgiev

Interview with GM Kiril Georgiev

Bulgarian Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev recently won the incredibly strong Karpos Open Tournament in Skopje. WGM Iva Videnova interviewed the winner for Chessdom. Chessdom: Kiril, congratulations for winning Karpos Open, one of the strongest open tournaments in Europe. Would you share your impressions? Kiril Georgiev: Thank you! This was the fourth edition of Karpos Open and [...]

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs: “Defeating Yifan Hou was one of the happiest moments”

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs: “Defeating Yifan Hou was one of the happiest moments”

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs of Mongolia is playing in her 3rd event of the FIDE Grand Prix series. She is number 10 on the rating list for men and number 2 for women in Mongolia. Batchimeg took in 2006 1st place in the Susan Polgar World Open Championship, 5th place in the 16th Asian Games from Guangzhou [...]

Zurab Azmaiparashvili about the Chess Olympiad bid

Zurab Azmaiparashvili about the Chess Olympiad bid

In effect, we passed many hard days, almost losing any hope to make a bid, but finally, with big efforts from our federation, the ministry, friends and especially the current PM Irakli Garibashvili and of course Bidzina Ivanishvili we succeeded to submit the bid!

“13-year old Magnus bought every word Kramnik said”

“13-year old Magnus bought every word Kramnik said”

An interesting interview with World Champion Magnus Carlsen was posted today on NRK website. The interview was performed at the launch of the Play Carlsen app in Oslo a couple of weeks ago. Author Mads Nyborg Støstad kindly translated the quotes to English for Chessdom. – Kramnik tror at han vet alt, sier Magnus Carlsen. [...]

Interview with D V Sundar

Interview with D V Sundar

Interview with Mr D V Sundar, Vice President, FIDE & Member of Appeals Committee, FIDE World Candidates Tournament 2014, Khanty-Mansiysk A chess administrator par excellence, Mr D V Sundar, Vice President, FIDE has been doing yeomen service to chess in India and Asia for the past three decades. The icing in the cake, was the [...]

Interview with FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov during the Candidates 2014 opening day

Interview with FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov during the Candidates 2014 opening day

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov on multiple topics from the chess world

Interview with FIDE Vice President Beatriz Marinello

Interview with FIDE Vice President Beatriz Marinello

Q: Today we are talking with FIDE VP Beatriz Marinello. Beatriz, before we get to the upcoming FIDE Presidential election and other current topics that you would like to talk about, can you tell us a little about yourself? Beatriz Marinello “BM”: I was born and raised in Chile, in 1990 I immigrated to the [...]

A conversation with Andrew Paulson (part 1)

A conversation with Andrew Paulson (part 1)

Part 1 regarding the Madrid FIDE Grand Prix scandal

Interview with Ivan Cheparinov for Chessdom

Interview with Ivan Cheparinov for Chessdom

Ivan Cheparinov, the winner of Gibraltar Open 2014, gave an extensive interview for the Bulgarian version of Chessdom just a few days after the important victory he achieved. We publish a shortened version of the interview, the full text is here Hello Ivan, congratulations for your victory! What is the feeling after winning against so [...]

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