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Interview with Leny So

Interview with Leny So

Chessdom: Hello Leny. Thank you very much for doing this interview. We just heard the news about your son Wesley becoming a full time professional. We interviewed his former coach, GM Susan Polgar. We would like to know your perspective. Are you and your husband chess players? Leny So: I am not a chess player [...]

Interview with Susan Polgar

Interview with Susan Polgar

Exclusive interview by Chessdom with Susan Polgar, Director or SPICE & Head Coach of the Webster University Chess Team. Hello Susan! I realize that you are very busy preparing your teams for the 2014 PanAm InterCollegiate Chess Championship. Thank you for taking time out from your busy schedule to do this interview. 1. The first [...]

Interview with GM Zoltan Almasi

Interview with GM Zoltan Almasi

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Zoltan Almasi visited the World Youth Chess Olympiad in Gyor. He shared his views on Olympic team spirit, high-speed cars and his coming simul challenge against the young talents of the WYCO. Official website

Interview with GM Li Chao – a 2700+ planning to become a Pro chess player (“maybe”) after his students become GM

Interview with GM Li Chao – a 2700+ planning to become a Pro chess player (“maybe”) after his students become GM

INTERVIEW by IM/ WGM Anna Matnadze Official website/ 19th Magistral de Barcelona LIVE games with analysis He is a nice, candid guy, always in good spirits and full of energy. He comes from a huge chess country, is a Super – GM with 2730 elo points, playing non – stop lately and collecting titles all [...]

Interview with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

Interview with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen exclusively revealed that former World Champion Garry Kasparov was helping him before and during the match

Andrei Filatov: “Russia is capable of holding top events”

Andrei Filatov: “Russia is capable of holding top events”

“The World Chess Championship Match Carlsen-Anand that was held in Sochi should dispel any doubts that Russia is capable of hosting major international sport events” – President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov said in an interview with ITAR-TASS correspondent Andrei Kartashov. The World Chess Championship Match ended on Sunday with Norwegian Magnus Carlsen [...]

Interview with Ulrich Stock

Interview with Ulrich Stock

German journalist Ulrich Stock, who is covering the World Championship Match Carlsen-Anand for Die Zeit, is sharing his impressions and talks about the interest for the match in Germany. Video by Vijay Kumar

Interview with GM Evgeny Tomashevsky

Interview with GM Evgeny Tomashevsky

Russian Grandmaster Evgeny Tomashevsky about Carlsen’s blunder and Anand’s loss in the 6th game of the World Chess Championship Match 2014 being played at Sochi. Produced by Vijay Kumar Carlsen – Anand game 6 blunder (Video)

Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Espen Agdestein: Norwegian media are doing pioneering work

Chessdom’s Chief Editor Goran Urosevic spoke to Espen Adgestein, manager to World Champion Magnus Carlsen, about television and media coverage of World Championship Match 2014 in Norway. Video by Vijay Kumar, photo Espen with NRK by Anastasya Karlovich Carlsen-Anand game 6 LIVE Chessdom: Mr.Agdestein, game 6 of the World Championship Mach is now in progress [...]

Interview with Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala

Interview with Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala

The simultaneous chess exhibition in Belgrade was an excellent occasion to pose a couple of questions to Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala, the current 2nd player of India and the 23rd player in the World. Chessdom: Mr Harikrishna, thank you for kindly accepting the interview. You are spending some time in Belgrade, what are your impressions? [...]

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