Levon Aronian, in conversation with Chessdom.com editor-in-chief Goran Urosevic, shared his thoughts on the Armenian team at the Chess Olympiad. Aronian also praised Wesley So, saying “he is a talented player from a country with great chess culture”. See a previsions interview of Aronian with Chessdom here.
Interview with GM Hao Wang, winner of Biel 2012 and member of the Chinese Olympic team.
Interview with GM Gupta about the Chess Olympiad 2012.
The coach of the women team of Russia, and ex coach of the men team of Russia from ETCC 2011, spoke to Anastasiya Karlovich and Chessdom.com journalists during the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. Part 1 Part 2
Irina Krush about the performance of the USA team, possibilities of getting GM norms, definition of chess professional, and more. Questions by Anastasiya Karlovich and Goran Urosevic, video by Vijay Kumar Chessdom.com
Press conference conducted by Anastasiya Karlovich and Goran Urosevic
Long interview with the World Junior Champion
Soletron founder & CEO A.J. Steigman has challenged billionaire & Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel to a $1 million Series A chess match. Both Steigman & Thiel are chess masters that were childhood prodigies. They are currently in the top 1% of all U.S. players. Steigman has always been a fan of Mr. Thiel’s chess and [...]
Anastasiya Karlovich: You’ve been playing in Turkish league for so many years. In 2004 you were a member of Eczacibasi club which won the Turkish League three times and today you play on the first board of “Besiktas”. Can you please compare the Turkish League in the past and nowadays? Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: In the beginning [...]
Meeting GM Suat Atalik at the International Open tournament in Paracin was a good occasion to make an attempt in clarifying the complicated situation that arose after the banishment by the TCF and decision of the Greek Chess Federation Board. Atalik is currently under the fourth ban by the Disciplinary Committee of the Turkish Chess [...]