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News from ‘2011’

Dmitry Jakovenko is the 2012 European Champion! (Updated)

Dmitry Jakovenko is the 2012 European Champion! (Updated)

The European Individual Chess Championship 2012 took place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, from 19th March to 1st April, 2012. It is part of the World Chess Championship cycle as the top 23 players qualify for the World Cup. After 11 rounds of play, the 3rd seed Dmitry Jakovenko from Russia emerged the new European Champion. Congratulations! [...]

Akopian, Matlakov, and Malakhov lead EICC after round 8

Akopian, Matlakov, and  Malakhov lead EICC after round 8

Round 8 of the European Individual Chess Championship saw a change of leaders. The R7 sole leader Sergei Azarov lost his game to Vladimir Malakhov to hand him a joint first place with Maxim Matlakov and Vladimir Akopian. They are with 6,5/8 three rounds before the end of the championship. The leaders are closely followed [...]

London Chess Classic on DD TV

London Chess Classic on DD TV

India’s biggest television network Doordarshan will telecast four exclusive episodes of the 3rd London Chess Classic on its DD Sports Channel. Filmed and Produced by Vijay Kumar the 30 minutes highlights of each episode will be telecast as under: 1st Episode on 23rd Jan 2012 from 2230-2300 hrs…..GMT 1700-1730hrs 2nd Episode on 24th Jan 2012 [...]

Vladimir Kramnik conquers London

Vladimir Kramnik conquers London

Congratulations for Kramnik for winning London Chess Classic.

Nigel Short – Magnus Carlsen LIVE! with GM Kamil Miton

Nigel Short – Magnus Carlsen LIVE! with GM Kamil Miton

London Chess Classic live games commentary provided by GM Kamil Miton and the Chess Evolution team.

London Classic 2011 LIVE!

London Classic 2011 LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Kamil Miton at 15:00 CET

Kramnik takes the sole lead at London Classic

Kramnik takes the sole lead at London Classic

Videos from all rounds

Anand – Carlsen LIVE! with GM Kamil Miton

Anand – Carlsen LIVE! with GM Kamil Miton

London Chess Classic live games commentary provided by GM Kamil Miton and the Chess Evolution team. Today, live with Grandmaster commentary is Anand – Carlsen. Live chess broadcast powered by ChessBomb and Chessdom

Interviews with Carlsen, Aronian, and Kramnik after London Classic R7

Interviews with Carlsen, Aronian, and Kramnik after London Classic R7

Video from London by Vijay Kumar

RT.com: Mind Games a step of chess toward the Olympic movement

RT.com: Mind Games a step of chess toward the Olympic movement

Chess hits mainstream media on a daily basis now, something that several years ago was considered to be impossible. After Boris Becker and his games in London, now the Mind Sports Games hit the top of sports news in multiple countries. RT.com cites the ex world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk, “I’ve been playing chess for the [...]

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