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GM Kiril Georgiev wins Alkaloid 2014 Rapid Open

GM Kiril Georgiev wins Alkaloid 2014 Rapid Open

The 2014 edition of Alkaloid International Rapid Chess Tournament took place on 23rd November 2014 at Hotel Continental in Skopje, the capital and largest city of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The event was organized by Chess Club Alkaloid – Skopje in a 9-round Swiss FIDE Rapid format with tempo of play 15′ + [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE! (game 11)

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE! (game 11)

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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

Bangladesh Navy Chess Team winner in Dhaka

Bangladesh Navy Chess Team winner in Dhaka

The WALTON Home Appliance Premier Division Chess League-2014 was held on 12-20th November 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Navy Chess Team was superior with perfect 16/16 score. The golden medalists are: FM Rahman Md. Taibur (2283), GM Abdulla Al-Rakib (2514), GM Hossain Enamul (2420), IM Minhazuddin Ahmed (2421), FM Ahmed Sk. Nasir (2319) [...]

GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris sumarize games 7 and 8 for Chessity

GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris sumarize games 7 and 8 for Chessity

GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris provide daily video analyzes of the World Chess Championship for Chessity. Here are the game 7 and 8 recaps. Visit the Chessity blog for more articles and info. Game 7 After a small break -one of your commentators had to play a bit of chess himself – Robert [...]

Sly Spike does it again – Press Release from Remco Invitational 2014

Sly Spike does it again – Press Release from Remco Invitational 2014

Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen Also in the final round of a Remco Heite Chess Tournament, anything can happen. And that’s what happened. Whereas everyone thought Daniel Fridman had the best chances, as he had White against the tormented Gawain Jones, there wasn’t even a playoff in it for the Latvian [...]

The tension rises in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

The tension rises in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen Three draws in the penultimate round. Two endgames, where one defender smoothly cruised to the draw and the other had to withdraw further and further, but in the end escaped by the skin of his teeth. And on the other end, an epic fight between who [...]

Antonio Fernandes first in Leiria

Antonio Fernandes first in Leiria

The Individual Portuguese Rapid Chess Championship took place on 15th November 2014 in Leiria, a city in the Centro Region of Portugal. The event was organized by one of the latest and most dynamic clubs, Corvos dos Lis, in collaboration with the Leiria Municipality. 119 players, including 17 with international titles took part in the tournament [...]

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)

Another sad end to a Jones adventure in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Another sad end to a Jones adventure in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen We will talk more about the tournament leaders tomorrow, I promise. There are three of them: Daniel Fridman, Dimitri Reinderman and Sipke Ernst. First we have to speak one more time about Gawain Jones, whose case is starting to become harrowing. Against Sipke Ernst he was [...]

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