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FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Svidler defeats Dominguez in round 8

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Svidler defeats Dominguez in round 8

Peter Svidler defeated Leinier Dominguez while the other five games were drawn in the 8th round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku. Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand remain tied on the top with 5 points each and Svidler moved ahead to the shared third place. Saturday 11th October is the second rest day. Replay [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 4 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 4 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 4 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Dmitry Andreikin defeats Fabiano Caruana

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Dmitry Andreikin defeats Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Caruana’s impressive run has been put to a halt in round 7 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku when he was defeated by the tail-ender Dmitry Andreikin. This was Caruana’s first loss since the Chess Olympiad in Tromso. Boris Gelfand joined the Italian on the shared first place with 4,5 points each after [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 3 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 3 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 3 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Fabiano Caruana on top

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Fabiano Caruana on top

Fabiano Caruana defeated Peter Svidler in the 6th round of FIDE Grand Prix in Baku to move into sole lead with 4,5 points. Yesterday’s co-leader Boris Gelfand was held to a draw by Sergey Karjakin. With 2851 elo on the live rating list Caruana is now only 12 points behind the World Champion Magnus Carlsen. [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 2 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 2 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 2 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will be the Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the FIDE World Championship Match Carlsen-Anand in Sochi. This information has been confirmed to ITAR-TASS by the FIDE President assistant Berik Balgabaev. “Arkady Dvorkovich is well known in the chess world, and has extensive experience after organizing a number of [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 1 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 1 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 1 video, including a message by GM Vishy Anand, [...]

Portuguese Youth Rapid Team Championship

Portuguese Youth Rapid Team Championship

The 2nd National Youth Rapid Team Championship was held on 4th October at the Pavilhão Gimnodesportivo de Fazendas in Almeirim. 15 teams with more than 60 juniors competed in the two age groups U8-U12 and U14-U20 with the round robin tournament format and the time control 15′+10”. CXE Filipa de Lencastre “A” convincingly won the [...]

Rapport outplays Laznicka in a playoff match

Rapport outplays Laznicka in a playoff match

Two of the most exciting Central European chess players GM Viktor Laznicka (CZE) 2666 and GM Richard Rapport (HUN) 2720 met in one-on-one match of six games, called Novoborska Sachova Corrida. The games took place at Ajeto restaurant in Nový Bor from 30th September to 5th October 2014. The young Hungarian prodigy won his first and [...]

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