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Friday, July 25, 2014 17:07
In the final two days of the rapid match between GM Peter Svidler and GM Boris Gelfand, the Russian won two and drew on to hold on to his early lead. The home-turk advantage didn't end up helping the top Israeli as he only won...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 20:35
FLASH REPORT: After leading by 1.5 points with three rounds to go, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave managed just two draws in his final three games. Still, it was enough for him to win the Biel International Chess Festival by...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 21:28
With much emphasis placed on junior chess throughout the world, the resurrection of an event for seniors is unique. At the 2013 FIDE Congress in Tallinn, Estonia, the World Senior Team...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:45
The Second Annual Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament in Jerusalem, Israel, also features an 8-game rapid match between Super GMs Boris Gelfand and Peter Svidler. The...
Monday, July 21, 2014 20:05
French number one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is having his way at the Biel International Chess Festival. He sits on an undefeated 5/7 and leads by 1.5 points with three rounds to play...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 17:51
FLASH REPORT: GM Fabiano Caruana clinched first place at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund, Germany with a round to spare. It was his second title in three years. In doing so,...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 16:49
The Russian Chess Federation, the FIDE President, and prominant chess players are all calling for the reinstatement of teams that are currently being barred from next month's Norway...
Friday, July 18, 2014 22:00
The FIDE Presidential Election, to take place in the middle of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Norway, will make 181 delegates very important people. Every federation gets exactly one vote...
Friday, July 18, 2014 16:19
After five rounds of the ACP Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy, new American player GM Wesley So leads with 3 out of 4. A bit of explanation is needed - the tournament comprises seven...
Friday, July 18, 2014 0:38
Last year's inaugural Sinquefield Cup was the strongest tournament ever held in the U.S. - the average FIDE rating was above 2790. The organizers in St. Louis don't seem to know when...

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