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The chess drill instructor
Saturday, June 01, 2013 11:35
We came across the following video thanks to the twittersphere. Anyone out there still trying to get better at chess? Hire this girl!
Olympiad videos
Friday, September 07, 2012 14:32
Here are the three videos we created so far in Istanbul. The first was already embedded in the round 7 report, the second captures yesterday's thrilling moments of the USA-Russia match and the third is Georg Meier's blunder against Vladimir Akopian which we accidentally filmed. Enjoy! Round 7 impressions USA-Russia The Blunder
Carlsen & Karjakin lead World Rapid Championship after day 1 (VIDEO)
Friday, July 06, 2012 16:28
After five rounds of play, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin are sharing the lead at the World Rapid Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan. Both players scored 4.5/5, and are followed by Veselin Topalov, Alexander Grischuk and Teimour Radjabov, who have a point less. The playing hall on the third floor of the Radisson Astana | All photos ©...
Video interview: Vladimir Kramnik on Levon Aronian playing 1.e4, and on "his" Be
Friday, May 04, 2012 20:51
Last Sunday we posted a video about the Aronian-Kramnik match, held in the last week of April in Zurich, Switzerland. One of the interviewees was Vladimir Kramnik, but in fact we spoke a bit longer with the former World Champion. He said a number of interesting things about the opening choice (1.e4) by his opponent Levon Aronian, and about his...
Aeroflot Blitz: YouTube videos
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 9:41
Last Friday we reported on the Aeroflot Blitz tournament which was won by Sergey Karjakin in his hometown Moscow, Russia. Some of our readers pointed out that a number of videos have been uploaded to YouTube by Eugene Potemkin and Sergey Sorokhtin, who were filming in the playing hall. A small selection. Event Aeroflot Blitz Dates February 16th,...
Magnus in 60 Minutes: watch it, in case you missed it
Monday, February 20, 2012 17:20
We had already mentioned it, and now it's available online: Magnus Carlsen in the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes, which aired on Sunday night in the USA. CBS provided the chess media all the links and embed codes to share their footage with the chess fans. Watch it, in case you missed it! 60 MINUTES BROADCAST SEGMENT You can watch the broadcast...
Videos: Veselin Topalov and David Navara
Saturday, January 28, 2012 9:03
Two videos in one report this time, produced by the Tata Steel tournament crew. To start, there's Veselin Topalov being interviewed by Ivan Sokolov during a sponsor's dinner. And, after beating Levon Aronian in the 11th round, David Navara showed his game in the press room. Enjoy! Veselin Topalov David Navara
Train chess, part 2 - more photos and a video
Friday, October 21, 2011 16:45
Here's our second and final report on the train tournament that was held between October 14 and 18 in five different countries. 64 chess players travelled from Prague to Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Krakow and back to Prague. In the mornings they played a rapid tournament of 15 rounds and in the afternoons and evenings they transformed into...
Friday, August 05, 2011 3:06
Alexander Morozevich. Not too long ago he was the world's number two player, but the last two years he almost disappeared from the chess radar. Then, out of nothing he participated in the Higher League of the Russian Championship, and won it. After another excellent result in Biel, the grandmaster from Moscow, Russia sat down with us for a video...
Wednesday, August 03, 2011 3:03
On Sunday, after his last-round game in Dortmund against Hikaru Nakamura, we spoke to Vladimir Kramnik. The 10-time winner of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting lost that game after taking some risks. He explains how he experienced that game, compares this event with Kazan and reveals how he spent his time between that tournament and Dortmund. "It's a...