Wednesday, November 02, 2011 10:32
Tomorrow the 18th European Team Championship starts in Halkidiki, Greece. Again it's an incredibly strong team event: the twenty highest rated individual participants are Aronian, Radjabov, Ivanchuk, Topalov, Karjakin, Morozevich, Gashimov, Svidler, Grischuk, Adams, Mamedyarov, Nepomniachtchi, Caruana, Navara, Ponomariov, Leko, Moiseenko, Bacrot,...
Monday, October 31, 2011 11:41
There's a good chance that some of you have missed the recent blog posts by a number of GMs who have a blog on this site. That's why we'll point you to these recent articles:
Losing in style
GM Ruslan Ponomariov writes about his high number of games in recent months, and about the way he dresses! (And more.)
Unexpected King Move
GM Michael Adams...
Sunday, October 30, 2011 14:08
2ND CHESSVIBES BLITZ TOURNAMENT
Keep this date free in your agenda: Saturday, February 4th, 2012
(More info to follow...)
Monday, October 24, 2011 13:50
Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin and Veselin Topalov are the four highest rated players in the upcoming Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The 74th edition will be held January 13-29, 2012 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Despite the absence of World Champion Vishy Anand and former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik the Tata tournament will...
Monday, October 03, 2011 12:44
Sergei Karjakin, who declined an invitation for this year's Grand Slam Masters Final, is the top seed at the 12th Karpov tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The event takes place October 4-13, with a rest day on the 9th. In this strong 10-player, single round robin, the participants are:
Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2772)
Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia, 2716)...
Friday, September 30, 2011 13:40
Our weekly PDF & PGN magazines ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training complement each other wonderfully. CVO helps your understanding of openings and keeps your repertoire up to date, while CVT provides instructive middlegame and endgame lessons, and a column by top GM Anish Giri. Did you know? If you subscribe to both of our magazines,...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 14:48
World Cup finalist Alexander Grischuk, who is currently playing in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia for the European Club Cup, was recently interviewed for the Russian Chess Federation website. WhyChess has an English translation. One quote:
The match against Vladimir Potkin took away all your energy?
Yes, before the second game, which I had to win, I...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 20:50
The Full English Breakfast #13 is out! Svidler and the World Cup, "noble" Navara, Chess Queen Kosteniuk, and Marc Arnold for the Kings.
About the Full English Breakfast
Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue in cheek. ;) Origins: The Full English Breakfast started life as a late...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 13:33
Today the Russian Chess Federation announced a new super-strong tournament to be held October 7-20 in Saratov. It's called the 'Governor's Cup of the Saratov region' and it will be a 12-player round robin with Evgeny Tomashevsky, Dmitry Andreikin, Evgeny Alekseev, Alexander Morozevich, Nikita Vitiugov (all Russia), Ruslan Ponomariov, Alexander...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 23:17
We proudly announce two more grandmasters to our GM blogs section: French grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and English grandmaster Michael Adams!
When we launched our redesigned site, we also introduced something completely new: GM blogs. From the start you could follow Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine), Dejan Bojkov (Bulgaria), Gawain Jones (England...