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Monday, December 24, 2012 22:15
We wish everyone a Merry Christmas! On behalf of the whole ChessVibes crew, Peter Doggers Editor-in-chief  
New, new, new!
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Sunday, December 23, 2012 17:00
Today we have some great news about our products ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training. New 1: We've created a separate area where you can find all our products nicely together. New 2: We're launching "CVO Bundles": PGN files with all material published since January 2009 on a specific opening variation. New 3: You can now pay with credit...
Maya Calendar
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Friday, December 21, 2012 12:25
In his latest blog, posted the night before the infamous 21/12 (which happens to be today), GM David Smerdon comforts us all. Whatever happens, he'll be on a plane to Australia and consequently "one of the few survivors"... Tomorrow is December 21, 2012: The day the world ends, at least according to the ancient Mayans.  I’ve always loved those...
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Thursday, November 29, 2012 23:10
It's episode #26, featuring: No Bucharest for the weary! Bilbao, London, Israel too. Congratulations to Martin Gill for winning our most recent raffle prize: The autographed Kramnik-Aronian postcard! About the Full English Breakfast Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue in cheek...
The Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:56
The World Champion Viswanathan Anand, his most recent challenger Boris Gelfand, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and rising star Fabiano Caruana will be competing in the second Zurich Chess Challenge. From 23 February to 1 March 2013 they will face each other in a double round-robin tournament at the Savoy Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. In...
Monday, November 05, 2012 12:20
Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Vishy Anand, Sergey Karjakin, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang Hao, Peter Leko, Anish Giri, Pentala Harikrishna, Loek van Wely, Ivan Sokolov, Erwin l’Ami and Hou Yifan are the names of the Tata Steel tournament's A group in January 2013. The 75th edition will be held 11-27 January, 2013 in Wijk aan Zee and...
Coming soon: Corsica, Bucharest, Tashkent
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 16:53
Three interesting and strong chess events are starting soon: the annual rapid event in Corsica, the postponed Kings' Tournament and the second FIDE Grand Prix. We give dates, participants and other details. Corsica The 16th Corsica Circuit chess festival takes place October 27-31 in Bastia and Ajaccio. Alongside simuls by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,...
Harpa
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Thursday, October 04, 2012 16:51
Harpa, Reykjavik's spectacular new music hall on the harbour, will again be the venue for the Reykjavik Open. The 28th edition of Iceland's annual chess tournament will be held earlier than usual: February 19th till 27th, 2013. Like last year the organizers sent out their first press release months in advance, to build up the excitement at an...
Win a signed copy of Judit Polgar's first book!
Saturday, September 22, 2012 15:15
Recently the world's strongest ever female chess player, Judit Polgar, published her first book: How I Beat Fischer's Record – Judit Polgar Teaches Chess 1. To celebrate this, we have one signed copy to give away to a lucky fan! On what was her only rest day at the Istanbul Olympiad (during round 7), Judit Polgar did a book signing at the book...
Top chess in Dortmund & Amsterdam
Friday, July 13, 2012 16:10
After five days of fast chess in Astana, we return to classical chess at the highest level today with the start of the 40th jubilee edition of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund, Germany. Tomorrow no less than three tournaments take off in the Dutch capital: the Science Park Amsterdam open, the Dutch Championship and the ACP Golden Classic...

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