Sunday, February 19, 2012 1:02
On Sunday Magnus Carlsen will appear in the CBS news magazine program 60 Minutes. We received a press release from CBS which includes a preview video.
It may seem a polite game of quiet wit, but chess grandmasters are really out for blood. The number-one chess player in the world, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, tells Bob Simon that he...
Sunday, February 05, 2012 13:18
Wrapping up 2011, Big Vlad in London, Rybka muddies the water, double-time Donastia, and Nakamura's 'In Da House'. Or, in other words: The Full English Breakfast #16 is out!
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...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 15:58
Like every year, New In Chess is asking its readers what they think was the best opening novelty of 2011. The inventor of the novelty will receive a prize of €350 ($450). Among those who have voted for the winning novelty, a one-year subscription to the Yearbook will be raffled.
You might remember last year's New in Chess Yearbook Novelty of the...
Thursday, January 26, 2012 14:48
We have some great news: from now on you can enjoy our magazines ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training not only in PDF and PGN format, but also on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch! This was made possible thanks to our cooperation with SmartChess!, the best app available for viewing chess games on an Apple iDevice. And that's not all: to...
Thursday, January 19, 2012 13:03
Tata's top pairing Carlsen-Aronian, played last Tuesday, analyzed in CVO #159, published last night!
Two highly topical opening variations, which always seem dauntingly difficult to chess amateurs, are the famous Berlin Endgame and the Queen's Gambit Declined with 5.Bf4.
In issue #159 of ChessVibes Openings you'll find an up-to-date overview of...
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 22:07
In less than a one week yet another big chess festival starts: the 10th anniversary edition of the Tradewise Chess Festival in Gibraltar. It promises to be the best edition ever, with Peter Svidler and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov topping the list and an online live video show similar to that of the London Chess Classic. What follows is a press release...
Sunday, January 01, 2012 0:00
The ChessVibes team thanks you for your support and your comments, and we wish everyone a healthy 2012 with happy chess and good vibes!
Saturday, December 24, 2011 20:50
We wish all our readers a Merry Christmas!
On behalf of the whole ChessVibes crew,
Friday, December 23, 2011 12:14
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, December 08, 2011 20:50
In two recent top level games (Kramnik-Nepomniachtchi and Nakamura-Carlsen) an opposite-coloured bishop ending appeared. Such endings are infamous, not only for their drawing tendency, but also for their hidden complexity. In ChessVibes Training issues #31 and #32 (to appear next Saturday) IM Robert Ris dives into the deep and diggs up all the...