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...
Thursday, December 08, 2011 13:30
At 10th and 11th of December the 6th and 7th round of the Schachbundesliga will take place. Take a look at the pairings at the venues Bremen, Baden-Baden, Hamburg and Katernberg.
The top match of the weekend will take place in Bremen where the host will meet the team of Eppingen. Both clubs are at the top of the table together with Baden-Baden and...
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 17:42
2012 is a special year for chess as the Rock's biggest and most popular international event celebrates its tenth birthday. The Tradewise 2012 Chess Festival will be held over 10 days from 24th January to 2nd February, 2012. As well as Judit Polgar, the world's top woman player, Mickey Adams, Nigel Short and Peter Svidler have all...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 13:03
Yesterday CVO #150 was sent to our subscribers. We started with our PDF & PGN magazine about openings in January 2009. Time flies!
To celebrate this nice round number, we give a 15% discount to CVO subscriptions, until we reach #151 so... only this week! Don't hesitate, and subscribe before it's too late!
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:33
Today the strongest tournament of 2011 and highest rated 10-player round robin tournament in chess history starts: the Tal Memoral, in Moscow, Russia. The players' field with Magnus Carlsen (2823, Norway), Vishy Anand (2817, India), Levon Aronian (2802, Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik (2800, Russia), Vassily Ivanchuk (2775, Ukraine), Sergey Karjakin (...
Monday, November 14, 2011 8:51
Hou Yifan plays black in the first game of the Women's World Championship which starts today at 15:00 CET in Tirana, Albania. The Chinese grandmaster defends her world title against Humpy Koneru of India, who is rated 22 points higher.
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Women's World Championship
November 13th-30th, 2011...
Monday, November 07, 2011 15:46
On 26 November, it will be thirty years since former Dutch World Champion Dr. Max Euwe passed away. To honour his memory, the first Max Euwe Tournament will be held November 13-20 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Two groups of four will play a double round robin tournament in the "Openbare Bibliotheek" (public library), very close to Amsterdam's...
Sunday, November 06, 2011 10:43
The Full English Breakfast #14 is out! Introducing Pub Talk, 60 seconds with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, big news round-up including Nakamura and Kasparov, Bilbao's "toiletgate", and an interview with Judit Polgar.
About the Full English Breakfast
Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue...