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!
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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 (...