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13th Karpov Tournament starts tomorrow, Ponomariov top seed
Thursday, September 27, 2012 18:45
For the diehard chess fan there's good news: you don't have two do with just two top tournaments anymore. Besides London and Sao Paulo, there's a third strong event starting tomorrow : the 13th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The pairings for the first round are Short-Rubslevsky, Jakovenko-Bologan, Onischuk-Wang Yue, Ponomariov-Bruzon and...
The Full English Breakfast #23: Tal it Like it is
Thursday, July 05, 2012 8:43
Magnus and McShane, 60 Tomashevsky Seconds, Fix Yasser Seirawan's Wiki. Or, in other words: The Full English Breakfast #23 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 English Breakfast started life as a late night...
Play against Karpov, or the Russian team, online
Friday, June 29, 2012 17:44
Chess fans have the opportunity to play against Anatoly Karpov, or the entire Russian Team, online. Karpov will be playing one move per day during the Tour de France, where he'll be special guest on July 21st. The game starts when the Tour starts: on June 30th. You can also join a game against the Russian Team, which in fact already started. (...
Karpov beats Seirawan 10-8 in St. Louis match
Friday, June 15, 2012 14:24
Former World Champion Anatoly Karpov defeated four-time U.S. Champion Yasser Seirawan in a match held from June 10-13 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. In the first three days of play, two classical and two rapid games were drawn, increasing the tension as the players headed into a 10-game blitz match held on June 13. This...
Anand-Gelfand: the website and the logo
Monday, March 26, 2012 17:43
The official website of the world chess title match Anand-Gelfand was launched on Monday. Earlier this month the organizers had already revealed the official logo. The homepage of the official website On Monday we received a press release from the organizers of the Anand-Gelfand World Championship match, revealing the URL of the official website:...
Karpov in the Bundesliga
Monday, February 27, 2012 16:35
For the first time this season Anatoly Karpov played a game for his club SV Hockenheim, on Sunday in the Schachbundesliga. The former World Champion drew against IM Martin Krämer in 78 moves. OSC Baden Baden maintained the lead in the competition and will face their closest rival, Werder Bremen, in the next Bundesliga weekend. Anatoly Karpov in...
Jan Timman, Tata GM group B: "I don't have illusions"
Thursday, January 12, 2012 10:51
We continue our series of three interviews, with players from the Tata Steel A, B and C groups, who all make some sort of comeback. In the second interview we have Dutch chess legend Jan Timman, one of the world's leading players for two decades. At the peak of his career he was considered to be the best non-Soviet player and was known as "The...