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Garry Kasparov: "Making the difference" – exclusive interview
Friday, October 11, 2013 14:27
Earlier this week we posted the news that Garry Kasparov is going to run for FIDE President. The 2014 elections will be held during the FIDE Congress, at the Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway. Kasparov announced his candidacy during this week's FIDE Congress in Tallinn, Estonia. We traveled to Estonia to record an exclusive interview with Kasparov, which...
Karjakin wins Sberbank rapid
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Saturday, June 08, 2013 1:58
Sergey Karjakin won the Sberbank rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday. The Russian grandmaster finished strongly with 2.5/3 and surpassed Veselin Topalov, who lost to Pavel Eljanov in the eighth round. Anatoly Karpov finished in 9th place with 3/9. Photo Yury Kolomytseva, more here The Sberbank International Chess Festival finished on...
Sberbank rapid day 1: Topalov on 3/3
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 20:15
A brand new chess festival, sponsored by Sberbank, took off today in Kiev, Ukraine The main event is a rapid tournament with Alexander Areschenko, Pavel Eljanov, Sergey Karjakin, Anatoly Karpov, Anton Korobov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov and Sergei Zhigalko. After three rounds, Topalov is in the lead with a...
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 13:39
Russian inmates defeated US prisoners 15.5-4.5 in an online match performed via Skype last Wednesday. The event was supported by 12th World Champion Anatoly Karpov. A very special chess event took place last Wednesday, May 15th: convicts in the USA teamed up to play a chess match via Skype against inmates from Russia. Both teams consisted of ten...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 17:35
Chess-news reports that 3-8 June there will be a strong rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine: the international festival "Sberbank Open". The main event is a 10-player rapid event with Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Sergei Zhigalko, Pavel Eljanov, Anton Korobov and Alexander...
Thursday, February 14, 2013 14:46
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov wants to launch a "chess party". The head of FIDE and former President of Kalmykia wants the party to be an international movement and plans to invite the United Russia Party, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and even the opposition to join. This was reported by several Russian media. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov talking to Anatoly...
Cap d'Agde Echecs
Sunday, November 04, 2012 10:54
Beating Vassily Ivanchuk 4.5-3.5 in the final, Anatoly Karpov won the "Trophée Anatoly Karpov" in Cap d'Agde on Saturday. The 61 year old World Champion clinched the trophy named after himself when his opponent lost on time in the 6th blitz game. In the semi-finals on Friday the two players had eliminated Romain Edouard and Ju Wenjun. Event...
Cap d'Agde Echecs
Friday, November 02, 2012 11:43
Vassily Ivanchuk, Anatoly Karpov, Ju Wenjun and Romain Edouard have qualified for the semi-finals of the "Trophée Anatoly Karpov" in Cap d'Agde. Ivanchuk and Karpov both finished on 11.5/14 in the preliminary round round robin tournament. Ju Wenjun finished third with 8.5 points and Edouard scored 7.5. Christian Bauer, Marie Sebag, Sophie Milliet...
Cap d'Agde Echecs
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 14:03
In yet another rapid event in France, Vassily Ivanchuk and Anatoly Karpov are sharing the lead in the preliminary phase of the Cap d'Agde "Trophée Anatoly Karpov". Both scored 6.5/8 in a field with Christian Bauer, Romain Edouard, Marie Sebag, Ju Wenjun, Sophie Milliet and Aleksandra Goryachkina. Six more rounds will be played on Tuesday,...
Friday, October 19, 2012 11:09
Last weekend a very special chess event was held at Kaiserbahnhof train station in Potsdam, Germany: nine teams consisting of railway employees, three youth players and one chess legend faced eachother. Especially Anatoly Karpov played an excellent tournament and led Russia to victory, ahead of Germany (with Robert Hübner on board one) and the...

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