Archive for Blindfold chess

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 3:08
Scoring his first win ever with Black against Anand, Carlsen won his minimatch against the World Champ 1.5-0.5, and so did Topalov against Wang Yue today. All other minimatches ended in 1-1 and so Aronian and Morozevich still share the lead in the combined tournament. Video added! The 18th Amber Blindfold and Rapid tournament, organized by the...
Monday, March 16, 2009 3:13
Easily beating debutant Wang Yue in both games, Alexander Morozevich has joined Levon Aronian in the lead at the Amber tournament in Nice. The Armenian played 1-1 against Leko; the same score in Topalov-Karjakin and Carlsen-Ivanchuk. Anand won his minimatch against Kamsky 1¬?-¬?, and Kramnik did the same versus Radjabov. The 18th Amber Blindfold...
Sunday, March 15, 2009 3:03
"All I need is to improve my table football," was Levon Aronian's answer to the question what he could improve at this year's Amber tournament. The always cheerful Armenian confirmed his wit by winning both of his games against Vassily Ivanchuk. Defending his title from last year, Aronian immediately grabbed the lead as all other minimatches ended...
Saturday, March 14, 2009 6:10
ChessVibes is in Nice! On Saturday the first round of the 18th Amber Blindfold and Rapid tournament will be played and just like last year, I'll be producing daily video reports for the official tournament website. News flash: pairings are up! First round: Kramnik-Morozevich, Radjabov-Topalov, Karjakin-Wang Yue, Carlsen-Kamsky, Anand-Leko and...
Monday, March 02, 2009 4:43
The 18th Amber Blindfold and Rapid tournament, organized by the Association Max Euwe in Monaco, takes place from March 14 (first round) to March 26 (last round) at the five-star hotel Palais de la Mediterran?©e, splendidly located on the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. The total prize-fund is ‚Ǩ 216,000 and this year‚Äôs field is...
Thursday, February 05, 2009 18:03
Ex-World Champion Ruslan Ponomariov beat eight Basque players in a blindfold simultaneous chess exhibition that took place during the annual chess tournament organized by Eire tavern, in Gipuzkoa, Spain. Despite being totally unexperienced in this discipline of chess, Ruslan didn't hesitate to accept the challenge. By Jesus Maria Rodriguez The...
Friday, March 28, 2008 1:09
[lang_nl]Aronian is winnaar geworden van Amber 2008 maar dat wisten we al. Kramnik is op tiebreak tweede geworden en Leko derde. Aronian won ook het rapidtoernooi (de basis voor zijn gecombineerde overwinning) en samen met Kramnik, Morozevich en Topalov eindigde hij eveneens gedeeld eerste in het blindtoernooi. Veel remises natuurlijk in de...
Thursday, March 27, 2008 3:18
[lang_nl]Dankzij twee snelle remises tegen Kramnik heeft Levon Aronian een ronde voor het einde de ongedeelde eerste plek bij het Amber-toernooi kunnen veiligstellen, aangezien de belangrijkste concurrenten Carlsen en Leko ook tweemaal remiseerden.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Thanks to two quick draws against Kramnik, Aronian today secured clear first place...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 5:42
[lang_nl]Nadat hij vandaag Morozevich met 2-0 opzij zette, is Aronian bijna zeker van het winnen van Amber 2008. Carlsen ging met 1?Ǭ?-?Ǭ? onderuit tegen Kramnik en Anand verloor met dezelfde cijfers van Ivanchuk.[/lang_nl][lang_en]After he beat Morozevich 2-0 today, Aronian is almost sure of winning Amber 2008. Carlsen lost 1?Ǭ?-?Ǭ? to...
Monday, March 24, 2008 5:21
[lang_nl]Pas tweemaal won iemand met 2-0 in dit Amber-toernooi en in beide gevallen was het Magnus Carlsen. Vandaag was Mamedyarov de klos. Aronian deed heel goede zaken door Anand met 1?Ǭ?-?Ǭ? te verslaan.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Only twice a 2-0 score was seen at this Amber tournament so far, and both times it was Magnus Carlsen who did it. Today...

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