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Wednesday, June 02, 2010 20:00
The Bulgarian organizers of the Anand-Topalov World Championship match take Chessbase to court for "violating copyright rules". Chessbase transmitted the moves of the match live on their Playchess server, against the will of the Bulgarians. During the Anand-Topalov World Championship match it already became clear that the organizer were planning...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 20:11
After four rounds of play over five boards, the two teams at this year's Staunton Memorial are still equal to each other: England vs Holland 10-10. Both won a match twice with a 3-2 score and with very fightful chess, which unfortunately cannot be followed online for free. The 7th Staunton Memorial takes place August 8-17 at Simpsons-in-the-...
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 1:10
Last week, ChessBase was apparently 'forced to cease Internet broadcasting of the Topalov-Kamsky match'. As we noted in our report on the first match game, live broadcasting of the chess moves in this match without permission was prohibited by the Bulgarian Chess Federation (although they didn't seem to have a problem with Chessdom's, Crestbook's...