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Saturday, March 02, 2013 11:36
According to DGT, their clock did not malfunction during the Aeroflot blitz final in February. The strange behavior of the clock in the Nepomniachtchi-Svidler game was a rather the result of a manual clock setting by an arbiter who preferred to keep the option of two flags falling. The final moments of the Nepomniachtchi-Svidler game, with the...
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Friday, May 15, 2009 22:03
This week three major chess tournaments had problems with the live broadcast of the games on their websites. Is it the fault of the organizers, or should we blame DGT, the company that produces the hardware and software? Albert Vasse, CEO of DGT, thinks the truth lies somewhere in between. Last week at the President's Cup in Baku, the rapid games...
Sunday, May 10, 2009 19:08
The President's Cup in Baku yesterday ended in a crushing victory for the FIDE World team, who defeated Azerbaijan 21.5-10.5. Especially Vladimir Kramnik showed great form, scoring 6.5/8. All games are now available for replay - some of them truly great fights! President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation Elman Rustamov making the first move in...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 1:36
In a great fighting game, Veselin Topalov and Gata Kamsky have started their Challenger's Match with a draw. In a Grünfeld-Indian, Topalov sacrificed a pawn for some attacking chances but Kamsky comfortably held his own and even took over the initiative for a moment. The Kamsky-Topalov World Championship Semi-Final Match takes place February 16th...
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 19:16
Last night, Garry Kasparov gave a simul in the Alfacom studios in Lint (close to Antwerp), Belgium. His opponents: 19 Belgian CEO's and 7 primary school kids. His score: 26-0. The overall result: arguably the best broadcast of a chess event ever. Large pictorial report. Like last year, both Garry Kasparov and his 1993 PCA World Championship...
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Thursday, September 25, 2008 16:35
The best of the rest - it's a title that's actually worth something in a strong chess country like Hungary. Without Peter Leko and Judit Polgar playing, Zoltan Almasi won the Hungarian Championship. At the moment Hungary is the 6th country in the world in FIDE's country rank by average rating of top 10 players. The current Hungarian top 20 looks...
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Anonymous
Friday, July 11, 2008 22:23
Never before has there been an internal run on a new product as we are having in our office right now. The new DGT foldable electronic chess clock is such a beauty that everybody wants to have one. But, so far, nobody at New In Chess has been able to take one home because the demand from all over the world has been enormous, and clients come first...