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Move First, Think Later wins ECF book of the year award
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Friday, October 05, 2012 15:53
The book Move First, Think Later by IM Willy Hendriks won the English Chess Federation's 2012 Book of the Year award. The book is "one of the most original chess books the judges have seen for a number of years", writes the report on the ECF website. Here's the full verdict of the judges: The choice for 2012 is one of the most original chess books...
FIDE responds to Nigel Short: "There is nothing 'Kafkaesque' about this"
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:36
As we reported on July 10th, the case between the English & Georgian chess federations vs FIDE was dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) a week before. FIDE claimed to have won the case, but Nigel Short stated that "FIDE simply escaped on a technicality". Now, FIDE has sent us a response to Nigel Short, which we'll consider an...
CAS dismisses case English & Georgian federation vs FIDE
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 13:36
The case between the English & Georgian chess federations vs FIDE was dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on July 3rd. FIDE claims to have won the case, but Nigel Short stated: "FIDE simply escaped on a technicality and fails to mention that it was severely criticized by the CAS Panel in its decision." The English Chess...
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Monday, June 11, 2012 15:59
Six federations have issued a formal protest against the Turkish Chess Federation, which has denied its arbiters to the Istanbul Olympiad. According to the federations from England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine and USA the measure by the TCF is in breach with both the FIDE Statutes and the FIDE Code of Ethics. The Georgian Chess...