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Sunday, May 05, 2013 23:08
On the first day of the Presidential Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan the World Chess Federation officially granted the World Championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen to Chennai, India. This was tweeted by several FIDE officials on Sunday, and later confirmed by a press release by the All Indian Chess Federation. After the...
Espen Agdestein: "We expect a bidding process"
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 14:17
Espen Agdestein, the manager of Magnus Carlsen, still expects that FIDE will open a bidding process for the Anand-Carlsen World Championship match. In a telephone conversation with ChessVibes, Agdestein reacted to a recent interview with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. "It seems FIDE is trying to fix a mistake by making another mistake." At the beginning of...
Magnus Carlsen teaching and having fun in the Big Apple
Friday, August 31, 2012 16:46
Between August 19th and 30th Magnus Carlsen and his manager Espen Agdestein spent a long week in New York. Carlsen was at the Chess NYC's Summer Camp for some days, where he played and trained with kids of different strength, and later he met with several interesting figures, including Ken Rogoff and George Soros. Here's big pictorial report. ...
The playing hall during the second round
Thursday, August 30, 2012 12:30
Slovakia is leading the Olympiad on tie-break as the only team that started with two 4-0 sweeps. There are 33 teams with 4 match points. In the women's section six countries started with two 4-0 wins. Meanwhile, Evgeny Surov still hasn't been allowed to enter the playing hall and an article in a Norwegian newspaper has more about the line-up of...