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Tuesday, July 03, 2012 21:05
On Monday local police in Lorräch, Germany rang the door bell of a chess player who was making a lot of noise while playing chess online. This was reported by several Germany media today. Around 14:20 local time on Monday, the police in Lorräch, Germany was alarmed about loud noise coming from a house. Apparently someone shouted repeatedly: "You...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 18:10
Many chess clubs have informal Christmas blitz events, some of these may have a rating difference of roughly 1000 points between the strongest and weakest player in a single group, but generally none are mentioned at ChessVibes. We make an exception for a German event in Oberursel near Frankfurt because the winner was Levon Aronian, among a few...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 15:19
In an interview today for German newspaper Frankfurter Algemeine Kasparov tells about his Chess Foundation, his attempts to get chess into schools and his problems with Vladimir Putin. What you wouldn't have read in other interviews: he's interested in many things, including... football! It seems that you're interested in almost everything. "Even...
Germany wins European Team Championship as favourites tumble
Friday, November 11, 2011 17:28
Germany became the surprising winners at the European Team Championship in Halkidiki, Greece. On Friday they beat Armenia in a match for gold, after they had already won against Azerbaijan the day before. Russia took gold in the women's section with eight wins and one tie. The gold medals went to Germany who beat Armenia in the final round of the...