Archive for Interview

Jan Timman, Tata GM group B: "I don't have illusions"
Thursday, January 12, 2012 10:51
We continue our series of three interviews, with players from the Tata Steel A, B and C groups, who all make some sort of comeback. In the second interview we have Dutch chess legend Jan Timman, one of the world's leading players for two decades. At the peak of his career he was considered to be the best non-Soviet player and was known as "The...
Matthew Sadler, Tata GM group C: "It's a hobby!"
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 18:47
Today we start our series of three interviews, with players from the Tata Steel A, B and C groups, who all make some sort of comeback. In the first interview we have Matthew Sadler, two-times British Champion and Olympiad Gold Medal winner. (Tomorrow we'll publish an interview with Jan Timman and on Friday we'll finish the series with Veselin...
Carlsen on working with Kasparov, and other topics
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 20:02
In the comments below our recent article about the end of the cooperation between Nakamura and Kasparov, several of our readers pointed out an interview with Magnus Carlsen which was conducted by Evgeny Atarov just after the Tal Memorial and published a few days ago at ChessPro. Indeed it's one of the most interesting interviews with the world's...
Cooperation between Nakamura and Kasparov already over
Friday, December 16, 2011 12:26
The cooperation between Hikaru Nakamura and Garry Kasparov was short-lived. Just before the start of the London Chess Classic the American grandmaster decided to continue working on his chess without the assistance of the 13th World Champion. This was reported on Thursday by Macauley Peterson in an article for Chess Life Online. In 'Nakamura:...
Some interviews with top players
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Friday, December 02, 2011 17:09
In the short period between the Tal Memorial and the London Chess Classic (which starts tomorrow), a few interviews with some of the world's best players have been published. In this post we share the most interesting ones with you. In today's The Guardian, Sean Ingle interviewed Vishy Anand for the Small Talk series. The World Champion shared...
Hou Yifan: 'The World Champion title did not change me'
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Sunday, November 27, 2011 12:30
In an interview taken by Anastasiya Karlovich and Anna Burtasova on the day after the decisive 8th game of the WWCC match, 17-year-old World Champion Hou Yifan from China talks about the match, the hospital story, her hobbies and her view on life. Photos & interview © FIDE by Anastasiya Karlovich and Anna Burtasova Congratulations on the...
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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...
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 12:49
Judit Polgar, the best female chess player that ever lived, is next in line for the Crestbook interviews series. At Chess in Translation you can leave a question (or ten), until Sunday, 27 November. After that deadline Judit will be sent all the questions. As soon as Judit has answered your questions the people at Cit and Crestbook get down to...
New in Chess confirms rumours: Nakamura is working with Kasparov
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 13:02
America's number one grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura is working with 13th World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. Their collaboration started before the Tata Steel Tournament in Wijk aan Zee last January. This was reported in the latest issue of New in Chess Magazine, which reaches mailboxes today. What his nearest colleagues already knew, and what has...
Lengthy interview with Yasser Seirawan
Friday, October 28, 2011 18:37
After he finished shared first with Ivan Salgado Lopez in Barcelona, Yasser Seirawan was interviewed by Ana Matnadze for El Butlletí d'Escacs, the official magazine of the Catalan Chess Federation. Matnadze generously shared the interview with other chess media, and we're happy to publish it here as well. By Ana Matnadze 1.  Hello Mr. Seirawan,...

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