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Saturday, December 04, 2010 4:03
"I’m not a freak, I’m just curious," Magnus Carlsen was quoted yesterday in the English newspaper The Telegraph. For their series 'My perfect weekend' the Norwegian was interviewed by Max Davidson, on the occasion of the start of the London Chess Classic next Wednesday. Carlsen speaks personally, and in the first person. There's not much about...
Wednesday, December 01, 2010 19:21
Today we present the third and last part of our big interview with Mark Dvoretsky, which we conducted during the Tal Memorial based on questions from visitors of this site. In this section we spoke about training tactics, the usefulness of endgame technique, aspects of computers and chess, chess in the future, the World Championship cycle and some...
Thursday, November 25, 2010 20:30
Today we present the second part of our big interview with Mark Dvoretsky, which we conducted during the Tal Memorial based on questions from visitors of this site. In this section we spoke about the young talents of today, the 'Russian/Soviet chess school' and about strong endgame players, before moving on to the big subject of chess improvement...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 16:17
Last month at the Univé Open in Hoogeveen one of the participants was Ukraine-born grandmaster Viktor Moskalenko (born 1960, Elo 2587) - a well-known name at this website. New in Chess editor Peter Boel interviewed him about his new book The Wonderful Winawer and about several other subjects. Alexei Shirov (l.) and Viktor Moskalenko during the...
Saturday, November 06, 2010 22:30
Many famous personalities are visiting the Tal Memorial regularly. One of them is the world famous chess trainer Mark Dvoretsky, who agreed to an interview today. But here's the deal: we'll let the ChessVibes readers ask the questions! We just spoke with Mr Dvoretsky in the Tal Memorial press room, and he agreed to do an interview later this...
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 14:08
Last week for the fourth time Garry Kasparov played a simul in Antwerp against top Belgium CEOs, politicians and children. Earlier that day he was interviewed by Jan Lagrain of De Schaakfabriek. The 13th World Champion spoke frankly about the FIDE Presidential elections, about Magnus Carlsen and more. Here's the interview in English. With a...
Monday, September 27, 2010 23:19
An Australian documentary from 1998 about the Russian republic of Kalmykia and its leader Kirsan Ilyumzhinov created fuss among chess fans and journalists of countries where it was broadcast. Its significance stems from an interview with Larisa Yudina, a journalist critical of Ilyumzhinov, who was murdered not long after the documentary was shown...
Thursday, August 05, 2010 23:00
An interview with Nigel Freeman was published this week by different chess media, in which he talks about his achievements in four years as FIDE treasurer, and comments on allegations by the Karpov2010 campain team. Puzzled about a number of issues, we decided to send a few follow-up questions, which Mr Freeman was happy to answer as well. Last...
Friday, July 30, 2010 19:39
Contrary to what was expressed in an open letter last week, Veselin Topalov is, after all, willing to play Candidates Matches in Russia. However, he is "refusing to play a match with a Russian player in Russia, if that match is connected to the title struggle," his manager Silvio Danailov said in an interview with Sport Express this week. Last...
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Saturday, July 17, 2010 21:00
Recently on Chess Talk with IM John Watson on ICC's Chess.FM was a a two-part special with GM Yasser Seirawan, who was talking about his latest book for Everyman, Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions. This show is one of the six regular weekly shows aired on Chess.FM for ICC members. ICC made this Chess Talk special free for non ICC...

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