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Friday, October 30, 2009 23:19
Last Tuesday, in the Max Euwe Centre in Amsterdam, publisher Hanon W. Russell and author Karsten Müller officially presented their brand new book on Fischer: Bobby Fischer - The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion. ChessVibes was there to film the presentation and ask the author a few questions. Bobby Fischer - The...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 23:52
Last Sunday he became the youngest player ever to win the Dutch Championship. The Dutch chess scene has welcomed and embraced Russian born Anish Giri and the 15-year-old super-talent, who already made appearance on Dutch national TV, was happy to answer some questions for ChessVibes as well. The Dutch Championship took place September 12-20 in...
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Friday, September 11, 2009 14:36
When earlier this week the news came out that Magnus Carlsen and Garry Kasparov are working together, we immediately tried to contact the former World Champion as well. We sent a few questions for Kasparov to Mig Greengard, who has now sent us a preview of a small interview he did with Kasparov on the train. The video will be posted later today...
Tuesday, September 08, 2009 0:20
As we reported earlier today, Magnus Carlsen has started working with former World Champion Garry Kasparov. In a brief interview conducted by phone, Magnus Carlsen tells ChessVibes what it's like to work with The Boss. “Yes, I always feel tired at the end of the day. But that’s good.” Thanks to sponsors which haven't been disclosed yet, Magnus...
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Saturday, July 18, 2009 1:41
From July 27th to August 3rd the German city of Mainz will be the epicentre of rapid chess and Chess960 again. The organizers of the Mainz Chess Classic provided an interview with one of the sponsors, Wolfgang Kögler, CEO of the ORDIX AG, about parallels between chess and business, commitment, service and a high class product. Wolfgang Kögler is...
Thursday, June 04, 2009 4:33
Big, exclusive interview with the winner of the 2009 M-Tel Masters Last Thursday night, Alexei Shirov was in Hamburg, Germany where he showed his games of the 2009 M-Tel Masters at the Hamburg Chess Club. ChessVibes was present, and we recorded a video about the club and the training, plus a lengthy, exclusive interview with the winner of the last...
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Friday, May 22, 2009 17:33
After he won the US Championship, Hikaru Nakamura sat down with Jennifer Shahade and Macauley Peterson for an interview on Sunday evening. In a 10-minute video, the winner talks about the tournament, his last-round game, his aggressive style, his second (a 2200 rated player!) and many more things. Enjoy! The interview is produced by Kevin Duggin...
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Sunday, May 03, 2009 18:53
From July 27th to August 2nd, Viswanathan Anand will defend his title of Rapid World Champion, which he won already 11 times, against Levon Aronian, Arkadij Naiditsch and Ian Nepomniachtchi. In an interview with Harry Schaack the World Champion reviews the events of the last half year – and looks ahead to the Grenkeleasing Rapid World...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 0:46
In the news this week was Sergei Karjakin's announcement that he will start playing for Russia instead of Ukraine. He and his family will probably move from Simferopol to Moscow soon, and become Russian citizens. In a video interview with ChessVibes, Karjakin explains that it's not a coincidence that he's now also working with Russian top coach...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 17:37
For the first time in 25 years, London will have a chess tournament with the world's best players. From December 10 to 17, 2009 a single round-robin with eight players (five world-class grandmasters and three English players) will be held in the capital of the United Kingdom. The tournament boasts a minimum prize fund of € 100,000 and has...

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