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82nd FIDE Congress: Dutch fears allayed
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 17:47
Between October 15th and 21st the 82nd FIDE Congress took place in Krakow, Poland. Many important decisions were taken in different areas and on a wide range of topics. However, no official documents, reports or minutes of the meetings and results seem to be available at the moment. One thing is clear: the Dutch fears about the FIDE rating system...
Train chess, part 2 - more photos and a video
Friday, October 21, 2011 16:45
Here's our second and final report on the train tournament that was held between October 14 and 18 in five different countries. 64 chess players travelled from Prague to Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Krakow and back to Prague. In the mornings they played a rapid tournament of 15 rounds and in the afternoons and evenings they transformed into...
Train chess - the most unique tournament ever? Part 1
Sunday, October 16, 2011 16:01
Playing chess in a train that goes from Prague to Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Krakow and back to Prague - it is arguably the most unique ever, and currently under way. ChessVibes hopped on the train to join this wonderful experience and see five beautiful cities. It's actually strange that this was never done before, isn't it? A real chess...