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Wednesday, April 27, 2011 22:18
In exactly one week eight days from today, the first games of the FIDE Candidates matches will be played. In Kazan, Russia the first round will have Veselin Topalov vs Gata Kamsky, Vladimir Kramnik vs Teimour Radjabov, Levon Aronian vs Alexander Grischuk and Boris Gelfand vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Who do you think will qualify for a match with...
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Monday, March 28, 2011 20:29
In a friendly, 4-game rapid match held on Sunday, March 27 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan Vishy Anand beat Rustam Kasimdzhanov 3.5-0.5. The first game ended in a draw and then the World Champion won the three remaining games. The match between the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand and his second and former FIDE World Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov...
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Thursday, August 19, 2010 23:19
In the 4th in a series of matches held in Mukachevo, Ukraine Arkadij Naiditsch beat Zahar Efimenko 3.5-2.5. Naiditsch won the second game of the match, while five other games were drawn. The 4th rapid match in Mukachevo, Ukraine was organised by the local Chess Club 32x64 and Universal Event Promotion, known from organizing the 2008 Anand-Kramnik...
Monday, April 26, 2010 22:57
Judit Polgar defeated David Navara 6-2 in the 2010 Cez Chess Trophy rapid match. On Friday she won games four and five, and then lost the sixth. On Saturday she won once more, and drew the last game. Games 4-8 with brief annotations. This year the Cez Chess Trophy, the traditional rapid match in Prague, was played between Judit Polgar from...
Friday, April 23, 2010 21:25
On the first playing day of the 2010 Cez Chess Trophy, Judit Polgar took a clear lead in her rapid match with David Navara. After a draw in the first game she won both the second and third game. The match takes place in Prague and consists of eight games. This year the Cez Chess Trophy, the traditional rapid match in Prague, is played between the...
Sunday, April 18, 2010 20:55
Viswanathan Anand and the All India Chess Federation have requested a 3-day postponement of the World Championship match, which is scheduled to start Friday, April 23rd. Due to the volcanic ash from Iceland, which has closed most of Europe's airspace, Viswanathan Anand is stuck in Frankfurt at the moment, as reported by Chessbase. Ash plume from...
Monday, January 04, 2010 6:38
This year's Groningen Chess Festival saw a sensational victory of 13-year-old Ilya Nyzhnyk (Ukraine), who finished clear first, a full point ahead of GMs Reinderman and Werle. In the match between a former Junior Champion and the reigning Junior Champion, Jan Timman beat Robin van Kampen 2.5-1.5. Big, pictorial and video report. The Groningen...
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Sunday, December 27, 2009 6:51
He hadn't played a classical game of chess since 2002, so Boris Spassky needed a few games to get warm. In the second half of his match against Viktor Korchnoi he played much better, beating his opponent in games 5 and 7. In game 6 he was also better but blundered terribly. The two legends ended their match yesterday with a quick draw. Photo ©...
Thursday, December 24, 2009 8:12
Two interviews with World Champion Viswanathan Anand have appeared in Indian newspapers this week, and in one of them he makes a remarkable statement. To the question whether GM Ganguly will again be in his team of seconds for the match against Topalov, the World Champion answers he's doesn't know yet. "But one thing is for sure, Magnus Carlsen (...
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Tuesday, December 22, 2009 23:23
Games 3 and 4 both ended in a draw and so Viktor Korchnoi still has a small lead in his match against Boris Spassky. The match in Elista will consist of eight games in total, and after four games the score is 2.5-1.5 for the oldest of the two legends. Photo © Official site The match between 10th World Champion Boris Spassky and former World...

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