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Friday, October 03, 2008 20:30
A whole new and huge event starts today, and chess is involved: the World Mind Sports Games. After the Summer Olympics athletes and the Paralympics sportsmen now approximately 3,000 Bridge, Chess, Go, Draughts, and Xiangqi players from over 150 countries have travelled to Beijing. The first World Mind Sports Games is held in Beijing, China from...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 19:24
As my first article about beauty in chess seems to have been appreciated by at least a few people, I now present the second one in the hope that I can still reach some attentive audience. By Michael Schwerteck In the past few weeks I have reflected a bit on the notion of beauty and read parts of the book Secrets of Spectacular Chess (2nd edition)...
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Monday, August 04, 2008 5:07
Today, Aeroflot winner and Dortmund participant Ian Nepomniachtchi emerged as the winner of the 15th Ordix Open in Mainz, one of the strongest rapid events in the chess calendar. The young Russian (he turned 18 on July 14th) had started with the perfect score of 8 out of 8, but then he lost in the penultimate round. By beating Evgeny Bareev in...
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Saturday, July 19, 2008 16:15
Being a chess fan can be quite tough. We've already had so many super tournaments this year, the latest of which, Poikovsky, just having finished. And so many are yet to come: Sochi, Mainz, the Tal Memorial, the Grand Slam Final in Bilbao, the Olympiad and God knows what else. By Michael Schwerteck Ah yes, isn't some World Championship match...
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008 15:27
[lang_nl]Van 3 tot 7 juli vindt er in de Oekra?ɬØense stad Kiev een rapidmatch plaats tussen Sergei Karjakin en Nigel Short. De tijdcontrole is 25 minuten plus tien seconden per zet. Meer informatie vind je op de bijbehorende website.[/lang_nl][lang_en]From July 3 till 7, in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, a rapid match will take place between Sergei...
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Sunday, June 08, 2008 16:00
[lang_nl]Het was even een paar dagen rustig maar vanaf vandaag komen weer een aantal absolute topschakers in actie. In Foros (Oekra?ɬØne) begint het Aerosvit-toernooi en in Jerevan (Armeni?ɬ´) gaan ze rapidschaken.[/lang_nl][lang_en]After a quiet week, today two top events start. In Foros (Ukraine) it's time for the annual Aerosvit tournament...
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Monday, June 02, 2008 17:31
[lang_nl]Na het winnen van de M-Tel Masters was Vassily Ivanchuk nog niet uitgespeeld. Gisteren won hij in de finale in Le?ɬ?n van wereldkampioen en rapidspecialist Viswanathan Anand.[/lang_nl][lang_en]After winning the M-Tel Masters, Vassily Ivanchuk added another trophy to his big collection: yesterday he beat world champion and rapid...
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Monday, June 02, 2008 4:16
[lang_nl]Ook in de tweede helft van hun rapidmatch in Hongarije eindigden drie partijen in remise en won Carlsen er ?ɬ©?ɬ©n van Leko. Zo won hij de rapidmatch met 5-3.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Just like in the first half, in the second four games Carlsen won one and drew three with Leko, The Norwegian won the match in Hungary 5-3.[/lang_en] [lang_nl]...
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Sunday, June 01, 2008 19:23
[lang_nl]Viswanathan Anand en Vassily Ivanchuk spelen vandaag de finale van het Advanced Chess-toernooi in het Spaanse Le?ɬ?n. Anand versloeg vrijdag Vallejo en Ivanchuk won gisteren van Shirov.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Today Viswanathan Anand and Vassily Ivanchuk will play the final of the Advanced Chess tournament in Le?ɬ?n, Spain. Anand beat Vallejo...
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Friday, May 30, 2008 18:40
[lang_nl]In Miskolc heeft Carlsen gisteren een kleine voorsprong genomen in zijn match tegen Leko. Hij won de vierde rapidpartij nadat hij in de derde op miraculeuze wijze was ontsnapt.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Carlsen took a small lead in Miskolc yesterday in his match against Leko, by winning the fourth rapid game, after a narrow escape in game three...

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