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2016 Olympiad to Baku (and other results of the FIDE General Assembly)
Friday, September 14, 2012 18:43
The 2016 World Chess Olympiad will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. This was the result of a vote at the FIDE General Assembly last Saturday. The FIDE Executive Board at the General Assembly | All photos courtesy of the FIDE & the Istanbul Olympiad Again, we look back and summarize the most important events of the 83rd FIDE Congress and General...
Svetozar Gligoric
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 19:17
The legendary Serbian grandmaster Svetozar Gligoric, a former top 10 player and hero of the King's Indian, died today at the Belgrade Emergency Center as a result of a stroke. This was reported by Croatian and Serbian media. Gligoric was champion of Yugoslavia a record twelve times and was declared the best athlete of Yugoslavia in 1958. During...