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Friday, January 28, 2011 5:47
In the 10th round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, America's number one chess player Hikaru Nakamura won his fifth game already. At an early stage Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France erred in his favorite Grünfeld, and was given no chance in the remainder. Nakamura explains. Enjoy!
Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:28
A quick and smooth, attacking win was awarded the daily "Piet Zwart" prize of 500 Euros. The winner, Vladimir Kramnik, beat Erwin l'Ami, who castled too early and saw his king getting under fire quickly. Another instructive press conference from the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. Enjoy!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 18:36
After Tata's round 7 there was no press conference, but round 8 saw two. First Magnus Carlsen showed his win against Hikaru Nakamura, and then also Anish Giri was invited to demonstrate his victory. The 16-year-old grandmaster had beaten Wang Hao from China convincingly. Enjoy!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 0:12
It was a crucial game for Magnus Carlsen, and he did what he had to do. On his way back to playing for first place, the Norwegian defeated tournament leader Hikaru Nakamura in an excellent attacking game. Carlsen happily accepted to show the game in the Wijk aan Zee press room. Enjoy!
Saturday, January 22, 2011 21:26
An interesting Grünfeld in the 6th round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Nepomniachtchi inflicts the first loss upon 16-year-old Dutch talent Anish Giri and shows how in this press conference video. Enjoy!
Thursday, January 20, 2011 21:06
While the fashion career of his former protégé, Magnus Carlsen, continues apace, Garry Kasparov has recently been involved in an advertising campaign of his own. It’s fair to say his promotion of the Polish division of ING Bank shows the ex-World Champion as you’ve never seen him before! By Colin McGourty What makes the campaign particularly...
Monday, January 17, 2011 20:07
After the first round of the 2011 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, David Navara entered the press room and gave a spontaneous 'press conference' about his game against Radowslaw Wojtaszek. The Czech GM was happy about his game, and rightly so - it won him the daily public prize in the B group. Take your time and enjoy this 40-minute masterclass of...
Friday, December 31, 2010 2:52
As the 'Euwe year' comes to an end, we pay tribute once more to the 5th World Champion. Because Euwe won the world title exactly 75 years ago, Dutch broadcast corporation VPRO made available a big number of videos in which you can see Euwe together with players like Alekhine, Botvinnik, Capablanca and others. Historical footage! We'll give a few...
Monday, December 27, 2010 23:19
One of the reasons the 2010 London Chess Classic was so special, was its live coverage. Every round chess fans from all over the world could enjoy GM commentary about the games, and as soon as one was over, interviews with the players. That last bit was naturally the most interesting, and now all these players' interviews have been put together in...
Sunday, December 26, 2010 19:01
Today more footage from the Euwe 75 years World Champion memorial day in Amsterdam last week. World Champion Vishy Anand discusses some endings deeply, like Bacrot-Anand, Nanjing 2010 and also Kramnik-Carlsen, London 2010. Enjoy! On Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 it was 75 years ago that Max Euwe became World Chess Champion. Therefore the Max...