Archive for Videos

Saturday, December 25, 2010 19:00
We still have some unpublished footage of the Euwe 75 years World Champion memorial day in Amsterdam last week. World Champion Vishy Anand showed some of his games, and some positions which were related to games of Euwe. Today we publish the first part of this lecture. Enjoy! On Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 it was 75 years ago that Max Euwe...
Thursday, December 23, 2010 0:30
75 years ago, on December 15th, 1935 to be exact, Max Euwe became World Chess Champion. To celebrate this, the Max Euwe Centrum organized festivities on Saturday, December 18th, which included a lecture and a simul by World Champion Viswanathan Anand from India. Dutch GMs Anish Giri and Jan Smeets also gave a lecture and simuls, and performed an...
Friday, November 26, 2010 3:24
In this second and last report we return once more to the World Blitz Championship in Moscow. We give even more games and videos than last time, one edited by Macauley Peterson - Nakamura-Andreikin, a nice King's Gambit Accepted, Muzio Gambit. Enjoy! Update: Going through these games again, because of the videos, it struck me that probably more...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 17:55
During the World Blitz Championship, won by Levon Aronian last week, we filmed quite a lot of games. So many, that it wasn't possible to produce and present them in time for the final report, in which we concentrated on photos. But this week in two separate reports we''ll return to Moscow and show you a number of games with videos and a game...
Monday, September 27, 2010 23:19
An Australian documentary from 1998 about the Russian republic of Kalmykia and its leader Kirsan Ilyumzhinov created fuss among chess fans and journalists of countries where it was broadcast. Its significance stems from an interview with Larisa Yudina, a journalist critical of Ilyumzhinov, who was murdered not long after the documentary was shown...
Saturday, September 04, 2010 22:45
No, we're not talking about the G-Star thing on the 10th. This is about Channel Thirteen in New York who interviewed the founder and owner of NYC Chess, Russ Makofsky, for its weekly series, “New York on the Clock.” The channel thought we might be interested in sharing the short video with our audience, and... why not. The video shows Russ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 21:11
Last month we reported about Magnus Carlsen's new career as a fashion model for G-Star. On September 10th he will play against a world team (you can play too!) helped by three top GMs. They were selected by RWCC ambassador Garry Kasparov and presented in another nice video by G-Star. Part of the cooperation between G-Star and Magnus Carlsen is...
Monday, July 12, 2010 3:30
At this moment millions of soccer fans are watching the FIFA World Cup Final, played in Johannesburg, South Africa. Perhaps we can hire commentator Andrés Cantor for one of our new videos... Several fans pointed out to us the following video on YouTube. We decided that this was the right moment to publish it: the start of the FIFA World Cup final...
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 16:47
What qualities does it take to play world-class chess? What’s the appeal of chess? These and other questions were answered by 12th World Champion Anatoly Karpov in an interview with Big Think. The following interview with Anatoly Karpov was conducted May 17, 2010 by Paul Hoffman of Big Think, a global forum connecting people and ideas. In their...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 16:26
You'll probably remember the 13-fold repetition in the game Bok-Van Wely at the Dutch Championship, two weeks ago. Afterwards Van Wely was fuming that his young opponent didn't use the opportunity to get more experience in a real fight. As GM Luke McShane pointed out, something similar happened in a clock simul between Kasparov and the USA in 1988...

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