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Carlsen's highest ever rating now official
Wednesday, January 02, 2013 23:42
Since January 1st Magnus Carlsen is officially the highest rated player in the history of chess. As we know, already on Saturday, December 8th the...
Sergey Karjakin
Monday, December 31, 2012 10:30
Sergey Karjakin won the original Piterenka rapid/blitz tournament on Saturday where the prize was a piece of land in the Moscow region, along the...
Anton Korobov is the winner in New Delhi
Sunday, December 30, 2012 18:49
Anton Korobov was leading for most of the tournament and eventually the Ukrainian champion won the AICF-AAI Cup in New Delhi with 6.5/10, a full...
Sunday, December 30, 2012 14:04
During the Zadar open, held 16-22 December, a Bulgarian chess player was strip searched after being suspected of cheating. The arbiters didn't find...
Weekly Endgame Study (302)
Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:26
Every week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the...
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) wins World Cities Team Championship
Friday, December 28, 2012 18:16
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) won the World Cities Team Championship on Friday in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The team with Anish Giri, Ivan Sokolov,...
The venue is the AAI Officer's Institute in New Delhi
Friday, December 28, 2012 15:10
With just two rounds to come at the AICF-AAI Cup in New Delhi, Anton Korobov and Evgeny Alekseev are ahead of the field with 4.5 points each. They...
Viktor Kortchnoi
Friday, December 28, 2012 10:37
Viktor "the Terrible" Kortchnoi has had a stroke and is in a bad condition. The legendary, 81-year-old Swiss grandmaster suffered a stroke already at...
FIDE Vice President Nizar El Haj makes the ceremonial move at the start of the knockout phase
Thursday, December 27, 2012 11:35
The semi-finals at the World Cities Team Championship, to be played later today, are Tashkent-Hoogeveen and Baku-Novi Sad. In this report we'll...
The players enjoying a Christmas cake
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 13:32
Anton Korobov still enjoys the cushion of a half point lead over Evgeny Alekseev at the AICF-AAI Cup at the AAI Officer's Institute in New Delhi,...