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Sergey Karjakin and Alexandra Kosteniuk win the blitz
Monday, December 17, 2012 16:18
Sergey Karjakin won the gold medal at the blitz chess part of the World Mind Games in Beijing, China. The Russian grandmaster scored a splendid 12.5/...
The playing hall in Warsaw
Sunday, December 16, 2012 21:33
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the European Blitz Championship on Friday in Warsaw, Poland. The French grandmaster scored a splendid 18.5/22 to clinch...
Rapid gold for Laurent Fressinet & Kateryna Lahno in Beijing
Sunday, December 16, 2012 20:09
Laurent Fressinet won the rapid tournament at the World Mind Games in Beijing, China. The Frenchman edged out Hikaru Nakamura on tie-break after both...
Weekly Endgame Study (300) and a new book
Sunday, December 16, 2012 10:38
Every week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer (his latest book is now...
Judit Polgar on London 2012 and volume 2 of her book
Friday, December 14, 2012 21:42
Here's a brief interview we did last Monday with Judit Polgar, who looks back at the London Chess Classic and tells about what she's busy with these...
World Mind Games take off in Beijing
Friday, December 14, 2012 12:52
The fifth edition of the World Mind Games, the second organized by SportAccord, is currently under way in Beijing, China. This multi-sport event...
Vladimir Kramnik
Thursday, December 13, 2012 16:50
Here's a brief interview we did with the 14th World Champion Vladimir Kramnik, who looks back at the London Chess Classic where he finished second...
CVO & CVT: weekly chess training material right in your inbox
Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:46
Our weekly PDF & PGN magazines ChessVibes Openings and ChessVibes Training complement each other wonderfully. CVO helps your understanding of...
Snow Drops vs Old Hands
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 14:01
In the traditional Czech Coal Chess Match, this year held in Podebrady, "Snow Drops" Valentina Gunina, Tania Sachdev, Alina Kashlinskaya and Kristyna...
Carlsen at the closing
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 11:39
Traditionally, after the London Chess Class finishes all the players are brought to central London, where a closing dinner is held with sponsors and...