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Snow Drops vs Old Hands
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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...
Carlsen wins 4th London Chess Classic
Monday, December 10, 2012 19:12
Magnus Carlsen won the 4th London Chess Classic on Monday, finishing two points ahead of Vladimir Kramnik. In the last round the top of the standings...
Judit Polgar beats Luke McShane at the London Chess Classic
Sunday, December 09, 2012 21:52
The London Chess Classic will see an exciting last round on Monday. Magnus Carlsen, who didn't play but joined the commentators on Sunday, is leading...
Magnus Carlsen
Sunday, December 09, 2012 11:58
On Saturday, December 8th Magnus Carlsen broke Garry Kasparov's chess rating record of 2851. By drawing with Hikaru Nakamura at the London Chess...
Weekly Endgame Study (299)
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Sunday, December 09, 2012 11:56
Every week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the...
Carlsen beats Kasparov's rating record in London
Saturday, December 08, 2012 22:02
The London Chess Classic has become a historic tournament on Saturday as with his draw against Hikaru Nakamura, Magnus Carlsen has beaten Garry...
Friday, December 07, 2012 20:58
On Friday Magnus Carlsen also defeated Judit Polgar to get to a stunning 5.5/6, a 3147 performance rating and a 2863.6 live rating. In the London...
Tukmakov and Browne – a tale of two worlds
Friday, December 07, 2012 15:44
Recently two auto-biographies have seen the light, both by grandmasters of world class who were close to, but did not make it to the absolute world...
London Chess Classic
Thursday, December 06, 2012 19:01
Magnus Carlsen won yet again at the London Chess Classic on Thursday. Although he was clearly worse out of the opening, the world's number one still...

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