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  • Shamkir 2014

    www.skakistiko.com | 3 hours and 43 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Στη μνήμη του Αζέρου GM Βουγκάρ Γκασίμοβ, ο οποίος έφυγε τον περασμένο Ιανουάριο πρόωρα από τη ζωή, είναι αφιερωμένα τα δυο ισχυρότατα κλειστά τουρνουά που ξρκινούν σήμερα στο Αζερμπαϊτζάν. Στο πρώτο γκρουπ συμμετέχει...
  • Games People Play

    chessimprover.com | 5 hours and 46 minutes ago | Reads: 1
    Growing up, as I did, in the 1950s and 1960s, playing board games and card games was something most families enjoyed. There were only two television channels, and of course no computers, video games or DVDs. At home we played board games such as Ludo, Chinese Checkers and probably draughts, as well as games such […]
  • Gashimov Memorial: Pairings and A Commentary Notice

    www.thechessmind.net | 8 hours and 45 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The Vugar Gashimov Memorial starts tomorrow, and the pairings for the A-group look like this: Magnus Carlsen - Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Hikaru Nakamura - Fabiano Caruana Sergey Karjakin - Teimour Radjabov Play starts at 3 p.m. local time in Baku/Noon CET/6 a.m. ET, and on chess24 Peter Svidler will be giving live commentary.
  • Hou Yifan extends lead in Khanty-Mansiysk FIDE Grand Prix

    www.chessdom.com | 12 hours and 58 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    In a very entertaining and sharp game, Hou Yifan claimed the victory against the Russian Olga Girya and is now on 7,5/9 points, enjoying a two points lead of the second place.
  • Vazquez Igarza tops San Sebastian Open 2014

    www.chessdom.com | 14 hours and 50 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Grandmaster Renier Vazquez Igarza claims the 37th San Sebastian International Open 2014 with 7.5/9 points and grabs the top prize of 1400 €. The event took place from 12th to 19th April, 2014, at the Gros Xake Taldea in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain. More information here. The last-year champion GM Daniel Alsina Leal shares second place [...]
  • 13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 3 Video

    www.chessdom.com | 19 hours and 36 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    The 13th Asian Continental Individual Open and Women’s Chess Championships are taking place 16th to 26th April 2014 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The top five from the 2014 Asian Open Championship qualify for the 2015 World Cup. The 2014 Asian Women’s champion qualifies for the 2015 Women’s World Championship. After three rounds of play [...]
  • Vallejo Pons and Barbosa share first place in Bangkok

    www.chessdom.com | 19 hours and 37 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Top Spanish player GM Francisco Vallejo Pons and Filipino GM Oliver Barbosa share first place in the 14th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2014 with 7.5/9 each. The event took place from 12th to 19th April, 2014 at the 5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel in Bangkok, the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. It [...]
  • Gashimov Memorial 2014 LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 20 hours and 57 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    Live games with triple engine analysis
  • Εικόνες

    www.skakistiko.com | 1 day and 3 hours ago | Reads: 2
    Δυο κορίτσια έβγαλαν μια μικρή σκακιέρα και παίζουν σε δημόσια βιβλιοθήκη του Αμμάν, της πρωτεύουσας της Ιορδανίας. Λένε πως καμιά φορά ο πιο προσιτός τρόπος να γνωρίσεις πτυχές μιας άγνωστης χώρας είναι ο...
  • The Art of Chess

    chessimprover.com | 1 day and 5 hours ago | Reads: 2
    Beginners learn how to apply certain principles, such as the opening principles, to guide the movement of pawns and pieces during the early phase of the game. These guiding principles have stood the test of time and are proven to help the beginner master specific strategic and tactical ideas. However, there is a big difference […]
  • Two decisive games in the eleventh round of TCEC Season 6 – Stage 3

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 11 hours ago | Reads: 2
    Stockfish 4 (3135), modification 080414 maintains the lead in TCEC Season 6 – Stage 3 with 8/11, defeating Shredder 12 (2921) with Black pieces in Makogonov Variation of King’s Indian Defence. Houdini 4 (3132) is trailing the leader with 7.5/11. In the eighth round of the most prestigious computer event Houdini outplayed Critter (3031), version [...]
  • 13th Asian Continental Championships – Round 2 Video

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 14 hours ago | Reads: 2
    The 13th Asian Continental Individual Open and Women’s Chess Championships are taking place 16th to 26th April 2014 in Sharjah , United Arab Emirates. The top five from the 2014 Asian Open Championship qualify for the 2015 World Cup. The 2014 Asian Women’s champion qualifies for the 2015 Women’s World Championship. After two rounds of [...]
  • Prinsenstad Weekendtoernooi Chess 2014

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 19 hours ago | Reads: 5
    Prinsenstad Weekendtoernooi Chess Tournament is going to take place 18-20 April 2014 in Holland. Games will be live daily on Chessdom.com with triple engine analysis. The tournament is played in four groups. This way differences in playing-level will be limited within each group, providing as many interesting games as possible. The groups are defined as [...]
  • Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 – Side Events

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 19 hours ago | Reads: 4
    The Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 announces the side events which will take place along with the main competition. - 9 Blitz tournaments: Prizes in each tournament. Overall Prizes for best total performance in the tournaments. Total prize fund 60,000 NOK (7250 EUR) - 1 Tournament over 3 days. Total prize fund 40,000 NOK (4800 EUR)
  • Chessity: New calculation training at Master level

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 23 hours ago | Reads: 10
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