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  • ΜΕΓΑΛΗ ΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΙ ΤΟΥ Σ.Ο. ΠΟΛΙΧΝΗΣ

    skakistes.blogspot.com | 2 hours and 4 minutes ago | Reads: 0
  • King and Pawn Endings are Difficult

    chessimprover.com | 2 hours and 51 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The solution to last Monday’s problem is that White draws with 1. Kb7! If Black replies with a5, White continues with 2. Kxc7 a4 3. Kd6 a3 4. f7! and White queens his pawn. In this week’s problem, White has to play and win. It is quite difficult. One difficulty is that when White promote […]
  • GM Iordachescu and WFM Hincu lead 2016 Moldovan championships

    www.chessdom.com | 13 hours and 9 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The 2016 Moldovan Individual Chess Championships for men and women are taking place from 2-10 February, in the Moldova’s capital city Chisinau. Both events are played in a 10-player single round-robin format with time control 90′/40 moves + 30′ + 30″. GM Viorel Iordachescu leads the men’s section with 4.5/6 points, while 19 years old [...]
  • RSSU School Champions Cup concluded

    www.chessdom.com | 20 hours and 19 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The RSSU School Champions Cup, part of the 12th International RSSU Chess Cup Moscow Open 2016, was concluded on 6th February at the Russian State Social University. The competitions were held in the age groups U9, U11, U13 and U15, for boys and girls. In the U9 Boys group Gleb Pidluzhny (Klaipeda, Lithuania) celebrated the [...]
  • GM Pavel Maletin clinches the title at 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016

    www.chessdom.com | 23 hours and 41 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    The 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016 was held from January 28th to February 5th, in the city of Mashdad, Iran. The event was organized by the Khorasan Chess Association in a 9-round Swiss format with time control 90′ + 30″. A total of 178 players from 18 different federation took part in the tournament, including 7 GMs and [...]
  • Η Υπερηφάνεια και η Θλίψη του Σκακιού

    www.skakistiko.com | 1 day and 2 hours ago | Reads: 0
    Το Brennan’s Restaurant στη γαλλική συνοικία της Νέας Ορλεάνης. Σήμερα στεγάζει μια μοντέρνα επιχείρηση εστίασης, αλλά η ιστορία του κτιρίου είναι πολύ βαριά. Από το 1841 έως το 1891 το αρχοντικό ανήκε στην οικογένεια Μόρφι. Στο...
  • Adventures with 1… e5 (8)

    chessimprover.com | 1 day and 2 hours ago | Reads: 0
    My first game of 2016 was for Richmond B against Hounslow A. While my team tends to vary a lot, Hounslow had fielded the same three players in the same order on their top boards all season. I knew I was on board 3 so I was expecting to play an old friend, the Thames […]
  • ACP-FIDE veterans program for 2016

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 6 hours ago | Reads: 0
    The ACP-FIDE veterans’ program continues for the third year. As it was in 2014 and 2015, six distinguished chess veterans will get an award of 5000 USD each. Here is the list of awardees for 2016: Arturo Pomar (Spain) Oscar Panno (Argentina) Milunka Lazarevic (Serbia) Sergey Pinchuk (Uzbekistan) Marta Litynska (Ukraine) Evgeny Sveshnikov (Russia) On [...]
  • Bicontinental Match Hou Yifan – Cristobal Henriquez LIVE!

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 23 hours ago | Reads: 0
    Top rated female player and former World Champion Hou Yifan is visiting Chile from 2-10th February. The first activity was a 60-board simultaneous exhibition at the Plaza de la Constitución del Palacio de la Moneda. On the same day Hou Yifan visited Universidad San Sebastián to attend the national Youth Championship. Finally, the main activity is the Bicontinental [...]
  • When Trouble Comes Knocking

    chessimprover.com | 2 days and 2 hours ago | Reads: 0
    Inevitably, there comes point in every chess player’s career, be they beginner or professional, when they find themselves in trouble on the chessboard. Beginners find themselves in continual trouble as they learn the game but that trouble eventually becomes less frequent as they improve. I’ve had students remark that they get into trouble because they’re […]
  • First rated chess game on Antarctica

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 3 hours ago | Reads: 0
    Top rated female player and former World Champion Hou Yifan is visiting Chile from 2-10th February. The first activity was a 60-board simultaneous exhibition at the Plaza de la Constitución del Palacio de la Moneda. On the same day Hou Yifan visited Universidad San Sebastián to attend the national Youth Championship. Finally, the main activity [...]
  • Μικρό σκακιστικό παραμύθι

    www.skakistiko.com | 2 days and 10 hours ago | Reads: 0
    jokoda: Σου στέλνω ένα παραμύθι με σκακιστικό περιεχόμενο, αν θέλεις να το δημοσιεύσεις. Αν το βρίσκεις πολύ ανάλαφρο για το site, μην το κάνεις. Εγώ δεν πρόκειται να παρεξηγηθώ. Αν το κάνεις σου εξηγώ εκ των προτέρων: Είναι...
  • GM Rauf Mamedov to visit Bay Area

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 0
    European Blitz Champion GM Rauf Mamedov will participate in two events at the new Bay Area Chess office which is located at 2050 Concourse Drive #42, San Jose 95131, USA. On 11th February Mamedov will give a lecture titled “The Secrets of Chess Strategy” and then he will hold a 25-board simultaneous exhibition. On 17th [...]
  • Hikaru Nakamura repeats success in Gibraltar Masters

    www.chessdom.com | 2 days and 14 hours ago | Reads: 0
    American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has won the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, which concluded at the Caleta Hotel on Thursday 4 February. Nakamura successfully defended the trophy that he won in the previous edition of the tournament. After the regular 10 rounds of the play Nakamura and French star Maxime Vachier-Lagrave tied for the first place [...]
  • Το μυθιστόρημα του δον Σανδάλιο, σκακιστή

    www.skakistiko.com | 3 days and 1 hour ago | Reads: 1
    Συγγραφέας: Μιγκέλ ντε Ουναμούνο Εκδότης: Άγρα Μετάφραση: Αχιλλέας Κυριακίδης Σελίδες: 112 ISBN: 9789605051969 Ημ. Έκδοσης: 16/11/2015 «Aν θέλετε να χάσετε έναν άνθρωπο, μάθετέ του να παίζει σκάκι». Δεν γνωρίζω καλύτερη απεικόνιση...