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  • “Solving Show – 500+ ματ σε 1 κίνηση που θα σε μπερδέψουν”

    skakistiko.com | 11 hours and 30 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Δεν είναι όλα τα ματ σε μια κίνηση ίδιας ευκολίας. Σε ματ μιας κίνησης που προκύπτουν (συνήθως) από καλλιτεχνικές συνθέσεις ο άπειρος σκακιστής ή λύτης ενδέχεται να καταναλώσει παραπάνω χρόνο από τη μια απλή ματιά που...
  • The Magician from Riga

    skakistiko.com | 11 hours and 31 minutes ago | Reads: 0
    Υπέροχα κινηματογραφικά πλάνα αρχείου, τα μόνα σωζόμενα, με τις εμφανίσεις το 1959 και το 1960 του όγδοου στην ιστορία παγκόσμιου πρωταθλητή, του Μιχαήλ Ταλ. Το στυλ παιχνιδιού του διέφερε κατά πολύ. Είχε ένα «τρελό» τρόπο...
  • Endgame play (5)

    chessimprover.com | 19 hours and 50 minutes ago | Reads: 2
    How do you feel about king and pawns endgames with equal number of pawns on the same side? Are you concerned and study them? Do you know them and believe they are simple to deal with? What do you think about the following classic endgame and how it got played out? Do you think White […]
  • GM Yuniesky Quesada claims Southern Open in Orlando

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 3 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 25th Annual Southern Open was held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. There had five sections: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200, and the tournament format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. Cuban Grandmaster Yuniesky Quesada Perez took a clear first place [...]
  • Four players tied on top in Bradley Open

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 3 hours ago | Reads: 1
    The 22nd Annual Bradley Open was held from July 21-23, 2017, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, 1 Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut. There were five sections to play in: Open, U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The tournament format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10. The main Open section [...]
  • 52nd Honduras Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar – Results

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 4 hours ago | Reads: 1
    From 4 to 9 July 2017 the 52nd Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the Chess Federation of Honduras and under the auspices of FIDE. The lecturer of the seminar was IA Santiago Garcia Ramos (MEX), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Hector Mejia Espinal (HON). The Technical Organizer was Juan [...]
  • FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia – Results

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 5 hours ago | Reads: 1
    From 22 to 23 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Melbourne, Australia, by the Chess Victoria in cooperation with the Australia Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was the Phyllis Hore Room, Kew, in Melbourne, Australia. The lecturer was IA Peter Tsai (AUS), FIDE Lecturer [...]
  • Kaido Kulaots wins Heart of Finland 2017 on tiebreak

    www.chessdom.com | 1 day and 7 hours ago | Reads: 1
    Estonian Grandmaster Kaido Kulaots took the winner’s trophy in Heart of Finland 2017 tournament by the virtue of superior tie-break. This is his fourth win in the HoF Open, after 2008, 2013 and 2014. Kulaots, last year winner IM Vadim Moiseenko and IM Miroslav Vlasenko completed the event with 7,5/9 points each. The 27th Heart [...]
  • Match of the Millennials

    skakistiko.com | 1 day and 15 hours ago | Reads: 1
    Από τις 26 έως τις 29 Ιουλίου θα διοργανωθεί το Match of the Millennials στο Σεντ Λιούις των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών που είναι μια πόλη που έχει εξελιχθεί στο σκακιστικό κέντρο της Αμερικής. Είναι μια πρωτότυπη (σχετικά) μορφή...
  • Unsound Sacrifice

    chessimprover.com | 1 day and 19 hours ago | Reads: 1
    Here’s a game from a couple of years ago in which my opponent, who was much higher rated than me at the time, tried to throw me with an unsound sacrifice (21…Bxh3). Fortunately I kept calm, exchanged off the attacking pieces and then won in the endgame. Sam Davies
  • As Others See Us

    chessimprover.com | 2 days and 19 hours ago | Reads: 3
    “Chess. Quite boring if you ask me but chess club is the sort of thing you should belong to aged 8 if you’re going to graduate to the Bullingdon Club and then become a Tory MP.” (A note for non-UK readers: the Bullingdon Club is, according to Wikipedia, “an exclusive but unofficial all-male students’ dining […]
  • Andorra Chess Open 2017

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 11 hours ago | Reads: 3
    The 35th Andorra Chess Open takes place from 22nd to 30th July 2017 in Hotel Panorama, Andorra. A total of 153 players from 18 countries compete, including 13 Grandmasters and 18 International Masters. The tournament will be played according to Swiss System in 9 rounds, with the time control 40 moves in 90 minutes and [...]
  • Ernesto Inarkiev winner of Moscow Blitz Cup

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 13 hours ago | Reads: 3
    On the International Chess Day, July 20, National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (NRU MGSU) hosted Moscow Blitz Cup dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of NRU MGSU President Valery Telichenko. Organizers: Chess Federation of Moscow with the support of a joint-stock company Vector Capital Partners. Tournament’s director: Zarif Safoev. Chief Arbiter: IA Artem [...]
  • FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Harare, Zimbabwe

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 14 hours ago | Reads: 3
    A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 22 to 25 August 2017 in Harare, Zimbabwe, by the Zimbabwe Chess Federation, in cooperation with the African Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be the Rainbow Towers Hotel, in Harare. The Lecturer will be IA Hassan [...]
  • FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bhubaneswar, India

    www.chessdom.com | 3 days and 14 hours ago | Reads: 3
    A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 27 to 29 August 2017 (at the same period with the Asian Cities Chess Championship 2017) in Bhubaneswar, India, by the All India Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Prof. Rathinam Anantharam (IND), Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ [...]