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2015-04-26
Don't even start cheating
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2015-04-25
Round 7: Kramnik and Carlsen
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2015-04-24
INAUGURAL GRAND CHESS TOUR UNVEILED IN SAINT LOUIS
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SAINT LOUIS (April 24, 2015) – There is a new, gold standard for international chess competition, providing more opportunities for the world’s best chess players to compete on a grand stage.

The world’s most prestigious, international chess events are combining efforts to establish a gold standard for the inaugural Grand Chess Tour, an annual competitive circuit for ten of the world’s top grandmasters. The announcement was made today at a press conference held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

The Grand Chess Tour is an affiliation between the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (Sinquefield Cup), Tower AS (Norway Chess) and Chess Promotions Ltd. (London Chess Classic), combining the organizational efforts of three elite events into one unified competitive structure. The partnership aims to raise worldwide awareness for each prestigious tournament, as well as for the tour.

The inaugural 2015 Tour will kick off in June as a three-event cycle, beginning with Norway Chess 2015, followed by the Sinquefield Cup in August/September, and finishing with the London Chess Classic in 2015.

Norway Chess 2015 - Stavanger, Norway, June 15 – June 26, 2015 Sinquefield Cup - Saint Louis, USA, August 21 – September 3, 2015 London Chess Classic - London, England, December 3 – December 14, 2015read more...
2015-04-23
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2015-04-19
Top 10 Health Benefits of Chess
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Often known as a game for the intellectually gifted, chess is the best sport to exercise the most important organ in our bodies: the brain. While Chess Grandmaster Bobby Fischer made it popular in the 1950s and 1960s, the game is still widely played around the world today among participants of all ages, from the young to the elderly.
2015-04-13
Bangkok Open 2015 Live
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Follow Nigel Short.
2015-04-13
Dubai Open 2015
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2015-04-13
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After two weeks of intense competition, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, 27, the 2015 U.S. Chess Champion and Grandmaster Irina Krush, 31, the 2014 U.S. Women’s Chess Champion. Krush hails from Brooklyn, N.Y. and Nakamura calls Saint Louis home.
2015-04-12
Videos about the US Championships 2015
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2015-04-09
Battle of the Legends: Garry Kasparov vs. Nigel Short
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2015-04-06
2015 US Chess Championship
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After two weeks of intense competition, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, 27, the 2015 U.S. Chess Champion and Grandmaster Irina Krush, 31, the 2014 U.S. Women’s Chess Champion. See all the games.
2015-04-06
The new World Champion's press conference
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2015-03-30
Skopje Open 2015
General News  -  Author:  GM Ventzislav Inkiov
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2015-03-06
Three at the lead in Jerusalem by Yochanan Afek
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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2015-03-05
Nepomnianchtchi is a sole leader
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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2015-03-04
A crowded lead in the European championship
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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2015-03-03
The lead is overtaken in the European Championship
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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The European championship is half way to go and business start warming up with not less than four decisive games on the top five boards. Moreover, the proud Ukrainian leader Anton Korobov was finally beaten falling victim to an excellent preparation of his opponent, the former European champion Ian Nepomniachtchi.
2015-03-02
Major upsets in the European championship
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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Three major upsets were scored in the fifth round of the European championship when three experienced grandmasters were beaten once again by young Israeli players. Israeli Alex Khuzman by Omer Reshef, another Israeli Dan Zoler by Matan Gorodetsky (more than 300 Elo points lower) and Russian Mikhail Antipov by Jonathan Bakalchuk (more than 250 points lower)
2015-03-01
Murmansk winner 1st Basamro Chess Match
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Centrale Bibliotheek Rotterdam. After a heavy fight and some technical improvisations the Murmansk-team decisively won the 1st Basamro internetmatch
2015-03-01
What's Your Dream Team
General News  -  Author:  YouTube
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US Chess Scoop at the World Amateur: What's Your Dream Team
2015-03-01
A Sole Leader after four rounds
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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The special guest of the fourth round in the European chess championship in Jerusalem was yesterday no other than Mikhael Tal who was given the honor to hit the gong for starting the games.
2015-02-27
Five at the lead in the European championship
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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The second round of the European chess championship in Jerusalem already brought together a great deal of the 112 participating grandmasters and therefore no sensational upsets were witnessed, at least not of the kind we saw in round one. In the end of round two 25 GMs and a single IM were on perfect score. Russian GM Alexander Motylev, the current European champion, won both his games by then however the other six past champions already dropped half a point each.
2015-02-25
A Stunning opening in Jerusalem Opening and Round one report
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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As expected, the highest rated players in such a field already met fairly strong opposition as early as in the first round. While the first four favourites in the initial rating list (Navara, Vitiugov, Eljanov and Nepomniatchi) managed to score a first full point, the remaining two 2700+ players, Spain’s No.1 Vllejo-Pons and France No.2 Bacrot had to settle for a draw against former Israeli champion GM Yehuda Grunfeld and Swiss IM Richard Forster respectively.
2015-02-22
First Saturday PGN-files
General News  -  Author:  Laszlo Nagy
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I send you hereby some pgn files, the work of IM Jovanovic Dusan (SRB).
2015-02-21
The European championship -press release
General News  -  Author:  Yochanan Afek
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Next Monday, February 23rd, the European Individual Chess Championship 2015 will be officially opened in Ramada hotel in Jerusalem
2015-02-13
7th Batavia Tournament, 20 February – 1 March 2015
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The 7th Batavia Chess Tournament takes place from Friday, February 20th to Sunday, March 1st, 2015 in Café Batavia 1920, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The games will start each day at 14:00 hrs. The final round starts at 12.00 hrs. Wednesday, February 25th is a rest day.
2015-02-08
Information about dates and kinds of tournaments
General News  -  Author:  Jan Mazuch
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The recent and undeniable chess swell felt around the nation rises to serve one epic event: the fight for the American throne.
2015-02-02
‘Carlsen is a psychologist’
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2015-01-28
The Queen with "The Queen"
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The world chess champion Hou Yifan was pleasantly surprised by Dutch chess ambassador Hans Bohm during the prizegiving of Tata Steel tournament last Sunday in Wijk aan Zee.

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