Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations

Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations With only two days to go before the Chess Olympiad Tromsø begins, Susan Polgar reports from the scene on last-minute preparations, taking a look at the venue and artwork by the official Olympiad artist Chris Reddy. Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Preparations Chess Olympiad Preview Show: Mack...

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Banca Feroviara Open 2014 editia a 7-a (ex-Arad open) Magyar kiválóságokkal

Railway Bank Open 2014 – 4-10 august 2014 U8, U10 si U12 Open – 5-10 august 2014 Start list – update july 26th Starting rank Starting rank   No. Name FED RtgI RtgN Club/City 1 GM Berkes Ferenc HUN 2658 0 2 GM Vovk Andrey UKR 2616 0 3 GM Mista Aleksander POL 2609 0 4 GM Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2593 0 5 GM Piorun Kacper POL 2577 0 6 GM Balog Imre HUN 2541 0 7 GM Jakubowski Krzysztof POL 2537 0 8 GM Popovic Dusan SRB 2527 0 9 IM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian ROU 2477 2477 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti 10 IM Filip Lucian ROU 2458 2458 Csm...

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Sinquefield Cup: Six GMs Including Carlsen to Compete in a Double Round-Robin

Sinquefield Cup: Six GMs Including Carlsen to Compete in a Double Round-Robin The second Sinquefield Cup which will be held from August 27 to September 7 announces the field. World Rank Name Age Country Rating No. 1 Magnus Carlsen 23 Norway 2877 No. 2 Levon Aronian 31 Armenia 2805 No. 3 Fabiano Caruana 22 Italy 2801 No. 5 Hikaru Nakamura 26 U.S.A. 2787 No. 8 Veselin Topalov 39 Bulgaria 2772 No. 9 Maxime...

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Bu Xiangzhi wins Politiken Cup. 21-29.07. 2014 Helsingor, Denmark

Bu Xiangzhi wins Politiken Cup. 21-29.07. 2014 Helsingor, Denmark. 6. GM Rapport Richard HUN 2701 SV Hockenheim 7.5 Chinese Grandmaster Bu Xiangzhi crushed the opposition in the 2014 Politiken Cup to convincingly take the first place with 9,0/10 points. Bu Xiangzhi won eight games and conceded only two draws to leave the nearest followers a full point behind. He earned 2700 EUR and 24 elo points. The 2014 Politiken Cup took place on 21-29th July 2014 in Helsingor, a city in Denmark, known internationally for its castle Kronborg, where William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is set. The event was...

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Olympiad: Sakkolimpia – Hírek

starts in just three days, and some of our readers may be on their way already. For those going to Tromsø, but those who just want to feel the atmosphere of the 41st World Chess Olympiad, here is all the information you will need – greetings, schedules, events. You will even be able to watch a special production of the musical Chess – don’t miss the video at the end of our report! Welcome to Norway Dear participants,A warm welcome to Norway to all of you! We are proud that Norway was chosen to host the Chess Olympiad 2014, and that Tromsø is the venue. As a token of the...

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