Gibraltar Masters Open 2015, 26 Jan – 5 Feb 2015, Gibraltar (England) Games

Masters Chall A

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Garry Kasparov Sums Up Wijk aan Zee Results: ‘No Country For Old Men!

“Congrats to @MagnusCarlsen for his Wijk aan Zee win. Greatness comes from being better consistently or at the right moment & he does both!” — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) January 25, 2015 Some time afterwards, Kasparov wrote a note on his Facebook where he makes observations about the tournament as well as about current chess trends in general. First of all, he congratulates Carlsen once more: ‘”Congratulations” is one thing you never tire of hearing… He showed not just his skill, which we all recognize, but also his fighting spirit when he got off...

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WORLD CHESS FEDERATION’S PRESIDENT VISITS HUNGARY – A FIDE elnök magyarországi látogatása

WORLD CHESS FEDERATION’S PRESIDENT VISITS HUNGARY – A FIDE elnök magyarországi látogatása Hungary is a suitable country for hosting a chess world cup or even the Chess Olympiad, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said in Budapest. During his visit, he pointed out that Hungary is a country of great traditions in chess where the game is popular and the nation has given legendary players to the world such as the Polgár sisters. Mr. Ilyumzhinov, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia in the Russian Federation who arrived in Budapest late on...

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Opening ceremony and pairings for Gibraltar

Az ünnepélyes megnyitó után elkezdődött Gibraltáron az év első 10 fordulós svájci rendszerű versenye. A starlista lentebb látható. The Day’s Play – TV show – Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament 2015 Episode 2 The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2015 is going to take place 26 January – 5 February in the Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar. The long traditions of the festival, the fantastic organization, and the hefty 175 000 pounds prize fund have attracted many of the top world grandmasters. Veselin Topalov, whose current ELO is exactly 2800 (making him world number 3 on...

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Hungarian Chess League, (2014/2015) Round 5. 2015. január 25.

Sakk NB I: rámennek a pontcsúcsra Aquaprofit-Nagykanizsai TSK (1.) – Pénzügyőr SE (8.) 10:2 NB I-es sakk csapatbajnoki-mérkőzés, 5. forduló. Nagykanizsa. Eredmények (elöl a hazaiak): Naiditsch – Horváth Cs. 1:0, Balogh Cs. – Balog I. 1:0, Ivanisevics – Antal G. 1:0, Erdős – Bokros döntetlen, Lenic – Hujbert 1:0, Márkus – Seres 1:0, Prohászka – Bakos döntetlen, Ribli – dr. Emődi 1:0, Pintér J. – Szamosközi 0:1, Bánusz – Magyar O. 1:0, Kántor – Medve 1:0, Gara T. – Bea B. 1:0 A kanizsaiaknak...

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