Budapest Spring 2016 Hotel MEDOSZ Open

Budapest Spring 2016 Hotel MEDOSZ Open   Rank after Round 1   Rk. SNo Name sex FED RtgI Pts.  TB1  TB2 Rp n w we w-we K rtg+/- 1 1 IM Nagy Gabor HUN 2402 1,0 0,0 0,0 2384 9 7 6,95 0,05 10 0,5 2 IM Gyorkos Lajos HUN 2371 1,0 0,0 0,0 2125 9 5,5 7,57 -2,07 10 -20,7 3 Balint Vilmos HUN 2305 1,0 0,0 0,0 2188 9 5,5 6,43 -0,93 20 -18,6 4 Polyik Peter HUN 2267 1,0 0,0 0,0 2051 9 6 7,76 -1,76 40 -70,4 5 IM Chetverik Maxim RUS 2260 1,0 0,0 0,0 2271 9 6,5 6,00 0,50 10 5,0 6 IM Szalanczy...

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Candidates R13:

Candidates R13:   Moszkvában március 10. és 29. között rendezik meg a nyolc résztvevős, kétfordulós világbajnok-jelölti versenyt. A 420 ezer eurós összdíjazású torna győztese lesz a norvég világbajnok Magnus Carlsen kihívója a novemberi, New Yorkban sorra kerülő döntőn. A 420 ezer eurós összdíjazású torna győztese lesz a norvég világbajnok Magnus Carlsen kihívója a novemberi, New Yorkban sorra kerülő döntőn. Első díj 95.000 €, a második 88.000 €, a harmadik 75.000 €, negyedik € 55.000, ötödik € 40.000, hatodik € 28.000,...

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Pictorial report from Candidates 2016

Pictorial report from Candidates 2016 Twelve rounds have been completed at the Candidates tournament 2016. I hope you are enjoying ChessBase’s round-by-round reporting and pictorial impressions. This pictorial report deals with some of the non-chess playing pictures, and different personalities who have visited the playing venue in the past fortnight. Hikaru Nakamura has with him his old and trusted second Kris Littlejohn. The American grandmaster’s preparation had not been up to snuff until round eleven, but in the twelfth he had everything covered and credited his second for an...

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Grandelius wins Altibox Norway Chess Qualifier

Grandelius wins Altibox Norway Chess Qualifier Congrats GM Grandelius! Stavanger in April GM Nils Grandelius took clear first place in Altibox Norway Chess Qualifier after getting the best score in both the classical and rapid parts of the tournament. GM Jon Ludvig Hammer took second place, while Women’s World Champion GM Yifan Hou placed third. Young IM Aryan Tari finished in fourth and last place. The Swedish grandmaster is now qualified for the super tournament Altibox Norway Chess played 18th -24th April 2016 in Stavanger. The other participants are Carlsen, Kramnik, Giri, Aronian,...

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Happy Birthday to Yasser Seirwan

Happy Birthday to Yasser Seirwan Yasser Seirawan Yasser Seirawan  born March 24, 1960 is a chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion. He was winner of the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979. Seirawan is also a published chess author and commentator. Country United States Born March 24, 1960 (age 56) Damascus, Syria Title Grandmaster FIDE rating 2620 (March 2016) Peak rating 2658 (November 2011 [huge_it_video_player id=”40″] Young Magnus Carlsen, along with his coach and fellow Norwegian grandmaster Simen Agdestein is interviewed at the 2006...

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