Norway Chess 2016, 19 – 29 Apr 2016, The Stavanger region (Norway)

Norway Chess 2016, 19 – 29 Apr 2016, The Stavanger region (Norway) The Norway Chess tournament takes place 18th to 29th April 2016. Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Veselin Topalov, Li Chao (who replaces Sergey Karjakin who withdrew after winning the Candidates), Pavel Eljanov, Pentala Harikrishna and Nils Grandelius play. Round 1 19th April. Official Site   SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE! Lapozz lentebb ! List of participants World Ranking Name Elo (March 2016) 1 Magnus Carlsen 2851 2 Vladimir Kramnik 2801 4 Anish...

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The fourth Polish-Hungarian Friendship Chess Tournament will be held from 7th to 8th May in Katowice.

The fourth Polish-Hungarian Friendship Chess Tournament will be held from 7th to 8th May in Katowice. Last year, there were about 800 participants. The organizers estimate that this year the event will also attract many players. The tournament is going to take place in the International Conference Centre in Katowice. Estimated prize pool is going to more than 8.000 EUR. Since the event in Katowice (southern Poland) is one of the biggest chess events in Poland, many children will come to Silesia. The organizers prepared lots of attractions for them which will be available whole time,...

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It’s blitz: Kasparov against Caruana, So and Nakamura

It’s blitz: Kasparov against Caruana, So and Nakamura On 28th and 29th of April we will witness 18 rounds of blitz chess: the top three finishers of the US Championship 2016 will fight Garry Kasparov. The last time we saw Garry playing blitz in public was exactly a year ago when he thrashed Nigel Short 8.5-1.5. He will now face the best in the business: Caruana, So and Nakamura. Here are the details and some pre-match trash talk! A sakkozás legendás 13. világbajnoka, Garri Kaszparov 2005-ös visszavonulása óta csak szimultánokon, bemutató mérkőzéseken vett...

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Caruana and Paikidze are the new US Champions!

Caruana and Paikidze are the new US Champions! Before the last round of the US Championship 2016 Fabiano Caruana was half a point ahead of his rivals and had to play with Black. But Caruana played energetically and this strategy paid off: he won the game and the title. Wesley So finished on place two, Hikaru Nakamura became third. The final round of the US Women’s Championship was much more dramatic. Caruana scored 8.5/11 and this strong performance helped him to become number two in the world again. Wesley So, who won silver, and Hikaru Nakamura, who won bronze, finished one...

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European Seniors Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

European Seniors Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!   The European Seniors Chess Championship is taking place 19-27 April in Halkidiki, Greece. [restabs alignment=”osc-tabs-left” responsive=”false” tabcolor=”#1e73be” tabheadcolor=”#ffffff”] [restab title=”European Seniors S50 LIVE” active=”active”] [/restab][/restabs] [restabs alignment=”osc-tabs-left” responsive=”false” tabcolor=”#1e73be” tabheadcolor=”#ffffff”] [restab title=”European Seniors S65 LIVE”...

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