Chess Legends:Happy Birthday, Mr.Lajos Portisch

Chess Legends: Happy Birthday, Mr.Lajos Portisch Isten éltesse, Portisch nagymestert ! Lajos Portisch (born 4 April 1937) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster, whose positional style earned him the nickname, the “Hungarian Botvinnik”. One of the strongest non-Soviet players from the early 1960s into the late 1980s, he participated in twelve consecutive Interzonals from 1962 through 1993, qualifying for the World Chess Championship Candidates’ cycle a total of eight times (1965, 1968, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1985, and 1988). Portisch set several all-time records in Chess...

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Moving Graph Shows Top Chess Players in History

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16th BCC Open

16th BCC Open 318 players from 46 countries at the 16th BCC Open The 16th Bangkok Chess Club Open is being held in the 5-star Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok from April 10-17, 2016. In total almost 350 players take part, with around 200 playing in the main 9-round Open, including previous winners Jan Gustafsson, Paco Vallejo and defending Champion Nigel Short. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30 second increment from move 1. The top prize is 100,000 Thai Baht, or around 3,000 US Dollars. Official website:...

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Magnus Carlsen “Chess is a tool to make the world a smarter place”

Magnus Carlsen “Chess is a tool to make the world a smarter place” There are times when Magnus Carlsen wonders what exactly he is doing. But then he returns to the board and continues his pursuit of chess perfection. Now, he is coming to Hamburg. Interview: Ulrich Stock ZEIT ONLINE: Magnus Carlsen, you will be defending your title as World Chess Champion in the United States in November, but we still don’t know where. Will it be New York, Chicago, Los Angeles? Magnus Carlsen: I really don’t know. I’m told that that there are just a few more details before the location is...

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Diákolimpia, értékszámosok sakkverseny

Diákolimpia, értékszámosok sakkverseny Készült: Miskolci Rendészeti Szakközépiskola Diákolimpia hunonchess Sakk Diákolimpia 2015-2016, országos hunonchess 2016 Sakk Diákolimpia | Info –...

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