Chess Legends: Happy 65th Birthday Anatoly Karpov

Happy Birthday! Anatoly Karpov Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD (Russian: Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов, Anatolij Evgen’evič Karpov; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion. He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov. He played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once again after Kasparov broke away from FIDE in 1993. He held the title until 1999, when he resigned his title in protest against FIDE’s new...

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17th European Individual Chess Championship 2016 Results – Live – PGN

17th European Individual Chess Championship 2016 Results – Live – PGN The 17th European Individual Chess Championship takes place in Gjakova, Kosovo 12th to 23rd 2016. Top seeds David Navara, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Nikita Vitiugov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Markus Ragger, Maxim Matlakov, Laurent Fressinet, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Jon Ludvig Hammer etc Official Site – Results LIVE GAMES Online közvetítés INFO click here 17th European Individual Championship 2016 (Gjakova KOS) Thu 12th May 2016 – Tue 24th May 2016 Results – Live 17th...

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Az orosházi sakk ünnepén – Portisch Lajos nagymesterrel

Az orosházi sakk ünnepén – Portisch Lajos nagymesterrel Egész napos programot szervezett az Orosházi Sakk Egyesület (OSE) május 21-én az Eötvös-csarnokban. Második alkalommal rendezte meg az OSE az Orosházi Sakknap elnevezésű rendezvényt. Egész napos kikapcsolódás, szórakozás, családi program várt a sakk szerelmeseire. A megnyitót követően 9 órától 4 fős csapatversenyt rendeztek, melyet a Makó nyert az orosháziak előtt. Legeredményesebb ifjúsági csapat: Makó ifi. Legeredményesebb serdülő csapat: Deszkirályok. – Tizenhárom csapat nevezett Csongrád...

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Timur Gareyev vs. Sweden 9,5-0,5

Timur Gareyev vs. Sweden 9,5-0,5 Grandmaster Timur Gareyev aka. Blindfold King made an impressive score in the simultaneous blindfolded chess exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday night. He won 9 of 10 games – and the most difficult task he had to beat was the pedals on the spinning bike – because both broke during the event! Gareyev had this event as a training session before the world record attempt in Prag in December. He will then meet 47 chess players blinfolded. You can relive the chess exhibition in Stockholm here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0hm1p7tQTM The sound starts...

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Caissa award for Mariya MuzychukThe Women’s Commission

Caissa award for Mariya MuzychukThe Women’s Commission The Women’s Commission (WOM) of the World Chess Federation is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Caissa award is Ms. Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine). She is 23 years old and has already achieved a number of significant results. 2015 was a very successful year for Maria. Some of her key highlights include: – Winning the 2015 Women’s World Chess Championship, which was held in Sochi, Russian from March 17 to April 7, 2015 – She was awarded the Grandmaster title after her victory in Sochi – Second place in the...

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