Happy birthday to the former World Champion Mariya Muzychuk, who turned 25 today!

Happy birthday to the former World Champion Mariya Muzychuk, who turned 25 today!   Mariya Olegivna Muzychuk (Ukrainian: Марія Олегівна Музичук; born 21 September 1992) is a Ukrainian chess player and Women’s World Chess Champion from April 2015 to March 2016. She is also a twice women’s champion of Ukraine (2012, 2013), World Team and European Team champion with Ukraine in 2013 and bronze medal winner of the 2012 and 2014 Chess Olympiad with...

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FIDE World Cup final – Game 1 Sep 23, 2017

FIDE World Cup final – Game 1 Sep 23, 2017 World Cup Final Aronian vs. Ding starts in Tbilisi. The first game is drawn   Final – Game 1 Sep 23, 2017 – 15:00 Final – Game 2 Sep 24, 2017 – 15:00 Final – Game 3 Sep 25, 2017 – 15:00 Final – Game 4 Sep 26, 2017 – 15:00 Final – Play-Off Sep 27, 2017 – 15:00 [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “Tbilisi”] [Date “2017.09.23”] [Round “7.1”] [White “Aronian, Levon”] [Black “Ding, Liren”] [Result...

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Mitropa Cup 2017 Balatonszárszó HUN 17.09.2017- 25.09.2017 Round 6

Mitropa Cup 2017 Balatonszárszó HUN 17.09.2017- 25.09.2017 Round 6 Ranking crosstable, Team-Composition without round-results, Team-Pairings of all rounds, Playing schedule Board Pairings Round 6 on 2017/09/22 at 15:00 Bo. 10   Germany Rtg – 8   Hungary Rtg 1½:2½ 1.1 GM Heimann, Andreas 2578 – GM Erdos, Viktor 2619 ½ – ½ 1.2 GM Kunin, Vitaly 2531 – GM Banusz, Tamas 2608 0 – 1 1.3 Keymer, Vincent 2419 – GM Hoang, Thanh Trang 2459 1 – 0 1.4 FM Schmidek,...

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Diving chess – yes, it’s a sport – takes the competition underwater

Diving chess – yes, it’s a sport – takes the competition underwater   Chess demands much mental effort, but rarely has it been accused of requiring athletic prowess. One variation, chess boxing, attempts to add this element to the game, but as the rules dictate participants alternate between the two from round to round, neither is fundamentally altered. Not so with Diving Chess, a new take on the age-old game that’s slowly building a following. The brainchild of Etan Ilfeld, an Israeli-American who has called London home for the last nine years, Diving Chess...

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chess.com Isle of Man International – Masters 2017 2017-09-23 – 2017-10-02 info live pgn

chess.com Isle of Man International – Masters 2017 2017-09-23 – 2017-10-02 info live pgn chess.com Isle of Man International – Masters 2017 2017-09-23 – 2017-10-02 info live pgn The strongest open tournament for 2017 Players : Carlsen, Kramnik, Caruana, Anand, Nakamura, Adams, Gelfand, Eljanov, Vidit, Almasi, Naiditsch, Jobava, Howell, Vachier-Lagrave ? , So ? (Subject to progress in World Cup) … Douglas, England 23 September – 1 October, 2017 9 Round Swiss Rate of play: 100 minutes in 40 moves + 50 minutes in 20 moves + 15 minutes all moves + 30...

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