WATCH: 8-year-old kids play out intense chess game, blindfolded

WATCH: 8-year-old kids play out intense chess game, blindfolded These kids can probably beat you in chess. And not only that, they likely can pull off the win while wearing a blindfold. Ruelle and Relghie, both 8, developed a love for chess at a very young age. And it became quickly apparent that they were born to play the game, as they showcased their mastery of it through blindfolded duel. Advertisement Powered By YuMe Relghie managed to eke out the victory within an hour (the footage of the game was sped up for broadcast), but as host Billy Crawford pointed out, they’re...

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Chigorin Memorial 2017 St Petersburg RUS 21.10.2017- 29.10.2017

Chigorin Memorial 2017 St Petersburg RUS 21.10.2017- 29.10.2017 Information 2017 International chess festival “M.Chigorin Memorial” 2017 Information http://en.spbchesstournaments.com/ List of players M.Chigorin Memorial Last updated 15.10.2017 If you have any questions about registration, please write to spbchessfederation@yahoo.com (Daniil)   Name ttl classic blitz FED b-year Classic  Blitz ID 1 Artemiev, Vladislav GM 2696 2729 RUS 1998 + 24101605 2 Sjugirov, Sanan GM 2650 2637 RUS 1993 + + 4189302 3 Volkov,...

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Ivanchuk – Wei Yi and Van Foreest-Adhiban matches in Hoogeveen

Ivanchuk – Wei Yi and Van Foreest-Adhiban matches in Hoogeveen The legendary Vassily Ivanchuk will meet the young star Wei Yi in Hoogeveen in a match that will take place 21-26 October, 2017. The Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuk has been a world leader for thirty years and still regularly raises the crowd with his peculiar behavior and brilliant findings on the board. The 18-year-old Wei Yi has been seen as a possible successor to world champion Magnus Carlsen for several years and has already won several major tournaments. Parallel to the Ivanchuk – Wei Yi match, we will see Van...

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EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 27 October – 7 November 2017 LIVE GAMES RESULTS PGN

EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 27 October – 7 November 2017 LIVE GAMES RESULTS PGN EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP The European Team Chess Championship 2017 is held at the Creta Maris Conference Center in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece from 28 October to 6 November 2017. The ETCC is a 9-round Swiss team tournament in two sections (Open & Women), with matches played over 4 boards and standings based on match points. European Women’s Team Championship The European Team Chess Championship 2017 is held at the Creta Maris Conference Center in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece from...

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Evgeny Vasiukov wins Russian Senior Championship in Sochi. Natalia Ruchieva takes first place in the women’s section

Evgeny Vasiukov wins Russian Senior Championship in Sochi. Natalia Ruchieva takes first place in the women’s section The Russian Senior Championship finished in Sochi.   Evgeni Vasiukov (Moscow), having scored 6.5 points out of 9, became the Champion of Russia. Alexander Lisenko (Sverdlovsk Oblast, 2nd place), Evgeny Sveshnikov (Chelyabinsk Oblast, 3rd place), and Anatoly Lopukhin (Penza Oblast, 4th place) are half a point behind. In the women’s event, 1-5 places were shared by Natalia Ruchieva (Sevastopol, 1st place), Elena Fatalibekova (Moscow, 2nd place), Natalia Titorenko (Moscow,...

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